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Engineering Technician IV

Norfolk, Virginia

Job ID IMS20211911-73082
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Our Business and Operations team has an unwavering focus on our commitment to excellence in everything we do. They’re the backbone of our ability to deliver mission solutions with speed, innovation and flawless execution.

  • Full Time
  • Level: Experienced
  • Location: On Site
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Check out the traits we’re looking for and see if you have the right mix.

  • Collaborative
  • Detail-Oriented
  • Influential
  • Organized
  • Strategic
  • Technical


My favorite part of working for L3Harris is knowing that the parts that I procure go into products that help save lives.

Lizzie, Procurement Associate, Rochester, NY

L3Harris Work Perks

  • Health

    • Medical with a High Deductible and traditional PPO plan options, as well as, vision and a full array of supplemental health benefits
    • A doctors' service to help with referrals and second opinions for you, your family, and parents

  • Family

    • 4 weeks of paid parental leave for moms and dads
    • Fertility treatment
    • Subsidized backup childcare and eldercare
    • Adoption assistance - $5,000 per adoption/$15,000 per employee
    • Pet insurance

  • Well-Being

    • No cap to your PTO time (for exempt employees)
    • Dress for your day - wear what works for you at work
    • Legal plan for you, your family, and parents
    • Discount platform

Job Description

L3Harris is dedicated to recruiting and developing diverse, high-performing talent who are passionate about what they do. Our employees are unified in a shared dedication to our customers’ mission and quest for professional growth. L3Harris provides an inclusive, engaging environment designed to empower employees and promote work-life success. Fundamental to our culture is an unwavering focus on values, dedication to our communities, and commitment to excellence in everything we do.

L3Harris Technologies is an agile global aerospace and defense technology innovator, delivering end-to-end solutions that meet customers’ mission-critical needs. The company provides advanced defense and commercial technologies across air, land, sea, space and cyber domains. L3Harris has approximately $18 billion in annual revenue and 48,000 employees, with customers in more than 100 countries.


We are currently seeking an Engineering Technician IV for our Norfolk, VA location.

You will demonstrate success by:

  • Installing, modifying, test,ing repairing, overhauling, and removing electronic and electrical equipment on US Navy ships.
  • Understanding written and verbal instruction, specifications, drawings, and plans.
  • Assembling/disassembling and installing electrical/fiber cables and grounding straps.
  • Conducting electrical tests to determine proper functioning of shipboard units.
  • Troubleshooting and repairing electrical components onboard US Navy ships.
  • Training lower level technicians as required.
  • Designing, preparing and modifying engineering drawings.
  • Traveling as required up to 25% of the time.


  • High School diploma required.
  • Formal electronic training from a technical school or Navy C School.
  • A minimum of ten (10) years of shipboard electronic technician experience in either the U.S. Navy or a ship repair facility to include the maintenance, installation, troubleshooting and repair of electronic and electrical equipment.
  • Six (6) years of experience in the installation of electronic and electrical equipment.
  • Four (4) of these six years should have occurred in the last eight years.
  • Four (4) years of experience in the design, preparation and modification of engineering documents and drawings. PLUS, the ability to perform the following duties:
    • Be proficient in the use of test equipment
    • Be able to read and interpret ship schematics, drawings and blueprints
    • Conduct J-standard soldering
    • Conduct heliax cable termination
    • Copper pin connectorization for cannon plugs, DB connectors, coaxial and triaxial cables
    • Fiber optics (preferred), ST and multi-pin connectors and Category 5 and 6 ethernet termination and associated testing.
  • Connector certified and fiber optic certified (preferred) in accordance with NAVSEA Standard Items 009-73 and 009-123, respectively.
  • Must be a US Citizen and have an active Secret Clearance.

Please be aware many of our positions require the ability to obtain a security clearance. Security clearances may only be granted to U.S. citizens. In addition, applicants who accept a conditional offer of employment may be subject to government security investigation(s) and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

By submitting your résumé for this position, you understand and agree that L3Harris Technologies may share your résumé, as well as any other related personal information or documentation you provide, with its subsidiaries and affiliated companies for the purpose of considering you for other available positions.

L3Harris Technologies is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. L3Harris is committed to treating all employees and applicants for employment with respect and dignity and maintaining a workplace that is free from unlawful discrimination. All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or other related medical conditions), gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, characteristic or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local laws. L3Harris maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks, where permitted by law.

L3Harris Technologies is an E-Verify Employer. Please click here for the E-Verify Poster in English or Spanish. For information regarding your Right To Work, please click here for English or Spanish.

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