Latest Space News
Wed, 21 Mar 2018 16:06:41 +0000
Relativity, the startup company developing small launch vehicles using additive manufacturing technologies, announced March 21 an agreement with NASA’s Stennis Space Center to take over one of its test stands.
Wed, 21 Mar 2018 13:20:38 +0000
President Trump's riff on creating a military space force captured the public’s imagination, spawning memes and jokes about starship ninjas gearing up to fight the nation’s wars in space.
Wed, 21 Mar 2018 11:05:37 +0000
The Japanese government, working with private ventures, announced plans March 20 to establish a nearly billion-dollar fund to support the development of space startups in the country.
Wed, 21 Mar 2018 01:24:13 +0000
An Alaskan spaceport will host the first launch of a rocket developed by a stealthy startup company as soon as next week, spaceport officials confirmed March 20.
Tue, 20 Mar 2018 20:40:50 +0000
A decision on a new launch date for NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, and announcement of any potential breach of its $8 billion cost cap, could come next week, an agency official said March 20.
Tue, 20 Mar 2018 18:20:11 +0000
A letter signed by more than 60 House members calls on the Senate to advance the stalled nomination of fellow congressman Jim Bridenstine to be NASA administrator.
Tue, 20 Mar 2018 17:29:38 +0000
Citing recent reforms that provide more time to orbit a new satellite constellation, satellite broadband-startup OneWeb asked U.S. telecom regulators to nearly triple the size of its authorized low-Earth-orbit constellation.
Tue, 20 Mar 2018 10:53:36 +0000
Citing progress in producing plutonium-238, NASA will allow scientists proposing missions for an upcoming planetary science competition to use nuclear power sources.
Tue, 20 Mar 2018 04:30:11 +0000
Seeking to return a borrowed satellite as soon as possible, Israeli fleet operator Spacecom is very close to purchasing a new satellite dubbed Amos-8, a company official said March 14.
Mon, 19 Mar 2018 17:49:42 +0000
For the space-based infrared SBIRS satellites 5 and 6, the Air Force says the per-unit cost went down 12 percent — from $1.9 billion to $1.6 billion.
Mon, 19 Mar 2018 10:39:02 +0000
Companies that are developing small launch vehicles or who provide rideshare launch services say they expect new Chinese launch vehicles to drive down launch prices, raising concerns among some of unfair competition.
Sun, 18 Mar 2018 09:26:31 +0000
Pentagon official: “There are new threats that the industrial base needs to support. So what does this mean in terms of production capacity?”
Fri, 16 Mar 2018 20:56:55 +0000
Loral Space and Communications wants to move ahead with a “strategic transaction” involving fleet operator Telesat that may spark a legal fight with Telesat’s other major shareholder, a Canadian pension fund.
Fri, 16 Mar 2018 16:49:52 +0000
To prevent collisions in space, nations with advanced orbital monitoring abilities need to share data with each other. Russia, being skilled in space situational awareness (SSA), should be part of the global effort to protect the space environment, experts said March 15 at the Satellite 2018 conference here.
Fri, 16 Mar 2018 13:48:13 +0000
In its budget proposal for the coming year, the U.S. Air Force is trying to send the same message to foreign adversaries and critics at home: the service definitely is not underestimating threats the United States and its allies face in space.
Thu, 15 Mar 2018 23:57:04 +0000
Assistant Secretary of Defense Kenneth Rapuano: “The president is very interested in ensuring that the department is best organized and equipped to achieve our vital missions in space."
Thu, 15 Mar 2018 20:17:02 +0000
The hand-wringing continues at the Pentagon over how to respond to Chinese and Russian missile advances.
Thu, 15 Mar 2018 17:18:23 +0000
With a stopgap spending bill set to expire in just over a week, House and Senate appropriators are continuing to negotiate provisions of an omnibus bill, including funding levels for some NASA programs.
Thu, 15 Mar 2018 15:22:31 +0000
Broadband megaconstellations are expensive propositions, with SpaceX’s Starlink constellation expected to cost $10 billion or more, and OneWeb expecting to spend $3 billion. The actual cost could ultimately be higher.
More space news...
18490 cvs - 1033 jobs


  • HOME

  • HOME
  • CV: Satcom/Vsat Field Installation Technician

    Printer Friendly

    << BACK

    Personal information
    Contact information
    Candidate Profile
     Date Submitted:14-11-2013
     Last Modified:04-12-2013 (02:11)
    Job information
     Current job:Satcom/Vsat Field Installation Technician
     Employment Term:Permanent
     Job location:US only
     Date available:immediately

    Job Title:      SatCom/Vsat Technician / ISP/OSP / Computer Hardware


    Objective:  To be the best at any job assigned using my experience and knowledge to complete the Task challenge even

          With projects assigned with little experience to be able to full fill in a timely manner.


    Skills          32 years of experience in operation and maintenance of tactical

                       And commercial telecommunications equipment.8+ Years experience inside

    And outside cable plant Infrastructure, Engineering, Installation and Testing

    Comprehensive and extensive background in Satellite Communications with

    Emphasis on VSAT Installation / Trouble Shooting / Commission.

    Computer Hardware, Working with Windows XP, Windows 8

    MS Word. Good Communications Skills.

    iDirect Certification Thru Telesat Canada.

    Proper usage of a variety of hand tools

    Certifications: Tachyon, Starband, Tandberg, A+

                       Active Secret Clearance

                       Soldering Skills

                       Louisiana Gaming License


    ExperienceL’Auberge Casino                              July 2013 – August 2013

                       Slot Technician     


                       Troubleshooting Slot machines and applying corrective Actions

                       From Video Displays, iView Touchscreen Boards, NT boards,

    Power supplies, cabling issue’s from Printer Problems, Bill Validator,

    Door Switch problems.


    DRS Technologies                            December 2012 – April 2013

                       Telecommunications Field Technician


                       Spent Time in Kabul Afghanistan Installing OSP/ISP

                       Installing Cat6 Cabling, Data Plates, Wire Trays, Equipment

                       Racks for Niper, Sipr, Centrixs, Installation Fiber and Copper Cables


                       Global Data Systems                           July 2012 – December 2012

                       Field Installation Technician


    Installation of Temporary VSAT Electronic Packages for Energy Company’s.

    Using iDirect Receivers with iSite software providing Phone, Fax, and Internet.

                       Running Cat5 Cables, Coax, Computer Hardware Setup and troubleshooting.

    Assembly of Seatel stabilized antennas and radomes, assembly of

    Fixed antenna systems. Installation, Servicing, Troubleshooting of Seatel

    USAT 30 Antenna’s for supply vessels and Lift boats.


    Globe Wireless Communications        Feb 2011 – April 2012

    Field Engineering Technician


    Installation, Configuring, setup of HF Icom M710 Radio’s, I-Fusion I-250 Iridium Open

    Port satellite systems Thrane & Thrane interfacing into existing ship’s network and switches.

    Upgrading Communications software and troubleshooting on main computer PC. Terrorist alert

    System Installations, Programming and Maintenance. Install, configure, and maintain desktop

    And laptop computers, peripheral equipment, and software experience troubleshooting hardware,

    Software and network issues and installing software, updates on desktops, laptops. Programming

    Of marine phone systems for data transfer and voice communications using company designed

    Equipment and software. Computer networking systems and components.


    McNair Satellite Systems & Communication         June 1997-December 2010

    Electronics Field Service Representative                


    Tested, repaired, updated, or installed new equipment to ensure that it functioned properly and conformed to

    Specifications using test equipment and observation. Sales, service and installation of satellite systems C and Ku Band

    Fixed antennas and RF Units, home theater, surround sound, and various other electronics for residential and   

    Contractor for various companies servicing Data Transmission Network (DTN), Dial-A-Truck (DAT), VSAT high speed

    Data systems thru Telesat Canada, setting 1.2, 1.8M Dish’s for Verizon, Home Depot, Allstate Insurance, Ford, GM and

    Other companies using IDirect receivers. Site Surveys and Installed for Antenna Location. Acquiring Satellite Signal and

    Commissioning, maintenance of fixed and stabilized satellite systems. CCTV systems for residential and commercial applications

    Re-Alignment and Re-Configuration of 1.2M VSAT Dish’s and re-programming the parameters in the Satellite receiver on TXU natural gas pipeline in West Texas

    Megellan Oil Installed, Aligned, Co/Cross Po 1.8m dishes on Pipelines in and around East TX area. Using a portable spectrum analyzer, laptop for alignment, elevation, LNB offset, Co Pol and Cross Pol adjustments.

    Sales, service, and design of commercial systems for various companies including PA, A/V and Radio.

    Copper Based Cabling, RG-6, RG-11 Coax, EIA 568 Ethernet Cables, Cisco 2950, 1800, Netgear, D-Link Routers, Switches

    Terminating & Testing CAT6, Coax, Heliax, and Power type Cables

    Computer Networking, Router Setup, TCP/IP Troubleshooting, Wireless Networking and Servicing in the Field for LOS Internet.


    E-Systems/Raytheon                                              June 1981 – June 1997

    Electronics Technician


    Electronics Test Shop - Troubleshooting Black Boxes to component level using Oscilloscopes, signal generators and VOM meters.

    Flight Line - Systems testing on E4B Aircraft Satcom systems working with engineers. German aircraft, VHF/UHF antenna systems,

    Troubleshooting from radios thru switches and multi-couplers to antennas and Flight Testing.

    Special top-secret project assisting engineers on systems troubleshooting and testing.

    Volunteer assignment to Saudi Arabia installing and servicing antenna systems and communications centers throughout

    Country. Harness and Console Shop fabricated wiring harnesses.

    Special Project – Top Secret Clearance. Completed 1986


    Education:  No Degree      Eastfield College         Mesquite, Texas


                   GED - 1972

                   Military Service Veteran

                   Valid US Passport

                   Valid Texas Driver’s license

                   Texas and Oklahoma Background Checks Completed 

                   Inactive T.S. Clearance Clearable

                   Secret Security Clearance

                   Active TWIC Card


    Registering is the only way of posting vacancies and obtaining contact details of candidates in our CV database.

    All it takes is a few minutes and a credit card (Visa or American Express). To sign-up to this service, simply click on the Register link and fill in the form. You will then have instant access to our system after on-line payment where you will be able to complete the transaction in either US Dollars, UK Pounds or Euros.

    All online credit/debit card transitions are handled through our secure third party payment processors at WorldPay. Worldpay are part of The Royal Bank of Scotland Group, the 5th biggest banking group in the world, WorldPay payment solutions are trusted by thousands of businesses, big and small worldwide. 

    Pricing starts at €450 (approx £400 or US$500 - use the convert tool for an exact conversion) for one month unlimited job postings and unlimited CV database access (for one user), with package discounts available if you have more permanent recruiting needs. For example, a Gold subscription will give you unlimited jobs posting and unlimited CV database access for one year at just over €250 per month!


    2018 Pricing Structure (excluding VAT):

    1 month - Discovery 450 euros convert
    3 months - Bronze 1150 euros convert
    6 months - Silver 1950 euros convert
    12 months - Gold 3200 euros convert


    If online payment is not convenient, give us a call at +33(0)562211007 or send us an email at We will set up an account for you and invoice you. Note that you can also pay through PayPal.

    Please note that the posting of academic positions is free of charge. All you need to do is email us your job description and we will post it for you.



    Spacelinks is based in France so the following European Union regulations regarding electronic commerce apply:
    - if your business is located outside the EU, VAT does not apply to you
    - if your business is located in France, you will be charged a 20% VAT
    - if your business is located in the EU and you don't have a valid VAT registration number, you will be charged a 20% VAT
    - if your business is located in the EU and you do have a valid VAT registration number, you won't be charged VAT provided you give us your VAT number (mandatory for invoicing)



    For sales enquiries and general information, you can call us on +33(0)562211007.
    Support is available Mon-Fri on +33(0)562211007 or via email. Out-of-hours support is provided only via email.

    Please also note that we are located in France. Our normal office hours are 09:00 to 18:00 Monday to Friday. France timezone is GMT+1.



    We are very serious about our job seekers privacy so only legitimate recruiters and employers are eligible for a recruiter account. All subscriptions requests will be manually approved and recruiter accounts constantly monitored. Users who enter inaccurate or incomplete information will not gain access to post jobs or search resumes. Sharing of login details with a third party will result in the suspension of the recruiter's account with no subscription refund.
    Recruitment agencies are only eligible for a Gold package and recruitment agencies recruiting for companies already using Space Careers will not be accepted.

    To ensure you are approved, please include the following on your application:
    * The website address of your Company. Under construction websites will be rejected.
    * Email - Must end in Applications using free email accounts such as Hotmail, Yahoo or Gmail will be rejected.

    Individual exceptions can be made on a case by case basis by emailing Accounts found not to be in compliance will be deleted.

    Terms & ConditionsCopyright ©2018 Spacelinks
    Web Analytics