Field Operator 3- Marine Systems

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is seeking a motivated Field Operator 3 for an excellent opportunity to join a dedicated team.

The team designs, develops, tests, delivers, documents, maintains and operates advanced, unique marine systems equipment. The Field Operator will split time working ashore in Southern California and worldwide at-sea aboard commercial vessels. Field Engineering personnel typically possess expertise in a wide variety of technical disciplines including mechanical, electrical, software and ocean engineering; drafting; mechanical and electronics assembly; and quality assurance. Candidates for this position are expected to contribute to this broad technical depth with good problem-solving skills and hands-on workmanship abilities. Ashore duties will focus on equipment maintenance, upgrades, and training on advanced operational qualifications. At-sea duties will focus on equipment readiness and qualified operations in a challenging, high tempo environment.

This position is full-time with comprehensive benefits including health and dental insurance, paid time off, paid holidays, and matching contributions to a 401K retirement account. It is anticipated that time will be split between working at-sea for weeks or months followed by working ashore at the Southern California field site. Thus, relocating to Southern California is required. Relocation assistance may be available.

Basic Qualifications:
High school diploma or GED
Five years of hands-on experience operating and maintaining marine systems, such as remotely operated vehicles (ROVs), autonomous underwater vehicles (AUVs), or diving systems
Ability to work at-sea aboard a commercial vessel. Each at-sea assignment will typically last 45-60 days and employees are generally expected to support at least two at-sea assignments per calendar year. Annual physical exams are required to verify fitness for sea duty.
Current active DoD Top Secret clearance with SCI eligibility.

Preferred Qualifications:
Bachelor's Degree in a STEM field such as mechanical, ocean, or electrical engineering
Leadership experience
Prior military experience, preferably U.S Navy

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