• Advanced Engineering Technician

    Posted Date 1 month ago(2/10/2019 7:42 PM)
    Job Location
    USA-GA-Kings Bay
    Required Clearance
    Technicians/Technical Support
    Employment Type
    Full Time
    Hiring Company
    General Dynamics Mission Systems
  • Basic Qualifications

    Associate’s degree in related discipline or equivalent is required plus a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience.


    Additionally, applicants must meet the eligibility requirements for a controlled billet in accordance with DoD Instruction 5210.42 Personnel Reliability Program (PRP). 


    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.

    Responsibilities for this Position

    General Dynamics Mission Systems has an immediate opening for an Advanced Engineering Technician.  This position provides an opportunity to further advance the cutting-edge technology that supports some of our nation’s core defense/intelligence services and systems.  General Dynamics Mission Systems employees work closely with esteemed customers to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions.


    The Advanced Engineering Technician will perform maintenance and/or vulnerability assessment activities which will have an impact upon the design and support of advanced electronic security systems. This position requires technical knowledge and disciplines such as physical security, sensor technology, authoring procedures, generating reports, and other technical activities. Additionally, these individuals assist customers with the operation and maintenance of GDMS systems. Team members also provide technical expertise to users and company personnel both domestically and internationally. 



    • Perform vulnerability assessments in various weather conditions and terrains and different times of day to include some nights and weekends.

    • Requires crawling, walking, running and climbing various structures/ladders up to and including 100 ft.

    • Layout, building, testing, troubleshooting, repairing and modification or electronic or electro-mechanical devices, assemblies, subsystems, and systems

    • Tests, diagnoses, and maintains equipment, components, devices, or systems

    • Prepares prescribed compounds and solutions

    • Implements basic practical solutions for process improvement

    • Conducts and documents experiments under guidance of senior technician

    • Constructs basis tooling and fixtures to accomplish unique tasks

    • Organizes data to identify cause/effect relationships and recommends resolution/process improvement

    • Perform routine/basic preventative maintenance tasks

    • Works from schematics, engineering drawings and written or verbal instructions

    • Prepares and maintains PRP records

    • Provides assistance of PRP related audits

    • Conducts required PRP training for PRP staff 

    • Security Clearance required at time of hire

    • Operates related equipment; conducts tests and reports data in prescribed format

    • May require Solder Repair Certification

    • Provide escort services to various contractors as required Works under general supervision  



    • Has a considerable understanding of the job and applies knowledge and skills to complete a wide range of tasks
    • Works on assignments that are moderately difficult, requiring judgment in resolving issues or in making recommendations
    • May require decision-making but with limited financial implications to the company
    • Focus is on completing tasks or activities supporting implementation of procedures
    • Limited supervision
    • Normally receives little instruction on daily work with only general instructions on newly introduced assignments
    • May provide direction to other employees with similar duties
    • Knowledge of DoD PRP program
    • Detailed knowledge of DoDM 5210.41
    • Shows initiative in job assignment
    • Considerable knowledge of generally accepted technical theory
    • Considerable knowledge and proficiency in the use of fabrication tools
    • Ability to fabricate complex hardware
    • Ability to use computers and software applications to assist in job execution
    • Influential with others and demonstrates superior communication and collaborative skills consistent with expectations for position


    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 13,000+ 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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