Performs moderately complex technical functions in support of engineering activities such as set up operation, maintenance, modification, circuit testing, calibration and troubleshooting of electronic or electro-mechanical components and systems, experimental design circuitry, prototype models or specialized test equipment.
Works from schematics, diagrams, written and verbal instructions.
Conducts various test or experiments which may require minor modification in test setups or procedures as well as subjective judgments in measurement; selects, sets up, and operates standard test equipment and records test data. Maintains an engineering notebook to properly document test results and collaborates with the Technical Writing team to generate test and evaluation reports.
Diagnoses and isolates malfunctions, and makes necessary repairs.
Successful candidate will be required to test, troubleshoot, and repair electronic and mechanical equipment to the component level.
Follows specific layout and scientific diagrams to construct and package components, sub-units, or simple models or adapts standard equipment.
Repairs or modifies cables and equipment returned by operational users or by personnel in the associated test and development laboratories.
Maintains current knowledge of relevant technologies as assigned.
Uses judgment and initiative to recognize inconsistencies or gaps in data and seeks sources to clarify information.
Participates in special projects as required
Specific responsibilities include
Testing, troubleshooting, and repairing Torpedo Defense electronic and mechanical equipment to the component level.
Generating Test and Inspection Reports to document testing, troubleshooting, and repair actions.
Reviewing and commenting on system test procedures.
Associates Degree in an Engineering or Engineering Technology field desired, but not required.
3-5 years of related experience fabricating, maintaining and repairing electronic components. Component-level troubleshooting and repair preferred.
Military experience desired, but not required.
Navy experience operating and maintaining the AN/SLQ-25 NIXIE Surface Ship Torpedo Defense system highly desired, but not required.
Skills and Abilities
Comprehensive knowledge of the principles, methods, and techniques used in the fabrication, testing, and modification of electronic components.
Knowledge of and ability to use the related tools, equipment, and systems.
Effective organizational skills.
Ability to follow written and oral instructions.
Must be able to read and interpret schematic diagrams.
Must be able to follow detailed troubleshooting instructions.
Must be able to work independently and with others.
Must be able to work on-board ships in industrial environments, as required.
Ability to lift up to 50 lbs., climb ladders and stairs, squat, and reach for warehoused material.
Candidate must be able to wear safety hat, safety glasses, hearing protection, safety shoes, and other Personal Protective Equipment as required.
This position requires occasional travel, both CONUS and OCONUS.
" 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.