The Defense group is looking for a Field Engineer to support our ILC program in the Norfolk/Chesapeake, VA area. This position is working as part of a team overseeing the installation and conducting testing of the AN/SQQ-89A(V) Sonar Suite. This is working with dynamic schedules and coordinating with other members of the test team and ship’s force.
Review of drawings and procedures designed for AN/SQQ-89A(V)15 installations and upgrades.
Act as liaison during industrial installation.
Coordinate testing of newly upgrades systems.
Resolution of any issues associated with installation and testing of sonar systems.
Support assessments and at-sea test events as required.
Fulfill duties as an on-site representative for the AN/SQQ-89A(V)15 system. These responsibilities will include:
- Perform direct support to expedite problem resolution and to minimize any schedule impact caused by USW system equipment problems.
- Provide installation and testing inputs to daily and weekly reports.
- Investigate outstanding assessment discrepancies.
- Provide updates to the on-line database via ALICE.
- Deliver a CD of the electronic database as requested.
- Correct visual/mechanical and electrical discrepancies discovered during Assessment testing as scheduled and directed.
- Perform configuration audits to verify installed USW system baselines on specified hulls per schedule and instructions provided.
- Perform System Interoperability Validation (SIV)/equipment grooms using Government approved procedures.
Must be able to lift forty (40) pounds, climb ladders, and perform other shipboard activities
Position requires a valid passport.
Candidate must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance.
Understanding of Basic Sonar Principles, equipment, and interfaces.
Ability to troubleshoot and test connectors, cable, power.
Ability to load AN/SQQ-89A(V)15 software.
Bachelors degree and 2+ years of prior relevant experience or Masters with less than 2 years of prior relevant experience (additional experience, education and training may be considered in lieu of degree)
Proficient with MS Office products.
Proficient writing skills, able to summarize schedules and technical issues into reports.
Active interim secret or secret clearance.
Knowledge of Linux and networking desired
External Referral Bonus:Eligible
Potential for Telework:No
Clearance Level Required:None
Travel:Yes, 25% of the time
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
Shift:Standard Plus On Call
Job Family:Field Operations
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