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SCA Engineering Tech II

ID
2022-17557
Category
Engineering
Position Type
Full-Time
Location : Location
US-MD-Aberdeen
SCA Hourly Rate
USD $25.72/Hr.
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain
Secret
Minimum Clearance Required
Secret
Travel Requirement
N/A

Overview

Bowhead is hiring an Engineering Technician to support the Army Research Laboratory (ARL) on Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD.

 

Responsibilities

This Technician performs standardized or prescribed assignments involving a sequence of related operations.  Follows standard work methods on recurring assignments but receives explicit instructions on unfamiliar assignments; technical adequacy of routine work is reviewed on completion; non-routine work may also be reviewed in progress. Performs at this level one or a combination of such typical duties as:

  • Follows specific instructions, test plans.
  • Conducts a variety of tests using established methods. Prepares test specimens, adjusts and operates equipment, and records test data, pointing out deviations resulting from equipment malfunction or observational errors.
  • Performs mechanical design of prototype fixtures, instruments, machinery.
  • Checks drawings provided by engineers and scientists to determine the adequacy of the drawings for target construction and successful completion of the associated test.
  • Performs non-routine and complex assignments involving the reduction of instrumentation data that documents the results of ballistic experiments.
  • Troubleshoots and corrects equipment malfunctions.
  • Passes all required training deemed necessary by the facility manager and be familiar with all sites and SOPs for every site at the facility.
  • Maintenance/upkeep (sweeping, general organization and housekeeping) of facility; modify facility as required for specific projects.
  •  Become certified Ammo Handler.

Qualifications

Requirements incude, but are not limited to:

  • Ability to use precision measuring tools such as calipers, micrometer and gages. Good understanding of tolerances.
  • CAD experience.
  • Experience working with weapons and ammunition.
  • Experience using lathes, drill presses, and milling machines for fabrication and modification of testing components.
  • Strong math skills.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance.
  • Certification to use Bowhead and Government vehicles.

Physical Demands:

  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds.
  • Must be able to twist, bend, and squat periodically.
  • Must be able to work in typical local weather conditions, at heights, and in confined spaces.

 

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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