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Engineering Technician IV


Computer Technician


Newport, Rhode Island, United States


Job Description:

The candidate, under the direction of the Engineering Manager, will support the efforts of the Naval Array Technical Support Center (NATSC) Heading Coil Facilities and Production Support Team.

The successful candidate will be operating the Heading Coil Facilities at the Navy Array Technical Support Center (NATSC) at the Naval Undersea Warfare Center Division Newport and Naval Station Newport (NAVSTA). The candidate will operate both coils to perform heading sensor and module-level calibrations, operate the Towed Array Test Set (TATS), and build up heading sensor assemblies following detailed procedures. Performs standardized or prescribed assignments, involving a sequence of related operations. Follows standard work methods on recurring assignments but receives explicit instructions on unfamiliar assignments; technical adequacy of routine work is reviewed on completion; non-routine work may also be reviewed in process. Other responsibilities of this position include repairing Jigs/Tools/Test Equipment (JTF), inspecting and polishing fiber optic cables, performing Preventive Maintenance (PM) on NATSC JTF, and building/repairing electrical pigtail assemblies and Measurement Quality Jumpers (MQJs) in accordance with detailed procedures. JTF repair efforts include using test equipment to take measurement readings and assess the working condition of JTF items (i.e. Pressure Adapters, Tension Fixtures, etc.) and perform necessary repairs to return the item to working condition. JTF PM efforts include taking fiber and electrical measurements using test equipment as defined in established PM Cards. The candidate performs at this level one or a combination of such typical duties as: Following specific instructions, assembles or constructs simple or standard equipment or parts. Conducts a variety of tests using established methods. Prepares test specimens, adjusts and operates equipment, and records test data, pointing out deviations resulting from equipment malfunction or observational errors. Extracts engineering data from various prescribed but non-standardized sources; processes the data following well-defined methods including elementary algebra and geometry; presents the data in prescribed form.

Basic Qualifications

Candidates must be capable of soldering wires and inspecting and polishing fiber optic cables.

Candidates must be able to read and interpret drawings and blueprints.

Candidates must have a high school diploma and two years related Technical School or Navy experience, and be capable of obtaining a security clearance.

Preferred Qualifications

Advanced degree from a Technical School a plus.

External referral eligible

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