Field Service Engineer I

  • L3 Technologies
  • Anaheim, CA, USA
  • Feb 07, 2019
Full time Engineering

Job Description

  • Requisition ID: 099814
  • Full time
  • US Security Clearance Required: Secret
  • Shift: Day - 1st
  • Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time

Our world-class expertise in connecting space, airborne, ground and sea-based platforms with secure, real-time data drives our communications business in addressing the heightened global demand for advanced solutions. As a prime contractor, we are a key integrator in state-of-the-art maritime platforms. Our power conversion, power conditioning and power protection solutions can be found in a wide range of demanding military and commercial environments around the world. We embrace innovative and progressive ideas to advance our products for our customers across the globe.

We are searching for a Field Service Engineer I for our Power Distribution - Anaheim location.

In this role under limited supervision, you will provide a variety of high-level comprehensive engineering services to both internal and external customers in factory and in the field. This position will be required to work on high-powered electronic equipment in an industrial environment, aboard ships, as well as commercial facilities. This role will be required to perform emergency and scheduled maintenance and assist in the removal, modernization, and installation of customer equipment and may be required to troubleshoot equipment down to component board level. While in factory, you will aid in a variety of test engineering tasks utilizing acquired Electrical Engineering skills and general testing equipment including but not limited to: evaluation, troubleshooting, integration, and testing of new and returned assemblies associated with our military product lines.

You Will Demonstrate Success By:

  • General Duties and Responsibilities
  • Apply electronic theory and knowledge to perform operational tests, gather data, analyze faults, and perform repair/upgrade in L3 military product lines utilizing all available documentation. This will encompass equipment in all phases of product lifecycle.
  • Troubleshoot problems and perform repairs, tests, and alignments to other L3 equipment. This includes analog and digital circuitry and appropriate mechanical adjustments.
  • Assists in special reports, engineering changes, failure analysis and any other requirements for product improvement and quality. Supports engineering for any required testing, including Qualification testing.

Operations Support:

  • Identifies non-conforming material and initiates Material Discrepancy Reports, FR/FF reports in TipQA, and Break-Out Shop Orders, as applicable.
  • Programs and verifies programmable integrated circuits using approved procedures and Quality Assurance software.
  • Identifies and initiates changes to test documents using a Quality Test Change Request form.
  • Documents information for failure analysis and reporting using the Failure Reporting and Corrective Action System and Failure Analysis Reports.
  • Must be able to provide field service support bringing new products or product enhancements to market as well as the entire product development life cycle. Supporting member of engineering team from requirements and concepts through design, integration, and verification/validation.

Field Services:

  • Performs field service activities (e.g. verification/validation activities, field change instruction development, tech manual development and markups) in the support of engineering projects or programs.
  • Assists in the installation of customer equipment and on-site acceptance testing.
  • Assists with proper preparation prior to responding to any field effort, including but not limited to; travel requests, security information, checking of test records, installation records, required tools, and any previous modifications.
  • Travel from assigned territory as required

Our Values are an integral part of who we are. We seek candidates who share our values:

  • Integrity
  • Excellence
  • Accountability
  • Respect


  • Associate's degree (A. A.) in an electronic field from two-year college or technical school or equivalent military service training and experience in electronics or power distribution systems. Graduate of Nuclear Power School/Prototype (ET or EM) with relevant experience in power generation and distribution systems desired.
  • Demonstrated experience with Nuclear Navy Processes and Procedures (including Verbatim Compliance) desired.
  • At least 8 years of relevant experience troubleshooting and maintaining electronics or power generation and distribution for critical systems OR at least 4 years of relevant experience troubleshooting or maintaining power generation and distribution for critical systems after completion of Nuclear Power School/Prototype (ET or EM).
  • Must have experience and/or training with digital and analog circuitry as it applies to power equipment. Broad-based technical knowledge and experience troubleshooting and repairing power generating and distribution systems desired. Previous equipment experience preferred.
  • Ability to read and interpret technical documentation, and perform troubleshooting relying on technical data, empirical means as well as theoretical approach to problem solving.
  • Ability to set up various test equipment and evaluate the data to use as a troubleshooting aid.
  • Must be physically able to work in confined spaces, climb ladders, move auxiliary equipment on casters, lift and carry heavy parts and sub-assemblies, and be able to perform the above duties indoors and outdoors during inclement weather.
  • Willing to travel nationwide with notice.
  • Must possess good written and oral communication skills; good decision making ability and time management skills; be very attentive to details.
  • Must be able to obtain a DOD “Secret” clearance and a U.S. passport.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license, good driving record, and be able to drive a rental car.

About Us:

L3 Telemetry & RF Products, located in San Diego, is a full service manufacturer of state-of-the-art communication and telemetry solutions for space, airborne, terrestrial and maritime applications. Our integrated solutions combine latest-generation technologies and proven processes and are provided to defense, intelligence and government agencies, as well as international and commercial organizations. We partner with customers, industry and academia to develop innovations that reduce costs and improve performance.

We offer competitive benefits and an alternate Fridays off schedule. Do you have what it takes to be L3? If so, please apply now; we’re anxious to hear from you!





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