Peraton Corporation

  • Jr. USV Diesel Mechanic /Boat Coxswain - (Active Secret - Deploying to Bahrain)

    Job Locations BH
    Posted Date 1 week ago(1/7/2019 5:05 PM)
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    Security Clearance
  • Overview

    We are seeking a Jr. Diesel Mechanic/ Boat Coxswain to support our Navy customer small USV Mine Hunting operations in Panama City, FL and Manama, Bahrain. Position will require training in Panama City, and will then require a one year minimum deployment to Bahrain.

    The Boat Coxswain/Diesel Mechanic will integrate into a small team charged with operations and maintenance of deployed systems in support of US Navy mine countermeasures (MCM) missions in the U.S. Fifth Fleet Area of Responsibility. The small craft employed (11 meter RHIB) is equipped with Launch and Recovery (L&R) hardware that will also require daily maintenance and minor repairs. 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 various Navy Units Afloat and/or from Forward Operating bases.


    Responsibilities will include:

    • Perform duties as a boat coxswain for an 11 Meter RHIB and CRRC.
    • Perform preventive and corrective maintenance of the vessel(s) diesel engine, water jet propulsion unit, and boat mechanical systems.
    • Troubleshoots mechanical problems to determine route cause of issue and recommends a corrective action.
    • Fills out daily reports and logs.
    • Launch and recovery of the vessels
    • Navigation and communications aboard the craft
    • Overall safe operations of the vessels   
    • Testing and maintenance to ensure equipment is in operating condition 



    • Bachelors Degree and 0 - 2+ years directly related experience, or an Associate’s degree and 2+ plus years; without a degree, 6+ years of equivalent technical experience is required. Military and technical training is highly desired and may be substituted for a degree.
    • Military or civilian training as a diesel mechanic with two years of demonstrated experience with air conditioning and electrical systems
    • Physical within the last 12 months due to possible remote operations
    • Valid US Driver’s License


    • Experience as a coxswain with boat coxswain/captain qualifications obtained through military or civilian sources.
    • Maritime operations experience. Small boat familiarization, able to work on the water in a challenging environment, and operate independently or as part of a small team.
    • Color Vision
    • In depth knowledge of COLREGS

    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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