Subject Matter Expert – OBS

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Technical School
Chesapeake, VA
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Duties of Position

Personnel will be tasked with supporting the following systems: • Optical Alignment Blockage Survey (OABS) and Leveling Support • Perform OABS and leveling support to establish Radio Frequency blockage zones for SHIPBOARD antennas • SHIPBOARD antennas include NMT, CBSP, SSEE and MK59 Decoy launching systems. • build and update the blockage data files using NOBS software.

Required Skills & Experience

Technical Training in a relevant Technical/Engineering Field, or Formal electronics training from: Technical School, and/or Class A/B/C military school in electronics and/or communications Minimum of eight (8) years of hands-on experience with SATCOM Communication Systems Minimum of six (6) years of hands-on experience with NMT, CBSP, SSEE and MK59 systems. Extensive experience with each of the following is required: Navy Combat Systems Alignment Manual Use of Optical blockage survey equipment NOBS software TRH files Physical and function level understanding of coordination required between the survey team and the milling team. Experience must include successful completion of at least two optical surveys on NMT, CBSP, SSEE and/or MK59 systems

This position requires a Secret US DoD security clearance.


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Full-time employees are eligible for the following benefits enrollment from their date of hire:

  • Health Insurance - Centurum provides insurance for employee and dependent in a comprehensive package. Coverage for vision care is included. This option is available on a cost-sharing basis.
  • Dental Insurance - Available in conjunction with Health Insurance for an additional cost. Provides oral maintenance care for employee and dependent.
  • Basic Life Insurance - Company provided benefit for all full-time employees.
  • Supplemental Life Insurance - Optional life insurance coverage to employees at group rates.
  • Dependant Life Insurance - Optional coverage for dependents at a group rate.
  • Long Term Disability Insurance - Optional coverage available to employees at group rates.
  • Vacation and Sick Leave - Leave accrual is determined by length of service.
  • Holidays - The company observes ten paid holidays each year.
  • Retirement 401(k) Plan - Investments can be made into selected mutual funds under this plan. Employee is fully vested from plan entry date. The company may match employee contributions depending upon profit.

Centurum is an Equal Opportunity Employer, providing employment opportunities for all persons without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, citizenship or any other characteristic protected by U.S. law. Centurum makes reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities.