Communication Systems Technician

Recruitment #092322-MFAA01-450100

Summary Statement

Technician will install emergency equipment and radios into First Responder's vehicles.  Technicians will troubleshoot equipment, repair damaged equipment and ensure quality assurance in every vehicle.  Technicians will provide customer service to resolve or ensure resolution to problems in diagnosis and assessment of repair.  Technicians must be familiar with databases to maintain records.  Technicians must be willing to work in a group setting.

Essential Functions

Essential functions are fundamental, core functions common to all positions in the class series and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties for any one position in the class. Since class specifications are descriptive and not restrictive, incumbents can complete job duties of similar kind not specifically listed here.
  • Installs, removes, repairs, modifies and aligns the state's communications systems and related equipment.
  • Tests communications equipment for correct responses of frequency, voltage, RF power, sensitivity, and other related test.
  • Uses a variety of specialized tools, test equipment and diagnostic tools to test, install, remove, repair, modify and align communications systems and electronic equipment.
  • Attends schools for specialized training in communications systems.
  • Keeps records of maintenance work, requisitioned parts, and related maintenance activities.

Job Requirements

JOB REQUIREMENTS for Communications Systems Technician
Applicants must have education, training and/or experience demonstrating competence in each of the following areas:
  1. Six months experience in using test equipment and diagnostic tools in troubleshooting communications systems equipment.
  2. Six months experience in soldering.
  3. Knowledge of operating communication systems equipment.
  4. Knowledge of components and configuration of communication systems equipment.
  5. Knowledge of installing and replacing communications systems equipment.
  6. Possession of a valid Driver's License (not suspended, revoked or cancelled, or disqualified from driving). 

Conditions of Hire

Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States. The State of Delaware Executive Branch participates in the Federal E-Verify system where the State will provide the federal government with each new hires Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S. For more information refer to our job seeker resources.

A satisfactory fingerprint-based background check administered by the Delaware State Police is required as a Condition of Hire.


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Selection Process

The application and supplemental questionnaire are evaluated based upon a rating of your education, training and experience as they relate to the job requirements of the position.  It is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application and the supplemental questionnaire to include dates of employment, job title and job duties.  For education and training, list name of educational provider, training course titles and summary of course content.   Narrative information supplied in response to the questions must be supported by the information supplied on the application including your employment, education and training history as it relates to the job requirements.

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Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process.  To request an auxiliary aid or service please call (302) 739-5458. TDD users should call the Delaware Relay Service Number 1-800-232-5460 for assistance.

The State of Delaware is an Equal Opportunity employer and values a diverse workforce. We strongly encourage and seek out a workforce representative of Delaware including race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression.