Senior Engineering Technician (HR)

US-VA-Virginia Beach
Job ID
Regular Full-Time
Eligibility for Security Clearance Required


The GBS Group, an engineering services and consulting firm, is seeking a Senior Engineering Technician - Machinery Controls to join our Virginia Beach headquarters office. The GBS Group designs and delivers high technology services and solutions to most advanced naval and maritime ships, as well as to special purpose platforms and assets. Our office is located within 10 miles of the Virginia Beach resort area and the downtown Norfolk Waterfront shopping district.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to

  • Troubleshoot and repair programmable logic controllers (PLC), remote I/O and associated electrical components in support of shipboard control systems.
  • Install and configure configuration data sets in support of shipboard machinery control systems.
  • Read and interpret engineering drawings in support of troubleshooting, wiring, and testing.
  • Coordinate and conduct test of shipboard control systems.
  • Provide system operators training and support to equipment on installed shipboard control systems.
  • Identify and solve problems related to ship systems design and equipment installations and develop field modification request/ship alteration request as required.
  • Prepare technical documentation such as reports, procedures and test plans in support of all aspects of shipboard control systems.


Candidates must possess the following professional experience and qualifications:

  • Graduate from military A school, trade school, industrial or correspondence school.
  • Ten (10) years’ experience with Navy equipment and/or machinery on ships.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain Secret Clearance.
  • U.S. Citizenship.

Desired Characteristics:

  • Former Navy GSEs and ICs
  • Ability to travel up to 20%.

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to stand for prolonged periods of time, lift a minimum of 50lbs and walk up and down stairs numerous times.
  • Ability to work in confined spaces and in extreme temperatures.

EEO Statement

The GBS Group is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We pledge equal access to employment, facilities, and programs, regardless of race, color, religion, sex/gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital or familial status, pregnancy, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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