AECOM BYG-1 Engineering Tech III in Newport News, Virginia

Requisition/Vacancy No. 144731BR

Position Title BYG-1 Engineering Tech III

Job Category Engineering - Electrical / Electronic

Business Line Government

Country United States of America

State/Province/Region USA - Virginia

City Newport News

Why Choose AECOM? AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World’s Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients’ projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at

About the Business Line


AECOM works with national and local governments around the world to manage and support critical programs in the areas of defense, security and intelligence; energy and climate change; environmental cleanup and waste management; infrastructure development, protection and resilience; and international development. Our global operations and connected expertise enable us to provide cutting-edge, relevant and cost-effective solutions that help our clients safeguard and enrich society and the world we live in.

Job Summary

AECOM is currently seeking an Engineering Technician / Sub Engineering Technician / BYG-1 to support efforts in Newport News, VA.

The successful candidate will provide technical evaluation and perform the required corrective actions for Submarine Combat systems casualties in accordance with the Joint Fleet Maintenance Manual and all other applicable Navy Maintenance Procedures; draft Technical Assistance Visit reports upon completion of corrective actions; assist in the disassembly, reassembly, installation and testing of the combat control systems onboard all classes of submarines; and provide support to engineering and design staff in a variety of engineering tasks in the installation, maintenance, repair, troubleshooting, calibration, testing, fabrication, construction and operation of diverse electronic/mechanical equipment and systems in accordance with engineering specifications.

Essential Responsibilities:

  1. Install, monitor, and service equipment and systems at Company and client sites.

  2. Assist with test and evaluation, checkout, certification tasks. Perform validations/ verifications of various electronic systems.

  3. Review change proposals for equipment impacts.

  4. Assist in accomplishing Engineering Change Instructions.

  5. Develop technical/engineering data for Planned Maintenance Systems, technical manuals, trouble-shooting procedures, drawing updates, operation procedures, and maintainability improvements.

  6. Support systems engineering activities with subject matter expertise.

  7. Establish and maintain a filing system, databases and logs as needed for tracking project status and inventory.

  8. Direct on-site customer interface for equipment/systems installation, testing, survey, fabrication, and other engineering tasks as needed.

  9. Comply with engineering documentation standards, engineering plans, and system specifications and test procedures.

  10. Provide technical data and evaluation for components, equipment and systems consistent with engineering plans, layout and contract requirements.

  11. Serve as senior/lead technician and assist in the training of other technicians.

  12. May support engineers in the development of technical proposal and provide input on the technical content and level of effort of the proposed scope of work.

  13. Perform all other position related duties as assigned or requested.

Minimum Requirements

  • Vocational/technical training beyond high school and at least 5 years of job-related experience or equivalent.

  • Submarine Combat Systems equipment experience is required.

  • Position requires 10-20% travel.

  • Position requires an Active Secret Security Clearance.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with Network Configuration and BYG-1 Combat Control System is preferred.

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow.

AECOM is an equal opportunity employer and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here at to view the EEO Is The Law poster.