Electronic Engineer Associate (CREW) - Kuwait (Secret Clearance Required)

Clearance Level
Electronics Engineering
Kuwait City, Kuwait

REQ#: RQ103760

Travel Required: 10-25%
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular

GDIT has an exciting opportunity available for a Counter Radio-Controlled Improvised Explosive Device (RCIED) Electronic Warfare (CREW) Electronic Engineer, Associate at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait. Must have a current and active Secret clearance.

The role will be as a CREW Electronics Technician to work at the front end of the delivery of our operation. This position requires individuals who are self-motivated, suitably experienced, qualified, and able to follow instructions clearly but also able to make command decisions on the spot in order to achieve the aims of the organization. Specific systems may include AN/VLQ-12 CREW Duke system, vehicle-mounted Duke V2, Warlock jammers, Duke V3 vehicle-mounted jammer, and Ground Auto-Targeting Observation/Reactive Jammer (GATOR) V2. This position can require the conduct of work in the outdoors with a potential exposure to extreme climatic conditions including frequent dust storms, and high temperatures – up to 130F degrees in the summer months.  

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT:  This position requires eligibility to obtain a Kuwaiti Work Permit.  Effective January 1, 2021, Kuwait will not issue a Work Permit to an individual who is 60 years of age or older and has only a high school education.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Perform all aspects of CREW and GATOR systems troubleshooting and repair to include communications-electronics and EW systems.
  • Performs inspections of system components, preventive maintenance, testing and troubleshooting of modules and circuit cards to the lowest replaceable unit (LRU)/component.
  • Perform logistic support requirements such as research, and equipment and spare part inventories.
  • Perform operational test and return to service checks.
  • Read and interpret schematic and engineering drawings and diagrams.
  • Develop integration plans and perform hardware integrations.
  • Maintain strong attention to detail.
  • Maintain a positive attitude and work as a member of a cohesive team as well as independently.
  • Interact with all levels of the organization in a professional, diplomatic, and tactful way. 
  • Multi-task efficiently and work in a fast pace environment on multiple projects.
  • Work with minimal supervision, documents maintenance tasks via local or web- based reporting system, provides system functional briefings to customer and supervisor.
  • Train personnel at the installation site in proper use of highly specialized electronic equipment.
  • Performs all other duties assigned.
  • May be required to go TDY to multiple locations within SWA.
  • Majority of time spent providing repairs in a shop environment and at the customer location.

The Ideal Candidate must have:

  • An active U.S. Government SECRET clearance.
  • BS or 4 years Military/Technical Experience.
  • Candidate must have 2+ years remaining on passport.
  • Passport must obtain 6 blank pages together.
  • Ability to successfully complete CRC (medically/physically) and deploy.
  • Valid driver's license.
  • Valid US Passport.
  • Knowledge of radio frequency (RF) theory and principle, and the effects of CREW systems operating in an electronic countermeasures environment.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office software products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Ability to meet internal paperwork requirements.

The Ideal Candidate will have:

  • Background in EW and Jamming systems.
  • At least two years experience in EW or EW-related activities.
  • Experience in the operation of a Counter RCIED CREW system.
  • Experience planning vehicle movements, with vehicles equipped with CREW systems, fixed-site systems, and dismount systems, and understanding insurgent Improvised Explosive (IED) emplacement tactics.
  • Ability to develop Techniques, Tactics, and Procedures (TTPs) for deploying vehicles equipped with CREW systems based on the national, local, and immerging Remote Controlled Improvised Explosive Device (RCIED) threat.
  • Experience with various COMSEC equipment and configurations.
  • Experience in interpreting system drawings, electronic schematics, network drawings, engineering drawings.
  • Capable of performing analysis of system operations and performing training.
  • Experience troubleshooting, fault finding, and repair of electronic equipment.
  • Experience with communications analyzers (service monitors) spectrum analyzers, and volt meters.
  • Experience working in hostile and austere environments.
  • Experience in Customer support.
  • Experience in stock control and asset management.

Desirable Skills/Qualifications:

  • U.S. Navy NEC or Army EW MOS or Functional Area course.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of ECM systems.
  • Experience as a Courier of Sensitive COMSEC Equipment and CRYPTO.
  • DoD Electronic Warfare school certification.
  • Graduate of a Department of Defense Electronic Warfare Course.
  • Experience in a forward-facing customer support role.
  • Excellent customer presence as well as verbal and written communication skills, writing system documentation documents, and communications involving system installation and operation.

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