AECOM Communications Engineering Tech IV in Virginia Beach, Virginia

Requisition/Vacancy No. 144109BR

Position Title Communications Engineering Tech IV

Job Category Military Support

Business Line Government

Country United States of America

State/Province/Region USA - Virginia

City Virginia Beach

Why Choose AECOM? AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World’s Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients’ projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at

About the Business Line


AECOM works with national and local governments around the world to manage and support critical programs in the areas of defense, security and intelligence; energy and climate change; environmental cleanup and waste management; infrastructure development, protection and resilience; and international development. Our global operations and connected expertise enable us to provide cutting-edge, relevant and cost-effective solutions that help our clients safeguard and enrich society and the world we live in.

Job Summary

Maintain, repair, and improve RF, telephone, voice distribution, and TCP/IP network communication systems and their associated equipment. Applies comprehensive technical knowledge to solve complex problems by interpreting manufacturers’ manuals or similar documents. Work typically requires detailed understanding of the interrelationships of RF system diagnostics and circuits, uses complex test instruments such as spectrum analyzers, multi-meters, communication analyzers, and computer analytical equipment.

Provides technical guidance and on-the-job-training to lower-level technicians. Ensures all personal are assigned to task for which they are qualified. Identifies training requirements to training specialist and monitors training accomplishment. Interfaces with other personal outside of the communications department to ensure coordination of requirements, services, and tasking. Interfaces with work center supervisor to prioritize requirements, and tasking. They will support special tests, evaluations, equipment relocations, and new equipment installations as required along with performing organizational, intermediate, and depot-level maintenance on assigned equipment. Updates documentation to record new equipment installed, new sites, and changes to communications system configurations.

Work requires familiarity with the interrelationships of equipment and judgment in planning work sequence and in selecting tools and testing instruments.

Documents maintenance actions in IEMS and configuration changes in CCMS.

Acts as the Communications Department Lead in absence of the Communications Department Lead.


Minimum Requirements

Formal classroom education equivalent to Navy "C" School or vocational school with formal training in the field of electronic equipment maintenance or Computer Networking Systems

Five years’ experience in the following areas:

  • Digital/analog signal processing;

  • Communications equipment (VHF, UHF, microwave, fiber-optic);

  • Digital computer systems;

  • Test equipment;

  • RF signal processing;

  • Antennas;

  • RF systems;

  • Multiplexer equipment;

  • Antenna systems;

  • VOIP;

  • Cryptographic operations

  • Primary and secondary power equipment;

Must have and maintain a current Secret-level security clearance.

Must maintain Safety at Heights climber certification. (Within 6 months of hire date)

Must maintain COMSEC certification. (Within 6 months of hire date)

Must possess a valid state Driver’s License.

Must maintain current CPR/First Aid certification. (Within 6 months of hire date)

Must meet requirements of the DoD 8570 for IAT level II

Preferred Qualifications Local candidatee

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow.

AECOM is an equal opportunity employer and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here at to view the EEO Is The Law poster.