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Engineering Technician IV

Engineering and Architecture



Panama City, Florida, United States


Work Where it Matters

Lynxnet, an Akima company, is not just another federal contractor. As an Alaska Native Corporation (ANC), our mission and purpose extend beyond our exciting federal projects as we support our shareholder communities in Alaska.

At Lynxnet, the work you do every day makes a difference in the lives of our 15,000 Iñupiat shareholders, a group of Alaska natives from one of the most remote and harshest environments in the United States.

For our shareholders , Lynxnet provides support and employment opportunities and contributes to the survival of a culture that has thrived above the Arctic Circle for more than 10,000 years.

For our government customers , Lynxnet delivers agile management solutions for large project-based programs with multiple and concurrent priorities.

As a Lynxnet employee , you will be surrounded by a challenging, yet supportive work environment that is committed to innovation and diversity, two of our most important values. You will also have access to our comprehensive benefits and competitive pay in addition to growth opportunities and excellent retirement options.

Job Summary:

The Candidate shall provide Engineering Technician support to NSWC PCD, Panama City, Florida for the AMCM Depot Level Maintenance Shop. Support in this area will include numerous tasks that are dissimilar in nature but have in common the guidance or oversight of a journeyman level craftsman, Work leader or Project Manager. This functional area includes direct support of the daily operations of the shops in performing organizational and intermediate level repair and maintenance on the AMCM Equipment. The candidate shall provide daily repairs; repairs requiring special and/or conditional turnaround; and pre/post flight and corrosion inspections. Repairs provided will not require extensive disassembly/re-assembly which is normally performed during depot level repair or ones which will delay countermine warfare exercises. The candidate shall participate in field teams deployed for sea trials for the purpose of providing emergency rework and in-the-field modification, testing, and adjusting of parts. The candidate shall visually inspect devices and equipment for phases of corrosion, cracks, and chips. If deficiencies are found, it is mandatory that repairs be accomplished. Items may require disassembly, paint stripping, cleaning, painting, greasing, and re-assembly to safe operating condition. The final phase of organizational intermediate level maintenance is presentation, quality evaluation, and completion of the Maintenance Action Forms (MAFs) to record all corrective/preventive maintenance services performed. The candidate shall provide preventive maintenance on all items in long-term storage. The candidate shall provide ground support to crews in launch and recovery of the AMCM Equipment during flight operations.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Troubleshoots or repairs electrical, hydraulic, and structural systems.
  • Remove and replaces hydraulic motors, gear boxes, and hydraulic servos.
  • Performs corrosion control inspections, prime, and paint.
  • Performs acceptance inspections (inventory of all components submitted for repair).
  • Performs sheet metal repair (manufacture of patches and ribs).
  • Manufactures hydraulic lines.
  • Rebuilds hydraulic actuators and locks.
  • Troubleshoots and repairs electrical subsystems.
  • Performs the disassembly, overhaul, rework, re-assembly, modification, component evaluation, and testing to certify for reuse on approximately 12 to 15 winches of each kind and 40 to 45 gearboxes each performance period.
  • Depots level maintenance shall be performed on the Multi-Winch II, Single Winch II, and Gearbox Assembly.
  • Equipment sub-assemblies shall be maintained the same as assembled systems.
  • Constructs components, subunits, or simple models or adapts standard equipment. May troubleshoot and correct malfunctions.
  • Conducts various tests or experiments which may require minor modifications in test setups or procedures as well as subjective judgments in measurement; selects, sets up, and operates standard test equipment and records test data.
  • Extracts and compiles a variety of engineering data from field notes, manuals, lab reports, etc.; processes and 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.
  • 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.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 which are difficult to satisfy such as engine parts, research instruments, or special purpose circuitry.
  • 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.
  • Candidate services shall also consist of tool and parts control, hazardous material control, FOD control, shop cleanliness, quality assurance, and safety.
  • This effort also requires moderate to heavy manual work, or general shop tasks of a simple and routine nature, or the operation of a motor vehicle.
  • The candidate shall be able to operate mobile equipment such as forklifts, overhead hoists, and pickup trucks provided by the government and shall be licensed and certified in accordance with state law and NSWC PCD regulations or instructions related to safety.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must have a mechanical aptitude and experience with general tooling.
  • Must be able to read blueprints CADD drawings.
  • Must be able to perform limited travel and occasional overtime.
  • Must be willing and able to lift 50-75 pounds.
  • Experience in lieu of high school diploma or GED.
  • Performance of this effort might require access to unclassified information or CUI areas up to the Public Trust level; therefore, a background check will be required. Must be able to obtain and maintain a Public Trust equivalent clearance.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Forklift experience desired.


We are an equal opportunity employer and comply with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws. All applicants will receive consideration for employment, without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, gender or gender-identity, age, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability, pregnancy or parental status, or any other basis prohibited by law. If you are an individual with a disability, or have known limitations related to pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, and would like to request a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us at or [Register to View] (information about job applications status is not available at this contact information).

Job: Engineering/Design

Travel: None

Organization: Lynxnet

Clearance: Able to Obtain Public Trust

Work Type: On-Site

Remote: No

ReqID: 2024-3775