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Entry Level Field Technician

Job Summary: ADVANCED WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS is currently seeking qualified and experienced Two-Way Radio Technicians to repair, align and maintain our two – way radio communication systems.

As a Field Technician you will be responsible for the installation of Distributed Antenna Systems (DAS) and associated infrastructure; trouble-shooting, programming, and repairing of all tiers of AWC proprietary and Kenwood radios and other manufacturers radio products on a system level These products will include portables, mobiles, repeaters, combiners, antennas and network infrastructure.
Responsibilities and Duties:
  • Install, test, repair and maintain DAS, repeaters, combiners and proprietary infrastructure for a variety of customers in the retail and long-term care industry.
  • Follow tests procedures, schematics and other instructions and troubleshoots to the component level (analog and digital circuitry) with the use of instrumentation and test aids.
  • Interfaces with Production, Quality Control and Engineering on recurring and/or workmanship problems, to make suggestions on component or design changes and for training on newly released products.
  • Repairs and/or replaces the respective components when required
  • Interfaces with vendors on troubleshooting of other OEM radio products.
  • Fills out repair report with a detailed failure analysis, and noting correct assembly/model numbers, physical damage, cosmetic defects, functional defects, components replaced.
  • Notifies manager when not meeting scheduled target dates.
  • Reports directly to the Service and Installation Manager on the completion of service reports.
  • Supports supervisor on the training of fellow technicians.
  • Test equipment experience, utilization and maintenance required.
Qualifications and Skills:
  • DAS experiences preferred and experience maintaining and repairing two-way communications equipment is required.
  • AS degree in Engineering or related field or equivalent certification plus 3+ years of experience preferred. Military specialties in engineering or communications are encouraged to apply.
  • Extensive troubleshooting experience to the component level, including both analog and digital circuitry.
  • Experience with pulling cable and terminating connectors required.
  • Able to troubleshoot Kenwood, Vertex, Motorola radio products and the ability to interpret schematics, block diagrams and wiring diagrams.
  • Candidates must have experience meeting daily production goals in a fast-paced environment.
  • Previous employment with Two-Way radio dealers, Public Safety repair shops and other manufacturers is a plus.
  • PLT unregistered acquiring or PLT registered Preferred
  • Certifications on a variety of OEM radio equipment models preferred.
  • Proficient in using service monitors, spectrum analyzer, watt meters, frequency generator, frequency counter, digital multimeter etc.).
  • Must be customer service oriented.
  • Background checks are part of our hiring process
  • Valid driver’s license

How To Apply

Send your resume along with a cover letter to:

Advanced Wireless Communications, Attn: Human Resources,
20809 Kensington Blvd.
Lakeville, MN 55044.

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