General Dynamics Mission Systems (https://gdmissionsystems.com/careers/)
Associate's degree in related discipline or equivalent is required plus a minimum of 1 year of relevant experience.
Department of Defense Secret security clearance must be able to obtain in a reasonable amount of time. Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.
Responsibilities for this Position
General Dynamics Mission Systems has an immediate opening for a LCS Mission Module Sustainment Technician at Naval Base Ventura County (NBVC) Port Hueneme, CA. This position provides an opportunity to further advance the cutting-edge technology that supports some of our nation’s core defense/intelligence services and systems. General Dynamics Mission Systems employees work closely with esteemed customers to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions.
The LCS DEPS Mission Module Maintenance Technician will engage in Maintenance, Mission Module Movements/Embarks and Debarks, Pre-embark Staging, Maintenance Planning, Fly-Away/Distance Support and Logistic Engineering Support. The candidate will perform a variety of duties in Corrective Maintenance, Emergent Repair, and Preventative Maintenance involving GDMS Mission Module support of the Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) program.
REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES AND TASKS:
- Assists in the development, implementation, installs, tests, modifies and/or operates complex equipment and systems
- Participates on the engineering work team and supports other team members in experimental design, materials, equipment setup/maintenance and related issues
- Installs and removes MM equipment on LCS ships
- Performs a variety of equipment/process operations involving an application or technical skills in a specific area (electrical, software, manufacturing, optical, etc.)
- Construct, modify, debug, test and adjust a variety of tools and equipment given appropriate drawings, parts and instructions
- Implements basic practical solutions for process improvement
- Conducts and documents experiments under guidance of senior technician
- Constructs basis tooling and fixtures to accomplish unique tasks
- Works under general supervision
The candidate will be based in Port Hueneme, Ca and will support the LCS platforms, including travel to other domestic ports and OCONUS ports as appropriate. The selected candidate will be expected to travel to support Littoral Combat Ships (LCS-class ships) and will work within the parameters and rules common to U.S. Naval vessels.
KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
This position will require the ability to work from tech manuals, vendor documentation, schematics, and engineering drawing to supports the ship’s maintenance efforts. The LCS DEPS Mission Module Maintenance Technician will be expected to be proficiency in test equipment operations, pin insertion/extraction methods, fiber repair, cable repair/rework, connector repair/rework, and basic soldering. Additional duties may be assigned, including but not limited to logistics, material, and safety responsibilities as it relates to the Mission Modules.
The LCS DEPS Mission Module Maintenance Technician will be expected to become completely familiar with their system, with the goal of becoming the Subject Matter Expert (SME).
PREFERRED DEGREE TYPES AND EXPERIENCE: US Navy 3M, Gun/Weapons systems maintenance experience with demonstrated leadership and technical ability is preferred.
General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) engineers a diverse portfolio of high technology solutions, products and services that enable customers to successfully execute missions across all domains of operation. With a global team of 13,000+ top professionals, we partner with the best in industry to expand the bounds of innovation in the defense and scientific arenas. Given the nature of our work and who we are, we value trust, honesty, alignment and transparency. We offer highly competitive benefits and pride ourselves in being a great place to work with a shared sense of purpose. You will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded. If who we are and what we do resonates with you, we invite you to join our high performance team!
General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce. EOE/Disability/Veteran