Field Service Tech III

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Job Description
BAE Systems, one of the world's leading defense contractors and a stable Fortune 500 Company, has an opening for a Field Service Technician (FST). Candidate may work in any of our USN product lines (MK-38 25mm chain gun; MK-41 VLS; MK-45 5" gun; MK-63 Weather shields; and MK-110 57mm gun) and may be asked to travel (up to 50%). Some of the work includes:

-- Install, test, repair, maintain and remove electrical, mechanical, and/or hydraulic systems and equipment.
-- Assist in coordinating tests or experiments requiring selection and adaptation or modification of a wide variety of test equipment and test procedures.
-- Assist in setting up and operating equipment and records data.
-- Conduct preliminary analysis of test results and reports findings to senior employees.
-- Assist in the preparation of tooling documentation and coordinates the movement of these items to assigned field operations.
-- Assist in the preparation of required documentation and reporting to upper management.
-- Maintain a safe work environment and ensures compliance with safety objectives and policies.
-- Share responsibility of self-development with immediate supervisor.

Required Education, Experience, & Skills
-- Working knowledge of reading blueprints and technical repair standards.
-- Excellent oral and written communication skills.
-- Intermediate proficiency level with Microsoft word processing, presentation, spreadsheet, database, email, and calendar software.
-- Ability to gather information from a variety of sources.
-- Excellent time management and multitasking skills.
-- Ability to work effectively with other personnel both inside and outside of the organization.

Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills
Preferred Education:
-- High school diploma, GED or equivalent.
-- Two years vocational or mechanical training working with basic electrical/mechanical/hydraulic instrumentation tools and hardware plus two years of related work experience. May consider equivalent combination of education and experience.

Preferred Skills:
-- Prior experience on U.S. Navy weapons systems (esp. MK-38, MK-41, MK-45 and MK-110).
-- Relevant ordnance coursework or training.
-- Relevant work experience in the defense industry.

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.

At BAE Systems, we celebrate the array of skills, experiences, and perspectives our employees bring to the table. For us, differences are a source of strength. We're laser-focused on high performance, and we work hard every day to nurture an inclusive culture where all employees can innovate and thrive. Here, you will not only build your career, but you will also enjoy work-life balance, uncover new experiences, and collaborate with passionate colleagues.