185844 - Principal Field Technician
Virginia Beach
Up to $27.13 DOE
9 Months

Chipton-Ross is seeking a Principal Field Technician for an opportunity in Virginia Beach, VA.

Northrop Grumman is looking for a Principal Field Technician to be a part of the Ship Self-Defense Systems Mark 2 (SSDS Mk2) program in Virginia Beach, Virginia. SSDS Mk2 provides shipboard combat systems manufacturing and integration for various United States Navy surface ships.
Job Duties:
Performs technical functions related to the support of development engineering activities such as fabrication, integration, modification, assembly, and test of electronic and electromechanical systems
Fabricates metal piece parts from supplied drawings in small light industrial machine shop utilizing CNC milling machine, CNC lathe, & other metal fabrication tools.
Fabricates both fiber optic and copper cable assemblies utilizing military and commercial grade connectors.
Basic soldering for cable fabrication.
Works from schematics, diagrams, written and verbal descriptions, layouts or defined plans to perform routine testing, checkout, troubleshooting, prototype building, and simple developmental engineering tasks.
Performs routine operational tests and fault isolation on development systems and equipment to ensure conformance with design specifications.
Diagnoses and isolates malfunctions down to component level.
Utilizes routine development or diagnostic equipment including oscilloscope, VOM, DVM, signal generators and test apparatus.
Individual may be assigned to an area such as development, engineering, or test equipment design. Excludes those assigned to production test activities.

A high school diploma or equivalent with a minimum of 4 years of additional education and/or related experience.
Experience with commercial and shipboard electronic cabinet build and integration.
Experienced in the use of various hand tools including power tools such as hand drill, drill press, grinder, sander to support design and prototype tasking.

Desire and Interest in learning CNC machinery and metal fabrication experience beneficial.
Solder and copper cable building experience or certifications.
Fiber Optic cable building experience or certifications.

A high school diploma or equivalent is required.
An Associate's degree or other 2 year technical degree is preferred.
School must be accredited.

5/40 workweek

Applicants responding to this position will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements by currently possessing the ability to view classified government information.

Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.

Christopher Conaway
6926 Rivers Ave
North Charleston, SC 29406

Phone: (843) 554-5800 x332 or (800) 927-9318 x332

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Employment will be contingent on candidate clearing pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.