CURRENT JOB OPENINGS

Cruz Associates, Inc. serves a wide range of Department of Defense customers. New opportunities to contribute to significant missions and projects arise every day.

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      Indian Head, Maryland

Cruz Associates Inc. of Yorktown, VA currently collecting resumes and is looking for qualified candidates for Ordnance Workers. The job location is at the Naval Surface Warfare Center in Indian Head, MD. Interested applicants should apply by clicking the following link: Ordnance Worker and completing the online application and uploading their resumes.

Scope of Performance: Ordnance Workers will work in all explosive and chemical processing areas as determined by management or COR. Ordnance Workers shall be subject to physical examinations and certification requirements.

Key Responsibilities:

Tasks may include:

  • Assisting in the weighing and transport of energetic materials.
  • Support of explosives loading operations.
  • Assembly, disassembly, radio-graphic inspection and packaging and marking of inert and explosive-loaded ordnance items.

Education and Experience Required:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Ability to gain Secret Clearance (must be a US citizen).
  • Ability to pass Explosives Handler physical and Respirator Fit Test.
  • Ability to pass Ammo-18 class (1-day course).
  • Sound technical and magazine skills.

Cruz Associates Inc. of Yorktown, VA has an open position and is looking for qualified candidates for a part time Industrial Maintenance Technician. The job location is at the Naval Surface Warfare Center in Indian Head, MD.  Interested applicants should apply by clicking the following link: Industrial Maintenance Technician, completing the online application and uploading their resumes.

Scope of Performance: Qualified electrician to support maintenance, repair, and installation of explosive and chemical processing equipment. Technician will work in all explosive and chemical processing areas as determined by management or COR.  Technician shall be subject to physical examinations and certification requirements.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Tasks may include but are not limited to routine maintenance, repair, installation and modification to existing or new process equipment.  This work includes hydraulic, pneumatic, electrical, electronics, pipe fitting, and steam fitting.
  • Troubleshoot repairs, modifies, and conducts preventative maintenance on complex electrical, mechanical, and processing systems.
  • Electrical tasks range from bending conduit and pulling wire to wiring 3 phase pumps, motor starters motor control centers, and control wiring.
  • Technician may be required to execute written maintenance procedures and document work completed on record sheets to be archived in data base.

Education and Experience – Required:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Ability to gain/maintain a Secret Clearance.
  • Ability to pass Explosives Handler physical and Respirator Fit test.
  • Ability to pass Ammo-18 Certification class.
  • Sound technical skills.
  • Pipefitting/electrical experience strongly desired.
  • Sufficient knowledge of mathematics.
  • Ability to lift heavy objects (up to 75lbs).
  • Closed Captioned Television (CCTV) background encouraged.

Cruz Associates Inc. of Yorktown, VA has an open position and is looking for qualified candidates for an Industrial Maintenance Technician – Pipefitter. The job location is at the Naval Surface Warfare Center in Indian Head, MD.  Interested applicants should apply by clicking the following link: Industrial Maintenance Technician – Pipefitter completing the online application and uploading their resumes.

Scope of Performance: Qualified pipefitter to support maintenance, repair, and installation of explosive and chemical processing equipment. Technician will work in all explosive and chemical processing areas as determined by management or COR.  Technician shall be subject to physical examinations and certification requirements.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Tasks may include but are not limited to routine maintenance, repair, installation and modification to existing or new processing equipment. This work includes hydraulic, pneumatic, electrical, electronics, pipe fitting, and steam fitting.
  • Troubleshoot, repair, modify, and conduct preventative maintenance on complex electrical, mechanical, and processing systems.
  • Assemble, install, and maintain pipe systems. This could include pipe support systems.
  • Ability to use pipe threaders, benders, machine tools, and general hand tools.
  • Ability to braze, solder and thread joints.
  • Ability to read blueprints and blueprint symbols.
  • Technician may be required to execute written maintenance procedures and document work completed on record sheets to be archived in data base.

Education and Experience – Required:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Secret Clearance
  • Ability to pass Explosives Handler physical and Respirator Fit test
  • Ability to pass Ammo-18 Certification class
  • Sound technical skills
  • Pipefitting experience strongly desired
  • Sufficient knowledge of mathematics
  • Ability to lift heavy objects (up to 75 lbs)

Cruz Associates Inc. of Yorktown, VA has an open position and is looking for qualified candidates for a Level I/II Digital Radiographer. The job location is on the Indian Head NSWCIHEODTD, Maryland site.  Interested applicants should apply by clicking the following link: Level I/II Digital Radiographer, completing the online application and uploading their resumes.

Scope of Performance:  Level I/II Digital Radiographer technicians to support the Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) and inspection of Navy Munitions.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Conduct inspection using cabinet x-ray systems
  • Follow protocol for accept/reject of Navy munitions
  • Follow NAS 410 NDT Methods for X-ray

Education and Experience – Required:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Ability to gain/maintain a Secret Clearance
  • Sound technical skills
  • Ability to pass Explosive Handler Physical and Vision Test
  • Knowledge of NDT and NAS 410 Methods
  • Knowledge and training in the use of Cabinet X-ray Systems
  • Knowledge in metal castings or military munitions
  • Sufficient knowledge of mathematics
  • Ability to lift heavy objects (up to 75lbs)

      Joint Base Langley Eustis (JBLE), Virginia

Cruz Associates Inc. of Yorktown, VA (www.cruzinc.us) has an open position and is looking for qualified candidates for an Aircraft Mission Equipment (ME) Program Integrator in support of the Technology Applications Program Office (TAPO).  The job location is Joint Base Langley Eustis (JBLE), Virginia, supporting integration and testing of a myriad of ME systems on numerous Special Operations Aviation (SOA) aircraft.  Interested applicants should apply by clicking the following link: ME System Integration Support, completing the online application and uploading their resumes.

Scope of Performance: Provide subject matter support services for highly complex SOA peculiar mission equipment and US Army common mission equipment. Successful performance requires extensive knowledge of the component and aircraft level qualification requirements and ability of interfacing effectively with aircraft systems integrators and systems engineers. Mission equipment includes one or more of the following: avionics (including aviation networking) hardware and software, aircraft survivability equipment (ASE) (active radio frequency and infrared countermeasures, passive infrared signature reduction equipment, etc.), sensor equipment (electro-optical, infrared, radar, laser, etc), and weapons equipment (machine guns, rockets, missiles, and targeting/sighting systems).

Key Responsibilities: (Not all encompassing)

  • Provides technical, analytical, and program management support for SOA and conventional Army aircraft mission equipment programs.
  • Establishes and tracks metrics as they relate to cost, schedule and performance with each mission equipment integration effort.
  • Develops concise and accurate performance specifications and procurement documents.
  • Interprets, refines and integrates user requirements as they relate to the development process.
  • Assists in all technical reviews associated with mission equipment integration efforts.
  • Independently estimates and evaluates cost and schedule and monitors vendor compliance with stated requirements.
  • Identifies potential risks and suggests appropriate courses of action should technical issues arise, or user requirements change.

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical field is required.
  • Minimum of 15 years experience working with military aviation is required.
  • Minimum of 10 years acquisition experience supporting definition, development, qualification, and fielding of equipment is required.
  • Applicant must be able to obtain a Secret or Interim Secret security clearance.

      Fort Campbell, Kentucky

Cruz Associates Inc. of Yorktown, VA has an open position for a Principle Software Developer. The job location is at Fort Campbell, KY in support of the 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment (SOAR).  Interested applicants should apply at the following link: Senior Software Developer and submit their application and resume.

Scope of Performance: The Senior Software Developer will work independently and as part of a team to analyze and devise software solutions, support existing solutions and/or modifications, as well as to delegate or mentor other team members as required. This position will be responsible for creating new and intelligent software solutions that provide efficiencies for the Government customer.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provides end-user support and troubleshoot as necessary.
  • Integrate new technologies into existing products.
  • Review / debug other developers’ work to ensure a robust, quality software product.
  • Ensure the security and integrity of all applications developed with a devotion to Information Assurance (IA) coding standards.
  • Provide and maintain appropriate documentation related to source code and other documentation as required.
  • Provide suggestions to improve current code and code being developed.
  • Perform modification, testing, and debugging tasks on vendor-supplied utilities and packages to ensure fit with requested operating environment.
  • Exhibit strong analytical and problem solving skills for design and development of software.
  • Maintain a fundamental understanding of relational databases.
  • Analyze systems and suggest or architect solutions with clear designs.
  • Possess experience designing and coding Object Oriented code projects.
  • Possess understanding of full software development life-cycle.
  • Perform additional duties as required.
  • Design and update: Software Applications, Web Sites, Data Communication Processes and User Interfaces.
  • Design, code and modify websites, from layout to function and according to the Government’s requirements.
  • Assist in the development of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) packages.
  • Perform routine clerical, administrative, and logistics tasks as required in support of the Aviation Maintenance Support Office (AMSO).

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, related technical discipline, or equivalent technical training or work experience.
  • 6 years software engineering or software development experience developing scalable, high-performance applications.
  • Knowledge of .NET, C#, VB, WPF, R, Python, ASP.net, MS SQL Server (v. 2016+).
  • Knowledge of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) concepts and principles desired.
  • Possesses a Secret or Interim Secret security clearance.

Cruz Associates Inc. of Yorktown, VA has an open position for an Expert Software Developer. The job location is at Fort Campbell, KY in support of the 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment (SOAR).  Interested applicants should apply at the following link: Expert Software Developer and submit their application and resume.

Scope of Performance: The Software Developer will work as part of a team to analyze and devise software solutions, support existing solutions and/or modifications, as well as to delegate or mentor other team members as required. This position will be responsible for creating new and intelligent software solutions that provide efficiencies for the Government customer.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide end-user support and troubleshoot as
  • Integrate new technologies into existing
  • Review / debug other developers’ work to ensure a robust, quality software
  • Ensure the security and integrity of all applications developed with a devotion to IA coding
  • Provide and maintain appropriate documentation related to source code and other documentation as required
  • Provide suggestions to improve current code and code being
  • Perform modification, testing, and debugging tasks on vendor-supplied utilities and packages to ensure fit with requested operating
  • Exhibit strong analytical and problem-solving skills for design and development of
  • Maintain a fundamental understanding of relational
  • Analyze systems and suggest or architect solutions with clear
  • Possess experience designing and coding Object Oriented code
  • Possess understanding of full software development life-cycle.
  • Perform additional duties as required.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, related technical discipline, or equivalent technical training or work
  • 4 years software engineering or software development experience developing scalable, high-performance applications using .NET, C#/VB, WPF, MS SQL Server (v. 2000+).
  • Proven track record of driving and delivering high quality software products on time and within
  • Possess a Secret or Interim Secret security

      Fort Bragg, North Carolina

Cruz Associates Inc. of Yorktown, VA has an open position for a Field Service Representative supporting C-27 Spartan digital aviation maintenance initiatives.  The job location is at Fort Bragg, NC in support of the U.S. Army Special Operations Aviation Command (ARSOAC).   Interested applicants should apply by clicking the following link: Field Service Representative completing the online application and uploading their resumes. Salary is negotiable based on experience and qualifications.

Scope of Performance:  As a part of the Digital Integrated Maintenance Environment (DIME) team, the FSR will provide functional, technical and training support to the ARSOAC flight detachment. Support includes troubleshooting and correcting user software problems, resolving procedural issues, capturing and reporting software problems, and assisting in the implementation of new hardware and software versions.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide functional and technical support to a diverse community of users for all unit‑assigned software.  Software programs include, but are not limited to, ULLS-A(E) Log Book, Quality Control, Production Control, Back Shops, Decision Support Systems, Flight Operations, Deployable Server, Supply, Aircraft Configuration Manager, Commander Dashboard, AimIT, TRMS, ALSE, ARMS, BTAV, Digital Data Repository, Aircrew Training Program, VADR, and VIDS.
  • Assist in the certification and validation of all historical aircraft and logbook records.
  • Research data entry conflicts in customer historical forms and records to ensure quality historical records for the fielded unit.
  • Provide Help Desk support.
  • Provide formal training classes.
  • Assist with aircraft transfers.
  • Assist in validating data quality and integrity.
  • Coordinate hardware replacements and repairs.
  • Capture and file electronic trouble reports and software change requests.

Education and Experience-Required:

  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Minimum of 6 years experience in aircraft maintenance, flight operations or aviation quality assurance.
  • Working knowledge and understanding of The Army Maintenance Management System – Aviation (TAMMS-A) and other related requirements.
  • Able to write technical reports and develop and present briefings with minimal guidance.
  • Security+ certification within 6 months of start date.
  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical field (Desired).
  • Possesses at least a Secret or Interim Secret security clearance.

      Rock Island, Illinois

Cruz Associates Inc. of Yorktown, VA (www.cruzinc.us) has a position open and is looking for qualified candidates for a Machine Operator/Machinist Technician. The job location is on the US Army Rock Island Arsenal, Rock Island, IL. Interested applicants should apply by clicking the following link: Machinist Technician / Machine Operator, completing the online application and uploading their resumes.

Scope of Performance: Qualified machine operators/machinist technicians to support the manufacturing of US Navy munitions. Scope includes: operating hydraulic presses and other manufacturing equipment and maintenance and repair of manufacturing equipment and sub-systems.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Well versed in inspecting techniques from using a caliber and micrometer to using an optical comparator to using the Coordinate Measuring Machine (CMM)
  • Knowledge in micro and macro hardness testing, running mechanical tests (tensile)
  • Knowledge in eddy current and arc spark testing
  • Set up and operate most types of conventional and computer numerical control (CNC) machine tools such as lathes, vertical and horizontal boring mills; bench, milling machines; shapers; planers; grinders; thread cutters and drills
  • Utilize many types of precision instruments and equipment such as vernier calipers, squares, protractors, micrometers, vee blocks, parallel bars, dial indicators, comparators, different gages for accurate dimensions and tolerances
  • Plan and lay out work from blueprints, work sheets, and drawings that may have missing or incorrect information
  • Have skill in programming machining operations, setting up, and operating CNC machine tools

Education and Experience – Required:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Ability to gain/maintain a Secret Clearance
  • Sound technical skills
  • Sufficient knowledge of mathematics
  • Ability to lift heavy objects (up to 75lbs)

Cruz Associates, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity – Affirmative Action Employer.