Latest Space News
Thu, 18 Jan 2018 00:54:25 +0000
There are many valid critiques of U.S. President Donald Trump’s new direction for NASA. Few, if any, would be new. But Russian government officials saw an opportunity for domestic attention and took a stab at it. SpaceNews.com
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 22:55:38 +0000
SpaceX reiterated at a congressional hearing Jan. 17 that its Falcon 9 rocket performed as expected on its most recent launch, despite swirling questions about the potential failure of the classified Zuma mission. SpaceNews.com
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 22:13:32 +0000
“What are we going to do about deterrence in space?” That is a question the administration should answer in the new strategy, said CSIS analyst Todd Harrison. SpaceNews.com
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 18:56:26 +0000
As the two companies developing commercial crew systems reiterated that they were on schedule to carry out test flights later this year, a government analysis of schedules concluded those vehicles may not be certified to carry NASA astronauts until late 2019 or early 2020. SpaceNews.com
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 16:03:18 +0000
With no budget deal in sight to avert a Friday government shutdown, a visibly frustrated Mac Thornberry, chairman of the House Armed Services Committee — and a vocal champion of bigger military budgets — called out his congressional colleagues for putting political agendas ahead of national security SpaceNews.com
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 12:12:59 +0000
Effective Space, a U.K.-headquartered company developing spacecraft to extend the life of communications satellites, announced Jan. 17 that it has signed its first contract with an undisclosed customer. SpaceNews.com
Wed, 17 Jan 2018 00:07:31 +0000
The Air Force will establish a three-star vice commander of Air Force Space Command to be located in the national capital region. SpaceNews.com
Tue, 16 Jan 2018 22:38:34 +0000
Virgin Orbit, which expects to debut the air-launched LauncherOne rocket by summer, signed a contract Jan. 16 with GomSpace to send eight nanosatellites into orbit next year to track airplanes and ships. SpaceNews.com
Tue, 16 Jan 2018 22:11:26 +0000
European launch provider Arianespace expects to conduct just 23 more Ariane 5 launches before the next-generation Ariane 6 becomes its primary rocket. SpaceNews.com
Tue, 16 Jan 2018 12:00:24 +0000
The new president of Canadian space technology company MDA says he sees opportunities for growth both within the country and beyond, while maintaining the company’s Canadian roots as part of a larger, and increasingly American, company. SpaceNews.com
Mon, 15 Jan 2018 20:44:32 +0000
The SBIRS satellites are equipped with powerful scanning and staring infrared sensors that collect data for use by the U.S. military to detect missile launches. SpaceNews.com
Mon, 15 Jan 2018 18:55:15 +0000
The plan is to shift the current ground software architecture to an open-systems platform that the Air Force would own and update with new technology as it becomes available. SpaceNews.com
Mon, 15 Jan 2018 12:00:22 +0000
The successful launch of an Indian Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) Jan. 11 marked not just the return to flight of the rocket but also major achievements for several of the companies with payloads on board the vehicle. SpaceNews.com
Fri, 12 Jan 2018 21:37:32 +0000
China Great Wall Industry Corp. landed a new satellite order Jan. 11 on the back of a bilateral meeting between Chinese and Cambodian officials that included an agreement to increase trade between the countries. SpaceNews.com
Fri, 12 Jan 2018 20:43:46 +0000
An independent safety panel recommended NASA not certify SpaceX’s commercial crew system until the agency better understands the behavior of pressure vessels linked to a Falcon 9 failure in 2016. SpaceNews.com
Fri, 12 Jan 2018 15:58:11 +0000
Virgin Galactic conducted its first test flight of its SpaceShipTwo suborbital vehicle in more than five months Jan. 11 as the company prepares to begin powered test flights of the vehicle. SpaceNews.com
Fri, 12 Jan 2018 14:55:04 +0000
The PSLV lifted off from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre at 10:59 p.m. Eastern and placed into orbit a Cartosat 2 imaging satellite and 30 secondary payloads. SpaceNews.com
Fri, 12 Jan 2018 12:09:38 +0000
Rocket Lab announced Jan. 11 it plans to make another attempt to launch its Electron small rocket on its second mission later this month. SpaceNews.com
Thu, 11 Jan 2018 22:59:37 +0000
Pentagon officials on the Zuma space mission: 'We're not going to be able to give you any more information' SpaceNews.com
Thu, 11 Jan 2018 19:31:37 +0000
The U.S. Air Force is focused on information technology, cybersecurity and small satellites to enhance weather capabilities in the near term rather than a new generation of large, sophisticated spacecraft to replace the Defense Meteorological Satellite Program. SpaceNews.com
More space news...
18327 cvs - 1026 jobs

LOOKING FOR A JOB?

  • HOME
  • POST YOUR CV
  • JOB SEARCH
  • LOOKING FOR STAFF?

  • HOME
  • REGISTER
  • CV SEARCH
  • POST JOBS
  • CV: Satellite operations and maintenance engineer

    Printer Friendly


    << BACK

    Personal information
     Name:<withheld>
     Age:<withheld>
     Country:<withheld>
     Location:<withheld>
    Contact information
     Email:<withheld>
     Phone:<withheld>
     Mobile:<withheld>
    Candidate Profile
     Date Submitted:10-07-2016
     Last Modified:03-09-2016 (05:02)
    Job information
     Current job:Satellite operations and maintenance engineer
     Employment Term:Temp/Contract
     Job location:Anywhere
     Date available:within a month
     Industry:,
     Keywords Vast knowledge in electrical, electronic and mechanical area  High ability to lead a team and accomplish tasks rapidly in a professional manner  Excellent problem solving and communication shills  Excellent communication skills  Works
    CV

     

    CAREER OVERVIEW

    I joined the Royal Australian Navy in 2004 and completed my trade in Electrical/Electronic Engineering over the period of 10 years.

    I have worked on a wide range of electrical, electronic and mechanical equipment. I have a proven track record of excelling in my current field of work and have consistently met requirements in a timely manner for promotion and career progression. I was responsible for leading, training and motivating my communications department and have received all required training.

    Following my time in the Royal Australian Navy I was employed by the Swedish Space Corporation as a Satellite Operations and Maintenance Engineer at the Western Australian Space Centre. I am now currently employed with Australian Maritime Systems as a Navigation Systems Technician.

    In my free time I enjoy 4WDing, fishing, astronomy, astrophotography/photography, astrophysics/physics, mechanics and carpentry.

     

    KEY STRENGTHS

    Vast knowledge in electrical, electronic and mechanical area

    High ability to lead a team and accomplish tasks rapidly in a professional manner

    Excellent problem solving and communication shills

    Excellent communication skills

    Works closely with contactors to provide timely operational outcomes.

    Maintains strong professional manner whilst faced with any situation in a highly stressful environment

    Up stands High morals and values in life

    Ensures strict compliance to WH&S

     

     

    EDUCATION & QUALIFICATIONS

    Certificate IV Engineering RTO Code 0150 MEM40105 

    Certificate III Engineering – Electrical/Electronic Trade RTO Code 0150 MEM30498

    Certificate IV Workplace Health and Safety BSB41412

    Certificate III Telecommunications DRT

    Majority completion of Diploma of Government (Management) PSP51104

    RADHAZ Safety Qualified

    ASBESTOS Removal

    Auditing and reporting

    Planned Maintenance Manager

    Suspended TS NV1 Clearance

    Extensive experience on a vessel at sea

    Working Safely at Heights RHOHS204A

    Construction White Card

    Apply First Aid & Perform CPR HLTFA311A & HLTCPR211A

    STK (Systems Tool Kit) Level 1 & 2 Certification

    High Risk Work Licence Boom Type Elevated Work Platform

    High Risk Work Licence Forklift Truck

    Kelvin Hughes Radar Maintainer Course

    Inmarsat Saturn B Satellite System Maintainer Course

     

     

    CAREER HISTORY

     

    2016 – Present:          Navigation Systems Technician – Australian Maritime Systems

     

    Installation, inspection, repair and maintenance of maritime aids-to-navigation equipment.

     

    2014 – 2015:               Satellite Operations and Maintenance Engineer Swedish Space Corporation

     

    I was employed with the Swedish Space Corporation at the West Australian Space Centre. My Primary Roles Were Satellite Operations and Maintenance Engineer, On Site WH&S Officer and On Site First Aid Officer.

    The SSC Satellite Station is used for geostationary satellite orbit raising operations and first acquisition of launch vehicle and spacecraft telemetry, at both orbit insertion and deployment.

    Please see my experience outlined below

     

    In Depth Experience of Ground Stations Development for Telemetry tracking and command (TT&C) developed ground stations for Satellite Communications. 

    Experience of evaluation and performance testing of various ground station components such as testing and performance of Antennas, Microwave links, Antenna Servo controls, TFS systems, baseband system calibrations. 

    Antenna systems installation and site tests of Antenna RF parameters including validation and testing of RF radiation patterns, Antenna gain, G/T, cross pole isolation and other various parameters.

    Monitoring of all subsystems of ground stations ranging from antenna to baseband equipment and satellite communication equipment installed for the teleporting, geo location, in orbit test equipment and satellite radio spectrum monitoring.

    Daily reporting and event log management regarding daily activities at the ground station.

    Ongoing Analysis of ground station equipment actioning pre-emptive measures to correct different fault indicating parameters.

    Operation and maintenance of ground station computer networks.

    Maintenance of all equipment on daily, weekly, biweekly or monthly basis.

    Repair and Troubleshooting of RF and Baseband Equipment including High Power Amplifiers, block down convertors, block up Convertors, Zodiac CRT XL2 and Quantum baseband transceivers, Antenna RF feeds containing various RF bands, power meters, RF switches, calibration equipment and LNAs.  RF Link Configuration and Link Calibration

    Operation and Maintenance of Antenna Control Systems including Antenna drive units and servo motor systems.

    Antenna tracking operations including tracking of satellites using Monopulse, Step tracking, Program track, Table track and Optrack methods.

    In depth involvement of all major corrective maintenance and engineering modification and reconfiguration of all Electronics and Communication Subsystems

    Ensuring the repairing and recalibration of all station electronics test equipment.

    Troubleshooting, repair and calibration of test equipment such as, RF signal generator, spectrum analyzers, oscilloscope, signal analyzers, vector signal generators, system analyzers, network analyzers, logical analyzer and other electronics/communications devices for testing purposes.

    Programming RF test equipment like spectrum analyzers, signal analyzers, signal generators.

    Excellent understanding of ground station interfaces for serial and Ethernet networks.

    Network Management of hardware and software equipment through the Monitor and Control software and configurations of N-ports and network switches

     

    October 2013 – Aug 2014 (Temp contract) - Regional Communications Engineer

     

    I was employed as the Regional Communications Engineer for the division in government. I was responsible for new projects and their installations, repairs and longevity for all UHF, HF, and Satellite repeaters throughout an area larger than 434,000 square miles. This also included advanced RF propagation modelling for new transmitter sites and the development of such work scopes. 

     

    Jan 2013 – Oct 2013 – Solar Installation Production and Service Manager

     

    I was responsible for the management and coordinating all of the State Wide solar installations whether residential or commercial.

     

    2003 – 2013 – Royal Australian Navy Leading Seaman Electronics Technician (2IC Engineering)

     

    During my time in the navy, I have spent several years each in different locations. When posted to various ships and shore establishments, I spent a great deal of time installing, commissioning, auditing/reporting, fault finding, repairing and maintaining the following types of systems in the engineering world.

     

    ELECTRONIC

     

    Component level repair

    Extensive experience with technical schematics & documents

    Extensive use of test equipment (CRO, Spec Analyzers, Sig-Gens, TDRs, Power meters)

    UHF/KA SATCOM Equipment

    Data / Voice Multiplexing equipment

    Data / Voice patch fields

    UHF / HF / VLF antennas

    Spirit River antenna systems

    Cryptographic equipment

    CCTV Systems

    UHF Transceivers

    Time division multiplexers

    Telecommunication exchanges

    Data cabling (Coax, Fibre, Ethernet)

    Power amplifiers

    RADARS

    Gyrocompasses

    GPS units

    Antenna Patching Systems

    Power Amplifiers

    Antenna Couplers

    CCTV Systems

    HF Receivers

    HF Transmitters

    Echo Sounder equipment

    TDFLS

     

    MECHANICAL

     

    Propulsion control and monitoring systems

    Auxiliary systems including Air Conditioning, Ventilation, Refrigeration and Davits

    Engine room & Bridge watch keeping

    Maintain ships main propulsion diesel engines

    In situ repair and component change out of pumps, motors and ancillary system equipment

    Maintenance Management

     

    ELECTRICAL

     

    Fire alarm systems

    Fire suppression systems

    Domestic 115V/240V wiring

    Fault finding control circuits

    115V, 250V, 415V Power distribution systems

    Electrical installations of up to 1.5 kV

     

    COMPUTING

     

    STK (Systems Tool Kit) Level 1 & 2

    Networking

    Hardware & Software expert

    High Competence in MS Office, Visio, AMPS, Windows and other Operating Systems.

     


    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 sales@space-careers.com. 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.

     

    VAT:

    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)

     

    Support:

    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.

     

    Warning:

    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 @yourcompany.com. 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 sales@space-careers.com. Accounts found not to be in compliance will be deleted.

     
    Terms & ConditionsCopyright ©2018 Spacelinks
    Web Analytics