West Palm Beach, Florida

Job Summary

Looking for a fresh opportunity to jumpstart your career? Want the uniqueness of a new company but not the training wheels of a start-up? How about one of the newest companies on the street made up of legacy companies with over 100 years of operating experience? Amentum is a trusted partner to U.S. federal government agencies, allied governments and corporations worldwide supporting critical programs of national significance across defense, security, intelligence, energy, and environment.

The Atlantic Undersea Test and Evaluation Center (AUTEC) Mission support program provides operations, facilities, and maintenance support for the Navy with locations in Florida and the Bahamas. Come join the team that's supporting America's Navy!

Amentum is seeking a FORACS Engineer in West Palm Beach, FL to work as part of a close knit team, as well as independently, to accomplish a range of functions as you support AUTEC. As a member of the team you will:
  • Support testing of installed sensors on surface ships, submarines and helicopters.
  • Prepare equipment and board test vessels as scheduled.
  • Interact with shipboard personnel to achieve goals of the designated test.
  • Monitor shipboard and NFA personnel in equipment setup and operation to ensure quality of data collection.
  • Analyze data and produce reports in a timely manner to designated recipients.
  • Monitor shipboard personnel in equipment setup and operation to ensure quality of data collection.
  • Supervise the operation of acoustic target generation systems, radar transponders and EW simulator systems in a real-time test environment
  • Ensure validity of data against data collection standards.
  • Install, configure and operate computer network to support real time data collection.
  • Support engineering changes, prepare documentation, perform equipment modifications, and install and test new equipment.
  • Conduct special studies and prepare technical report regarding equipment performance and improvement.
  • Interface with naval officers and enlisted personnel to achieve goals of the designated test.
  • Participate in the development of specifications for new equipment.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements

  • Must be a U.S citizen.
  • Must be eligible to obtain and maintain a U.S government security clearance.
  • Minimum of AS in related field with 4 years military experience and training in military sensor systems (Radar, sonar or navigation systems).
  • Minimum of one year supervisory experience.
  • Knowledge of and experience in one or more of the following: Sonar systems and acoustic theory, Radar system and RF Theory, Electronic Warfare Systems GPS Computer/networking.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Current Secret security clearance preferred.
  • U.S. Navy surface ship, submarine, and helicopter navigation and target sensor systems knowledge highly desirable.
  • BS in Engineering, Computer Science, or a related field preferred.

West Palm Beach, Florida

Amentum brings industry-best expertise, processes, and technology to ensure the availability and reliability of our Government and commercial clients’ vital facilities and equipment. We apply our culture of excellence to operate, maintain, and manage your global assets and complex supply chains to meet modern challenges at home and abroad. You get the confidence that comes from a partner with on a century-long heritage of unrelenting dedication to our clients’ missions across the DoD, civilian agencies, and the IC.

Our leading technologies and repeatable processes are delivered by experts with a record of optimizing the quality and cost-effectiveness of support. Using tools such as our Facility Asset Management & Operations Services (FAMOS™) model, we integrate diverse operational elements into a single, unified approach providing control and visibility. This allows us to increase operational readiness and extend the life of critical facilities and equipment.

Amentum’s skilled workforce lives with outcomes rather than just works on them. Our employees hold the most sought-after certifications in the industry, including Program Management Professional (PMP), IT/Cyber, ITIL, and Professional Scrum Master (PSM). Our teams who maintain and modify vehicles, aircraft, and weapons systems work within disciplined environments certified to AS9001D, ISO 9001:2015, AS9110B, and AS9100C standards.

Whether it’s managing facilities supporting the IC’s classified missions, operating UAVs that protect our soldiers, or maintaining military equipment at remote bases abroad, Amentum has the experience, passion, and commitment to meet your critical needs.

Key Services:

  • Equipment O&M/Asset Management
  • Facility O&M and Range Support
  • Global Logistics/Supply Chain Management
  • IT/Network Support
  • Satellite Communications
  • Unmanned Systems


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