October 27, 2016 Southwestern New Hampshire District Fire Mutual Aid System is looking to fill the position of full-time radio technician. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package. Interested personnel should send a resume to Chief Philip J Tirrell, PO Box 443, Keene, NH 03431 no later than November 18th 2016

Job duties:

Installs, tests, repairs, and maintains base, mobile, and portable two-way radios and accessory equipment. Installs and maintains electronic surveillance and security systems. Installs, repairs and maintains microwave radio and multiplex equipment, both analog and digital, and point to point communications systems. Installs and maintains public address systems, radar equipment, earphone systems, intercom systems, electronic sirens, emergency warning lights, telephone systems, cellular phones, computers, and other equipment and systems. May operate and maintain mobile electronic service shop truck or other service vehicle. Modifies existing equipment to meet present needs. Assists in the planning and designing of new installations, systems, and equipment. Checks frequencies and solves interference problems. Provides technical expertise in the consideration of equipment and system needs and concerns. Repairs and maintains test equipment. Periodically checks reliability of equipment. Attends training and reads publications to remain current in electronic technology. Provides assistance to co-workers in specific situations. Maintains logs and prepares reports. Maintains inventory of equipment and parts. Performs related work as assigned The job duties require an employee to move heavy objects.

Working Conditions:

Work is performed in the field and in an office or shop, and may require frequent travel as well as the transport of heavy equipment and exposure to high voltage power sources. Some jobs require an employee to work on high structures. Must be willing to climb to heights in excess of 100 feet Some jobs require an employee to be exposed to inclement weather conditions. Some jobs require an employee to be exposed to hazardous work environments. Some jobs require an employee to work where there is a significant chance of injury.


Knowledge of the principles of two-way radio communication. Knowledge of the design principles of radio equipment. Knowledge of closed circuit surveillance, monitoring, and security systems and equipment. Knowledge of two-way radio equipment, components and systems. Knowledge of earphone, telephone, and cellular telephone systems and equipment. Knowledge of the principles of microwave radio and multiplex communications systems. Knowledge of solid state electronics, the operational design of circuits, and electronic testing equipment. Knowledge of digital technology. Knowledge of state and federaltwo-way radio regulations. Knowledge of safety procedures, techniques and equipment. Knowledge of the common causes of failure that occur in radio transmitting and receiving equipment. Knowledge of the principles of antenna design and construction. Knowledge of current developments in the field of communications. Ability to remove and install two-way radios, sirens, radar units,telephones, and other equipment. Ability to use computers and Microsoft office suite Ability to read and use schematic diagrams. Ability to apply rules and guidelines to specific situations. Ability to interconnect electronic components into a functional system. Ability to adapt electronic components and equipment for specific uses. Ability to use electronic testing equipment and hand tools. Ability to complete and maintain records and forms. Ability to maintain an inventory of equipment and parts. Ability to drive vehicles associated with the work. Ability to communicate effectively. Ability to maintain favorable public relations.