Nov 18, 2019

Ground Radar Electronic Technician - NEXRAD Norman, OK

  • Norman, OK
Full-Time Defense Engineering Government Information Technology (IT) Other Skilled Labor

Job Description

Exciting career opportunity for a Ground Radar Electronic Technician to join Centuria’s team of 55 scientists, meteorologists, engineers and IT experts to provide infrastructure engineering design, development, implementation, production, installation, and integration support to the National Weather Service (NWS) Next Generation Radar (NEXRAD) Radar Operations Center (ROC) in support of nearly 200 Doppler weather radars that provide critical tornado and severe weather warning observations across the Continental U.S., Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, Guam, the Azores, and Korea. The team is involved in every phase of the software lifecycle across business and technical applications. They also provide facility support, program management, and quality assurance. This contract involves customer touch points within NWS, Department of Transportation, and the Air Force. US Citizenship is required.

This position supports the Maintenance Team in the Operations Branch of the Radar Operations Center at the National Weather Center in Norman, OK.


  • Associates Degree in Electronics Technology or completion of equivalent technical courses in the Military Service or private sector.  


  • 3+ years experience in a  GROUND radar maintenance support position required!
  • Hands-on GROUND radar maintenance/repair experience required!
  • Experience/knowledge of Radar Systems is required!
  • Ability to read and interpret electro-mechanical schematic diagrams is required. 
  • Extensive travel (up to 50%), occasionally required.   
  • Must be physically able to climb a 100-ft radar tower, work in tight spaces, and perform physically demanding labor for up to 8 hours. 

Desired experience:

  • Experience working with high-voltage systems and knowledge of high-voltage safety procedures.
  • Experience operating, installing, troubleshooting, and repairing complex electro-mechanical systems and equipment
  • Ability to work with engineers in prototype design development and testing
  • Knowledge of data processors, software and firmware applications, and computer systems that control electro-mechanical systems.

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Security: Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Centuria Corporation is an equal opportunity employer M/F/V/D. Due to security requirements on this program, US Citizenship is required


Electrical-Electronics Engineering,   RF-Wireless Engineering  



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