FSE - Electronic Technician (Contingent)

Chesapeake, VA, USA ● Jacksonville, FL, USA ● Norfolk, VA, USA Req #317
Monday, January 4, 2021

SUMMARY: Seeking qualified Field Service Engineer with electronics background to assess, maintain, and repair naval ships electronics systems and report findings to project team.


  • Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • As a field service engineer, you will be expected to work under limited supervision, have strong problem-solving skills, interpret schematics, use manufacturer’s manual’s and use your knowledge of electronic circuit theory to troubleshoot systems.

  • Conduct Material condition Assessment (MCA), repair and maintain SPS-49 and SPS-55 radars, consoles and associated ancillary equipment.

  • Provide a detailed report on findings, required repair parts and recommendations.

  • Inspects and tests electronic equipment, components, and assemblies using multi-meters, oscilloscopes, spectrum analyzer, and other electronic test instruments, tools and equipment.

  • Provide training to the shipboard crews on the operation and maintenance on the radars, consoles and associated ancillary equipment.

  • Dependable/reliable and willing to work a flexible schedule including overtime.


  • Strong knowledge of electronics theory and application

  • Strong computer skills

  • Hold Valid Passport and Driver’s license, and ability to pass a security clearance

  • A citizen of the United States

  • Candidates should have Associates Degree or equivalent electronics training and experience in the US Navy or Coast Guard


  • Have experience as a Planner/Estimator in the development of Combat System and Navigation work packages

  • Have previous Foreign Military Sales (FMS) experience

  • Must be willing to travel overseas and work with Foreign navies

  • Have a Secret Clearance

  • Certified Master Training Specialist

  • The selected applicant will be subject to a background check and drug testing.

Think Analytically, Effective Verbal Communication, Effective Written Communication, Observe/Examine Details, Remember Details, Concentrate on Tasks, Adjust to Changes

Regular Attendance, Maintain Work Schedule, Stay Organized, Operate Equipment

Stand, Sit, Walk, Push or Pull, Balance, Bend, Stoop, Kneel, Crouch, Reach, See, Repetitive Motion, Eye/Hand Coordination, Fine Manipulation, Lifting Up to 25 Pounds, Carrying Up to 25 Pounds

Dust/Dirt, Mechanical Hazards, Sharp Objects/Tools, Noise

VSE is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, disability, Protected Veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

Other details

  • Job Family Operations
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Chesapeake, VA, USA
  • Jacksonville, FL, USA
  • Norfolk, VA, USA