NAWCWD IT Field Service Technician

Clearance Level
None
Category
Field Engineering
Location
Ridgecrest, California

REQ#: RQ58151

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular

Who we are: 
Come Join Our Team! GDIT is a government contractor providing professional and technical services to various government agencies (i.e. defense). We are currently looking for an IT Field Services Technician to join our winning team. The individual hired for this position will provide support for our government customer, Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division (NAWCWD). This is your opportunity to work in technically advanced, positive, and productive environment. You will provide technical support across the client site (and multiple buildings).

Job Description:

NAWCWD primarily operates in two Southern California locations: China Lake and Point Mugu, CA. China Lake Naval Weapons Station experienced earthquakes that caused damage to NAWCWD facilities. In order to provide improved service capabilities to current and future NAVAIR operations, NAWCWD is modernizing and optimizing the infrastructure that currently supports weapons development and testing activities.

Job skills / activities:

  • Provide Outside Cable Plant/Inside Cable Plant (OSP/ISP) Installation Support
  • Layer one infrastructure design, installation and troubleshooting.
  • Function as a team member performing data network installation (cabinets, switches, encryption equipment, fiber optic cable, copper cable, etc.).
  • Using facility maps and network diagrams, perform cable locates as required.
  • Install and/or perform emergency repair of fiber optic and copper cable, both underground and aerial applications. Must be able to work with Corning, Exfo, Fujikura, Sumitomo Air-Blown Fiber (ABF) and/or Fluke Networking equipment.
  • Operate hand tools utilized in building network back boards, communication closets, cabinets and cable trays as well as utilization of various ladders and lift equipment (i.e., scissor lift, boom lift and boom trucks). Work indoors in both confined spaces and elevated spaces, and outdoors in inclement weather, possessing the ability to lift a minimum of fifty (50) pounds.

Required Experience / Skills:

  • Minimum of five (5) years related experience (recent DOD experience, preferred)
  • Excellent customer service/customer interaction skills
  • Exceptional communication and documentation skills for trouble-shooting
  • Valid applicable certifications
  • Candidate must be an US Citizen with clearance eligibility
  • Proven track record of managing multiple priorities and completing tasks on-time  

Location

  • Ridgecrest, CA (Naval Air Weapons  Station China Lake)

For more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology has served as a trusted provider of information technology, systems engineering, training, and professional services to customers across federal, state, and local governments, and in the commercial sector. Over 40,000 GDIT professionals deliver enterprise solutions, manage mission-critical IT programs, and provide mission support services worldwide. 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.

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.

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.