• Principal Technician, Field

    Job Locations USA-VA-Chesapeake
    Job ID
    Number of Positions
    Job Function
    Science and Engineering
    Security Clearance Level
    Full/Part Time
    Full Time
  • Job Description

    Fabricates, installs, maintains, and repairs electronic, mechanical, and/or other types of components and equipment.




    1. Installs, maintains, repairs, overhauls, troubleshoots, modifies, constructs and tests various types of electrical, electronic, and/or mechanical equipment and related devices.


    2. Applies technical knowledge of electronics principles in order to put equipment in operational condition and solve complex problems.


    3. Troubleshoots and corrects malfunctions using specialized test and diagnostic equipment.


    4. Modifies circuitry to improve performance.


    5. Makes recommendations for improvements or modifications to correct problems.


    6. Provides operation/maintenance instruction to customer personnel.


    7. Prepares operating and malfunction reports and related documentation.


    8. Works with engineering staff to determine and solve equipment design problems.


    9. Performs quality assurance testing of assemblies and equipment fabricated by other technicians.


    10. Provides work leadership to less-experienced technicians, and may have supervisory responsibility.


    11. Maintains current knowledge of relevant technologies as assigned.


    12. Participates in special projects as required.


    Associates Degree in a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical certifications or training, or work experience.


    8-10 years of directly related experience supporting engineering operations.


    For more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology has served as a trusted provider of information technology, systems engineering, training and professional services to customers across federal, state, and local governments, and in the commercial sector. Over 40,000 GDIT professionals deliver enterprise solutions, manage mission-critical IT programs and provide mission support services worldwide. GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.


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