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Navy Navigation System Technician (NAVSSI)
Ref No.: 16-00313
Company/Department:Life Cycle Engineering
Location: San Diego, California
Position Type:Full Time
Life Cycle Engineering (LCE) is a privately held, employee owned company with an emphasis on "doing the right thing the right way”, which applies to the way we treat our customers and employees. We are proud to have been recognized as a "Best Place to Work” for 11 years running! Learn more below and at

Navy Navigation System Technician

Position Summary:

Life Cycle Engineering is currently seeking a Navy Navigation System Technician (NAVSSI) out of our San Diego, CA office. The selected person will be interfacing with U.S. Navy and civilian engineers, program managers and other support team members, as well as equipment manufacturers.

Contract Requirements:
  • Requires active DoD Secret Clearance or Interim Clearance
Essential Functions and Responsibilities:
  • Perform Government production processing services to include quality assurance inspections and system grooming.
  • Primary Technical Inspector (TI) for the following find and report only events:
    • Board of inspection and Survey (INSURV)
    • TYCOM Material Inspection (TMI)
    • Pre-INSURV Assessment (PIA)
    • Ballistic Missile Defense Readiness Assessment (BMDRA)
    • Integrated Class Maintenance Plan (ICMP)
    • Sea Trials acceptance Light Off Assessment (LOA)
  • Primary SME POC for the following find, fix, and re-fresh training groom events:
    • Combat Systems, Command, Control, Communications, and Computer
    • Readiness Assessment (C5RA)Total Ship Readiness Assessment (TSRA)
    • Provides SME technical consulting via distance support, onboard on-site platform technical support services, and user refresh training to include:
  • Primary Point of Contact (POC) for daily Fleet Technical Assist (FTA) functions.
  • Experienced working under extreme pressures of Casualty Repairs (CASREPs) in delicate timeframes in support of naval ship schedules.
Required Education, Skills, and Experience:
  • Experience / familiarity with lab infrastructure in support of Test, Evaluation, and Operation of NAVSSI equipment
    • Alternating Current (AC) Electronics
    • Direct Current (DC) Electronics
    • Using electrical Wiring diagrams
    • Using system block and interconnect diagrams
  • Experience with assembly, testing and evaluation of electronic systems
    • Includes RAID, NAS, UPS, TDU, SPARC, and Dummy Load Module
    • Troubleshooting NAVSSI Lite
  • Knowledge of Open Systems Architecture compliant embedded system hardware components including:
    • Input/output signal interfaces
    • VME Cards
    • US Navy Shipboard PNT combat, positioning, timing, sensor, weapons and communication data links
  • Experience writing Test plans, test procedures and test reports
*** Military background is desired, 10+ years, less than 10 years acceptable if knowledge and ability are exceptional***
Physical Demands & Expectations
  • Regular physical activity to include walking, climbing stairs, bending, stooping, reaching, lifting (up to 50 pounds), and standing; occasional prolonged sitting.
  • Ability to speak, read, hear and write, with or without assistance.
  • Ability to use phone and computer systems, copier, fax and other office equipment.
  • Ability to travel up 10% of the time (California, Hawaii, possibly Japan)

This position description represents a summary of the major components and requirements of the outlined job. Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned or required as business needs dictate. Questions regarding this description should immediately be addressed to the department manager or to Human Resources.
Our mission is to enable people and organizations to achieve their full potential.
As a professional services organization our mission is focused on our clients' people and organizations. It is our company's cornerstone belief that we will not lead the industry in assisting our clients unless we excel at helping our own people and teams reach their full potential.

Our corporate culture encourages personal and professional growth because LCE's success depends on the talent, professionalism and commitment of its employees. LCE is a strengths-based organization focused on turning individual talents into strengths and then turning individual strengths into organizational performance that supports our clients' success.

  • Affordable Medical/Dental/Vision Plans for employees and their families.
  • Free Employee Life and Disability Insurance, with supplemental coverage options available.
  • Health Savings Account and Flexible Benefit Account options
  • Company matched 401K & company funded Employee Stock Ownership Program
  • Paid Vacation, Holidays, & Sick Leave
  • Continuing Education & Professional Development Programs at all levels
  • Flexible Schedules & Relaxed Dress code
  • Employer sponsored events, social collaboration, and open communication
  • Free access to an extensive online training library, including certification prep
  • Bonus Program for outstanding contributions, Employee Referral Program, numerous Recognition Opportunities, and more…
*Benefits may vary by business unit & location.
Life Cycle Engineering (LCE) shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR §§ 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a).  These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.  Moreover, these regulations require that LCE take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability.  In addition, LCE will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because such employee or applicant has inquired about, discussed, or disclosed the compensation of the employee or applicant or another employee or applicant.  LCE shall also abide by the requirements of 29 CFR Part 471, Appendix A.