ITA International

  • USCG PROGC Senior Combat Systems Engineering Technician

    Job Location US-MS-Pascagoula
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  • Overview

    ITA International (ITA) is a provider of integrated support services to include analysis, planning, training, acquisition management, cyber/intelligence, engineering, logistics, and maritime support services to government, non-governmental organizations and commercial customers worldwide.


    ITA International is seeking qualified candidates to join their team in Pascagoula, MS as Senior Combat Systems Engineering Technician for USCG PRO-GC. This position is contingent upon contract award


    Duties include but are not limited to, the following tasks:

    • Provide contract assurance oversight as a member of an IPT on complex C4ISR and Combat Systems computer network infrastructure, various electronics equipment, systems and
    • Perform surveillance of NSC production and shipbuilder deliverables per PROGC Surveillance Plan to ensure contractor compliance with contract requirements, program goals, and shipbuilder Quality Management System IOT prevent defects and/or document non-compliance for correction and preservation of government entitlement at
    • Support the administration of Navy Type/Navy Owned (NT/NO), Navy Type/ Coast Guard Owned (NT/CGO) C4ISR and Combat Systems GFE/GFI with the PROGC Logistics & Industrial Property Management (IPM)
    • Evaluate and validate associated C4ISR and Combat Systems GFI to ensure proper integration into shipboard design and
    • Provide technical guidance to PROGC concerning the C4ISR and Combat Systems operations and test
    • Support USCG/NAVSEA activities throughout the ship construction period focusing on events necessary to assure timely ship delivery and systems
    • Monitor the shipbuilder’s Combat Systems installation and test activities to assess and report risks to
    • Evaluate problems confronting the shipbuilder and various USCG departments by attending regular Support quarterly program reviews as required.
    • Keep the C4 IPT Lead and others informed of ship status and associated Combat Systems
    • Support PROGC on all technical matters related to installation test, planning, scheduling, documentation development, test conduct and certification of C4ISR and Combat Systems during ship construction phase of ship class test
    • Participate in Government review, acceptance and approval processes to track and report on Contract Data Requirements List (CDRL) and configuration change management developments including Diminished Manufacturing Sources (DMS), Engineering Change Proposals (ECPs) and Waterfront Changes (WFC).
    • Provide technical analysis and review of the Coast Guard, Navy, and Shipbuilder test planning, test documentation, equipment/system installation and checkout documentation, installation control drawing, military standards and specifications, shipboard equipment/system installations, and test conduct to ensure ship’s Combat System is fully compliant with contractual requirements.
    • Establish and maintain effective communication and liaison with other process groups as directed by the PROGC C4 IPT Lead; to include Combat System Qualification Test Team(CSQTT), various NAVSEA and PEO Program and Project Offices, design agents, Warfare Centers, USN Program Acquisition Resource Managers (PARMs), key USCG/USN technical authorities, the Shipbuilder Ship’s Management and Test staff, and Pre-Commissioning (PRECOM) Ship’s Force personnel.
    • Develop and provide comprehensive and timely management reports, briefings and presentations to PROGC PMR, NSC PMO and other key Government activities detailing the status of industrial work, technical problems, logistic support and cost/schedule issues concerning C4ISR and Combat
    • Participate in tests, mock-INSURV demonstrations (Builder’s Trials), Acceptance Trials, structural and operational weapons firing, trials, transits, and special
    • Serve as PROGC C4 IPT point of contact for Combat Systems between the USCG and USN PARMs, Ship’s Forces, NSC PMO and PROGC organizations and the Shipbuilder from delivery through qualification and certification
    • Validate correction of C4ISR and Combat System deficiencies identified during the construction, installation, test and trials period through delivery and the in-yard Post Delivery
    • Validate rollover C4ISR/Combat Systems trial
    • Attend/ witness test and inspection call-outs and document results as assigned by the PROGC C4 IPT Lead.

    Work Environment:

    Required work occurs in an office setting and in an industrial construction environment. The work is sedentary while in the office. The required work performed in the industrial environment occurs outdoors, in warehouses, aboard NSCs during construction and while underway, at sea. Safety conditions require the use of personal protective equipment or clothing as dictated by PROGC and the Shipbuilder’s policies and procedures.


    Physical Abilities:

    The tasking described within this work statement requires moderate walking, ability to lift up to 50 pounds, movement throughout an industrial shipyard facility, movement throughout NSCs under construction, and while underway, at sea. This includes traversing narrow and steep stairways and ladders.



    Qualifications are:

    • A minimum of 15 years’ experience in technical installation, integration, and testing of Combat Systems, Weapons, Electronic and Aviation Systems within the marine construction field, obtained through journeyman craft or QA experience in the construction of Navy surface combatants or Coast Guard Cutters.
    • Have experience witnessing stage 2-7 level combat systems tests using approved test procedures.
    • Have experience with military and commercial installation standards for electrical systems and cableways; i.e. DOD STD 2003, IEEE 45, etc.
    • Possess a current SECRET clearance.


    ITA International is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. We are committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran's status or any status protected by applicable federal, state, or local discrimination laws.


    Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans



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