Bachelor's degree in Engineering, a related specialized area or field is required (or equivalent experience) plus a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience.
Ability to obtain 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.
General Dynamics Mission Systems has an immediate opening for an Advanced Alteration and Installation Engineer. 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.
REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES AND TASKS:
Develops and supports authoring of SSP Alterations (SPALTs), Installation ODs, Field Change Orders (FCOs), COIIs, etc
Occasionally supports design reviews for broader engineering (Systems, Mechanical, etc)
Supports program meetings representing the SPALT Group (IPT Meetings, DDTs, etc)
Work closely with the IPTs, Program Team and Shipyard teams to solve issues.
Drive closure to contractual and incentivized document deliveries.
Reads and understands mechanical and electrical drawings.
Reads and understands Coordinated Mechanical & Electrical Interfaces.
Develops Ground/Power Troubleshooting procedures.
Reads and understands Fleet Documentation
Exercises creative thinking and ideation to advance our business performance.
Deliver innovative, flexible, integrated solutions to meet changing business needs.
Aid in the creation and adjustment of production kit structures.
Executes the test approach and documents system verification thru the engineering development lifecycle
Develops test and diagnostic procedures
Develops and conducts functional, environmental, operational and/or performance tests on hardware, software and systems
Isolates and documents issues and defects
Assist in development of proposals as they arise
Has some latitude in technical objectives of assignments, typically works under limited direction.
Supports installations of equipment at forward sites, as required.
Follows direction and is accountable for the successful completion of tasks, thereby making a significant contribution to the team
Receives direction from supervisor on technical objectives of assignments
Frequent contact with multiple work groups
Demonstrates understanding of commitments and interdependencies
Travel may be required
KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Possesses strong mechanical aptitude
Ability to read and understand mechanical and electrical drawings and interfaces.
Working Knowledge of Ground / Power Troubleshooting Techniques
Familiarity with technical standards
Basic understanding of Configuration Management
Considerable knowledge in use and understanding of test engineering concepts, principals and theories
Takes initiative in proposing ideas, soliciting input, and optimizing solutions
Considerable ability to promote ideas that enhance productivity and efficiency
Willingly considers new ideas and perspectives, eager to learn and grow professionally
Considerable knowledge in Microsoft Office applications
Considerable written and oral communication skills
Ability to think creatively
Good at multi-tasking
Considerable ability to communicate issues and alternatives clearly
Team player who thrives in collaborative environments and revels in team success, meeting and exceeding personal and team commitments
Willing to try and promote concepts and ideas to a diverse audience
PREFERRED DEGREE TYPES AND EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering, computer engineering, related STEM degree or equivalent experience.
Prior Fire Control experience is desired but not required.
Experience with technical writing is desired but not required.
Proficiency in Microsoft Access and/or Microsoft Sharepoint is desired but not required.
Proficiency in SAIL or Doors is desired but not required.
Understanding of CREO or CHS is desired but not required.
Understanding of software processes is desired but not required.
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