Principal Technician, Field

Chesapeake, VA
Jan 12, 2017
Apr 25, 2017
Specialty Trades
Full Time
Performing as a certified MK-41 Vertical Launching System (VLS) Test Director (TD) or Systems Maintenance Technician (SMT), responsibilities will include all areas of operation, testing maintenance and repair of the MK-41 Vertical Launching System and all related equipment.  Work is generally guided by pre-approved MK-41 VLS Procedures and may require input to develop and recommend procedure corrective actions or improvements.  May perform as a team lead or as part of a team during shipboard equipment removals, installations, testing, and/or repairs.  Ability to coordinate field engineering teams shipboard or in a shipyard environment and resolve scheduling and technical conflicts with customers, vendors and suppliers.  Ability to solve technical problems where investigation and troubleshooting is required.  High level of analytical ability to analyze and correct deficiencies on mechanical and electrical equipment.  Applies technical knowledge of electronics principals in order to put equipment in operational condition and solve complex problems.  Troubleshoots and corrects malfunctions using specialized test and diagnostic equipment.  Provides work leadership to less-experienced technicians.  Maintains current knowledge orf relevant technologies as assigned. This position requires TD or SMT with ISEA/FSR certification.

Education Associates Degree in a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical certifications or training, or work experience.

Qualifications 8-10 years of directly related experience supporting engineering operations. 

  As a trusted systems integrator for more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology provides information technology (IT), systems engineering, professional services and simulation and training to customers in the defense, federal civilian government, health, homeland security, intelligence, state and local government and commercial sectors.With approximately 32,000 professionals worldwide, the company delivers IT enterprise solutions, manages large-scale, mission-critical IT programs and provides mission support services.GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.