Engineering Technician V

Dahlgren, VA
Work Type: On-Site
  • Job Category: Engineering/Design
  • Travel: None
  • Clearance: Able to Obtain Secret
  • Req ID: 2024-3471

Overview

Job Summary:

This technician performs non-routine and complex assignments involving responsibility for planning and conducting a complete project of relatively limited scope or a portion of a larger and more diverse project, selects and adapts plans, techniques, designs, or layouts, contacts personnel in related activities to resolve problems and coordinate the work, reviews, analyzes, and integrates the technical work of others. Supervisor or professional engineer outlines objectives, requirements, and design approaches. Completed work is reviewed for technical adequacy and satisfaction of requirements. This incumbent may train and be assisted by lower-level technicians.

Responsibilities

Job Responsibilities:

  • Designs, develops, and constructs major units, devices, or equipment; conducts tests or experiments; analyzes results and redesigns or modifies equipment to improve performance; and reports results.

  • From general guidelines and specifications (e.g., size or weight requirements), develops designs for equipment without critical performance requirements that are difficult to satisfy such as engine parts, research instruments, or special purpose circuitry.

  • Analyzes technical data to determine applicability to design problems; selects from several possible design layouts; calculates design data; and prepares layouts, detailed specifications, parts lists, estimates, procedures, etc. May check and analyze drawings or equipment to determine adequacy of drawings and design.

  • Plans or assists in planning tests to evaluate equipment performance.

  • Determines test requirements, equipment modification, and test procedures; conducts tests using all types of instruments; analyzes and evaluates test results and prepares reports on findings and recommendations.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Ten (10) 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, advanced knowledge of programming CAD/CAM software such as SolidWorks and CAMWorks to perform complex machine work and fabrication, provide machine time and materials estimates, interfaces with customers on a daily basis to communicate design issues and recommend changes.

  • Mastery of programming CAD/CAM software such as SolidWorks and CAMWorks to perform complex machine work and fabrication, manages drafting projects, reviews drawings, ensuring Mil specifications and ASME drafting standards are met, drawings are complete and accurate, expert in Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing, performing complex drafting and design calculations.

Job: Engineering/Design

Travel: None

Organization: ASE - Akima Systems Engineering

Clearance: Able to Obtain Secret

Work Type: On-Site

Remote: No

ReqID: 2024-3471