• U.S. Embassy in Kuwait Careers | Radio Technician

    U.S. Embassy in Kuwait Careers | Radio Technician

    Location: Kuwait City, Kuwait

    Job Description

    The U.S. Mission in Kuwait is seeking eligible and qualified applicants for the position of a Radio Technician to work in the International Broadcasting Bureau Station located at Umm Al-Rimam, 40 miles north of Kuwait City

    Duties and Responsibilities

    Your main responsibilities in this role include the following:

    • Configures and operates various high powered transmitters, to include Medium Wave (MW), Shortwave (SW), Frequency Modulated (FM) units and associated equipment.

    • Operates and adjusts all master control room equipment as required to ensure optimum program levels and accurate transmitter frequency.

    • Monitors operating conditions of transmitters and records on meter logs.

    • Performs detailed inspection of transmitters after use.

    • Operates Satellite systems with associated equipment.

    • Performs scheduled maintenance on all transmitters and associated equipment, including air and water cooling systems, switch gears, antenna tuning houses, and remote control systems.

    • Performs scheduled maintenance on satellite systems together with associated equipment.

    • Performs scheduled maintenance on all power tools and equipment, test instruments, ATU’s window-type air-conditioners, and station internal lighting.

    • Performs and records scheduled Proof of Performance (POP) measurements on all transmitters and associated audio equipment, RF impedance measurement of network circuits to include antennas and transmission lines, to ensure all systems are operating within established specifications.

    Job Requirements

    • Open to the public, All Interested Candidates / All Sources and Third Country Nationals

    • Two years of experience, which includes the ability and skills to perform maintenance on complex electronic systems.

    • Experienced in performing scheduled and unscheduled maintenance on complex electronic equipment.

    • Completion of High School education, plus two years post high school vocational training in electronics technology.

    • Level 3 English (Reading/Writing/Speaking). Language skills will be tested.

    • Extensive knowledge of electronic theory as it applies to the maintenance and operation of high power transmitting systems and satellite systems and knowledge of technical aspects of digital electronics and digital communication techniques.

    • Proficiency in the use of various hand/power tools and laboratory type test/measuring instruments.

    • Competent in reading electronics and electrical drawings.

    Job Details

    Company/Organization: U.S. Embassy in Kuwait

    Employment Type: Full-time

    Job Location: Kuwait City, Kuwait

    Salary/Compensation: KWD KD11,079 - KWD KD16,188