Communications Lead in Beaufort, SC at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 10/11/2019

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    Beaufort, SC
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    Not Specified
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Job Description

Contingent Upon Contract Award

Job Summary: 

• The Communicatios Lead will review and coordinate communication assets in support of fleet-level and other multi-range training requirements. 

• Coordinates with assigned range Mission Coordinators to identify warfighter communication requirements for the East Coast Tactical Training Ranges (ECTTR). 

• Provides range capability briefings and subject matter expertise to users on communications capabilities and limitations. 

• Directly coordinates with warfighter customers in developing communication plans utilizing ECTTR assets, scheduling utilization of communication assets and maintaining fully mission capable communication assets. 


• Supports assigned East Coast Mission Coordinators in interfacing with exercise participants in the planning and execution of fleet-level exercises focusing on communication requirements. 

• Provides technical expertise for Large Force Exercises to the CSG-4 Battle Staff and coordinates changes to communications plans. 

• Ensures communications architecture is developed and implemented during exercises. 

• Assists with compiling daily after-action mission summary reports of assets relative to mission deviations to participating organizations. 

• Develops executive-level presentation outlines. 

• Coordinates with ECMC to ensure unit level range training requirements are de-conflicted with fleet level exercises in order to share ECTTR communications assets accordingly. 

• Ensures customer service initiatives and feedback on ECTTR communications assets are communicated within the CTTR community and that accurate feedback is followed through with range customers. 

• Functions as communications liaison/coordinator between customers and VACAPES Range Systems during fleet-level exercise events execution. 

• Ensures Range Operations Command Center (VROCC) is in a high readiness state of communications posture during fleet-level exercises. 

• Provides support to include recommendations on equipment modifications, software changes and any additions relative to the ECTTR communications programs and equipment. 

• Assists site technicians and engineers with network Satellite/UHF/VHF/Digital Radio Management System (DRMS) troubleshooting. 

• Evaluates and monitors all modifications to equipment and change requests to improve operability, reliability and maintainability of all ECTTR communication equipment. 

• Coordinates, executes and assists communication related training and mentoring to all VACAPES Range Systems personnel. 

• Perform all other position related duties as assigned or requested. 

Work Environment, Physical Demands, and Mental Demands: 

• Must have the ability to work extended hours and support 24 X 7 operations for extended periods. Position involves routine travel (less than 25%). 

• Perform duties at a variety of contract related facilities or locations including offices, mission control rooms, labs and occasionally aboard ship. 

• Duties involve no unusual hazards, occasional lifting to 20 pounds, constant sitting and use of a computer terminal, constant use of sight abilities while writing, reviewing, and editing documents, constant use of speech/hearing abilities for communication, and constant mental alertness. 

Minimum Requirements: 

• Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of academic/technical/military training and 5 years’ experience in operational military communications with focus on VHF/UHF/HF radios/tranceivers, satellite communications (SATCOM). 

• Possess familiarity with CMS/EKMS at a local users’ level. Must have good written and speaking communications skills and analytical skills. 

• Possess working knowledge of computer systems and integrated software application programs. 

Preferred experience and qualifications include: 

• Tactical exercise development and evaluation 

• IT/Network Experience: Network+, SecurityNOC experience 

• Must possess and maintain an active DoD security clearance 

• Possess a valid state issued driver’s license 

Preferred Qualifications 

Bachelors degree




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