L3Harris is seeking a Field Technician B in Engineering Services as it continues to develop and establish a foothold in the rapidly growing market space for Autonomous Surface Vessels (ASV).
The role will be based out of L3Harris location in Broussard, Louisiana.
Our ASVs are complex, cutting edge vehicles that are fitted with sophisticated software and electronic systems and their support will require a broad range of technical skills across a number of different disciplines.
Field Technicians support the operation, maintenance and repair of our ASVs. The position does entail an average of 40% travel.
Responsible for commissioning, testing, operation, and maintenance of marine Autonomous Surface Vehicles (both on and off the water) including the electrical, mechanical, and software systems.
Must keep organized and detailed records, logs, issues, and checklists for a variety of operationally essential tasks
Must coordinate and communicate effectively with Software and Engineering teams to assist in commissioning and testing of various vehicles produced and any operation of the vehicles in the field/offshore.
Supporting the ongoing operation and maintenance of the vehicles when deployed at customer locations including investigation and diagnosis of any technical issues the vehicle and its control system may experience
Liaising directly with customers and their representatives when the vehicles are deployed in the field at customer locations
Working closely alongside members of the ASV Field Engineering team and the wider ASV team to ensure the continued efficient operation and refinement of our products by working with our clients to capture feedback and change requests etc.
Interfacing between the ASV Field Engineering team and Software/Engineering teams to aid in effective communication and provide feedback to the latter.
This role will require worldwide travel, potentially at short notice.
Available for extensive travel and periods working offshore on a vessel or at customer facilities off-site
Associate’s degree with minimum of 5 years’ relevant experience, High School diploma with 10 years experience.
This position requires the ability to obtain a US Security Clearance for which the US Government requires US Citizenship.
This position requires use of information which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). Applicants must be a U.S. Person as per 22 CFR 120.15 in order to satisfy export compliance requirements.
Extensive experience operating and supporting equipment in the marine environment.
CDL or ability to get one within 3 months
To be self-directed, organized, systematic, punctual, and goal oriented.
Understand and utilize effective troubleshooting techniques to resolve electrical, and mechanical system issues
Experience in the set up and fault finding of complex electrical systems
Excellent electrical knowledge including the ability to understand electrical diagrams, understanding of various components such as relays, actuators, and the ability to investigate and trace electrical issues.
The ability to quickly locate the cause of a problem from a set of symptoms and the ability to either resolve locally or liaise effectively with shore-based support teams to ensure such problems are dealt with quickly and efficiently.
To have strong organizational abilities, oral & written communications, and interpersonal skills.
Experience in the field of unmanned vehicles and/or robotics