Jacobs Technician 186 IV in Aberdeen Proving Grounds, Maryland
Technician 186 IV
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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.
Serves as senior-level technical lead to ensure all Electromagnetic Environmental Effects (E3) testing assignments are completed, including those that are not completely standardized or prescribed. Plans and performs routine and non-routine tests of substantial variety and complexity independent of higher-level guidance, using approved operational precedents. Serves as working lead by conducting tests and directing the actions and reviewing the work of lower-level technicians for technical adequacy and/or conformity with test methods and standards associated with supported testing. Provides technical oversight for all troubleshooting and corrections of system malfunctions. Receives tasks and advice from higher-level technical personnel. Work requires minimal review for technical adequacy or conformity with instructions. Analyzes and presents various test data in accordance with established methods, with minimal review by from higher-level technical personnel. Develops or reviews designs of test fixtures and/or components using sound technical principles. Applies conventional engineering practices to analyze schematics, designs, specifications, electrical drawings, and parts lists. Conducts specific test or experimental procedures requiring selection and adaptation or modification of a wide variety of electronic test equipment and test procedures; sets up and operates equipment; records data. Monitors data and records problems of significant complexity that sometimes require resolution at a higher level. 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 and reviews test folders/reports. Applies methods outlined by internal operating procedure (IOP), military and commercial standards for electronic E3 testing, and SOPs; conducts tests or experiments and redesigns as necessary; and records and evaluates data and reports findings. Familiar with and capable of performing all aspects of E3 test facility operations and communicating needs to the lowest-level technician support at the site. Uses judgment and initiative to recognize inconsistencies or gaps in data and seek sources to clarify information. Assists higher-level technical personnel in failure analysis and mitigation techniques by compiling data related to system design, specifications, and materials and testing that are pertinent to the system under test. Assist the engineer with the development of information concerning previous operational failures, modifications, and suggested mitigation techniques. Installs and operates C4ISR equipment that pertains to E3 testing.
7 yrs. of applicable experience; or at least 60 credit hours or an Associate’s Degree and 5 yrs. of applicable experience; or 30 credit hours and 6 yrs. of applicable experience; or completion of a formal training program and 5 yrs. of applicable experience; or a Bachelor’s Degree and 3 yrs. of applicable experience; or a Master’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, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Jacobs is a background screening, drug-free workplace.
Primary Location United States-Maryland-Aberdeen Proving Grounds
Req ID: SAL00027N