DC - Wing Communications Engineer


Application Deadline




Meeting Location:  1155 Barnes Blvd.   JB Lewis-McChord, WA  98438


The Wing Communications Engineer reports to the Wing Director of Communications.  Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:


·         Testing and measurements of radio communications equipment

·         Transmitter servicing, testing or maintenance adjustments

·         Programming of radio equipment

·         Perform maintenance on repeaters. Standard functions are basic installation, including connection of standard power, ground and antenna connections; fabrication of RF and grounding cables; measurement of modulation, forward power, reflected power, transmitter frequency, and receiver sensitivity; setting squelch and authorized power; and basic “housekeeping” including routine cleaning, tightening connectors, etc. 

·         A working knowledge of CAP regulations and other directives in the 60 &100 series 


At the time you are assigned this position you must:

  • Have completed Level II and ICUT
  • Hold at least a Technician Rating in the Communications Specialty Track
  • Possess a General Radiotelephone Operator License or equivalent certification. The National Association of Business/Emergency Radio (NABER) certificate, Association of Public Safety Communications Officers (APCO) certificate, or Society of Broadcast Engineers (SBE) certificate are examples of acceptable certification. Persons in certain military specialties may also be authorized to service CAP communications equipment.
  • Have the ability and willingness to travel, at sometimes short notice, to remote locations.  A CAP COV may be provided for such travel, if available.
  • Possess a valid state and CAP driver’s license
  • Be Safety Education current
  • Possess enthusiasm for CAP


This position is open to any CAP member who meets the qualifications above and is not limited to only members of WAWG Headquarters Staff.


To apply for this position:
Log in to:  www.wawg.cap.gov  and select “Apply for Staff or Command”.  Complete the on-line application no later than the deadline shown above.  You will be prompted to upload the following:

        A cover letter stating why you should be selected for this position;

        A resume stating your experience and qualifications for this position.