BAE Systems is seeking an experienced Cable Fabrication Technician to perform on site, fiber optic and commercial cable fabrication, inventory control, and design fabrication. The selected candidate will be a part of our dynamic technical team, located in Wallops Island, VA at the Surface Combat Systems Center (SCSC). The SCSC is located on a barrier island on the Eastern Shore of Virginia and is a tenant of the NASA's Wallops Flight Facility. SCSC provides live combat systems suites with platform specific radars and sensors and supports the following functions: combat system lifetime support engineering, platform certification, operational and technical evaluation, combat system training, interoperability testing and participates in at-sea exercises. SCSC provides a high-fidelity representative combat system of every ship in the AEGIS, Ship Self Defense System (SSDS) fleet today and those planned in the future.
Required Education, Experience, & Skills
Minimum education and years of related/relevant experience required: High School Diploma/GED and at least Five (5) years experience with fiber optic and commercial cable fabrication, inventory control, and design fabrication. Demonstrate ability to work both independently and in a team environment.
Additional skills/experience required:
Must have FF101 Certification and ETA FOI Certification.
Familiarity with soldering principles
Ability to interpret and apply wiring diagram to fabrication cable assembly and work from written and/or verbal instructions
General knowledge of hand tools needed to construct cable assembly
Ability to lift at least 50lbs
Must have reliable transportation
Must be willing and able to work extended periods at a workbench fabricating cable assemblies.
Security clearance requirement: Active DoD Secret security clearance preferred however candidates who are eligible to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret security clearance will also be considered. If selected candidate does not have an active Secret security clearance, he/she will receive a contingent offer and start date will be delayed until after an interim Secret security clearance is granted.
This position is controlled by the Service Contract Act (SCA) and is classified as non-exempt under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
About BAE Systems Intelligence & Security
BAE Systems, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems plc, an international defense, aerospace and security company which delivers a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support services. Improving the future and protecting lives is an ambitious mission, but it's what we do at BAE Systems. Working here means using your passion and ingenuity where it counts – defending national security with breakthrough technology, superior products, and intelligence solutions. As you develop the latest technology and defend national security, you will continually hone your skills on a team—making a big impact on a global scale. At BAE Systems, you'll find a rewarding career that truly makes a difference.
Intelligence & Security (I&S), based in McLean, Virginia, designs and delivers advanced defense, intelligence, and security solutions that support the important missions of our customers. Our pride and dedication shows in everything we do—from intelligence analysis, cyber operations and IT expertise to systems development, systems integration, and operations and maintenance services. Knowing that our work enables the U.S. military and government to recognize, manage and defeat threats inspires us to push ourselves and our technologies to new levels.
At BAE Systems, we celebrate the array of skills, experiences, and perspectives our employees bring to the table. For us, differences are a source of strength. We're laser-focused on high performance, and we work hard every day to nurture an inclusive culture where all employees can innovate and thrive. Here, you will not only build your career, but you will also enjoy work-life balance, uncover new experiences, and collaborate with passionate colleagues.
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