Mc Leansville, North Carolina

Responsibilities for this Position
Shore Site Installation Technician

Job ID: 2022-55795
Required Clearance: Secret
Posted Date: 6/27/2022
Category: Engineering-Software
Employment Type: Full Time
Hiring Company: General Dynamics Mission Systems, Inc.

Basic Qualifications

Associates degree in related discipline or equivalent is required plus a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience.

Department of Defense Secret security clearance is required within a reasonable period of time. 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.

Responsibilities for this Position

Imagine a world-class engineering environment. Now add a team of exceptional talent along with technologies that are so advanced theyre often classified. Thats what youll find at General Dynamics Mission Systems. Here youll lead amazing engineers as they invent the technologies, products and services that help our service members, intelligence analysts and first responders keep our nation safe. If you want the chance to lead, its time to bring your talent to General Dynamics Mission Systems.

We apply advanced technologies such as Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, AR/VR, Cloud Native and Quantum Physics to solve our customers missions in cyber, RF, undersea, interstellar and everything in between.

The Senior Advanced Engineering Technician will act as a leader and mentor to new technicians in the support of engineering activities such as designing, testing, checking-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 complex engineering drawings, diagrams and schematics, and understand the necessary interfaces
  • Performs complex system level troubleshooting to component level
  • Works from schematics, diagrams, written and verbal descriptions, layouts or defined plans to perform testing, checkout and troubleshooting functions
  • Lays out, builds, calibrates, adjusts, installs and maintains equipment, components, devices or systems
What youll experience:
  • Technologies that arent just top-notch, theyre often top-secret
  • A team of bold thinkers committed to exploring whats next
  • Opportunities to gain new knowledge - as its discovered
What you bring to the table:
  • An Associates degree in related discipline or equivalent plus a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience
  • Understands implications of work and provides applicable solutions
  • Distinct knowledge of specialized function and proficiency in application and interpretation of complex specifications, requirements, standards and practices
What sets you apart:
  • Team player who thrives in collaborative environments and revels in team success
  • Commitment to ongoing professional development
  • Superior communication and collaboration skills

Key Responsibilities
  • Prepare technical specifications for the installation of various power infrastructure and data processing equipment.
  • Work with multidisciplinary team to specify power infrastructure, floor configuration, external power requirements, etc. for a variety of remote sites.
  • Leads and actively participates in the installation of power infrastructure, data processing and other equipment at remote sites.
  • Reports status to both internal and external customers.
  • Upholds GDMS reputation and high standards of workmanship and quality during site installs.

Additional Qualifications
  • 5+ years of hand-on experience working with UPS systems (10 kVA and higher), commercial power distribution, transformers, data center equipment, data center wiring, etc. or simmilar systems
  • Working knowledge of NFPA 70 National Electrical Code a plus
  • Working knowledge of HVDC systems a plus
  • Willingness to travel both domestically and internationally up to 75%; some travel may be to very remote locations.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain at least a SECRET level clearance.
  • Related post-secondary education such as:
    • Military training in the above areas
    • AS degree in Electrical Engineering Technology or closely related discipline
    • BS Degree in Electrical Engineering or closely related discipline

Company Overview

General 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


Mc Leansville, North Carolina

General Dynamics is a global aerospace and defense company.

Our portfolio spans the realm of the world's most technologically advanced business jets, wheeled combat vehicles, command and control systems and nuclear submarines. We offer these through our five business groups: Aerospace, Combat Systems, Information Technology, Mission Systems and Marine Systems.

General Dynamics employs thousands of people across the globe, with locations in more than 45 countries. We rely on the skills of our employees and their knowledge of customer requirements to deliver best-in-class products and services.

Who We Are Looking For 

General Dynamics is seeking military veterans and military spouses across the country who bring a deeply rooted skillset that includes team-oriented approaches to problem-solving, demonstrations of leadership and an overall commitment to the mission of the organization.  We recognize the knowledge and skills gained during your military experience are invaluable to the success of a team. We’re proud of the thousands of veterans and military professionals who have chosen to apply their leadership, teamwork and problem-solving skills to a career at General Dynamics and to continue supporting the mission of those serving today.

Should I Apply?

At General Dynamics, our employees are the heart of our company. We rely on their dedication to excellence and their intimate knowledge of customer requirements to meet the needs of customers around the globe, day in and day out. Our employees' unique blend of skill, innovation and agility drives our continued success, and we take our responsibility to them seriously. If you are a military veteran or military spouse ready to advance your career, view our available career opportunities to the right for more information and to apply today!

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