FSE - Weapons Technician (Contingent)

Chesapeake, VA, USA ‚óŹ Jacksonville, FL, USA Req #312
Wednesday, December 30, 2020

SUMMARY: Seeking experienced Field Service Engineer Weapons Technician to inspect, repair, and provide material list for repair parts on the MK-75 76mm Gun and MK-13 GMLS.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:(include scope of authority)

  • Perform Material Condition Assessments on MK 13 GMLS missile system and MK 75 Gun components.

  • Troubleshoot and repair associated MK 13 GMLS and MK 75 hydraulic and pneumatic control systems, magazine sprinkle systems, fixed CO2 systems and water injection systems.

  • Interpret technical documentation, specifications, and wiring schematics to identify and isolate problems with the launching systems.

  • Provide operation, maintenance, and troubleshooting and repair instruction to the MK 13 GMLS, MK 75 and associated ancillary systems to the foreign navy shipboard crew.

  • Willing to travel domestically and internationally for weeks at a time.


  • Completion of Navy Gunnery A School or OEM Technical Program.

  • Graduated MK 13 GMLS and MK 75 Gun "C" school or have years of experience in the operations and repair of the MK 13 GMLS and MK 75 Gun systems.

  • Must be proficient using general and special purpose electronic test equipment to perform organizational level maintenance.

  • Must have a working knowledge of Navy assessment programs, visit processes and reporting methods for visits.

  • Must have experience with regular usage of accepted current instrumentation for diagnosing equipment.

  • Must demonstrate an ability to interpret wiring diagrams, control schematics and plans and the ability as Subject Matter Expert (SME) to troubleshoot, analyze and provide support for Guided Missile Launching and Gun weapon systems equipment and associated magazine sprinkler, water injection and fix CO2 systems.

  • Provide reports to project team regarding any assessments, repairs, and troubleshooting executed on systems.

  • Have a valid Passport


  • Have previous FMS experience

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

  • Certified Master Training Specialist

  • Prior FFG shipboard experience

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