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 space, air, land, sea and cyber domains. L3Harris has approximately $18 billion in annual revenue and 47,000 employees, with customers in more than 100 countries.
Job Title : Lead, Field Engineering
Job Code : FDP5
Business Unit : 03740
Job Location : Manama, Bahrain
Job Purpose :
Subject matter expert with comprehensive knowledge of job area and in-depth knowledge of project management. Manages large, complex project initiatives of substantial importance to the organization with minimal oversight or direction.
Communicates within and outside of the organization to explain and influence changes to practices, processes and approaches.
Makes significant improvements in processes, systems, or products. Provides input into new products / processes and implements operational plans that have measurable impact on business or functional results.
To organise and carry out Electro-Mechanical, Software and Networking testing, commissioning and trial operations on components, sub systems and systems of L3Harris ASV and client maritime vessels, which are either in service or new build.
To deliver remote or on-site support. These activities will require an Electro-Mechanical, Software and Networking skill base to deliver.
Primary Responsibilities include, but are not limited to :
Undertake testing and commissioning activities (both on and off the water) of the electrical, mechanical and software systems onboard L3Harris ASV vessels.
To compile and maintain accurate records of commissioning, testing and trialing of L3Harris ASV and client equipment, vehicle sub systems and systems, to ensure that all relevant technical information, diagnosis and remedial actions are captured.
This is to include local daily technical logs of technical actions undertaken on the build of specific equipment or vessel commissioning records, FAT.
HAT and SAT documents, plus any additional test documentation required by L3Harris ASV or its customers.
Support other on-water trials and demonstrations activities including safe launch, recovery and towing of vessels to the trials area.
Support the ongoing operation and maintenance of the vehicles when deployed at customer locations.
Investigate and diagnose any technical issues the vehicle and its control system may experience during commissioning, operational deployments or after delivery.
Forming part of the customer support team to triage and respond to customer queries, faults or issues and provide remote technical assistance to customers if required.
Liaising directly with customers and their representatives when the vehicles are deployed in the field at customer locations.
This support may involve extended periods working offshore at customer facilities.
Working closely as part of the L3Harris ASV Maritime Operations and Technical Support team, and the wider L3Harris ASV team, to ensure the continued efficient operation and refinement of our products by working with our clients to capture feedback and change requests.
Report generation and provision of feedback to the management team. This includes, but is not limited to, the generation of the technical input to;
Daily Progress Reports, Incident Reports, Operational Reports and Deployment Reports.
Attend Design PDR’s / CDR’s and other technical or non-technical forums to contribute technical experience and advice.
Assist in program leadership responsibilities when the Program Lead is unavailable.
Provide and support training, as required, to increase operator level technical troubleshooting.
General accountabilities and responsibilities :
To use personal judgement and initiative to develop effective and constructive solutions to challenges and obstacles in day to day activities and procedures within the specified role.
To maintain personal ability in, and appropriate use of, all relevant IT (Information and Technology) and other systems required to adequately perform the role.
To act ethically, with integrity and in the best interest of the business at all times
To maintain a professional and supportive relationship with team members and other departments to deliver business objectives or deadlines.
To carry out any other duties as detailed by a member of the management team or authorised representative.
To maintain continued professional development in their area of technical expertise and be aware of technology advances within and outside of the company that can be utilized to improve individual and equipment performance.
To keep good time management to minimise any wasted time and maximise productivity and effectiveness.
Health & Safety responsibilities :
To ensure that the working area is a clean and safe environment in compliance with the best practice and health and safety policies.
To ensure any equipment used is safe, within electrical test date and all guards and interlocks are working and in place.
To act safely and responsibly in line with company processes and Health and Safety procedures to ensure your safety and the safety of others.
To report any potential Health and safety hazards or violations to your supervisor / line manager or directly to the QHSE manager.
To ensure any PPE or work wear required or provided for the job is worn and checked regularly for wear, and then reported when replacements required.
Requires comprehensive level knowledge of job area typically obtained through advanced education combined with experience.
May have in-depth knowledge of project management.
This post is intended for a Maritime Environment experienced individual who holds qualifications at technician level in an Electro-Mechanical discipline, has a proven track record of fault diagnosis and invoking remedial actions, plus good working knowledge of Software associated with operating USV’s.