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Field Engineer
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Raytheon Company | Waltham, MA
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Job Description

Job Title: Field Engineer I

Job Description:
Raytheon IIS Field Engineering (IISFE) is seeking a Field Engineer II to support the LPWS. The objective of the Land-Based PHALANX Weapons System (LPWS) Theater Support Program is to provide: Field Service Representatives (FSRs) as Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) to support the LPWS requirements. The FSRs will support LPWS configurations at Fort. Sill, OK. In order to support the LPWS Theater Support Program as an FSR, the successful candidate must: Evaluate, assess and provide training to force protection personnel on all configurations of the LPWS. Inspect, test and align the designated systems appropriate specifications. Utilize schematics, drawings, specifications and General Purpose Electrical/Electronic Test Equipment (GPETE) to troubleshoot and repair faults in the systems / equipment. Provide up to date training in the operation, maintenance, alignment and repair of the LPWS. Provide support in obtaining LPWS OEM data (drawings, test data, etc.) through proper channels. Perform other technical duties as assigned. Direct and support the installation, repair, maintenance, and operation of all aspects of the LPWS equipment. Direct and support the installation, repair, maintenance, and operation of communications and electro-optical equipment. Possess the skills required to perform routine system maintenance and computer system administrative functions. Have knowledge of, and be capable of using, operating systems and database management systems. Perform analysis of system operations. Have experience in fault detection, isolation, and correction of computer systems and individual peripheral devices. Be available for assignment to various CONUS/OCONUS sites for extended terms. Participate in training at various U.S. locations prior to deployment. Evaluate and document field operational capability and report results to customer and program office.

Key responsibilities for the qualified candidate include:
  • Extensive travel will be required; up to 100% to include Afghanistan, and other international destinations.
  • Must be willing and able to deploy to remote international locations with little notification.
  • Must be willing and able to deploy to environments that may include harsh living conditions (extreme heat and cold, deployed living conditions and/or hostile work environment.
  • Some locations will be in the middle-east desert with temperatures above 120 degrees F. Must be willing and able to move and/or lift weights such as test equipment, ladders, tools, and cable reels weighing up to 60 pounds using proper lifting techniques or material moving equipment.
  • Must be willing and able to work 12-16 hours a day and be on call 24/7.
  • Must be willing and able to climb platforms.
  • Must be willing and able to work in a bivouac environment.
  • Must be willing and able to travel over rough uneven terrain.
  • Employment is contingent upon meeting all medical requirements for overseas assignment including comprehensive post-offer medical examination.
Required Skills:
  • A minimum of 2 years of experience in Combat Systems Support.
  • Minimum of 2 years hands-on experience in trouble shooting and maintenance of the Phalanx MK15 Close-In-Weapon-System.
  • Advanced military CIWS system training.
  • Direct experience with systems integration, software, and electro-mechanical systems.
  • Ability to plan, schedule and complete all activities required to meet established goals.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Knowledge of Military protocol.
Security clearance - U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position will need a U.S. Security Clearance within 1 year of start date.

Desired Skills
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Prior field experience and/or military service.
Required Education
Bachelor’s or Master's degree obtained within the past 18 months or by Summer 2018 in Engineering or in related technical discipline or a related field. A cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher is desired. Please include your transcript with your resume.

This position can be G06 or G07 based on the candidates qualifications as they relate to the education, experience and responsibility requirements for the position.


Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.


About Raytheon Company

Raytheon Company is a technology and innovation leader specializing in defense, civil government and cybersecurity markets throughout the world. With a history of innovation spanning 92 years, Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration and other capabilities in the areas of sensing; effects; and command, control, communications and intelligence systems; as well as a broad range of mission support services

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