General Dynamics Information Technology Shipboard Cable Installation Technician in Portsmouth, Virginia

Job Description

Performs production assembly operations on cables, electronic and electro-mechanical components or sub-assemblies.

  1. Performs electronic or electro-mechanical production subassembly and assembly operations to build up and assemble units of moderate complexity such as printed circuit boards, modules, chassis drawers, cable harnesses, and other electronic sub-assemblies.

  2. Uses visual aids, wiring lists, schematics, blueprints, and verbal and written instructions to route, tag, test and terminate shipboard cables.

  3. Identifies and selects components to be integrated into subassembly and assembly units.

  4. Participates in special projects as required.


Requires a High School Diploma or GED.


1-3 years of related Cable installation experience. Must be able to work aboard a ship and in a shipyard environment.

Must be able to obtain Secret level Security Clearance.

Cableway Certification preferred.

Offer contingent upon candidate being able to obtain access to local shipyards.

As a trusted systems integrator for more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology provides information technology (IT), systems engineering, professional services and simulation and training to customers in the defense, federal civilian government, health, homeland security, intelligence, state and local government and commercial sectors.With approximately 32,000 professionals worldwide, the company delivers IT enterprise solutions, manages large-scale, mission-critical IT programs and provides mission support services.GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.

Job ID2018-41663

Number of Positions1

Job FunctionMechanical Production

Security Clearance LevelNone

Full/Part TimeFull Time