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AUV Field Engineer

Company: L3 Technologies
Location: San Diego
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

Job Title: Specialist, Field Engineer

Job Code: IMS20220711-93121

Job Location: Imperial Beach, CA

Job Schedule: 9/80

Job Description:

This position provides customer support through the performance of on-site installation, as well as overseeing any necessary diagnoses, troubleshooting, service, and repair of complex equipment and systems. Checks out and approves operational quality of system equipment. Instructs customers in the operation and maintenance of the system. Serves as company liaison with customer on administrative and technical matters for assigned projects. Interprets customers' needs and clarifies if the responsibility for problem resolution falls to sales personnel, customer support reps, or engineers.

The Field Engineer will focus primarily on testing R&D platforms, sensor payloads and development of new Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) software behaviors. Daily activities will include product development testing, post-mission analysis, and factory acceptance testing of new production systems prior to customer delivery. In addition to being a strong marine operations specialist, the AUV Field Engineer will also develop a solid hands-on relationship with existing Iver AUV operators, including active participation in field exercises, new AUV operator training and coordinating ongoing technical support.

Essential Functions:

  • Assist in testing and validation of AUV payloads and behaviors
  • Assist in integration and testing of new AUV payloads
  • Assist in developing AUV product documentation
  • Assist in developing and validating AUV specifications
  • Assist in developing and improving AUV training materials
  • Develop and verify customer specifications, conduct operator training, and participate as a company representative during demonstrations and field exercises with existing and potential new customers
  • Interface with customers on behalf of company's Engineering and Management teams
  • Provide input and recommendations for Internal Research and Development (IRAD) priorities and support business growth by researching and responding to customer solicitations
  • Provide operator level maintenance and rudimentary hardware tech support for Iver AUV's at customer site
  • Ability to travel (U.S. and International) approximately: 35%
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a secret level security clearance Qualifications:
    • Bachelor's Degree (in Ocean Engineering preferred) or other engineering/technical discipline with minimum of 4 years of prior related industry experience in the field
    • Knowledge and comfort on being on vessels and around water
    • Prior experience with troubleshooting software/hardware issues while in the field
    • Must be a U.S. Citizen Preferred Additional Skills:
      • Ability to lift and carry 50-lbs
      • Comfort operating from a variety of vessels (10-feet to 50-feet in length)
      • USCG Captain's License (or ability to qualify for one within 18-months)

Keywords: L3 Technologies, San Diego , AUV Field Engineer, Engineering , San Diego, California

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