Field Service Engineer – Secret Clearance Required

Clearance Level
Field Engineering
Not Applicable, Iraq

REQ#: RQ119597

Travel Required: 75-100%
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular

Job Description Summary:

GDIT is seeking a Field Service Engineer in support of the IBD-SS program’s SWA area of operations. A Field Service Technician, Journeyman will perform maintenance, training, and work closely with military customers. Successful candidates will support our customer in creating capabilities and providing technical services, subject matter expertise, and software solutions and services for platforms such as the Integrated Base Defense (IBD) Kitting, Entry Control Point (ECP), This position desires an individual who has past experience performing mechanical, electronics, and IT Networking tasks as well as skills performing installs, de-installs, testing systems and components, and performing Preventive Maintenance actions on a variety of systems belonging to the Elevated Sensors family of systems to include ECP, BETSS-C, Cerberus, RDISS, Radar, PTP radio, television and other communications & surveillance equipment components. A strong background in IT networks and Network Security is also desired. CONUS training in various locations will be required prior to deployment.

Primary Duties:

  • Perform analyses of system operations

  • Operate hardware systems and components

  • Fault detection, isolation, and correction of hardware systems and individual components

  • Routine system maintenance and analysis functions including hardware configurations; adding, removing, and replacing hardware components; use of hardware and software diagnostic testing tools; reading of electronic circuit schematics; and repairing printed circuit boards

  • Perform sustainment and PMCS maintenance on the towers and payloads

  • Perform site surveys to determine type and placement of systems

  • Install and de-installs systems and their components and trains operators and end users

  • Update databases, informs Lead of job status and any issues encountered

  • Track and update work orders to include the replacement of parts component serial numbers removed and replaced

  • Travels via military/commercial conveyances to outlying areas

  • Use hand tools, power tools, and electronics measuring and test equipment Perform minor maintenance on generators such as changing oil and filter

  • Generate/produce data and reports

  • Interact and professionally exhibit customer service skills and be able to present a positive approach with customers and peers

  • Able to withstand physical demands of seasonal hot or cold temperatures and willing to live and operate in an austere environment

  • Provide solutions to problems and guidance to less experienced field engineers.

  • Provide guidance on different types of equipment and infrastructure maintenance.

  • Provide guidance and installs more advanced or new technologies based on the needs of the customer/client.

  • Provide guidance for assessing if equipment and systems meet compliance standards.

  • Provide guidance, reports findings, and provides solutions for any issues that halt progression.

  • Provide recommendations and solutions resulting from equipment assessments and checkups.

  • Provide training to internal and external groups on product features and specifications.

  • Strengthen and build client relationships by improving interaction with products.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Relevant and recent experience supporting Force Protection systems is highly desirable

  • Experience with RAID sensor systems to include Aerostats

  • Experience with BETSS-C suite of systems to include FPS, RDISS, and Cerberus

  • Ability to train operators in the use and maintenance of RAID and BETSS-C systems

  • Experience with FLIR Star Safire sensors

  • Experience utilizing COLTS (or similar such as RCLS) and operating within the GCSS-A environment

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, PowerPoint, and Excel

  • Import/Export (ITAR/EXIM) compliance experience

  • Experience in a rapid paced, time sensitive, high-quality environment

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills along with strong customer service

  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize commitments, and manage time effectively including attention to detail

  • Support up to an 84-hour Extended Work Week

  • Possesses a US passport that will not expire for at least 2 or more years and must have at least 4 consecutive blank pages for country visas

  • Must be capable of meeting standards of fitness for deployment to the SWA of Operations

  • Lift 50 lbs., climb ladders, and be able to work in a non-climate-controlled environment

  • Must have relevant certifications if applicable to contract requirements

  • Other duties as assigned

Education Required:

  • BA/BS + 5-8 years relevant experience (12 years’ experience in lieu of a degree)              

Security Clearance:

  • Must have an active and current US Secret security clearance (Must maintain secret clearance for position duration)


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.