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Engineering Technician V

Engineering and Architecture

Technician

No

Dahlgren, Virginia, United States

Overview

Work Where it Matters

Akima Systems Engineering (ASE), an Akima company, is not just another federal system support 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 ASE, 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 , ASE 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 , ASE delivers solutions in maritime IT, systems engineering, and integration across the Department of Defense and stands ready to help improve operational performance at a reasonable and sustainable cost.

As an ASE 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:

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.

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 job-assist@akima.com or [Register to View] (information about job applications status is not available at this contact information).

Job: Engineering/Design

Travel: None

Organization: ASE - Akima Systems Engineering

Clearance: Able to Obtain Secret

Work Type: On-Site

Remote: No

ReqID: 2024-3471