Engineering Technician II

Aberdeen, MD
Sep 29, 2022
Oct 01, 2022
Full Time
Overview Engineering Technician (ARL-22-1415-F) The objective of this task is to provide engineering technician support at Army Research Laboratory Building 1100F and, as necessary, experimental facilities 7, 7A, and 14. These facilities are responsible for performing ballistic experiments on novel armor/anti-armor technologies to support the US Army and other Armed Services. This work is sometimes performed at an outdoor environment that includes the presence of explosive materials. Performs non-routine assignments of variety and complexity. Such assignments, which are typically parts of broader assignments, are screened to eliminate unusual design problems. May also plan such assignments. Receives technical advice from supervisor or engineer; work is reviewed for technical adequacy (or conformity with instructions). May have frequent contact with professionals and others within the establishment. Responsibilities Performs at this level one or a combination of such typical duties as: Build and assemble or modify armor targets, ballistic testing projectiles, launch packages, ballistic models, instrumentation, specialized equipment, target assemblies, gages, gage adapters, guns and gun systems, test fixtures, and stands using machining and carpentry skills. The Contractor shall have the technical competence to work efficiently and hold very close tolerances (+/-.001') as a minimum for the lowest level requirement, and (+/ .0001') for higher level fabrications. This involves intermittent requirement to lift parts such as metal plates weighing up to 50 lbs repetitively. Perform light welding operations, iron working, and manufacturing processes to hold targets and fixtures in place for testing. Upon approval by the Government Project Engineer and the Government Facility Manager, dispose of all tested hardware by identifying the elements' appropriate status (ie, hazardous waste, security classification) and placing them in the correct container. Job related equipment operations include forklifts, skid loader, all-terrain vehicle, and grass mowing equipment. Follow appropriate standard operating procedures and adhere to applicable safety and security practices. Practices good housekeeping at working facility to ensure that all procedures and practices are maintained, including periodic cleaning of experimental facilities, offices, and storage areas 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. Create and modify computer aided design (CAD) drawings and transfer CAD files to numerically controlled machining equipment. Training and certification to operate CNC equipment safely and efficiently. Proficiency with Solidworks, SolidCAM. Maintain inventory of all tooling and raw materials needed for all machines. Machine maintenance to include cleaning, coolant, cleanliness, program files. Proficiency with lathes, CNC 5 axis machines, mills, programmable surface grinders, horizontal and vertical saws, pan metal brake, grinders, sanding equipment, drill press Keep facility ready for inspections, tours, and demonstrations. Adhere to all safety procedures and regulations. Must be able to acquire a respirator clearance. Qualifications In accordance with Executive Order 14042: Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors, candidates should be aware that they may be required to have received or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. Must maintain at all times: Secret Special Access Clearance Certification to operate Government and Team Bowhead Equipment and Vehicles #LI-GC1 Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug & alcohol screening and/or random drug screen, and must follow UIC's Non-DOT Drug & Alcohol Testing Program requirements. If the position requires, an applicant must pass a pre-employment criminal background history check. All post-secondary education listed on the applicant's resume/application may be subject to verification. Where driving may be required or where a rental car must be obtained for business travel purposes, applicants must have a valid driver license for this position and will be subject to verification. In addition, the applicant must pass an in-house, online, driving course to be authorized to drive for company purposes. UIC is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics EOE/AA/M/F/D/V. In furtherance, pursuant to The Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act 43 USC Sec. 1601 et seq., and federal contractual requirements, UIC and its subsidiaries may legally grant certain preference in employment opportunities to UIC Shareholders and their Descendants, based on the provisions contained within The Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act. Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities. Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCPhere (. All candidates must apply online at and submit a completed application for all positions they wish to be considered. 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However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c) UIC Government Services (UICGS / Bowhead) provides innovative business solutions to federal and commercial customers in the areas of engineering, maintenance services, information technology, program support, logistics/base support, and procurement. Collectively, the fast-growing Bowhead Family of Companies offers a breadth of services which are performed with a focus on quality results. Headquartered in Springfield, VA, we are a fast-growing, multi-million-dollar corporation recognized as one of the top 25 8(a) companies for government contracting. Bowhead offers competitive benefits including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, accidental death and dismemberment, short/long-term disability, and 401(k) retirement plans as well as a paid time off programs for eligible full-time employees. Eligible part-time employees are able to participate in the 401(k) retirement plans and state or contract required paid time off programs. ID 2022-17432 Category Engineering Position Type Full-Time SCA Hourly Rate USD $25.72/Hr. Minimum Clearance Required Secret Travel Requirement Less than 10%