IBD-SS FPS Field Service Technician/Engineer, Journeyman - Secret Clearance Required

Clearance Level
Field Engineering
Mokren, Bulgaria
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success

Force Protection

Microsoft Office

Sensor Networks

REQ#: RQ133341
Requisition Type: Pipeline
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Job Description

Job Description Summary:

GDIT is seeking an FPS (Force Protection Systems) Field Service Technician/Engineer and, in support of the IBD-SS program. FPS (Force Protection Systems) Field Service Technician/Engineer will perform maintenance, training, and work closely with military customers. This position requires an individual who has past experience performing mechanical, electronics, and IT Networking tasks 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 Elevated Sensors family of systems to include IBD, ECP, JCAD, BETSS-C, Cerberus, RDISS v5, Radar, PTP radio, television and other communications & surveillance equipment components directly supporting the IBD-SS contract. A strong background in IT networks and Network Security is also desired. CONUS training in various locations will be required prior to deployment.

Primary Duties:

  • Capable of performing analyses of system operations

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

  • Experience with fault detection, isolation, and correction of hardware systems and individual components

  • Perform 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 towers and payloads

  • 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 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

  • Must be able to withstand physical demands of seasonal hot or cold temperatures and willing to live and operate in an austere environment

  • Must be willing to support up to an 84-hour Extended Work Week

  • Possesses a US passport that will not expire for at least 2 or more years

  • Must be capable of meeting standards of fitness for deployment as required

  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs., climb ladders, and be able to work in a non-climate-controlled environment

  • Must have relevant certifications if applicable to contract requirements

  • Must have experience supporting all FSR responsibilities supporting all PM Force Protection (PM FPS) systems as required and assigned

  • Fully trained and certified FPS (Force Protection Systems) Field Service Technician/Engineer

  • Other Duties as assigned and required

Desired Qualifications:

  • Previous and recent experience supporting Force Protection systems is highly desirable

  • Previous Experience with RAID sensor systems to include Aerostats

  • Previous Experience with BETSS-C suite of systems to include FPS, RDISSv5, and Cerberus

  • Previous Experience with IBD-K

  • Previous Experience with JCAD

  • Ability to train operators in the use and maintenance of RAID and BETSS-C systems

  • Experience with FLIR Star Safire sensors

  • Experience utilizing COLTS (or similar such as RCLS) and operating within the GCSS-A environment

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, PowerPoint, and Excel

  • Import/Export (ITAR/EXIM) compliance experience

  • Experience in a rapid paced, time sensitive, high-quality environment

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills along with strong customer service

  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize commitments, and manage time effectively including attention to detail

Education Required:

  • BA/BS with 5-8 years of experience. Additional years of experience may be considered in lieu of the degree. (12 total years of applicable experience in lieu of a degree.)

  • Must be FPS Trained and Certified

  • Additional Technical Certifications as required by the contract

Security Clearance:

  • US Secret security clearance required (Day One)


Work Requirements
Years of Experience

5 + years of related experience

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

Travel 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 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.