2023-59441 - Fleet Documentation Technical Support Specialist


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General Dynamics Mission Systems
100 Plastics Avenue

Website: gdmissionsystems.com

Company Description:
Platforms: Smarter. At General Dynamics Mission Systems, we solve the toughest security and technology challenges facing our nation and its allies by building smarter mission-critical products and systems.We develop mission critical C4ISR solutions across the land, sea, air, space and cyber domains. As you might imagine, we can offer career paths that fit almost any area of expertise. Almost any background or interests. And almost any short- and long-term career goals. At our location in the Berkshires of Western Massachusetts, we develop advanced solutions to support the U.S. Navy's latest ships and combat systems.

General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce.

Learn more about the Pittsfield facility here: www.gdmissionsystems.com/PittsfieldMA.

Additional Business Name: General Dynamics Mission Systems

2023-59441 - Fleet Documentation Technical Support Specialist
To Commensurate With Experience
Full Time
Bachelor's Degree

Put your engineering talent to the ultimate test. At General Dynamics Mission Systems, we create the technologies, products and services that help our service members, intelligence analysts and first responders keep our nation safe. The work we do is so advanced our teams often redefine what’s possible for the world. If you want to be a leader with the company that delivers smart solutions for our nation’s challenges, this is your opportunity.

We apply advanced technologies such as Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, AR/VR, Cloud Native and Quantum Physics to solve our customers’ missions in cyber, RF, undersea, interstellar and everything in between.

In our highly collaborative and global environment, you’ll analyze the effects of projects upon various areas such as Engineering, Facilities, and the labor pool to determine the most practical and cost-efficient methods to obtain the required resources and participate in the tactical planning for completion of identified project segment. Essentially, you’ll perform research and engineering laboratory functions involving the layout, building, testing, troubleshooting, and repairing devices, assemblies, subsystems, and systems as well as perform technical activities which impact the proposal, system level design, detail design and manufacture of advanced electronics systems.

As a member of the Technical Team for Fleet Documentation, you'll lead development of strategic tasks and procedures by applying engineering and organizational knowledge and expertise to achieve technical goals. 

  • You'll also interpret the technical, organizational, and process aspects of Fleet Documentation to ensure the quality of the product is satisfactory for the Submarine Fleet to use. 
  • You will be responsible for the completion of assigned tasks and projects within budgetary and scheduling guidelines. 
  • As a part of your role you will be asked to evaluate technical and schedule risks to include any mitigation plans required. 
  • This role requires you to support the Fleet Documentation Authors with all of the technical aspects of developing procedures for the new class of submarine. 
  • The desired attributes for this role include a systematic thought process to evaluate the complexity of an entire procedure for the Fire Control System and document the best solution. 
  • You will be required to show initiative on assignments and exercise independent judgement with little direction.
  • A demonstrated ability to lead small scale teams in a variety of tasks dependent on the life-cycle of work assigned will be required.   


Requires a Bachelor’s or Technology degree in Engineering or a related specialized area/field, or equivalent (4 years job-related experience). Requires an additional 5+ years of job-related experience, or a Master's degree with 3+ years of job-related experience.

Department of Defense Secret security clearance is required within a reasonable period of time. Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.

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