Job Listing Description

Principal Field Technician

PDS Tech, Inc. is seeking a Principal Field Technician, in Virginia Beach, VA.


  • Performs technical functions related to the support of development engineering activities such as fabrication, integration, modification, assembly, and test of electronic and electromechanical systems
  • Fabricates metal piece parts from supplied drawings in small light industrial machine shop utilizing CNC milling machine, CNC lathe, & other metal fabrication tools
  • Desire and Interest in learning CNC machinery and metal fabrication experience beneficial
  • Fabricates both fiber optic and copper cable assemblies utilizing military and commercial grade connectors
  • Basic soldering for cable fabrication
  • Works from schematics, diagrams, written and verbal descriptions, layouts or defined plans to perform routine testing, checkout, troubleshooting, prototype building, and simple developmental engineering tasks
  • Performs routine operational tests and fault isolation on development systems and equipment to ensure conformance with design specifications
  • Diagnoses and isolates malfunctions down to component level
  • Utilizes routine development or diagnostic equipment including oscilloscope, VOM, DVM, signal generators and test apparatus Individual may be assigned to an area such as development, engineering, or test equipment design.
  • Excludes those assigned to production test activities

Basic Qualifications:
  • A high school diploma or equivalent with a minimum of 4 years of additional education and/or related experience
  • Experience with commercial and shipboard electronic cabinet build and integration
  • Experienced in the use of various hand tools including power tools such as hand drill, drill press, grinder, sander to support design and prototype tasking
  • A US citizenship with the ability to obtain a current Secret security clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • An Associates degree or other 2 year technical degree
  • Solder and copper cable building experience or certifications
  • Fiber Optic cable building experience or certifications
  • Current Secret security clearance, or ability to obtain.

Job Number: 2010114518
Job Location: VA Beach, VA
Duration: 9 months
Input Date: 05/19/2020
Attention: Ken Brown
City, State: IRVING, TX 75062
800 Phone: 866/224-2745

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