Junior Captain

Job Locations US-CA-San Diego
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 2 weeks ago(6/27/2024 3:15 PM)
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Junior Captain

Be the Difference

Astrion offers comprehensive services that boost preparedness, optimize performance, and ensure success across various domains, from Cyber to Digital, Mission and Systems, servicing our nation's Civilian, Defense and Space communities. We support customers with Centers of Excellence in Washington DC, Huntsville, AL and Burlington, MA with an additional 36 locations across the U.S.

Astrion has an exciting opportunity for a Jr. Captain for the USV Operations and Sustainment program supporting Astrion Navy Division.


LOCATION: San Diego, California


TRAVEL: 25% travel, embarked at sea overnight


· SECURITY CLEARANCE: Must be eligible to obtain a DoD Secret Clearance.

· CITIZENSHIP:  Current U.S. Citizenship Required.

· CERTIFICATIONS: Current USCG MMC National Master Less Than 200 GRT, or higher.

· Must have at least 3 years of sea-going experience in a Master position.



· Bachelor of Science.  Will also consider candidates with a HS diploma and significant experience/certification. 

· Experience operating with Navy/Military units.

· Experience with maintaining and operating hull, mechanical and electrical systems. I.E. - diesel engines, fuel systems, electric motors, pumps, 480/120 VAC and 24/12 VDC systems.

· Proficiency with Microsoft 365 Suite.

· Ability to read and understand technical drawings and schematics.

· Experience working with shipyard facilities.


· Pilot USV’s in and out of port or at sea when operating in a manned configuration.  

· Operate, maintain and monitor HM&E systems while in port and at sea (onboard and remotely).

· Assist with planning shipyard maintenance availabilities and overhauls. 

· Assist with USV system development and payload integration. 

· Be an excellent people leader and communicator. 


SALARY RANGE: Estimated $95,000 USD annually


What We Offer

  • Competitive salaries
  • Continuing education assistance
  • Professional development allotment
  • Multiple healthcare benefits packages
  • 401K with employer matching
  • Paid time off (PTO) along with a federally recognized holiday schedule

“Navy Division”




Who We Are


At Astrion, we innovate, elevate, and shape the world of tomorrow. At our core is our purpose to “Be the Difference”. This means we encourage our employees to take action and be the driving force for positive change. We foster an environment where innovative solutions flourish and our company continuously evolves.


We have a culture of care, empathy, and making a tangible difference within our organization and communities. We embrace continuous learning, growth, and innovation, and pushing the boundaries of what’s possible. We promote collaboration and empowering our teams is at the core of our success.


Join Astrion and Be the Difference in your career and the world!


Astrion is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.


This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.



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