Field Technician II

Clearance Level
Field Engineering
Chesapeake, Virginia
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success


Gauge Calibration

Microsoft Excel

Microsoft Word

Proactive Problem Solving

REQ#: RQ168446
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

Field Technician II

Seize your opportunity to make a personal impact as a Field Technician II supporting multiple MK 41 VLS customers. GDIT is your place to make meaningful contributions to challenging projects and grow a rewarding career.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Field Technician II you will help ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work depends on Field Technician II joining our team to ensure MK 41 VLS HM&E equipment is maintained and tested to the stringent VLS requirements to maintain National Security.


Fabricates, installs, maintains, and repairs electronic, mechanical, and/or other types of components and equipment.

Will work with GDIT VLS Team to ensure operational status of contracted VLS HM&E work is completed to required procedures and specifications.

Will work with GDIT VLS Team to identify and correct any deficiencies found.


Will work with a competitive and highly trusted GDIT VLS Team.

The support the GDIT VLS Team provides ensures the Fleet and Program are maintained to the highest levels.


Required Experience: 3+ years of related experience.

Required Technical Skills: Ability to Remove, Overhaul, Test, and/or Install VLS Deluge Tank Relief Valves, Marotta Valves, Hy-Check Valves, Root and Isolation System Valves, and Hydrostatic testing and certification of Hoses, Valves, and Tanks in accordance with NAVSEA requirements, Navy MRCs, VLS Authorized Procedures, and Technical Manuals.

Security Clearance Level: Secret

Required Skills and Abilities: Problem Solving, Communication, Microsoft Word, and Excel, and understanding of Test Equipment/Gauge Calibration.

Preferred Skills:

Location: Chesapeake, VA

Performs technical task in the operation, testing, adjustment, overhaul, and maintenance of the Mk-41 Vertical Launching System

  • Performs removal, installation, modification, adjustment, and testing of equipment at an advance level in both shipboard and lab environment.
  • Sets up and operates equipment, test apparatus, test equipment and tools for accomplishment of complex mechanical adjustments, alignments, and testing.
  • Evaluates the form, fit, and function of components, apparatuses, and equipment for adherence to technical drawings, procedures, and project objectives.
  • Records test procedures and results, performs routine analysis and calculations, and makes recommendations for changes/adjustments in equipment, product, or test methods.
  • May provide guidance and work leadership to less-experienced technicians.
  • Participates in special projects as required.

Must have or be able to obtain both a security clearance and a DBIDS/CAC.

Knowledge and ability to use related tools, equipment, and systems.

3-5 years of related experience maintaining, and repairing MK-41 VLS

Associate degree in related technical equivalent, or the equivalent combination of education, technical training or work experience. MK-41 VLS NEC 0981 a plus but not required.

● 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

3 + years of related experience

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


Travel Required



U.S. Citizenship Required

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.