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Fiber and Copper Cable Advanced Engineering Technician

Company: General Dynamics Mission Systems
Location: National City
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Job Description:

Associate's degree in related discipline or equivalent is required plus a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience.CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS:Department of Defense Secret security clearance is required at time of hire. Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.Developing mission-critical systems that help keep people safe is what we do. At General Dynamics Mission Systems, you'll be part of the team that helps heroes make a true impact. The work we do is important. The challenges we face are career-defining. The opportunity we can offer is one-of-a-kind. Working with Engineering, Operations Support and individuals in other departments, the Fiber and Copper Cable Advanced Engineering Technician will support engineering activities such as design, test, check-out, modification, fabrication and assembly of prototype electro mechanical systems, experimental design circuitry, laser/light transmission devices or specialized test equipment. This may entail performing the following:Interprets basic engineering drawings, diagrams and schematicsConstructs, modifies, debugs, troubleshoots, calibrates, tests and adjusts a variety of tools, equipment and systemsConducts, analyzes and documents statistically based experiments to define process parametersImplements and documents complex solutions for process improvementDesigns and constructs basic tooling and fixtures to accomplish unique tasksOrganizes, analyzes and interprets data to identify cause/effect relationships and recommends resolution/process improvementWhat you'll experience:A team of bold thinkers committed to exploring what's nextOpportunities to gain new knowledge - as it's discoveredWhat you bring to the table:An Associate's degree in related discipline or equivalent plus a minimum of 3 years of relevant experienceSolid knowledge and proficiency in the use of fabrication toolsAbility to fabricate complex hardwareSolid knowledge of generally accepted technical theoryWhat sets you apart:Team player who thrives in collaborative environments and revels in team successCommitment to ongoing professional developmentSuperior communication and collaboration skillsResponsibilities for this Position:Developing mission-critical systems that help keep people safe is what we do. At General Dynamics Mission Systems, you'll be part of the team that helps heroes make a true impact. The work we do is important. The challenges we face are career-defining. The opportunity we can offer is one-of-a-kind. The work to be performed in on LCS class navy ships. 90% of the tasking is aboard the ship working alongside GDMS engineers and technician and some independent tasking as well. Travel up to 25% of the time as we provide services to the LCS Program hulls in various locations.Working with Engineering, Operations Support and individuals in other departments, the Advanced Engineering Technician will support engineering activities such as design, test, check-out, modification, fabrication and assembly of prototype electromechanical systems, experimental design circuitry, laser/light transmission devices or specialized test equipment.This may entail performing the following:Interprets basic engineering drawings, diagrams, and schematicsConstructs, modifies, debugs, troubleshoots, calibrates, tests, and adjusts a variety of tools, equipment, and systemsConducts, analyzes and documents statistically based experiments to define process parametersImplements and documents complex solutions for process improvementDesigns and constructs basic tooling and fixtures to accomplish unique tasksOrganizes, analyzes, and interprets data to identify cause/effect relationships and recommends resolution/process improvementWhat you'll experience:A team of bold thinkers committed to exploring what's nextOpportunities to gain new knowledge - as it's discoveredWhat you bring to the table:An associate degree in related discipline or equivalent plus a minimum of 3 years of relevant experienceSolid knowledge and proficiency in the use of fabrication toolsAbility to fabricate complex hardwareSolid knowledge of generally accepted technical theoryPreferred Skillsets:Fiber certification (KITCO) preferredMulti-Pin Connection certification preferred (copper connectors)Ability to read, understand, and interpret shipboard engineering drawingsAble to read and identify operational and functional requirements from Technical Manuals for developing test and maintenance proceduresAble to develop and maintain Test Sequence Networks and Master Test Plans.Excellent verbal and written communication skills.Good working knowledge of Microsoft Software Suite.Technical aptitude to learn new systems.Secret Clearance at hire preferred.OHSA 10 qualificationAbility to work with various hand tools and electronic test equipmentAbility to work in enclosed spaces with periods of prolonged standing, sitting, or kneeling.Ability to travel up to 25% of job requirement.What sets you apart:Team player who thrives in collaborative environments and revels in team successCommitment to ongoing professional developmentSuperior communication and collaboration skillsGeneral Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) engineers a diverse portfolio of high technology solutions, products and services that enable customers to successfully execute missions across all domains of operation.With a global team of 12,000+ top professionals, we partner with the best in industry to expand the bounds of innovation in the defense and scientific arenas.Given the nature of our work and who we are, we value trust, honesty, alignment and transparency.We offer highly competitive benefits and pride ourselves in being a great place to work with a shared sense of purpose.You will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded.If who we are and what we do resonates with you, we invite you to join our high performance team!General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce.EOE/Disability/Veteran

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