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Huntington Ingalls Industries Field Technician 2 - 4912 in Pocasset, Massachusetts

A division of Huntington Ingalls Industries


Unmanned Systems in Pocasset Massachusetts is looking for a fulltime Field Technician 2 who will...

  • Provide testing per specific test procedures by using measuring instruments and computer test programs for vehicle systems or products.

  • Provide customer support and training for new and existing customers both in house and in the field.

  • Support the production and manufacturing functions.

  • Support the production and assembly of test boards.

  • Maintain vehicle repairs, upgrades and execution of test procedures in new and existing vehicles.

  • Have routine computer skills (directory structure, hyperterm, applications).

  • Perform pre-mission tasks (vehicle mission programming, vehicle checkout). Be able to recognize when something is out of spec.

  • Perform post mission data download and analysis

  • Perform level "one" troubleshooting; visual inspection, use of DVM, basic schematic reading.

  • Lead normal vehicle systems field operations for testing. Design mission to perform needed tasks and get best information out of it. Have a good grasp on what to do if things do NOT go right.

  • Document test results with appropriate information in a complete manner and communicate to all required.

  • Read and interprets specific test procedures to properly perform and document test results.

  • Read and interprets specific test procedures to properly perform and document test results.

  • Perform all job responsibilities in support of Product Quality Standards.

  • Communicate all design problems and “bugs” to the correct areas within the organization.

  • Must be able to work in the field unsupervised.

What you will do...

Installs, operates, maintains, repairs and modifies equipment. Performs a variety of maintenance and technical support on products such as equipment, integrated systems and subsystems, and software at customer and/or field locations. Analyzes and evaluates products and related performance. Troubleshoots and diagnoses malfunctions to eliminate problem in minimum time. Installs, upgrades and removes products ensuring coordinative engineering field change. Maintains effective customer communications, relations, and provides onsite training.





What we are looking for...

  • Associates Degree or other 2 year technical degree in related discipline and 1 year of related experience; or High School Diploma or equivalent and 3 years related experience.

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word; Microsoft Excel; AutoCAD; Orcad and Internet Explorer.

  • Electrical/electronic/circuitry background, capable of independent troubleshooting/repair.

  • Must be able to obtain secret level clearance. Active clearance preferred.

  • Travel: Local sea/boat testing at 25-40%, customer-site training is as required at 1-2 weeks per trip, rotational posting of 3 months possible.

Bonus Points For...

  • Prior experience with unmanned robotic systems

Physical Requirements

May require working in an industrial or shipboard environment. Normally not required to lift more than 40 pounds higher than three feet above feet/floor level. May encounter extremes of temperature, pollution, humidity, noise, and other environmental factors while collecting data, observing performance of task teams.

Huntington Ingalls Industries is America’s largest military shipbuilding company and a provider of professional services to partners in government and industry. For more than a century, HII’s Newport News and Ingalls shipbuilding divisions in Virginia and Mississippi have built more ships in more ship classes than any other U.S. naval shipbuilder. HII’s Technical Solutions division supports national security missions around the globe with unmanned systems, nuclear and environmental services, and defense and federal solutions. Headquartered in Newport News, Virginia, HII employs more than 42,000 people operating both domestically and internationally. For more information, visit:

Federal Executive Order 14042 requires that covered contractor employees who work on, or in connection with, covered Federal contracts or at covered contractor workplaces may be required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 and comply with other requirements. Covered contractor employees also must comply with agency COVID-19 workplace safety requirements while in Federal workplaces. Applicant agrees to comply with said requirements to the extent they apply to the applied-for position.

Huntington Ingalls Industries is an Equal Opportunity/Vets and Disabled Employer. U.S. Citizenship may be required for certain positions.