Cruz Associates

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

Become a part of the Cruz Associates family. Cruz Associates, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is fully committed to attracting, retaining, developing and promoting the most qualified employees without regard to their race, gender, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, citizenship status, veteran status, or any other characteristic prohibited by state or local law.

In accordance with the U.S. Department of Labor Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) regulations 41 CFR 60-1.12(c), we request that applicants self-identify their gender, race, and ethnicity by submitting the attached form when replying to job postings.  This information is purely voluntary.

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If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact Teresa O'Sullivan at 757-833-7538.

Electrical Engineer

Cruz Associates Inc. of Yorktown, VA (www.cruzinc.us) has a position open and is looking for qualified candidates for an Electrical Engineer.  The job location is Fort Eustis, Virginia in support of the Engineering and Design Analysis Branch, U.S. Army Aviation Applied Technology Directorate (AATD).  Interested applicants should contact Mr. Brian Thompson or Mr. Greg Stewart at 757-833-7538 and email their resume to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Scope:  Serves as an Electrical Engineer for the U.S. Army Aviation Applied Technology Directorate. The position will provide electrical design and analysis on multiple aviation systems and the development of Technical DataPackages (TDP) suitable for prototype, full production and special mission hardware. All designs shall be accomplished using Parametric Technology Pro-Engineer/CREO CAD software.

 

Responsibilities:

  • System electrical design support
  • Instrumentation electrical design
  • Electrical loads analysis (ELA) of new systems, instrumentation, and organic airframes and its sub-systems
  • Electrical testing (EMC/EMI) support
  • Laboratory/bench test development and testing
  • Producing ELA reports suitable for airworthiness approval
  • Support flight testing by developing instrumentation plans and interpreting flight test data

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Knowledge of Parametric Technology Pro-Engineer/CREO CAD software.
  • Requires working knowledge of the Army's airworthiness processes.
  • Requires experience in developing system descriptions and developing Technical Data Packages.
  • Requires a degree in electrical engineering.
  • Requires at least a Secret or Interim Secret security clearance.

Salary and Benefits:

  • $107K range and is negotiable based on experience and qualifications
  • Medical, dental, vision, 401K, FSA, disability, and life insurance
  • Paid time off (2 weeks, negotiable)
  • Ten Federal holidays plus an 11th company holiday

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

Electrical Designer II

Kokua Support Services Corp. of Newport News, VA (www.KSScorp.com) is looking for qualified candidates for an Electrical Designer II position.  The job location is Fort Eustis, VA.  Interested applicants should email their resume to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Scope of Performance: Provide electrical design and drafting support leading to multiple aviation systems Technical Data Packages (TDP) suitable for prototype and full production of special mission hardware. Electrical Design work may be conducted independently or as a member of a larger design team of designers and engineers. Design and drawing packages must be in accordance with identified airworthiness requirements for particular aircraft platforms.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Design and integration of aircraft systems and sub-systems.
  • Development of drawing packages in sufficient detail to production tech data packages.
  • Assisting in the preparation of purchase requests for materials necessary to realize designs.
  • Tracking purchase requests.
  • Coordination with the fabricators as required in the production of designs.

Education and Experience-Required:

  • Associates degree in area of expertise (may substitute over 10 years relevant experience)
  • 4-7 years’ experience with computer aided design (CAD) software and with aviation systems and platforms
  • Proficient in the use of Windchill intralink to archive work
  • Secret security clearance

Kokua Support Services is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

 

 

 

Engineering Technicians I/Ordnance Workers

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 contact Ms. Teresa O'Sullivan at 757-833-7538 and email their resumes and contact information to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

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, radiographic 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 skills.

Pay and Benefits:

  • Starting hourly rate is $22.92/hour.
  • Full-time, 40 hours per week, overtime likely.  Possible nighttime and weekend hours.
  • Personal transportation required.
  • Medical, dental, vision, 401K, FSA, disability, and life insurance.
  • Paid time off (2 weeks).
  • Ten Federal holidays plus an 11th company holiday.

To find out more about Cruz, you can visit our website at www.cruzinc.us.

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

Budget Technician

Cruz Associates Inc. of Yorktown, VA has an open position and is looking for qualified candidates for a Budget Technician. The job location is Fort Eustis, VA in support of the Aviation Integration Directorate (AID).  Interested applicants should contact Ms. Teresa O'Sullivan at 757-833-7538 and email their resumes to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Scope: Provide budget execution in support of program managers and developmental programs for Army Aviation in the Budget Office of the AID.  Execution includes the commitment, obligation, disbursement and expensing of funds that support production programs, sustainment programs and applied research and development programs conducted by the AID.  Accurate commitment and obligation data is imperative to the budget execution process and is required by the budget analysts in making funding decisions regarding mission and customer programs and reporting execution status to higher headquarters.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide a single point of contact for all related technical and procedural matters and administrative support as required.
  • Interface with Government management personnel, contract managers, and customer agency representatives at frequencies commensurate with the complexity and status of each individual subtask.
  • Support the Budget Office, AID in entry of budgetary data into various automated financial management systems for the purpose of committing and obligating funds, tracking fund expenditures, and maintaining financial data.
  • Screen and process FM-16s (Purchase Requests for Supplies and Services) IAW applicable regulations and SOPs, and interface with Aviation Applied Technology Directorate (AATD) for their submittal.
  • Monitor the obligations and expenditures associated with FM-16s and other purchase mechanisms in the US Army Standard Operations and Maintenance Army Research and Development System (SOMARDS) Accounting System.
  • Track, monitor and retrieve data from US Government credit card and other financial systems.
  • Prepare financial documents, such as DA3953s (Purchase Requests and Commitments) MIPRs, DD 448s and others.
  • Utilization of the General Fund Enterprise Business System (GFEBS) or GFEBS-SA.
  • Perform a variety of budgetary support tasks to include maintaining commitment/obligation ledgers; ensuring availability of funds prior to submitting documents to budget analyst for funds certification; maintaining multiple level audit trails; developing direct funding citations on a variety of financial documents; entering contractual data into an integrated financial management system; ensuring validity of open commitments and unliquidated obligations (ULO); reconciling obligations with the Defense Finance and Accounting Service (DFAS); preparing and monitoring funding requests that include issuing, coordinating accepting and processing increases and decreases; researching budgetary problems and taking corrective action as appropriate; and filing financial documents.
  • Serve as a budget travel administrator for the Directorate by creating and maintaining travel budgets and lines of accounting in the Defense Travel System (DTS) and review authorizations for financial and processing compliance IAW with DTS regulations and best practices guides.
Education and Experience:
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience working in accordance with DFAS policies and procedures is required.
  • Minimum of 4 years’ experience working with SOMARDS or similar systems such as DCAS, STANFINS or GFEBS is required.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ financial management experience that required tracking and management of large number of ULOs, negative ULOs and outstanding commitments in multiple federal appropriations is required.
  • Bachelor’s degree in an accounting or business field is desired.
  • A Top Secret security clearance is required.  A Secret clearance is initially acceptable with an investigation date that is within 5-years of contract date, and can obtain a final Top Secret clearance.

Salary and Benefits:

  • $50,000.00 annually, negotiable based upon experience and qualifications
  • Medical, dental, vision, 401K, FSA, disability, and life insurance
  • Paid time off  (3 weeks)
  • Ten Federal holidays plus an 11th company holiday

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

Level II Ultrasound Technician

Cruz Associates Inc. of Yorktown, VA has an open position and is looking for qualified candidates for a Level II Ultrasound Technician. The job location is at the Naval Surface Warfare Center in Indian Head, MD. Interested applicants should contact Ms. Teresa O'Sullivan at 757-833-7538 and email their resumes and contact information to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Scope of Performance: Qualified Level II Ultrasound Technician who will work with explosive ordnance material. This position does not require prior experience handling ordnance, but will be trained in ordnance operation for the Mk 90 Propellant Grain Second Source Program. Applicable non-destructive test training and certification will be required. Technician shall be subject to physical examinations and certification requirements. Use of personal protective equipment may be required.


Key Responsibilities:
Tasks may include but are not limited to:

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

Education and Experience – Required:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Ability to gain Secret Clearance.
  • Applicable training and certification in accordance with NAS 410.
  • Training or experience using Immersion Technique.
  • Ability to pass Explosives Handler physical and Respirator Fit Test.
  • Ability to pass Ammo-18 Certification Class.
  • Sound technical skills.

Salary and Benefits:

  • Starting salary is $28/hour and is negotiable based on experience.
  • Full-time, 40 hours per week. Possible weekend hours (rarely).
  • Medical, dental, vision, 401K, FSA, disability, and life insurance.
  • Paid time off (2 weeks, negotiable).
  • Ten Federal holidays plus an 11th company holiday.

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