Department(s) Operations, TSS-E Range Sustainment, Fort Irwin, CA
Reports to Range operations manager / Direct supervisor.

Job Summary

The Electronic Technician Il works at Fort Irwin range and training area locations supported by the TSS-E Range Sustainment contract. Conducts preventive maintenance, troubleshoots failures, and repairs electronic devices and other range and training area support equipment.

Supports firing range tower computer systems and electrical equipment. This is a union position.

Summary of Essential Job Functions

  • Works on electronic devices and equipment on ranges and training areas, including radio and telephone equipment.
  • Reads and interprets electrical and hydraulic schematics.
  • Inspects and troubleshoots military target systems and associated equipment using provided test equipment.
  • Inspects and repairs all related equipment used on ranges and training areas.
  • Provides technical support with updated target systems.
  • Prepares and controls work orders and places required parts on provided maintenance and order forms.
  • Performs quality control functions on repaired systems.
  • Provides management with detailed updates on system status.
  • Performs duties as tower operator/computer operations on two different military computer programs.
  • Provides customer oriented safety of use instructions as required.
  • Presents classes and briefings to soldiers and other users, pertaining to safety or Range

Control related equipment.

  • Safeguards and maintains assigned Government and company property.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Supplementary Functions may include

    • Repairing berms, backstops, and trails and parking areas.
    • Repairing computer driven target systems.
    • Repairing target sheds, firing points and required signs.
    • Identifying location of required signs.
    • Knowledgeable in erosion control and effects on impact areas.
    • Housekeeping (cleaning office and customer service area).
    • Respond to after-hours device repair work orders.
    • Performs inspection on ranges and training areas to ensure safety and enforcement of Army

Minimum Requirements

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Verifiable two-year experience in electronics with the knowledge to comprehend; variable power supply systems, solar supply and distribution, battery maintenance, and shore power associated with range target systems.
  • Knowledgeable in basic supply issue/receive/storage functions.
  • Must have a working knowledge in the maintenance, troubleshooting and repair of hydraulic Electrical machinery.
  • Must have experience using tools required of a certified electrician and an Electronic repair technician to measure power; Demand, supply, load, and safe/efficient output.
  • Must understand the application and function of targets and associated equipment.
  • Must be computer literate to be able to operate range computer systems.
  • Must have a basic understanding of military range control and field training operations: familiar with military phraseology and acronyms; must know how to orient and read a military map to an eight-digit grid coordinate, and basic knowledge of military weapons and ammunition.
  • Knowledgeable in hazardous material/waste handling.
  • A valid California Class “C” Driver’s License.
  • Know how to use FM radio equipment.
  • Must be able to write and listen with comprehension to assist customers with range maintenance problems.
  • Ability to use and interpret Army Manuals.
  • Ability to use good judgment and common sense when performingjob functions.
  • Ability to follow written and oral instructions.
  • Ability to function under sometime stressful conditions.
  • Use mechanic’s hand tools, volt/ohm meters and other electrical/electronic measuring and testing instruments.
  • Steel toe safety boots to begin employment.

Physical Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, sit, talk, and hear and climb ladders. The employee is required to walk; use hands and fingers to feel, handle, or operate objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is required to drive civilian and military wheeled vehicles up to and including full-size trucks. The employee must lift and move up to 75 pounds. The employee is required to wear and use Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) appropriate to individual job tasks, including but not limited to safety boots, safety headgear, eye protection, and hand protection. The employee is required to work in frequent exposure to dust, desert pollen, and extreme heat and cold associated with desert environment and natural conditions existing on Fort Irwin.

Travel Requirements :

Within the boundaries of Fort Irwin and the National Training Center. Travel outside these boundaries is not anticipated.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities as needed.