Peraton Corporation

  • Unmanned Surface Vehicle (USV) Operator - Deploying to Bahrain

    Job Locations BH
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(3 weeks ago)
    Requisition ID
    Clearance Status
    Security Clearance
  • Overview

    We are seeking an Unmanned Surface Vehicle Operator to integrate into a small team charged with operations and maintenance of deployed unmanned systems in support of US Navy mine countermeasures (MCM) missions in the U.S. Fifth Fleet Area of Responsibility.

    Position is home ported in Bahrain. Paid travel and pre-deployment training will be conducted at various US locations, but primarily in Panama City, FL for approximately 60 days prior to deploying to Bahrain. Position requires a one-year minimum deployment to Bahrain.

    Assigned unit mission tasking will support data collection, test and evaluation of prototype equipment, and analysis for mine countermeasures objectives in various harbor areas, littorals and shipping lanes.

    The small craft that is employed is an 11 meter RHIB that is commanded remotely by the USV Operator. The 11 RHIB is equipped with Launch and Recovery (L&R) hardware that will also require daily maintenance and repairs. 


    Responsibilities will include coordination with a repair facility for major repairs and ordering and receipt of required parts and supplies as required for boat, trailer and L&R equipment. Assigned unit mission tasking will support data collection, test and evaluation of prototype equipment, and analysis for objectives in various harbor areas, littorals and shipping lanes. Operations will be conducted from small boats deployed from shore, embarked on various Navy Units Afloat and/or from Forward Operating bases. Candidates are also expected to qualify in secondary roles within the team upon arriving OCONUS.



    • Minimum qualifications are a High School diploma and 6+ years of directly related experience, an Associate's Degree and 4 years of experience, or a Bachelors Degree and 2 years of experience. Military and technical training is highly desired and may be substituted for a degree.
    • Minimum of one year of experience operating and maintaining a remotely operated system controlled by radio or tether.
    • Minimum of one year of experience as a coxswain with boat coxswain/captain qualifications obtained through military or civilian sources.


    • Mine Countermeasures (MCM) experience and have participated in MCM operations.
    • Experience supporting the MHU System.
    • US Navy Engineman, US Navy Electronics Technician, or US Navy Aircrewmen Training
    • Civilian training as a marine diesel mechanic
    • Experience towing a side scan sonar
    • Experience with Q-24 Sonar System

     SECURITY CLEARANCE:  This position requires the candidate to already have a current Secret security clearance and to maintain the clearance. 

    About Peraton

    Peraton provides innovative, reliable solutions to the nation’s most sensitive and mission-critical programs and systems. Peraton has significant experience providing highly differentiated secure communications, space, and technology solutions to key customers, and has become a trusted partner on missions that are critical to the security priorities of the United States. Capabilities include complex software and technology services and solutions, as well as end-to-end mission operations abilities, including Software Systems Development, Cyber, Modeling & Simulation, Mission Operations, Signal Intelligence (SIGINT), and Quick Reaction Capabilities (QRC) / Research & Development. The company is headquartered in Herndon, VA, with approximately 3,500 employees across the U.S. and Canada. 

    EEO Statement

    We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state, or local law.


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