Field Technician V (AIT LEAD)

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


Electrical Systems


REQ#: RQ147344
Public Trust: None
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

Serves as Shipboard Alteration Installation Team (AIT) Leader coordinates workload and supervises the documentation and upkeep of QA Logbooks, Shipboard Hindrances, Production logs and Timesheets. Manages personnel in the installation of electrical Systems & equipment in support of Ship and Air Integrated Warfare Systems (SAIW) installations. Leads personnel fabricating, maintaining and repairing electronic, mechanical and other types of components and equipment.  Tasked with ensuring strict compliance with Shipboard Drawings, Technical Guidance, Shipyard operating rules and effective operation of fielded systems.  Must be proficient in the following;

  • Reading and interpreting Shipboard Installation Drawings
  • Skilled and familiar with Naval Cableway Management under MIL-STD-2003 and NAVSEAINST. 9304.1D Cableway Management Systems
  • Strong knowledge and experience as Marine Electrician, electrical systems, WAF/Tag-out guidelines and professional standards.
  • Installing electrical and electronic parts and hardware in housings or assemblies, using soldering equipment.
  • Ability to lead high performing teams of various skill positions to include, mechanical, welders, shipfitters, laborers and subcontractors.

AIT Lead will compile and submit daily reports, maintain timesheet trackers, complete Conditions Found Reports, make recommendations for Liaison Action Reports (LARS), maintain inventory and accountability of tools, equipment and test equipment

Associate's degree or equivalent

8+ years of experience

Must be able obtain access to Shipyard and Government Installations

Work Requirements
Years of Experience

8 + 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. 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.