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 Jenna Hartzell at 757-833-7538.

SME - Mission Planning Program Integration Support

Cruz Associates Inc. of Yorktown, VA (www.cruzinc.us) is looking for qualified candidates for a Subject Matter Expert (SME) – Mission Planning Program Integration Support position.  The job location is Naval Special Warfare Command (NSWC), San Diego, CA in support of the Special Operations Mission Planning Office (SOMPO).  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 of Performance:  Subject matter expertise is required for Naval Special Warfare mission planning hardware and software being procured and fielded by the SOMPO in support of Special Operations Forces (SOF).  The SME shall support the SOMPO by providing technical support for the development of new and the modification of existing mission planning software applications, ensuring hardware and software versions are compatible, and developing Security Practices and Procedures (SPP) for Automated Information Systems (AIS) where required for classified mission planning purposes.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide technical, analytical, subject matter expertise and program management support for SOF mission planning applications and systems
  • Interpret and refine user requirements
  • Conduct software production planning and execution
  • Develop concise, accurate performance specifications and solicitation documents
  • Evaluate cost and schedule during the development process and monitor vendor compliance with stated requirements
  • Monitor and evaluate the compliance of software products to performance specifications and requirements throughout the development process by conducting evaluations of pre-release engineering versions of software products
  • Recommend appropriate courses of action should technical problems arise or user requirements change
  • Provide reports, as required, to document results for tasks contained within this Performance Work Statement
  • Provide support for software test planning and execution
  • Provide logistics and resource management planning and support
  • Travel within the continental U.S. (CONUS) is required. Overseas travel (OCONUS) may also be required on occasion.

Education and Experience-Required:

  • Minimum of 10 years experience working in military field of expertise is required; 5 years of which involved direct experience (supporting definition, development, qualification, and fielding of equipment) with highly complex mission planning system hardware and software
  • Requires a Top Secret security clearance

Education and Experience-Desired:

  • Minimum of 10 years of experience working in SOF
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience working in a program management office
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related technical field

Salary and Benefits:

  • $105,000.00 annually, negotiable based upon experience and qualifications
  • Medical, dental, vision, 401K, FSA, disability, and life insurance
  • Paid time off (4 weeks)
  • Ten Federal holidays plus an 11th company holiday

Cruz Associates is an Equal Opportunity – Affirmative Action Employer.  Veterans Are Encouraged to Apply.

 

Engineering Technicians I/Ordnance Workers

Cruz Associates Inc. of Yorktown, VA has several open positions 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 or Mrs. Jenna Hartzell 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.

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 or Mrs. Jenna Hartzell 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.