L3 Technologies Field Technician (Contractor Field Service Rep.) in Newport News, Virginia

Field Technician (Contractor Field Service Rep.)


This candidate must be able to accurately demonstrate and complete the following installation, troubleshooting, and service and/or repair responsibilities with little to no supervision:

Operate and record data from various types of test equipment to include, but not limited to an Oscilloscope, TDR, multimeter, tone generator and RF wattmeter. Generate testing documentation. Develop and maintain one-line drawings and connection diagrams. Ability to write test procedures with limited documentation. Must have a solid understanding of NMEA 0183 data to ensure accurate data is available at the equipment and how to troubleshoot NMEA 0183 data. Build, troubleshoot and repair various “N, TM and UM” type RF connectors, multi-pin connectors, RJ-45 connectors and RJ-11 connectors. Ability to install and troubleshoot shipboard navigation, communication and power systems; locate and determine problems and determine corrective solutions to repair issues. Perform installation of equipment, terminations, testing and commissioning. Track daily work schedules. Evaluate incoming equipment for reparability, and provide feedback or estimate to repair. Troubleshoot to component level. Create wiring list from schematics or other provided documents. Document and complete all required company, customer and OEM Service Work Orders.Strong analytical and communication skills. Must be able to work independently with little to no supervision and as well as part of a project team. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office and Microsoft Visio. Must be able to lift 40lb, subject to prolonged standing and kneeling. Must be able to climb scaffolding and work in a shipyard environment.Must be able to obtain a Secret Security Clearance and a valid U.S. Passport.Must be able to obtain credentials to access military installations.Must have a valid driver's license.


Must be able to accurately demonstrate and complete testing and troubleshooting responsibilities on shipboard navigation, communication and power equipment. Read and interpret installation drawings and cable run sheets. Fabricate various connectors by soldering and/or crimping for navigation, communication and power equipment. Plan cable runs throughout the vessel to equipment based off provided drawings and IEEE 45 standards. Run cables of various construction to include, but not limited to, Heliax cables, RF cables and Fiber Optic cables. Terminate equipment in accordance with Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) specifications. Must have thorough knowledgeable in Alternating Current and Direct Current (AC/DC) theory and industry standards for termination.Knowledgeable in installation and updating software from various OEM's. Knowledgeable in integrating various sensor data into multiple types of bridge navigation systems. This candidate must have at least three (3) years of practical experience, to include electronics repair, maintenance, installation and checkout. Must possess the following Federal Communications Commission (FCC) licenses; Global Maritime Distress Safety System (GMDSS) Operator and Maintainer license and Radiotelephone General Operator License with Radar Endorsement.

Preferred. Capabilities/Certifications Include:

Currently trained, licensed and/or certified for repairing, installing, configuring and supporting assets including but not limited to Radars, Navigation Equipment, Satellite Communications Equipment and Inter-Vessel Communication Systems. Experience with Army Watercraft C4ISR systems. Formal electronics training from a Technical School Class A or B military school in electronics. Formal electronics training to include Installation Task, Soldering, Cable Dressing, Cable Tray, Conduit and Making/Repairing Connectors.Must have an Associate’s degree in electronics technology or related field, High School diploma or GED. Formal education does not waive required qualifications and experience.

Equal Opportunity Employer – minorities / females / veterans / individuals with disabilities / sexual orientation / gender identity.”

Job Field Engineering And Technical Support

Primary Location USA-Virginia-Newport News

US Security Clearance Required: Secret

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day - 1st

Travel: Yes, 50 % of the Time

Organization: Division - Unidyne-20000010

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Job Posting: Sep 26, 2017, 2:35:17 PM

Req ID: 092802