Clearance Level
Chesapeake, Virginia
Onsite Workplace
REQ#: RQ141006
Requisition Type: Pipeline
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
  • Performs layout fabrication assembly, installation, operation, modification, and testing of experimental components, materials, apparatus and equipment at an advanced level.
  • Must have working knowledge and understanding of shipboard and industrial work practices on military bases and facilities.
  • Must be able to read, work and interpret shipboard drawings/diagrams.
  • Sets up and operates equipment, test apparatus, test equipment, and related equipment.
  • Drafts detail drawings or sketches for drafting room completion or to request parts.
  • Devises, fabricates and assembles new or modified mechanical components or assemblies.
  • Evaluates the form, fit, and function of components, apparatus and equipment for adherence to project objectives.
  • Records test procedures and results, performs routine analysis and calculations, and makes recommendations for changes in equipment, product or test method.
  • May provide guidance and work leadership to less-experienced technicians.
  • Participates in special projects as required.
  • Performs technical tasks toward the development or testing of machinery and equipment.


  • Requires an associate degree or the equivalent combination of education, technical training or work experience.
  • Technical or vocational training preferred.
  • One or more professional certifications may be required, depending on job assignment.
  • Requires a High School Diploma or GED


  • 3+ years of related experience fabricating, maintaining, some rigging, and repairing mechanical components.
  • Must be able to obtain a DBIDS Badge for access to Naval Bases, Naval Facilities, and private shipyards (BAE, NASSCO, etc.)
  • Must be an US Citizen.
  • Travel may be required
Travel Required: 10-25%
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.