Aegis SPY Radar Technician Professional (Hourly) - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

United States

Job Description:

  • Accept assignments that may require temporary technical assistance at sea on board US Navy ships in support of AEGIS Systems.
  • Travel extensively to Naval shipyards, up to 100%, to support ORDALT installations and technical assists CONUS and OCONUS.
  • Operate, maintain, align, troubleshoot and repair SPY-1D, SPY-1D(V), & MMSP Transmitter Equipment and Fire Control Systems (FCS) on board US Navy Aegis Class destroyers (DDG-51 through DDG-90, DDG-91 through DDG-112, DDG-113 and follow on systems) utilizing state-of-the-art test equipment and operational readiness test systems.
  • Participate in the installation and planning phase of shipboard equipment.
  • Analyze equipment failures to determine root cause in order to then recommend and implement corrective action.
  • Perform ordnance alterations (ORDALT) and change incorporation notices (CIN) to the radar.
  • Perform intricate backplane and chassis wiring modifications as well as mechanical modifications to all FCS & SPY hardware.
  • Prepare and submit reports of equipment discrepancies and possible solutions.
  • Provide guidance and training to Navy technicians on all facets of the SPY radar and MK99 FCS.
  • Devise and implement preventive maintenance programs and actively keep performance and maintenance records on equipment.

Required Skills:
  • Experience working with the AEGIS Weapon System
  • Aegis “C” School on AEGIS SPY-1D & SPY-1D(V) Transmitters.
  • Aegis “C” School on AEGIS FCS Transmitters & DCC MK15
  • Working knowledge of electronics, tools and test equipment.
  • Working knowledge of radar coolant systems and repair of same.
  • Working knowledge of and experience working around high voltage.
  • Complete understanding and application of Radar concepts and principles.
Desired Skills:
  • Personal Computer knowledge with extensive experience in word processing and spreadsheet creation.
  • Knowledge of electronics, RF principles and calculations, digital and analog principles and the ability to troubleshoot these areas.
  • Experience working on SPY Transmitter variants & FCS Transmitters.
  • Wire wrap and soldering skills, general hand tool use and electrical tool uses.
  • Prior experience working overseas on international assignments.
  • Prior experience working on board US Navy Ships.
  • Able to communicate with peers, superiors and customers in a positive manner.
  • Possess technical writing skills to generate weekly status reports to Program Management.
Required Education:
Candidates for a Field Engineer should have at least two years’ experience with a related Bachelors degree in electronics, OR the equivalent additional experience. U S Navy certification in Fire Control Navy Enlisted Codes (NECs) is highly desirable.

Must be Able to Obtain a Secret Clearance

Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.