Mq 1 Mq 9 Ground Control Station Technician resume example with 3+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -

Skilled RF transmission systems Journeyman with great troubleshooting skills, leadership, and motivation.

  • Four years of military experience
  • Hold active TS/SCI security clearance
  • Superior troubleshooting skills
  • Strong Leadership
  • Good knowledge of RF theory and SATCOM theory
  • quick learner
  • Experience with Cisco routers
  • Tower climbing certified

Awarded the Air Force Achievement Medal on 24 April 2013 for distinguishing myself for outstanding achievement as a deployed Ground Control Station Technician, 3d Expeditionary Special Operations Squadron

409th Air Expeditionary Group, Niamey,Niger. During this time I supported MQ-1B maintenance operations in direct assistance to our nation's special operations forces. Also while deployed I spearheaded the placement of 2 ground C-band antennas correcting weak signal strength issues by 22 percent.

2011 to 06/2014
MQ-1/MQ-9 Ground Control Station technician US Air Force City, STATE,

perform/supervise wireless radio and satellite systems and equipment maintenance activities. Oversees work in progress and reviews completed repairs for sound maintenance practices. Establishes requirements for maintenance equipment, support equipment, tools, and spare parts. Requisitions, accounts for, and turns in supplies and material. Interpret inspection findings and determines adequacy of corrective action. Review and ensures compliance with maintenance management publications and procedures. Identify maintenance problem areas and recommends corrective action. Recommends methods to improve equipment performance and maintenance procedures. Evaluate justification and practicability of proposed modifications. Develops and enforces safety standards for ground RF system maintenance activities.

Inspect wireless radio/satellite communications activities. Determine equipment operational status. Serves on teams to evaluate transmission systems activities. Interpret inspection findings submitted by other inspecting activities, and initiates corrective action. Determine adequacy of corrective action. Check installed and repaired components for compliance with technical publications.

Resolves installation, repair, overhaul, and modification problems associated with communications equipment. Employs orbiting communication satellite, line-of-sight, and tropospheric scatter techniques. Conducts tests to restore and maintain systems. Uses anti-jam equipment and techniques to neutralize effects of communication jamming. Uses layout drawings, schematics, and pictorial diagrams to solve maintenance problems. Analyzes construction and operating characteristics of equipment to determine source of malfunction. Performs intricate alignment and calibration procedures to ensure maximum operating efficiency. Determines repair procedures necessary to correct defective equipment.

Installs ground radio, satellite, and telemetry communications equipment. Consults layout drawings to ensure equipment is properly positioned. Checks equipment for serviceability prior to installation. Assembles, connects, secures, and interconnects components such as transmitters, power supplies, and antenna assemblies. Tests installed equipment for proper assembly of components and compliance with technical orders. Places in operation and tunes, adjusts, and aligns components to obtain maximum operating efficiency. Identifies and locates Radio Frequency interference sources.

Performed scheduled maintenance and troubleshooting on two Ground Control Stations for remotely piloted aircraft. Ensured sortie safety and fully mission capable both deployed and state side.

Expected in
Bachelor of Science: Aeronautics
Embry riddle - Clovis, NM
Expected in
Associate of Applied Science: Information Technology
Community College of the Air Force - ,

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School Attended

  • Embry riddle
  • Community College of the Air Force

Job Titles Held:

  • MQ-1/MQ-9 Ground Control Station technician


  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Applied Science

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