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CACI International HVAC Technician - Satellite Control Network in Colorado Springs, Colorado

HVAC Technician - Satellite Control Network

Job Category: Service Contract Act

Time Type: Full time

Minimum Clearance Required to Start: Secret

Employee Type: Regular

Percentage of Travel Required: Up to 75%

Type of Travel: Continental US

Anticipated Posting End: 11/29/2024

What You’ll Get to Do:

The Satellite Control Network HVAC Technician supports the US Space Force Satellite Control Network (SCN) in Colorado Springs, CO.

Under limited supervision you will perform HVAC troubleshooting, freon servicing, and repairs on the HVAC and Environment Control Units (ECU) of remote satellite tracking station systems. Qualified candidate will also be expected to support a wide range of maintenance activities and functions that will require the comprehensive technical knowledge needed to solve problems by interpreting Space Force Technical Orders, vendor manuals or similar documents. Work requires familiarity with the interrelationships of satellite tracking station circuits and understanding the selection and use of the proper tools and test equipment used to perform such work. The Satellite Control Network HVAC receives technical guidance, as required and work is reviewed for compliance with accepted practices. This position will also provide technical guidance to peers and onsite technicians, as needed.

More About the Role:

  • Under limited direction, provides maintenance of site/field equipment and/or the installation, rearrangement and removal of HVAC and ECU systems, and of equipment and associated wiring at the customer site or at the company location.

  • Tests, completes analysis, repairs, aligns, and adjusts equipment associated with any trouble reports at the customer site and routinely performs optimization maintenance activities.

  • Will be asked to write clearly, with sound verbal skills to communicate with the customer, providing granularity to each project.

  • Serves as member of installation and depot maintenance team and performs a wide variety of complex activities associated with installing, maintaining, and servicing electrical/electronic/mechanical equipment.

  • Installs, maintains, repairs, overhauls, troubleshoots, modifies, and tests various types of electrical, electronic and/or mechanical equipment and related devices using various test equipment.

  • Applies technical knowledge of electronic and mechanical principles to return equipment to operational condition and solve problems.

  • Experience in reading schematics, troubleshooting and installation of 120 VAC – 480 VAC electrical circuits within conduit.

  • Experience in conducting troubleshooting, calibration, adjustments, test and maintain servo-controlled equipment.

  • Conduct troubleshooting and electrical repair of 12 and 24 VDC interlock system.

  • Perform alignment and calibration checks on servo amplifiers and vector drives control systems.

  • Working knowledge and understandings mechanical drive systems

  • Works closely with others regarding scheduling and general technical requirements.

  • Maintains solution standards/processes/policy documentation as agreed, having regard for accepted business standards.

  • May make recommendations for improvements or modifications to correct problems.

  • Troubleshoots and corrects malfunctions using specialized test and diagnostic equipment.

  • Ability to communicate and apply critical thinking in all aspects of systems repair and servicing.

  • Will be asked to solder and make various types of cabling i.e. Ribbon Electric Cables, Shielded Cable, Coaxial Cables, Fiber Optics Cables.

  • Maintaining documentation of test cases.

  • When assigned in a lead role, you will be responsible for evaluating newly assigned personnel, and to identify individual training requirements; Conduct On-the-Job Training (OJT); Evaluate quality of OJT and provide trainee feedback and understand master training plan requirements.

  • Develops procedures for field use.

You’ll Bring These Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent

  • A minimum of five (5) years of related technical training experience.

  • Currently holds Secret Security Clearance or have the eligibility to obtain a Secret clearance.

  • EPA Section 608 Certification

  • Experience performing a wide variety of complex activities associated with installing, maintaining and servicing of electrical/electronic/mechanical equipment.

  • Experience using a variety of off the shelf test equipment i.e. multimeters, O’Scope and Spectrum analyzers.

  • Sound knowledge and experience in interpreting electrical and mechanical drawings coupled with electrical and mechanical schematics.

  • Must be willing to travel on scheduled and unscheduled deployments 75% of the time each year.

  • Must possess a current US Passport and required travel documents needed to begin travel within the 1st month of employment.

Nice to Have:

  • Technical training equivalent to an Associate’s Degree is preferred.

What We Can Offer You:

  • We’ve been named a Best Place to Work by the Washington Post.

  • Our employees value the flexibility at CACI that allows them to balance quality work and their personal lives.

  • We offer competitive benefits and learning and development opportunities.

  • We are mission-oriented and ever vigilant in aligning our solutions with the nation’s highest priorities.

  • For over 60 years, the principles of CACI’s unique, character-based culture have been the driving force behind our success.

  • Hourly pay rate: $35.17 plus $4.48 per hour (Health & Welfare benefit)

Company Overview:

CACI is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other protected characteristic.

This posting is for a position covered by the Service Contract Labor Standards (SCA). The pay and benefits provided for this position will meet or exceed the minimum required amounts detailed in the wage determination issued by the Department of Labor and made applicable to this position, as incorporated into CACI’s government contract for the work location.​

Minimum Req uired Hourly Wage:

There are a host of other factors that can influence final salary including, but not limited to, geographical location, relevant prior work experience, specific skills and competencies, education, and certifications. Our employees value the flexibility at CACI that allows them to balance quality work and their personal lives. We offer competitive compensation, benefits and learning and development opportunities. Our broad and competitive mix of benefits options is designed to support and protect employees and their families. At CACI, you will receive comprehensive benefits such as; healthcare, wellness, financial, retirement, family support, continuing education, and time off benefits. Learn more here ( .