Fire Control Techs (FT)
Fire Control Techs (FT)
We are searching for an experienced Fire Control Techs (FT) at our Newport, RI location.
SEA CORP is a veteran-owned business based in Middletown, Rhode Island. Founded in 1981, we have been providing services to the U.S. Navy for over 40 years. Our core business is providing systems, software, and hardware engineering services, as well as test and evaluation services to the Navy, chiefly for submarine electronic systems. We have enjoyed steady, planned growth for over three decades, and have grown to over 450 people with operations in multiple states. Our strength lies in our highly trained and professional staff who consistently exceed customer expectations.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
SEA CORP has immediate full-time openings for former Fire Control Technicians who will provide support as Systems Engineers for new weapons and weapon systems in Newport, RI. In these positions, candidates will provide integration and test support for all horizontal and vertical weapons on all submarine classes.
A Systems Engineer, also known as lead systems analyst, a network engineer who can also program, or a software engineer who can also manage networks, is an IT professional who oversees the creation of hybrid software, web and hardware products from initial specifications to final roll-out and maintenance. These products are often sophisticated systems that run on the web. The systems engineer is responsible to integrate various network operating systems, application programs and hardware devices. Duties of a systems engineer typically include managing the development cycle associated with producing a resilient software, hardware and web application, including: specification, design, coding, testing and maintenance. Systems engineering is like putting together a puzzle, matching varied pieces together to make one cohesive whole. Systems engineers are concerned with the "big picture" of a project in addition to technical aspects and must consider details like cost, schedules and social issues that may be associated with a project.
•Working with customer leads to review system designs and provide recommendations for implementation
•Investigating and analyzing failures to determine root-causes
•Providing lab test support and troubleshooting problems
•Identifying temporary workarounds for problems while long term solutions are analyzed
•Understanding risk associated with all reported failures
•Writing clear and concise problem reports
•Attending meetings as applicable and provide necessary verbal communication
Work Environment & Physical Demands:
Sitting, standing, extended periods of time using a mouse and keyboard and looking at computer screens. Movement between points within the same office or between buildings. Work is performed in generally consistent environmental conditions with some seasonality for temperature differences and lighting. Occasional work performed on board naval vessels which will require the following: working in confined spaces where movement is restricted; movement through narrow passageways and hatches; significant use of hands to operate equipment and tools; occasional lifting
Education: Bachelor's Degree in an Engineering discipline. In lieu of a bachelor’s degree, qualified incumbents will have significant military experience with US Navy Submarine Combat Systems including completion of Naval Advanced "C" School in the technical field of experience.
Experience: Minimum 3 years of related experience, specifically working with submarine combat systems
Clearance Required: Secret
Successful candidates will enjoy competitive wages and a very rich benefit program, including:
Medical Benefits:Choice of two medical programs through Blue Cross & Blue Shield for you and your spouse or domestic partner; as well as your dependent children up to the age of 26. With access to participate in a choice (plan-specific) of Healthcare Accounts, either: A Health Savings Account (HSA) designed to help individuals save for medical and retiree health expenses on a tax-advantaged basis or a Flexible Spending Account (FSA) designed to help individuals save on eligible healthcare expenses by using pre-tax dollars.
Dependent Care Benefits:An FSA to pay for items such as daycare/nanny fees, day camp, and eldercare expenses when certain conditions are met.
Dental Benefits:A best in class Dental Insurance Plan, which offers coverage for checkups and cleanings, x-rays, fillings, orthodontia, and more.
Vision Benefits:An excellent Vision Benefit providing discounts and allowances for prescription glasses and contact lenses.
Retirement Benefits: A qualified 401(k) Retirement Savings Account with a generous employer matching contribution up to 8% of your eligible compensation. We offer a variety of investment options so that each employee can customize their portfolio according to their own investment style and free investment advising provided by a well-respected financial firm to help employees make critical retirement planning decisions. Our plan allows for rollover contributions from your previous employers and after-tax (Roth) contributions, all within IRS guidelines.
Life Insurance Benefits:We provide employer paid Life and Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance equal to your annual salary. In addition, Supplemental coverage is available for yourself, your spouse or domestic partner, and your dependent children as well as Supplemental Short-Term and Long-Term Disability Insurance.
Additional Benefits: Tuition Reimbursement and Time-Off Benefits - Ten (10) Paid Holidays per year, and a generous Paid Time Off (PTO) policy to ensure that you can take time away from work for the things that are most important to you.
We welcome you to apply for this exciting opportunity to support us in our mission to provide superior engineering support to the U.S. Navy.
SEA CORP is a proud Equal Opportunity Employer and complies with all applicable federal, state and local fair employment practices laws. SEA CORP strictly prohibits and does not tolerate discrimination against employees, applicants or any other covered persons because of race, color, religion, creed, national origin or ancestry, ethnicity, sex, gender (including gender nonconformity and status as a transgender or transsexual individual), age, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, citizenship, past, current or prospective service in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state or local law.
Interested parties may apply here