AECOM VLS Technician in Norfolk, Virginia

Business Line Government

Position Title VLS Technician

United States of America - Virginia


Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking Vertical Launching System (VLS) Technicians for fleet technical support, VLS inspection and assessment support, certification testing and corrosion control (NACE or SSPC/NBPI trained). Technicians will also be required to support programmatic and liaison support of varying levels by communicating, presentation of data, conducting business, resolving scheduling and milestone date problems for the various customers.

Essential Responsibilities:

  1. Assist Ship's Force technicians and government personnel to analyze and resolve malfunctions identified during equipment operation and testing.

  2. Analyze equipment review and inspection data to determine source of fault, and recommend repair, replacement or other corrective action.

  3. Assist with the installation of engineering changes toward improving quality and reliability and to facilitate installation, maintenance and repair.

  4. Report findings/discrepancies as required via TAAS, Maintenance Action Forms, written / electronic de-brief and/or write a Technical Assistance Visit Report (TAVR) Perform all other position related duties as assigned or requested.

Minimum Requirements

  • A minimum of five (5) years’ full-time hands-on technician level experience within last 10 years in assembly, installation, testing, troubleshooting, fault isolation, test and repair of Combat, ASW, USW, MIW, or C4I systems and equipment.

  • Specialized experience: A minimum of two (2) years full time hands-on technician experience within last 5 years in assembly, overhaul, repair, modification, operation, troubleshooting, and maintenance of shipboard Combat ASW, USW, MIW or C4I systems.

  • Position requires the ability to work onboard US Navy ships and access ship repair industrial facilities.

  • Position may require travel.

  • Position requires an active Security Clearance and ability to obtain a Common Access Card.

Preferred Qualifications

A preferred candidate will be able to:

Applies advanced technical knowledge to solve unusually complex problems that typically cannot be solved solely by referencing manufacturers’ manuals or similar documents. Examples of such problems include:

  • determining the location and density of circuitry

  • evaluating electromagnetic radiation

  • isolating malfunctions

  • incorporating engineering changes

Exercises independent judgment in performing such tasks as analyzing electronic circuits, calculating waveforms, and tracing relationships in signal flow. Uses complex test instruments such as oscilloscopes, high frequency pulse generators, frequency synthesizers, distortion analyzers, and complex computer controlled equipment.

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow.

AECOM is an equal opportunity employer and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here to view the EEO Is The Law poster.


Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Military Support

Business Group Management Services Group (MS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 182506BR

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.