Navy Boat Driver - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

San Diego
United States


SAIC is seeking to hire a Navy Test Boat Driver/Mechanical Assembly Technician in San Diego, CA.

Job Duties:
  • Support assembly, integration, and testing of a large mechanical systems
  • Coordinating pre-deployment test briefs
  • Conducting equipment and vessel check during and after test evolutions.
  • Operation of small boats to support project testing
  • Supporting logistics efforts to ensure project success.
  • Fabrication of test fixtures and deployment mechanisms
  • Performing routine maintenance checks on project equipment


Required Education, Clearance and Experience:

  • High School Diploma and five (5) years’ experience OR Associates Degree and three (3) years’ experience
  • Active DoD SECRET clearance
  • 2 years of experience as a Deck Hand in rigging and deck equipment for deployment and retrieval in a maritime/water borne environment.

Desired Qualifications

  • 1 year demonstrated experience holding a boat coxswain or captain qualification from a military or civilian source 
  • Knowledge of crane and rigging operations and have the ability to rig hardware for crane lifts
  • Experience operating a man-lift is a plus
  • Experience with tower-climbing is a plus
  • Experience operating forklifts is a plus
  • Familiar with MS Office products, to include Word, Excel, and Power Point