IBD-SS NIIS Field Service Technician/Engineer - Secret Clearance Required

Clearance Level
Field Engineering
Kuwait City, Kuwait
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success

Circuit Boards

Hardware Configurations

New Installations

Power Tools

System Operations

REQ#: RQ174377
Public Trust: None
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

Seize your opportunity to make a personal impact as a NIIS Field Engineer supporting the PM FPS emerging requirements to support the warfighter to enhance Force Protection against Vehicle and Personnel Improvised various devices.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a NIIS Field Engineer you will help ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work depends on NIIS Field Engineer joining our team to support the mission of the Warfighter who will be performing mechanical and electronics, on both the radiation and Backscatter technology and Non-Intrusive Inspection System family of systems 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 Non-Intrusive Inspection Systems supporting the Warfighter.

How you will make an impact to the mission as a NIIS Field Service Technician/Engineer:

  • Must be capable of performing analyses of system operations

  • Must have experience with the Non-Intrusive Inspection System family of systems. 

  • Must have knowledge of and experience in the operations of hardware systems and components

  • Must have experience in fault detection, isolation, and correction of hardware systems and individual components

  • Must be capable of 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

  • Performs sustainment and PMCS maintenance on the system and vehicle chassis

  • Performs site surveys to determine type and placement of systems

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

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

  • Tracks and updates work orders to include the replacement of parts component serial numbers removed and replaced

  • May travels via military/commercial conveyances to outlying areas

  • Skilled using hand tools, power tools, and electronics measuring and test equipment

  • Ability to perform minor maintenance on vehicles and generators such as changing oil and filter

  • Must have the ability to generate/produce data and reports

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

  • Other duties as assigned

What you'll need to be successful:

  • Must be willing to support up to an 84-hour Extended Work Week or work week assigned to PDY or TDY work week based on mission requirements including travel within SWA as required

  • Must be capable of meeting standards of fitness for deployment to the SWA of Operations and be able to withstand physical demands of seasonal hot or cold temperatures and willing to live and operate in an austere environment with the ability to lift 50 lbs., climb ladders, and be able to work in a non-climate-controlled environment and may travels via military/commercial conveyances to outlying areas to support mission

  • Must be able to successfully be capable of meeting standards of fitness for deployment to the SWA of Operation and yearly while residing on contract in SWA

  • 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

  • BA/BS + 5-8 years relevant experience (12 years experience in lieu of a degree)US Secret Security Clearance Required

  • On Customer Site

  • Must have required PPE equipment required for SWA (Southwest Asia and other IBD-SS locations OCONUS)

  • Travel and PDY locations may include but not limited to boat, convoy etc.

GDIT is your place:

  • 401K with company match

  • Comprehensive health and wellness packages

  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career

  • Professional growth opportunities including paid education and certifications

  • Cutting-edge technology you can learn from

  • Rest and recharge with paid vacation and holidays

Work Requirements
Years of Experience

5 + years of related experience

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


Travel Required



U.S. Citizenship Required

Salary and Benefit Information

The likely salary range for this position is $76,500 - $103,500. This is not, however, a guarantee of compensation or salary. Rather, salary will be set based on experience, geographic location and possibly contractual requirements and could fall outside of this range.
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About Our Work

We are GDIT. A global technology and professional services company that delivers consulting, technology and mission services to every major agency across the U.S. government, defense and intelligence community. Our 30,000 experts extract the power of technology to create immediate value and deliver solutions at the edge of innovation. We operate across 30 countries worldwide, offering leading capabilities in digital modernization, AI/ML, Cloud, Cyber and application development. Together with our clients, we strive to create a safer, smarter world by harnessing the power of deep expertise and advanced technology.

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.