Serco Inc.

Mission Maintenance Technician Diego Garcia Secret Clearance

Recruiting Location
RL_BO01 - Naval Support Facility
Work Location
Diego Garcia
Position Type
Security Clearance

Position Description

As the, Mission Maintenance Technician,  in Diego Garcia, Serco-NA, in conjunction with the newly formed United States Space Force (USSF) are responsible for tracking all man-made objects in orbit.


This mission is vital to keeping existing satellites safe and to provide critical information to organizations launching new satellites in the future. One of the assets USSF uses to accomplish this mission is the Ground-based Electro Optical Deep Space Surveillance (GEODSS) System.


This optical sensor is employed at three (3) different locations around the world (White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico; Diego Garcia, British Indian Ocean Territory; and Maui, Hawaii) and helps track the objects in deep space orbit (altitude of 10,000 to 45,000 km).

Come join the team that provides this service to United States. You will help operate and maintain three (3), one-meter telescopes equipped with highly sensitive digital cameras. You’ll respond to Government tasking to obtain metric observations of specific objects daily and help maintain the sensors, support equipment, and the facility that houses it at Detachment 2, Naval Support Facility in Diego Garcia, British Indian Ocean Territory (BIOT).

This is a unique worksite, so being a part of the Serco-NA GEODSS Team, you will be offered Special Incentives:


  • Free Internet,
  • Meal allowances,
  • Competitive salaries,
  • Retention Bonus,
  • Paid Time-Off, and many more.


As the, Mission Maintenance Technician,  at Diego Garcia your duties and responsibilities (include but is not limited to):

  • Complete all actions necessary to assure optical sensor comm-electronics systems are serviceable, safely operable, and properly configured to meet mission requirements and system readiness.
  • Perform inspections, repairs, modifications, analyses, and other maintenance-related tasks.
  • Maintain logs, records, inspection forms, and MIS reflecting equipment status, inspections and maintenance performed; Request depot level maintenance when the maintenance required is beyond the scope, capability, and authorization given.
  • Report equipment circuit operational capability status changes for all system outages as they occur.
  • Input Maintenance Data Collection data and other data into the government Integrated Maintenance Data System.
  • Maintain, calibrate and repair comm-electronic equipment, including upgrades and modifications.
  • Schedule maintenance downtime: Document scheduled and unscheduled maintenance events.
  • Comply with and respond to Technical, Field Change and Engineering Change orders.
  • Determine repairable status of failed assets and restore serviceability.
  • Maintain Configuration Control.
  • Maintain equipment IAW Technical Orders to minimize the effects of corrosion on comm-electronic equipment.
  • Implement, document and practice maintenance safety procedures.
  • Support troubleshooting/coordination and reporting of long-haul circuit outages.
  • Assist with development of Operating Instructions, implement on-site quality program.
  • Act as Test, Measurement and Diagnostic Equipment custodian
  • Maintain/repair physical security equipment
  • Transport classified material as necessary
  • Assist other Space Sensor Program sites as needed.




Requirements, Qualifications, Education, Experience:


  • Must have an Active DoD Secret Security clearance. Top Secret Preferred
  • Must have High School Diploma or GED equivalent.
  • Military, technical or trade school electronics or maintenance courses or equivalent electronics maintenance experience.
  • DoD 8570 Compliant IAT Level II Certification (Security+ or better).
  • Must have Minimum of 5 years' experience with related instrumentation system operation and associated data handling.
  • Must have Two (2) years’ experience in maintenance of electronic systems.
  • Must be able to demonstrate ability to work independently in analysis and problem solving.
  • Must have the ability to communicate and coordinate effectively with others in performance of duties.
  • Must be able to work shift duty Due to 24/7 environment
  • Must be able to lift and carry up to 30 pounds.

Company Overview

Serco Inc. (Serco) is the Americas division of Serco Group, plc. Serco serves every branch of the U.S. Military, numerous U.S. Federal Civilian Agencies, the Intelligence Community, the Government of Canada, State and Local Governments, and Commercial Clients. We help our clients deliver vital services more efficiently, while increasing the satisfaction of their end customers. Headquartered in Herndon, Virginia, Serco has approximately 6,000 employees with an annual revenue of $1 billion and is part of a $4 billion global business that helps transform government and public services around the world. At Serco, our employees are our most valuable asset, and our success directly relates to our employees. At Serco, we listen, respect and support our employees and through continuous training, development and information-sharing, we advance talent internally, enhancing career growth and progression which enables not only our employees to excel but enables our customers to excel as well. It is not just a job at Serco; at Serco, we offer career opportunities. We invite you to become part of our dynamic team. Serco''s people share a passion for delivering ethical service, innovation, and a commitment to results. We trust our people to deliver. Serco is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversifying its workforce (Race/ Color/ Sex/ Sexual Orientation/ Gender Identity/ Religion/ National Origin/ Disability/ Vets).


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