UIC Alaska

Engineering Tech III

Location : Location
SCA Hourly Rate
USD $22.69/Hr.
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain
Minimum Clearance Required
Travel Requirement
Less than 10%




Bowhead is seeking an Engineering Technician to support the Infrared Radio Frequency (IR/RF) Division at the Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) in Crane, Indiana. The Engineering Technician will be responsible for performing complex engineering assignments in a research and development environment. The Engineering Technician will utilize various production equipment including, but not limited to, injection mold machines, metal lathes and must be experienced with soldering and welding equipment. The Engineering Technician will provide mentoring and leadership to lower level Engineering Technicians in addition to duties outlined briefly below.


Essential functions will include: 

  • Constructing components, subunits or models and adapting equipment to be used in support of the IR/RF division.
  • Constructing and packaging devices according to specific layouts and diagrams provided.
  • Conducting various tests on machines and parts as well as measuring, preparing, operating and recording test data.
  • Creating presentations of data from field notes, manuals, lab reports and ensuring errors are identified and feasible recommendations are presented.
  • Assisting in design modification after failures and modifications are identified and addressed.
  • Other duties as assigned.



  • Education and experience that demonstrates the ability to effectively perform the above duties is required
  • Previous experience supporting NSWC Crane and/or the IR/RF Division is highly sought
  • 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
  • Strong interpersonal skills and good judgment with the ability to work alone or as part of a team


Physical Demands:

  • Must be able to lift up 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 be able to obtain a security clearance at the secret level. Applicants who currently hold a secret clearance are encourage to apply.  US Citizenship is a requirement for Secret clearance at this location.





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