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Field Support Team Manager



Full Time

On Site


Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States


Job Description:The Field Support Team Manager will provide management and leadership to the Field Support Team (FST) conducting work in multiple locations in support of Surveillance Towed Array Sensor System (SURTASS) electronic equipment and provide instruction of operation and maintenance of electronic equipment to civilian and military personnel associated with the Navy SURTASS Program. Actively participate as the team leader in meeting the programs engineering requirements. Selected candidate will also be responsible for the following:
  • Management of the FST’s, schedule, casualty response, travel requirements, timecard administration, preparation and submission engineering and administrative reports;
  • At the discretion of the Program Manager, FST Manager will act as a liaison/coordinator with sponsor, ship's master, sponsored riders, operational commanders, other SURTASS contractors, MSC and shipyard personnel, and other Government organizations.
  • Perform and provide quality assurance for repairs and modifications to equipment and ensure applicable maintenance standards are met IAW ISO 9001 requirements.
  • Perform electronic equipment installations;
  • Coordinate and conduct training as directed to O&M members and FST technicians;
  • Preparation of operational, maintenance procedures, Standard Operating Procedures and manuals as needed;
  • Perform engineering research and analysis
  • Augment ship's O&M technical crew in port and at sea as necessary and assist in the management of FST technicians augmenting in the same role in port and at sea.
Basic Qualifications:Must have at least an Associate Degree in Computer Science, Electronics Technology, or be a graduate of US Navy electronics “C” school or equivalent civilian electronics technical school. Curriculum must have dealt directly with industrial maintenance, troubleshooting and repair of secure networks and communications systems, navigations systems, and sonar surveillance systems.Ten (10) years of progressive work experience in a Navy life cycle sustainment program with personnel supervision responsibilities, and familiarity with C4I technologies and sonar maintenance.Must have at least five (5) years of supervisor experience that includes:∙Manpower planning∙Shipboard technical support management∙Maintenance scheduling for in-port periods∙Administration of personnel performance and qualification currency∙Task management, scheduling, reporting and tracking FST technical requirements∙Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writingThe selected applicant must: have a valid driver's license, have or be able to obtain a valid U.S. passport, travel to CONUS and OCONUS locations on short notice to meet technical requirements of the project.Top Secret Clearance required.Desired Qualifications:Eight (8) years of combined experience in the maintenance and repair of SURTASS PROCESSING Subsystems, SURTASS COMMs subsystems, and/or SURTASS arrays.Experience in all three of these areas, versus one or two, is highly desirable. i. SURTASS PROCESSING SUBSYSTEM includes: ICP, UNIX, LINUX, Windows, ORACLE, COMPOSE, GCCS-M, GPS (Commercial and MIL-STD), Bathythermograph/Sound Velocimeter, Mechanical and Ring Laser Gyro, TTTS, and/or PC Test Set; ii. SURTASS COMMs SUBSYSTEM includes: SHF, UHF SATCOM and LOS, HF, NOW, IFF, SECURE VOICE and DATA CRYPTOs, CMS, EKMS, KMI, SIPRNET, ADNS/CFCP, and/or NIPRNET;iii. SURTASS ARRAYS includes: TL-29A Twinline and Single line, LFA, CLFA, and/or HFM3.External Referral Eligible

Pay Range:Pay Range $81,900.00 - $126,000.00 - $170,100.00

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