Principal Technician, Field

Chesapeake, VA
May 18, 2017
Jun 30, 2017
Specialty Trades
Full Time
Fabricates, installs, maintains, and repairs electronic, mechanical, and/or other types of components and equipment.


 1. Installs, maintains, repairs, overhauls, troubleshoots, modifies, constructs and tests various types of electrical, electronic, and/or mechanical equipment and related devices.

 2. Applies technical knowledge of electronics principles in order to put equipment in operational condition and solve complex problems.

 3. Troubleshoots and corrects malfunctions using specialized test and diagnostic equipment.

 4. Modifies circuitry to improve performance.

 5. Makes recommendations for improvements or modifications to correct problems.

 6. Provides operation/maintenance instruction to customer personnel.

 7. Prepares operating and malfunction reports and related documentation.

 8. Works with engineering staff to determine and solve equipment design problems.

 9. Performs quality assurance testing of assemblies and equipment fabricated by other technicians.

 10. Provides work leadership to less-experienced technicians, and may have supervisory responsibility.

 11. Maintains current knowledge of relevant technologies as assigned.

 12. Participates in special projects as required.


13. Some travel CONUS and OCONUS required.

Education A) a high school degree, or a GED, and more than twenty (20) years of relevant experience, OR

B) a bachelor's degree in a relevant field and fifteen (15) years of relevant experience, OR

C) a master's degree in a relevant field and ten (10) years of relevant experience.

    Substantial subject matter expertise and experience with maintenance operation of and fault isolation in: hydraulic, mechanical, electronic, and electrical systems on the U.S. NAVY MK 45 Gun Mount.
 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.