Navigation Technician - Surface Combatant

Job Description

This position is controlled by the Service Contract Act (SCA) and is classified as non-exempt under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).

BAE Systems is seeking Surface Combatant Navigation Technicians to be part of our experienced technical team. This position will be located in Wallops Island, VA at the Surface Combat Systems Center (SCSC). SCSC provides live and simulated integrated warfare capabilities in a net-centric, maritime environment to develop, test, evaluate and conduct fleet operations and training for the warfighter. SCSC is the premier Land Based Test Site for the Aegis and SSDS Navy Shipboard platforms. The mission at SCSC includes Research and Development, Training, Fleet Emergent Testing, System Integration and hardware/software Certification.

  • Candidate will perform corrective and preventative maintenance in order to sustain the equipment in accordance with Combat Systems specifications.
  • Candidate will also perform system/equipment configuration and operational support for all variants of the Block 4 NAVSSI systems in support of Surface Combat System Center's test requirements.
  • Candidate must be 3M 301 qualified as a minimum or be able to attain the 3M 301 qualifications or become 3M 301 qualified within the first week of employment
  • Candidate will schedule planned maintenance actions utilizing SKED program in accordance with the Navy's Maintenance Material Management (3M) system and also be responsible for documenting all maintenance actions, including repair part requisitions, using the OMNS-NG program.
Required Skills and Education

Typical education and years of relevant/related experience: High School/GED and at least 6 years demonstrated experience assessing, troubleshooting, and performing corrective maintenance and preventive maintenance on systems and equipment. PQS 301qualification, preferred or must be willing and able to obtain PQS 301 qualification within three months from hire date

Security clearance requirement: Must be eligible to obtain and maintain a final DoD security clearance (U.S. Citizenship required). Selected candidate will receive a contingent offer and start date will be delayed until an interim Secret security clearance is granted

Preferred Skills and Education

Highly desired, but not required:

Active DoD clearance
Certified as a Maintenance Person in accordance with PQS 301, reference NAVEDTRA 43241-K
Certified ETA Fiber Optic Installer
Performing maintenance of the following equipment:
AN/SPS-67, AN/SPS-73, AN/SPS-49A, IFF (AN/UPX-36, AN/UPX-29), Navigation (Blk 4 NAVSSI).
Experience with network devices and understanding of Operating Systems, preferably RedHat or UNIX.

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