Engineering Technician IV

Dahlgren, VA
Work Type: On-Site
  • Job Category: Engineering/Design
  • Travel: None
  • Clearance: Able to Obtain Secret
  • Req ID: 2024-3470


Job Summary:

The Engineering Technician IV performs assignments that are not completely standardized or prescribed, selects or adapts standard procedures or equipment, using fully applicable precedents, receives initial instructions, equipment requirements, and advice from supervisor or engineer as needed, performs recurring work independently. Work is reviewed for technical adequacy or conformity with instructions.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Constructs components, subunits, or simple models or adapts standard equipment; may troubleshoot and correct malfunctions.

  • Follows specific layout and scientific diagrams to construct and package simple devices and subunits of equipment.

  • Conducts various tests or experiments which may require minor modifications in test setups or procedures as well as subjective judgments in measurement, selecting, preparing, and operating standard test equipment and records test data.

  • Extracts and compiles a variety of engineering data from field notes, manuals, lab reports, etc., processing data, identifying errors or inconsistencies, selecting methods of data presentation.

  • Assists in design modification by compiling data related to design, specifications, and materials that are pertinent to specific items of equipment or component parts; developing information concerning previous operational failures and modifications, and using judgment and initiative to recognize inconsistencies or gaps in data and seek sources to clarify information.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Eight (8) years of full-time professional experience as an Engineering Technician, performing the following skills:

  • Welding (mig, tig, stick, and gas) or machine operation (lathes and mills), sheet metal fabrication, interpreting models and drawing packages, recommend, order, receive, and process, materials and tooling for specific jobs, ability to program CAD/CAM software such as SolidWorks and CAMWorks, provide machine time and materials estimates.

  • Extensive knowledge of and mentoring other employees in CAD/CAM software such as SolidWorks and CAMWorks, extensive CNC programming experience and mentoring other employees, manages drafting projects with minimal instruction, ensures drawings are to Mil Spec and ASME drafting standards, assists in review of drawings for completeness and accuracy, versed in Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing, performs complex drafting and design calculations with review.

Job: Engineering/Design

Travel: None

Organization: ASE - Akima Systems Engineering

Clearance: Able to Obtain Secret

Work Type: On-Site

Remote: No

ReqID: 2024-3470