UIC Alaska

SCA Engineering Tech I

Position Type
Location : Location
SCA Hourly Rate
USD $22.92/Hr.
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain
Minimum Clearance Required
Travel Requirement
10% - 25%


Engineering Technician I (E30-2022-17494-F):


Bowhead seeks an Engineering Technician I for work on NSWC Dahlgren supporting the E30 Gun Weapon Systems Division to join our team. The position is fully funded and in the first year of a five year contract. The Engineering Technician I performs complex and unique engineering support assignments. Designs and constructs major units and equipment. Develops new test procedures and measurement techniques. Conducts tests and experiments to prove/disprove feasibility of design. Reports to a Team Lead.



  • Gathers and maintains specified records of engineering data such as tests, drawings, etc.; performs computations by substituting numbers in specified formulas; plots data and draws simple curves and graphs.
  • Manufactures cables and wiring harnesses.
  • Responds to and tracks issued work tickets.
  • Supports facility, assets, and equipment to maintain, repair, modify, replace, and upgrade.
  • Provides other support as requested.
  • Reads and interprets wiring drawing from Pspice/ ORCAD and AutoCAD Systems.
  • Troubleshoots electrical and electromechanical units.
  • Utilizes Multiple Connector assembly tools such DMK Crimpers.
  • Builds different types of connectors that require solder and mechanically attached terminal pins or sockets.
  • Reviews, edits, and submits drawings for red lines work.
  • Wires solid state relays, circuit breakers, Ethernet, coax, triaxle.
  • Performs Quality Assurance Testing of units, modules and subsystems.



  • This experience includes developing and testing solutions to solve technical problems in research and development, manufacturing, inspection, and maintenance, and assisting engineers in inspecting products, conducting tests, and collecting data.
  • Certified or Highly proficient in soldering.
  • Knowledge primarily in electrical engineering with some mechanical.
  • Experience with naval gun weapons systems preferred.
  • Intermediate to advanced level skills in Microsoft Office software suite - Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of employees and outside contacts. To receive and respond to instructions/assignments, must be able to read, write and speak English.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and good judgment with the ability to work alone or as part of a team.
  • A minimum of one (1) year of experience in applying engineering services to Gun Weapon Systems components and assemblies.



Physical Demands:

  • Must be able to lift up to 15 to 25 pounds 
  • Must be able to stand and walk for prolonged amounts of time
  • Must be able to twist, bend and squat periodically



SECURITY CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS: Must currently hold a security clearance at the Secret level.  US Citizenship is a requirement for Secret clearance at this location.


In accordance with Executive Order 14042:  Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors, candidates should be aware that they may be required to have received or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccine by date of hire.



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