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Radio Communications Engineer Technician I


Salt Lake City, UT, United States


Jun 19, 2023



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Works with the rest of the Communications Engineering group to install, maintain, troubleshoot, and repair communications equipment in all UTA vehicles equipped with onboard technology. Assists in long- and short-term needs planning for land-based and mobile communications network. Assists communication engineering in determining RF coverage for UTA communications systems by using specialized software and equipment. Troubleshoots down to the device level as needed. Travels to remote sites as needed for repairs and/or preventative maintenance.

This is a Career Ladder Position.


  • Associates Degree in Electronics or at least four years working with electronic communication systems.
  • Must be able to become certified as an Authorized Climber.


  • Working experience with Land Mobile Radio, installing electronic equipment in vehicles, and troubleshooting/repairing electronic systems to device or board level.


  • Demonstrated proficiency with Digital Multi-meter, Spectrum Analyzer, and Oscilloscope.
  • Excellent written and oral skills

Must have a valid Utah driver's license with no more than 4 moving violations in the past 3 years. Cannot have more than 1 violation of driving under the influence of alcohol, any drug, or the combined influence of any alcohol or any drug, within the last 10 years.

Must be able to pass BCI, FBI, and UCJIS background check.
This job requires regular and predictable attendance.

- OR -
An equivalent combination or relevant education and experience.

Pay Rate: $26.202 per hour

UTA’s benefits package for full-time administrative employees includes:

  • Health, dental, vision, life/AD&D, short-term and long-term disability insurance (eligible after 30 days of employment), with Flexible Spending and Dependent Care accounts.
  • Health and Wellness Clinics for on-site medical care at no cost to employees, spouses, and dependent children.
  • 22 days of accrued paid time off (13 vacation days and 9 sick days), which increases with tenure at UTA
  • 10 paid holidays and two paid (2) floating holidays per year.
  • Retirement options - Pension Plan with 5-year vesting schedule and 457 Contribution Plan, available for immediate contributions and company matching.
  • Generous tuition reimbursement for higher education, available for both bachelor’s and master’s degree.
  • Training, development, and career advancement opportunities.
  • Paid parental leave for birth, adoption, and child placement (after 12 months of employment).
  • Free transit passes for employee, spouse, and dependent children.
  • Employee assistance program – includes counseling, legal services, financial planning, etc.
  • UTA Well – a comprehensive wellness program designed to support employees and dependents in their health and wellness goals.
  • Free on-site fitness facilities and discounted membership to VASA Fitness.
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