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LCS General Mission Module Maintenance Technician

General Dynamics Mission Systems
$27.15/Hr. - $29.12/Hr.
parental leave, flex time, 401(k)
United States, California, San Diego
April 02, 2024
Basic Qualifications

Associate's degree in related discipline or equivalent is required plus a minimum of 1 year of relevant experience.

CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS:
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

Developing mission-critical systems that help keep people safe is what we do. At General Dynamics Mission Systems, you'll be part of the team that helps heroes make a true impact. The work we do is important. The challenges we face are career-defining. The opportunity we can offer is one-of-a-kind.

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.

LCS General Mission Module Maintenance Technician at Naval Station San, Diego, 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 General 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 including Mission Package Application Software (MPAS) installation and test, Corrective Maintenance, Emergent Repair, and Preventative Maintenance involving GDMS Mission Module support of Littoral Combat Ship (LCS).

Role and Position Objectives:

  • Corrective Maintenance, Emergent Repair, Preventative Maintenance and Maintenance planning
  • Mission Module Pre-embark Staging, Movements/Embarks and Debarks
  • Fly-Away/Distance Support and Logistic Engineering Support.
  • Installation and testing of Mission Package Application Software (MPAS)
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Must be able to perform physically demanding work in various environments, to include working aloft, in tight, restricted spaces on-board Naval Platforms, climbing scaffolding, ladders and standing for long periods of time on-board a Navy ship or pier and be able to lift 50 lbs.
  • Ability to use basic hand tools and have knowledge and understanding of test equipment such as voltage meter, power quality analyzer, and fiber test equipment.
  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally up to 20% of your time.
What sets you apart:
  • Experience with 11m Rigid-hull Inflatable Boats (RHIB), qualification as a RHIB operator / maintainer. Experience with other rigid-hull boats will be considered.
  • Formally trained as Cummins diesel QSB 6.7L and 5.9L overhaul technician.
  • Formally trained, operated, and maintained Navy's Surface Warfare (SUW), Mine Countermeasure (MCM) and systems and inter-workings of the LCS Class MM program
  • Experience operating and maintaining Navy weapons systems such as Mk 44/46 30mm Guns, MK 110 57mm Guns, Mk 45 5"/54; Close-in Weapons System (CIWS); Mk 34 Gun Weapon System (GWS) on US Navy/Coast Guard Vessels, and USMC/Army vehicles.
  • Familiar with U.S. Naval protocol such as WAFs and Tag-Out procedures

Our Commitment to You:

  • An exciting career path with opportunities for continuous learning and development.
  • Research oriented work, alongside award winning teams developing practical solutions for our nation's security.
  • Flexible schedules with every other Friday off work
  • Competitive benefits, including 401k matching, flex time off, paid parental leave, health-care benefits, health and wellness programs, employee resource and social groups, and more.
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Workplace Options:

  • This position is fully on site.
  • The selected candidate may be expected to travel up to 25% of the time.

General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce. EOE/Disability/Veteran

Target salary range: USD $27.15/Hr. - USD $29.12/Hr. This estimate represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors (geographic location, etc.). Actual pay may vary. This job posting will remain open until the position is filled.

Company Overview

At General Dynamics Mission Systems, we rise to the challenge each day to ensure the safety of those that lead, serve, and protect the world we live in. We do this by making the world's most advanced defense platforms even smarter. Our engineers redefine what's possible and our manufacturing team brings it to life, building the brains behind the brawn on submarines, ships, combat vehicles, aircraft, satellites, and other advanced systems.

We pride ourselves in being a great place to work with this shared sense of purpose, committed to a diverse and exciting employee experience that drives innovation and creates a community where all feel welcome and a part of something amazing.

We offer highly competitive benefits and a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded. To see more about our benefits, visit

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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