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POST DATE 9/7/2016
END DATE 10/8/2016

VSE Corp Alexandria, VA

VSE Corp
Alexandria, VA
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Job Classification
Full Time
Job Type
Company Ref #
Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
High School Diploma or GED


Job Title
Field Service Engineer
Alexandria Metro Park, Va. - US (Primary)
Job Type
Full Time/Regular
High School Diploma
Career Level
Engineering & Support Services
Exemption Type
Job Description

Within GLOBAL Division, VSE Corporation is seeking a Field Service Engineer for our facility located in Alexandria, VA to perform the following duties:

Field Service Engineer to support Foreign Military Sales and Follow On Technical Support of MK 75 76MM Gun System. Duties shall include:

* Leading a team of Field Service Engineers in performing complex overhaul and repairs of systems

* Field service support of systems

* Reactivation of systems

* Training of foreign military personnel in operation and maintenance of systems

* Perform functions as necessary to support In-Service Engineering Activity (ISEA) for systems

* Perform functions as necessary to support Standard Pierside Maintenance and Repair (SPMR)

* Onsite support in customer countries to support operational requirements

Candidate should have experience with US Navy gun systems, preferably MK 75 76MM, MK 45 5-inch, and CIWS platforms. The candidate will maintain effective customer communications and relations, and may provide onsite training of customer support personnel. Candidate should be able to read and interpret drawings, blueprints and technical documentations and/or manuals to identify part numbers and technical specifications for materials required to repair and overhaul shipboard equipment.

Job Requirements

Education: High School Diploma

U.S. Navy Gunners Mate (GM) or equivalent E-6 or above are preferred

Expert knowledge of the 76mm MK 75 Gun System Electrical and Electronic systems, and seven to nine years of Naval Gun Systems related experience.

Candidate must travel internationally in support of USN Foreign Military Sales support. Physical demands may vary depending on the work location. Ability to stand; walk; stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Must frequently lift and/or move up to 70 pounds. Required to sit at times; use hand to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms and climb or balance. Normal demands associated with troubleshooting and repairing Naval Gun Systems installed shipboard while in port. Ability to work in arduous circumstances OCONUS aboard foreign ships and shore based industrial worksites. International travel is required for periods up to 10 weeks duration at OCONUS Naval locations.

Must be able to obtain a secret clearance Travel
20 - 30%
Shift Type
First Shift

We are an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer (Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans?) that understands the value of diversity and its impact on a high performance culture. We are a military friendly organization and veterans are encouraged to apply. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States. Due to the incredible influx of applicants we are not able to take phone calls; we will contact you if you are a match for any position. Thank you for considering us for employment.


VSE Corporation was established in 1959 to provide engineering and technical services to the owners and operators of transportation and equipment assets and large, mission critical fleets (ships, vehicles and aircraft.) VSE serves this market by extending the service life and modernizing these aging platforms.

We are a preferred strategic partner, providing customized solutions to improve operational readiness and capability across a wide array of mature platforms. We characterize the majority of our work as “sustainment services,” consisting of supply chain management (SCM) and maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO). VSE, the parent company, conducts business operations through our Federal Services Group and our wholly-owned subsidiaries, including Wheeler Bros., Inc., VSE Aviation, Inc. (which includes Prime Turbines LLC, CT Aerospace LLC, Kansas Aviation of Independence, LLC, and Air Parts & Supply Co.), Akimeka LLC and Energetics Incorporated.

Company Size:
1,001-5,000 Employees
6348 Walker Lane
Alexandria, VA 22310

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