UIC Alaska

Electronics Technician 1

Location : Location
US-CA-Camp Pendleton
SCA Hourly Rate
USD $31.21/Hr.
Minimum Clearance Required
Public Trust (NAC)
Travel Requirement
10% - 25%


Electronics Technician (AVTBHQ-2024-19994):


Bowhead seeks a Electronics Technician to support operational and technical support services for the Amphibious Vehicle Test Branch (AVTB) Headquarters and Technical Support Services (HQTSS) at Camp Pendleton, CA. AVTB is a Department of Defense (DoD) sponsored test facility that provides year-round Test and Evaluation (T&E) of amphibious vehicles, ground combat vehicles, systems, and equipment for the Marine Corps Systems Command (MCSC) and Program Executive Officer Land Systems (PEO LS).





  • Assembling and maintaining instrumentation
  • Preparing, aligning, and calibrating instrumentation to include pressure transducers, current meters, tachometers, flow meters, accelerometers, thermocouples, inclinometers, spectrometers, telemetry systems, load cells, and data acquisition systems
  • Bench testing and verifying instrumentation
  • Installing instrumentation onto the test platform
  • Ensuring that the sensors accurately measure the intended physical phenomenon
  • Ensuring that the installations are robust against heat, vibration, snags, impacts, and fluids
  • Observing instrumentation operation via wireless telemetry or direct physical to detect malfunctions and ensure the electronic data is complete, valid, accurate and sufficient
  • Providing real-time verbal reports to test team members
  • Notifying the test team immediately if a problem is observed
  • Providing technical information concerning possible instrumentation problems and exceptions, a description of data acquisition system performance, an assessment concerning the accuracy of final measurements, and any possible caveats accompanying measurement results for technical reports.
  • Retrieving data collected from test vehicles
  • Supporting quarterly lab inventory reviews
  • Testing performance of electromechanical assemblies, using test instruments such as oscilloscopes, electronic voltmeters, or bridges
  • Reading blueprints, schematics, diagrams, or technical orders to determine methods and sequences of assembly
  • Install electrical or electronic parts and hardware in housings or assemblies, using soldering equipment and hand tools
  • Verifying part dimensions or clearances to ensure conformance to specifications, using precision measuring instruments
  • Aligning, fitting, or assembling component parts, using hand or power tools, fixtures, templates, or microscopes
  • Assembling or modifying electrical systems or prototypes, using hand tools, or measuring instruments
  • Building, calibrating, and maintaining electrical instruments or testing equipment
  • Inspecting electrical project work for quality control and assurance
  • Identifying solutions to on-site technical design problems involving electrical systems equipment
  • Collaborating with engineers or other personnel to identify, define, or solve developmental problems
  • Setting up or operating test equipment to evaluate performance
  • Reviewing existing engineering criteria to identify necessary revisions, deletions, or amendments to outdated material
  • Interpreting test information to resolve design-related problems
  • Providing technical assistance in resolving engineering problems
  • Evaluating engineering proposals, shop drawings, or design comments
  • Planning method or sequence of operations for developing or testing experimental electronic or electrical equipment


  • High school diploma. Bachelor's Degree highly desired.
  • Three plus (3+) years of experience in the field or in a related area.
  • Knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices and procedures. 
  • Intermediate to advanced 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 judgement 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
  • Physically climb ladders, boats, and test vehicles.

SECURITY CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to obtain a security clearance at the Public Trust level.  US Citizenship is a requirement for Public Trust clearance at this location.




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