Implement comprehensive plans, policies and objectives, and provide technical advice to integrate technological applications to enhance customer operational requirements.
Plan, organize, and conduct studies and forecasts to establish technology for operational support of the law enforcement mission.
Coordinate with your manager and the customer COR about projected systems, current and planned capabilities, compatibility, costs and benefits, joint agency efforts, and other critical areas.
Assist in the implementation of nationwide long-term projects in coordination with the Chief Inspector OST.
Evaluate proposed technical solutions for law enforcement communications and make recommendations to USMS management.
Identify radio communications requirements, analyze technical solutions, conduct physical surveys, and implement and validate the final solution.
Serve as a troubleshooter and trainer to resolve operational and technical problems for radio systems, and users, and coordinate directly with the USMS field division leadership and/or representatives from other federal, state, and local public safety agencies.
Identify technical issues with radio communications experienced by users throughout the customer locations.
Design modifications and enhancements to improve the effectiveness of the communications systems.
Provide briefings on proposed modifications or enhancements to OST for implementation.
Work independently to survey wide areas and buildings for proper communications networks.
Plan, coordinate, build, and install new communication networks.
Identify technical failures on radio subscriber and infrastructure equipment and work independently to address/fix the failures.
Install analog and IP based video surveillance cameras, set up secure communication systems, and support GPS tracking.
Plan, design, and build custom hardware, cables, and components in support of unique communication demands.
Program, maintain, troubleshoot, and repair land mobile radio and communication assets.
Build radio code plugs for the USMS mission critical operations.
Update CPS software and firmware for all radio programming computers.
Prepare, run, and terminate coax, network, and fiber optic cables.
Test, tune and align duplexers, repeaters, portable radios and mobile radios.
Set up, configure, and use complex instrumentation to perform communication tests and maintenance.
Manage encryption keys using the Motorola Key Management Facility (KMF).
Encrypt radios using Over-the-Air-Rekeying (OTAR) or manually by using the KVL-3000+.
Analyze and interpret circuit wiring, logic cable diagrams, complete communication systems schematic diagrams, and network specifications for the purpose of installing, troubleshooting, or maintaining the system or device.
Perform calculations and manipulate test data in order to improve performance and solve problems.
Experience programming, maintaining, troubleshooting, and repairing the following LMR assets: APX 7000, APX 7500, XTS 5000, XTL 5000, XTS 2500, XTS 5000 consolette, Quantar repeater, Astro-Tac receiver, Astro-Tac 3000 comparator, GTR 8000 repeater, GPW 8000 receiver, and GCM 8000 comparator.
Experience building radio code plugs for Motorola land mobile radios.
Experience updating CPS software and firmware for all radio programming computers.
Possess a basic working knowledge of local and wide area networking, subnets, and TCP/IP.
Experience in installing and maintaining modern IP Radio Networks.
The ability to work in a high security environment and observe all required security procedures.
The ability to learn new radio and/or computer hardware and software skills quickly through independent study, formal training, and/or on-the-job training.
Five years experience in land mobile radio subscriber equipment; including programming, troubleshooting, repair, and maintenance.
Five years experience in land mobile radio infrastructure equipment; including programming, troubleshooting, repair, and maintenance.