Engineering Technician

Location: Norfolk

Department: Operations

Job Description

GreenXT is seeking Engineering Technicians to support shipboard testing efforts of DDG Hull, Mechanical & Electrical Mid-Life Upgrades program.
About GreenXT
GreenXT is comprised of technical and business leaders.  We hire intelligent, hardworking, and dedicated people who not only possess the desire to learn and improve their skills but want to contribute to the design and development of innovative solutions that address the Navy’s greatest technological challenges.  We hired each of our employees because we believe they are exceptional, have the ability to excel at their job, and will contribute positively to GreenXT.
GreenXT’s business office strives to be the most efficient and effective business office supporting our customers.  Our personnel aspire to become leaders through organized, rigorous, and diligent efforts.   GreenXT employees are always looking to help one another succeed.  We look out for each other and cross-train so that the product we deliver is one that we’re confident in and proud of.  We strongly believe in growth and providing our workforce with career development opportunities to help everyone achieve their goals. 
We take pride in our support of the United States Navy.  We never forget that the work we do is ultimately in support of America’s warfighter and serving those who serve.   The idea that our hard work can help make their jobs easier, assist them to defend our nation, and can help ensure they return home safely to their loved ones motivates us every day, and we hope that you join us on that mission!
  • Witness/support/conduct pre-testing, installation, System Operation Verification Testing (SPVT) and Installation Check-Out (INCO) of DDG Machinery Controls System.
  • Inspect/verify equipment installation, operations, and conduct testing of system upgrades and/or revisions.
  • Troubleshoot control systems with the use of system documentation and electrical schematics.
  • Provide test support for all variants of fielded systems at both Land Based Engineering Site (LBES) and shipboard.
  • Provide documented status updates on a regular basis.
  • Act as a liaison between shipboard test team and technical leads located at Naval Surface Warfare Center Philadelphia by providing immediate feedback based on shipboard issues and concerns.
  • Maintain personal source of information between jobs, tasking and issue tracking via JIRA.
  • Aid in test procedure edits and implementation.
  • Review and use of Ship Installation Drawings (SIDs), Liaison Action Requests (LARs), Test Procedures, and Plan of Action and Milestones (POAMs).
  • Coordinate and support progress meetings for projects and repairs.
  • Prior Navy service as GSE (Gas Turbine Systems Technician Electrical) with rank of E5 or above preferred; prefer US Navy shipboard experience in engineering department.
  • Active DoD Secret Level Security Clearance (or the ability to obtain this clearance upon position acceptance) is required for this position.
  • Preferred Naval experience includes experience in operations / maintenance / troubleshooting / testing of shipboard electronics, tracing signals, diagnosing, or isolating cause for electrical failures, and experience with grounded and ungrounded systems as they pertain to Machinery Control Systems.
  • Three to five (3-5) years of professional experience as GSE, which includes: 
    1. Professional experience with electrical schematics, oscilloscope, signal generators and digital multimeters to diagnose or isolate cause for electrical failures, then generating write ups that detail testing performed, troubleshooting steps, and findings. 
    2. Professional experience with basic electrical principals to include understanding the difference between current, voltage and resistance as well as how to troubleshoot circuits containing them.
    3. Advanced computer skills to include the use of HyperTerminal, Putty or an equivalent serial interface.
    4. Knowledge of military specifications and Navy technical documentation.
    5. Good oral and written communication skills is required.
    6. Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multi-tasking.
    7. 30-50% travel away from permanent location (1-2 weeks at a time)
    8. Ability to work onboard US Navy Ships (pier side and at sea); which requires proper safety precautions and ability to go up and down shipboard stairways (ladders); work may also require some physical effort in the handling of light materials, boxes or equipment.
    9. This position requires 100% onsite workload at Shipyards and Naval Stations.

Job Benefits
  • Competitive Pay
  • PTO (Paid Time Off)
  • 11 Paid Holidays
  • 401(k) with Matching
  • Medical and Dental Insurance
  • Life and Disability Insurance