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SPY-1 Radar Electronics Tech/Fire Controlmen Needed

Updated: August 16, 2014
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Do you now, or have you ever, worked on the SPY-1? Well, AeroTek, the largest staffing company in the United States, has two immediate openings for former, or soon to be discharged, Navy Electronics/Fire Control Technicians that have SPY Radar experience. The new hires will be subcontracted to Lockheed Martin. Both positions are long term contract opportunities. The current period of performance runs through 2018, and the potential to run through 2023.

Aerotek will be flexible with pay depending on the candidate, but they are targeting between $20-30 per hour along with a comprehensive benefits package. One new hire will work primarily in Norfolk, VA and the other will be stationed in San Diego, CA.

Specific Job Description:

As a Field Engineer/Technician in the SPY Radar group, you will perform preventive/corrective maintenance and troubleshooting of the Aegis Weapon System and Aegis Combat System equipment with emphasis on the SPY-1A/B/D Radar systems. You will support the daily operational schedule with equipment set up and customer support.

Candidate selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Candidate will be subject to drug screening as per company policy.

Required Skills:

Must have at least five (5) years experience in the operation and maintenance of complex radar systems utilizing modular, solid state, and complex test equipment. Must be a graduate of a military or civilian school on the AN/SPY-1A/B/D radar systems with a thorough understanding of the SPY-1A/B/D transmitter, signal processor, and phased array antenna. Possess a good digital background with a working knowledge of general-purpose test equipment, computers and programs. Must be customer service oriented with excellent interpersonal skills and a self-starter with the flexibility to work shifts with little or no supervision. The ability to travel, work shipboard and work shifts including evenings and weekends when required.

Desired Skills:

Expertise in BMD BSP/MMSP operations are desired. Willingness to cross-train into multiple equipment areas and/or possess experience in FCS, ORTS, MK-84 400 Hz Power Supply equipment areas, and standard Aegis Mark cabinets. Experience with ORDALT procedures, modification teams a plus, as is a working knowledge of the UNIX operating systems in commercial microprocessor-based system.

To apply, applicants may email or call Colin O’Neill at Aerotek directly at coneill[at] or (856)532-2866 (as always, “[at]” equals @).

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