• LCS Mission Module Sustainment Technician

    Posted Date 1 month ago(8/19/2019 9:25 AM)
    Job Location
    USA-CA-Port Hueneme
    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 1 year of relevant experience.


    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 a LCS Mission Module Sustainment Technician at Port Hueneme Naval Base, Oxnard, Ca.  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 LCS DEPS Mission Module Maintenance Technician will engage in Maintenance, Mission Module Movements/Embarks and Debarks, Pre-embark Staging, Maintenance Planning, Fly-Away/Distance Support and Logistic Engineering Support. The candidate will perform a variety of duties in Corrective Maintenance, Emergent Repair, and Preventative Maintenance involving GDMS Mission Module support of Littoral Combat Ship (LCS).   Retired US Navy Chief with demonstrated leadership and technical ability is preferred.


    - Assists in the development, implementation, installs, tests, modifies and/or operates complex equipment and systems

    - Participates on the engineering work team and supports other team members in experimental design, materials, equipment setup/maintenance and related issues

    - Installs and removes MM equipment on LCS ships 

    - Performs a variety of equipment/process operations involving an application or technical skills in a specific area (electrical, software, manufacturing, optical, etc.)

    - Construct, modify, debug, test and adjust a variety of tools and equipment given appropriate drawings, parts and instructions

    - 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 

    - Works under general supervision 

    The candidate will be based in Port Hueneme, Ca Naval Base and will support the LCS platforms, including travel to other domestic ports and OCONUS ports as appropriate. The selected candidate will be expected to travel 20% of the time supporting Littoral Combat Ships (LCS-class ships) and will work within the parameters and rules common to U.S. Naval vessels. 


    Performs physically demanding work including working in tight, restricted access quarters onboard a US Navy warship and other spaces (e.g., RIB engine compartment), climbing 20 ft. ladders and standing for long periods of time on a Navy ship or pier lifting 50 lbs. or more.   As required, candidates hired for a specific position must be able to pass forklift and/or Category II or III Crane operator’s physical and proficiency tests. Travel will be required to other Navy bases and deployed sites. Must be able to obtain and maintain a secret clearance.

    General knowledge of the job
    Substantial acquaintance with an understanding of general aspects of the job with a broad understanding of the detailed aspects of the job
    General supervision and instructions given for routine work, and detailed instructions given for new activities or special assignments
    Normally follows established procedures on routine work, requires instructions only on new assignments
    Contacts are typically with individuals within own department and occasionally with contacts outside own organization
    Contacts involve obtaining or providing information or data requiring some explanation or interpretation
    Focus is on completing tasks or activities supporting implementation of procedures
    Fundamental knowledge and proficiency in the use of related tools and equipment
    Ability to demonstrate soldering skills to pass J-std cert. if required
    Ability to fabricate simple hardware as required
    Recognizes need for and seeks out additional technical assistance/information when needed
    General computer and test equipment knowledge
    Consistently displays high performance attributes
    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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