Engineering Technician

Clearance Level
Newport, Rhode Island
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success

Diagnostics & Troubleshooting

Equipment Testing


REQ#: RQ147992
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

Engineering Technician V

  • Possess ability to read, interpret, troubleshoot, and apply information derived from electrical schematics.
  • Possess ability to interpret mechanical drawings as it applies to verifying product compliance to specifications during repairs and maintenance.  Requires ability to operate basic measuring devices such as calipers, micrometers, depth micrometers, etc.
  • Ability to learn new skills via hands-on training and via mentorship from senior staff is required.  On the Job training is the primary learning method for system specific diagnosis and repairs.
  • Position can require some work on SUBSAFE components so any previous experience working within the Navy’s SUBSAFE program is a plus.
  • Desire an understanding of basic cable building, repairs, and troubleshooting skills to MIL-Spec requirements.
  • Desire knowledge in operations of electronic test equipment such as multimeters, meggers, RF analyzers, oscilloscopes, etc.
  • Former military electronics background highly desirable for this position.
  • Basic computer skills required.  Background with Linux based operating systems and/or basic programming skills a plus.
  • Ability to operate basic hand tools in the disassembly, repair, and re-assembly of various components and systems required.
  • Must be able to work within diversely experienced teams of people moving towards common goals.  Once experience is attained must also be competent/confident to take on high profile troubleshooting in solo environments.
  • Minimum Secret Clearance or ability to attain Secret Clearance required.

Associates Degree in a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical training or work experience.

8+ years of related experience

Must be a US Citizen

● 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

8 + years of related experience

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

Travel Required

Less than 10%


U.S. Citizenship Required

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 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.