Engineering Technician IV
San Diego, CA 
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Job Title
Engineering Technician IV
Location
CA SanDiego NIWC Pacific - San Diego, CA 92106 US (Primary)
Category
Electronics
Job Type
Full-time
Education
High School / GED
Travel
Up to 25%
Security Clearance Required
Secret
POSITION OVERVIEW AND PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS):

Position Overview:

The Engineering Technician IV is responsible for installation, troubleshooting maintenance and repair of electronic assemblies within an established security system. Work includes production material builds, field service support, returned material testing, engineering builds/setups, installation, testing, certification, and repair.

Primary/Major Duties and Responsibilities (Essential Functions):

  • Prepare, review and verify a variety of documents, forms and reports on operations and engineering activities/studies
  • Experience using basic electronic test equipment, hand tools and small power tools
  • Able to read and understand technical drawings, datasheets, and written instructions
  • Work in NIWC (formerly SPAWAR) lab and field support sites to configure, troubleshoot, test and verify proper operation of Navy security system
  • Provide Test & Evaluations, Pre-Installation Test and Checkout (PITCO) and System Operational Verification Testing (SOVT) for Navy security system
  • Perform assessments, alignments, troubleshooting and fault corrections and inspections on radars, cameras, telemetry, and operator workstation suites
  • Fabricate components and cable connectors according to approved drawing
  • Customize units and make software, firmware and IP adjustments or repairs according to written instructions
  • Test production and commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) products to ensure proper operation per established test criteria
  • Troubleshoot electronics down to the component level to determine root cause and correct malfunction
  • Set up and test components/units to meet specified requirements
  • Recognizes failures and set-up problems, isolates problems, and takes appropriate action to resolve those problems
  • Inspects all work performed before moving to the next task
  • Keeps supervisor and co-workers appraised of all unresolved and/or potential problems that would negatively affect production schedules
  • Completes production test reports
  • Provides support to the Production Lead and Production Supervisor on all production assignments; works in other departments and/or miscellaneous assignments as instructed
  • Perform required repairs to return unit and security system to operational state
  • Exercise judgment within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate action
  • Climb towers in excess of 10' with required safety gear
  • Maintain security system equipment through scheduled and unscheduled maintenance
  • Follow preventive maintenance requirements (PMR) on security system
  • Work with management to plan and prioritize work schedule.
  • Maintains desktop procedures, post-installation test and check documents are properly completed and filed in their assigned location
  • Ensure all tools and materials are stored in a safe and orderly manner and in compliance with OSHA standards; maintain SDS files on hazardous materials.
  • Maintain a safe working environment; review SDS before handling and use of hazardous materials
  • Perform other duties as assigned

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:

Required Qualifications and Experience:

  • Secret Security Clearance Required
  • Must have a valid driver's license
  • High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • 8 years electronics experience, prior training and knowledge of basic electronics and/or electronic equipment
  • Experience using basic electronic test equipment, hand tools and small power tools
  • Able to read and understand technical drawings, datasheets, and written instructions
  • Maintain workspace is in a clean and orderly manner
  • Solid computer skills with Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook
  • Highly motivated self-starter, capable of working independently as well as in a team
  • Well organized and able to multi-task
  • Able to create work procedure documents
  • Able to maintain security of equipment, parts and materials
  • Experience climbing equipment towers
  • Domestic and international travel may be required (Passport)
Afognak Native Corporation, Alutiiq LLC and their subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, citizenship, disability, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.

Afognak Native Corporation, Alutiiq LLC and their subsidiaries is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.

 

Job Summary
Company
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
8+ years
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