Position details

Vacancy id VAC-10654
Job title VAC-10654 Satellite Technician
Location Worldwide
Apply by 31-Dec-2024
Start date 01-Jan-2025
Number of vacancies 1
Qualification Diploma in or certificate in a relevant discipline (essential).
Sector experience Minimum of 5 year/s of demonstrable relevant Information Technology experience (essential).
Geographical experience Minimum of 5 year/s of experience in any country (essential).
Languages Fluent in English (essential).

Job description

CTG overview

CTG staff and support humanitarian projects in fragile and conflict-affected countries around the world, providing a rapid and cost-effective service for development and humanitarian missions. With past performance in 17 countries – from the Middle East, Africa, Europe, and Asia, we have placed more than 20,000 staff all over the world since operations began in 2006.

CTG recruits, deploys and manages the right people with the right skills to implement humanitarian and development projects, from cleaners to obstetricians, and mechanics to infection specialists, we’re skilled in emergency response to crises such as the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. Key to successful project delivery is the ability to mobilise at speed; CTG can source and deploy anyone, anywhere, in less than 2 weeks and have done so in 48 hours on a number of occasions.

Through our efficient and agile HR, logistical and operational services, CTG saves multilateral organisations time and money. We handle all our clients’ HR related issues, so they are free to focus on their core services.

Visit www.ctg.org to find out more

Overview of position

CTG is looking for a qualified Satellite Technician for our operations. This role is being advertised for talent pool building purposes, once the project goes live, only those candidates that are shortlisted will be contacted.

Role objectives

Install, maintain & troubleshooting all the range of equipment & antennae associated with satellite earth stations & be familiar with monitoring & controls hardware & software tools. The equipment the staff will be tasked to install, operate & maintain includes but not limited to:

  • A full range of C - band & KU - band satellite earth stations.

  • These earth station include VSAT & standard terminals, both fixes & transportable in the range of 1.8 to 9 meters.

Working knowledge of:

  • Satellite C - band & KU - band RF terminals as HPA's, SSPA's, RF converters.

  • UP / down converters, transceivers, LNA, LNB & LNC.

  • IP based satellite systems.

  • Hands on familiarity with satellite terminals & related electronic equipment.

Experience in test equipment as:

  • Spectrum analyser, power & frequency, counter, data comms test set.

  • Experience in video conference equipment & relates interfaces.

  • Experience uninterruptible power supply & on line power supply.

The list of duties the staff would be expected to perform includes, but not limited to:

  • Satellite earth station installations, which will include construction & verification test with intelsat standards.

  • All cabling necessary, including outside plant, to interconnect the earth station to the PABX & other data terminal equipment.

  • On an as & when required basis, communications mast / tower rigging.

  • Maintenance of the cabling plant for the earth station.

  • Maintenance & operation of the earth station.

  • Standby Satellite Technician as when required.

Project reporting

This role reports to the line manager.

Key competencies
  • The Technician should have a working knowledge of intra & internetworking concepts in so far as it applies to telephony & data communications.

  • Must have at least 5 years working experience working on this type of equipment & in addition to having appropriate technical college certificates.

  • Must have a national drivers licence for a light motor vehicle.

  • Fluency in English, both written & oral is required.

Team management

This role has no team management responsibility.

Further information
  • This role is being advertised for talent pool building purposes, once the project goes live, only those candidates that are shortlisted will be contacted.

  • Qualified female candidates are encouraged to apply for this role.

· At no stage of the recruitment process will CTG ask candidates for a fee. This includes during the application stage, interview, assessment and training.
· CTG has a zero tolerance to Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (SEA) which is outlined in its Code of Conduct. Protection from SEA is everyone’s responsibility and all staff are required to adhere to CTG’s Code of Conduct at all times.