Apprentice Technical Training

Clearance Level
Great Lakes, Illinois
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success



Operational Amplifiers

Technical Training

REQ#: RQ142611
Public Trust: NACLC (T3)
Requisition Type: Regular
Your Impact

Own your opportunity to work with the largest government agency in the nation. Make an impact by advancing the Department of Defense’s mission to keep our country safe and secure.

Job Description

Description: This individual will be an Electronic Technician / Fire Controlman subject matter expert/instructor as part of a multi instructor workforce providing instruction in the courses described below.  This individual will report to the Instructor Leader at Naval Station Great Lakes, IL.  This individual must have a minimum of three  years of instructing experience to include:  AC/DC circuits topics include AC test equipment; Kirchhoff’s laws; multimeter measurements; Ohm’s law; parallel circuits; resistors, current, and voltage; resonance; RL and RC circuits; series circuits; transformers; troubleshooting; and voltage division. Electronic circuit’s topics include bridge circuits, diodes, electron tube circuits, full- and half-wave rectifiers, operational amplifiers, oscillators, power supplies, pulse circuits, transistors, troubleshooting, and Zener diodes. Digital electronics topics include basic microprocessors, binary system, combinational logic, counters, digital logic functions, flip-flops, octal and hexadecimal systems, registers, and sequential circuits. Electronic communications topics include broadcast systems, electromagnetic propagation, frequency spectrum, networks, satellite systems, telecommunications terminology, telephone systems, and transducers. Microprocessors topics include binary mathematics operations, computer input/output interfacing, data register timing operations, digital computer circuits, micro-computer system hardware and software components, microprocessor architectures, and microprocessor brand and model characteristics. Fiber optics and cabling topics include conductor troubleshooting and repair, data cable fault isolation, light emitting diode (LED) and laser light sources, light sources and optical detectors, optical signal transmission, printed circuit board connections, signal and multimode optical fibers, soldering, and wire wrap. Electronic systems troubleshooting and maintenance topics include block diagrams; general safety concepts; mechanical safety marking requirements; mechanical, electrical, and electromagnetic safety procedures; schematics; signal flow considerations; static electricity safety concepts; tag-out operations; test equipment explanation and usage; troubleshooting concepts and extensive practice sessions; and wiring diagrams. Industrial safety topics include electromechanical safety parameters, electronic and electrical safety parameters, emergency procedures, handling equipment safety, mechanical safety parameters, and proper hand tool usage procedures. Rotating machines topics include AC and DC motor construction principles, motor control block diagrams, motor voltage and current measurements tools, proportional-integral-derivative (PID) control theory, pulse width modulated (PWM) motor control, rotating machine application principles, safe maintenance procedures, and series and shunt field motor windings. Radar systems topics include alignment and maximum power output concepts, auxiliary systems, radar cavities and frequency generation, radar system components, radar theory, radar wavelength and impacts on waveguide lengths, receiver and transmitter block diagrams, and standing wave ratios. Industrial electronics topics include control concepts, DIAC, diodes, feedback systems, motors, operational amplifiers, PID algorithms, safety, servos and synchro’s, Thrysistors, transistors, TRIAC, unijunction transistor (UJT), and Zener diodes.

Methods of Instruction:  include audiovisual materials, classroom exercises, computer-based training, laboratory, lecture, and practical exercises. General course topics include DC and AC circuits and motors; solid state electronics; radar transmitters, receivers, and antennas; fiber optic cable and connections; maintenance procedures; electronic test equipment; and electrical equipment safety.

Methods of Assessment: Methods of assessment include quizzes, performance rubrics (checklists), examinations, essays, and performance tests.

Additionally the candidate should be an expert in the delivery of both classroom and practical lab instruction.

Required Qualification:

  • Three Years Instructor Experience

Preferred Experience:

  • Master Training Specialist
  • NEC 9502/805A
  • NAVEDTRA 131/132 curriculum development

Work Requirements
Years of Experience

3 + years of related experience

* may vary based on technical training, certification(s), or degree


Construction Mechanic " C " - Naval Technical Training Command

Travel Required

Less than 10%


U.S. Citizenship Required

About Our Work

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

COVID-19 Vaccination

GDIT does not have a vaccination mandate applicable to all employees. To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, however, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements.

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