Jacobs Technician III (186) EMI in Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland
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At the US Army Aberdeen Test Center (ATC) within Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, Jacobs Technology employees, along with our teammate companies Caelum, SOI, eLe, and Trident ensure the weapons, vehicles, and equipment that the war fighter depends on are safe, effective and reliable.
Works independently or may lead test team to perform all Electromagnetic Environmental Effects (E3) testing assignments, including those that may sometimes not be completely standardized or prescribed. Selects or adapts standard procedures or equipment, using fully applicable precedents. Receives initial instructions, equipment requirements, and advice from higher-level technical personnel as needed; acts as lead test technician for recurring work; work is reviewed by senior technicians for technical adequacy or conformity with instructions. May troubleshoot and correct malfunctions with the oversight of senior technicians. Conducts various tests or experiments that may require minor modifications in test setups or procedures as well as subjective judgments in measurement; independently selects, sets up, and operates test equipment and records test data. Extracts and compiles a variety of engineering data from field notes, manuals, lab reports, etc.; processes data, records system errors, inconsistencies, and susceptibilities; selects methods of data presentation. Prepares test for review by senior technicians and engineers. Uses judgment and initiative to recognize inconsistencies or gaps in data and seek sources to clarify information. Installs and operates C4ISR equipment that pertains to E3 testing. #cjpost
Here’s What You’ll Need:
5 yrs. of applicable experience; or at least 60 credit hours or an Associate’s Degree and 3 yrs. of applicable experience; or 30 credit hours and 4 yrs. of applicable experience; or completion of a formal training program and 3 yrs. of applicable experience; or a Bachelor’s Degree and 1 yr. of applicable experience.
Essential Functions Form:
UNUSUAL OR SPECIAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS OF POSITION
May require sitting in front of a computer for extended periods of time (up to 80%). The ability to bend, stoop, squat, crawl, crouch, kneel, reach above shoulder level and climb into or under a vehicle is required (up to 50%). Walking a minimum of 50 yards over rough terrain is required (up to 25%). The ability to push and pull as well as lift and carry up to 50 pounds is required (up to 20%).
DESCRIPTION OF WORK ENVIRONMENT
Work environment may be inside or outside depending on the task. The ability to work in outside field conditions that include hot and cold extreme temperatures and other outdoor climatic conditions is required (up to 25%). Must be able to work in areas where only portable restroom facilities are available (up to 25%). Work environment may be fast-paced and require work under pressure to meet deadlines associated with the completion of a task. Position will require multiple task efforts.
EQUIPMENT AND MACHINES INVOLVED IN WORK TASKS
Conducts test and evaluations using ballistics, general equipment, high speed thermocouple data acquisition, and/or toxic fumes measurement. Uses a variety of standard references, guides, and precedents to obtain needed information. Work may require being around moving machinery and equipment. Work may require driving auto equipment, forklifts as well as other equipment.
CRITICALITY OF ATTENDANCE
Attendance is critical at all times during normal duty hours. Work outside of normal duty hours, including weekends and holidays, may be required with as little as one-hour advance notice. Travel to various locations for various lengths of time may be required (up to 5%).
OTHER ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Must be able to communicate effectively. Must be able to obtain an interim secret security clearance in order to gain access to required areas, networks and systems within thirty (30) days of date of your offer letter. Must further be able to obtain and retain a secret security clearance. Must be able to provide proof of U.S. citizenship. Must be able to obtain and retain unescorted access to work areas. May be subject to hearing tests, laser eye exam, and complete blood count. May be subject to other physicals or exams if required to wear a respirator or are designated by the COR to have other physicals due to the work area in which you are assigned. If working with depleted uranium, an Urinebioassay and Invivo lung scan may also be required. May be subject to exposure to noise, vibration, temperature extremes, lead, radiation, petroleum, oil, lubricants, dusts, and solvents. Must be able to wear personal protective equipment as required. Must have a valid driver’s license and personal transportation for the purpose of moving around the proving ground to accomplish job functions and in order to operate a rental vehicle if and when travel is required. Must be able to obtain and maintain a military driver’s license within 30 days of employment.
Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), age, medical condition, marital or domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression and transgender status, mental disability or physical disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, citizenship, low-income status or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf) and supplemental language. (https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/eeoc_gina_supplement.pdf)