VLS Field Service Technician II Job
Job Description Job Attributes+
Chula Vista, CA 91911, US
Manufacturing & Maintenance
Job Description Under the direction of Field Service personnel, installs, tests, maintains, troubleshoots, repairs, and removes electrical, mechanical, and /or hydraulic components and equipment. May provide technical assistance to engineers for weapon system design and development.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
- Assist Field Service personnel with removing and overhauling electrical, mechanical systems and equipment using government authorized procedures.
- Assist in coordinating tests, or modifying a wide variety of teat equipment using authorized test procedures. Sets up and operates equipment and records data.
- Applies conventional engineering practices to develop or prepare schematics, parts lists, or make recommendations regarding these items.
- Responds to Fleet emergency calls from customer and assigned Field Service personnel and maintains an inventory of parts and tooling for Field Service operations.
- Maintain a safe work environment and ensure compliance with safety objectives and policies.
- Share responsibility of self-development with immediate supervisor.
Required Education, Experience, & Skills Minimum Education/ Experience:
- High School Diploma/GED
- Two years vocational training to work with basic electrical, mechanical, and hydraulic tools and instrumentation hardware.
- Two years of related experience on Weapon System equipment to perform troubleshooting, assembly, disassembly, repair, and operation of complex equipment.
- Excellent oral and written communication skills.
- Advanced proficiency with word processing, database management, email, and calendar software.
Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills Relevant work experience in the Defense Industry
Proficient in all types of hand tools, shop tools, power tools, micrometers, and depth gages
Detail understanding of system troubleshooting techniques.
Must be able to interpret and use all types of engineering drawings and schematics.
- Required to sit, move about, and reach with hands and arms.
- Frequently required to balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.
- Occasionally required to lift up to 25 pounds.
About BAE Systems Platforms & Services BAE Systems, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems plc, an international defense, aerospace and security company which delivers a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support services. Improving the future and protecting lives is an ambitious mission, but it’s what we do at BAE Systems. Working here means using your passion and ingenuity where it counts – defending national security with breakthrough technology, superior products, and intelligence solutions. As you develop the latest technology and defend national security, you will continually hone your skills on a team—making a big impact on a global scale. At BAE Systems, you’ll find a rewarding career that truly makes a difference.
The Platforms & Services (P&S) sector under BAE Systems, Inc does the big stuff: the armored combat vehicles, naval guns, missile launchers, and naval ship repair…just to name a few. Our employees take pride in the work they do and why they do it. They are on the front lines every day, building our products to protect the lives of those who serve. We may be biased, but we think P&S does some of the coolest work around, and we think you will too.
Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion:
At BAE Systems, we work hard every day to nurture an inclusive culture where employees are valued and feel like they belong. We are conscious of the need for all employees to see themselves reflected at every level of the company and know that in order to unlock the full potential of our workforce, everyone must feel confident being their best, most sincere self and be equipped to thrive. We provide impactful professional development experiences to our employees and invest in social impact partnerships to uplift communities and drive purposeful change. Here you will find significant opportunities to do meaningful work in an environment intentionally designed to be one where you will learn, grow and belong.
Who We Are
You're used to protecting what matters most.
Our team has the privilege and the responsibility of knowing that the work we do really matters. Our work is vital to the armed forces personnel and major corporations who rely on us to protect, equip and support them where it counts; to the security and prosperity of the nations we serve; to our skilled and talented people; to the local communities where we are based; and to the wider community who invest in, supply and engage with us. At BAE Systems, everyone can make a difference.
We believe that a diverse workforce inspires creativity and drives innovation. We respect and value the huge variety of skills, abilities and perspectives that our people bring to our business. We celebrate our differences and aim to recruit and develop talent from all backgrounds, championing the strength that a truly inclusive and collaborative workplace gives to our company culture and performance.
Enjoy a flexible environment that values your work-life balance and helps you perform at your best.
On the job training, leadership programs, collaboration with leading experts – excellence is built into your career development whether you are just starting out as an apprentice or are an experienced professional.
We’re united by trust, camaraderie and a shared ambition to lead the world in our field. It helps that we’re nice people too.
See your contribution, making real change as breakthrough technology and intelligence solutions reshape the landscape for our customers.
What We Offer+ Warrior Integration Program (Est. 2008)
This program was created to assist in the employment, transition, education, and development of wounded warriors. Through mentoring, partnership, education, and leadership, we vow to serve our veterans in the same manner they served our country. WIP provides mission-centered work that gives wounded warriors the opportunity to contribute, providing a path for career progression.
Camo to Corporate underpins all of our military recruiting and veteran efforts. We participate in annual career workshops and partner with VA employment reps to identify opportunities for vets at BAE Systems. We’re also proud members of Joining Forces, the Veteran Jobs Mission and Hiring our Heroes - initiatives focused on helping vets and their spouses find meaningful careers.
Meet Our Veterans
All of my co-workers have been very helpful with my transition into the company and in my training as a Common Missile Warning Systems technician. The camaraderie of the other WIP employees has also been instrumental in my transition out of the Marine Corps.
Retired Cpl. J. Munoz
Operating Enduring Freedom