Engineering Technician (Junior and Journeyman Levels)

Lexington Park, MD
Jun 29, 2023
Jul 12, 2023
Full Time
Clearance Required:

Ability to Obtain a Secret

Education Required:


US Citizenship:



The MIL Corporation is looking for Engineering Technicians (Junior and Journeyman Levels) to support in-house integration and CONUS and OCONUS customer-site installation of various communication systems (e.g., A/V teleconferencing solutions), Inside Plant (ISP) structured cabling, and Outside Plant (OSP) telecommunications cabling and related cabling infrastructure. This position is based in Lexington Park, MD and supports multiple government customers and offers experience with a wide range of technologies.

  • Integrate specialized communications equipment from rack/stack and power wiring through routing of copper and fiber data channels.
  • Support testing of components, equipment, and in-house test and validation of integration solutions and related components such as high-definition monitors, microphones, speakers, antennae, touch panels, and other control modules.
  • Support installation of communications systems, cabling infrastructure, network cabling, and related equipment such as equipment racks, cable pathways, and associated solution components.
  • Assist with site surveys.
  • Work within ISP/OSP and communication system installation crews to perform infrastructure installation, demolition, and updating.
  • Assist with pre-installation marshalling and testing of materials.
  • Maintain responsibility for quality of efforts and safety of personnel.
  • Provide redlines to support creation of as-built drawings and documentation.


Approximately 50% to 75% of the time, to CONUS and OCONUS sites as required.

Required Qualifications
  • Experience performing integration, testing, and installation of communications equipment or similar experience in closely related technology areas.
  • Ability to interpret engineering packages for integration, testing, and installation.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills (English), and organization skills.
  • Ability to follow directions and interface professionally with individuals at all levels and communicate effectively with project staff and other team members.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office suite.
  • Ability to perform necessary activities required for integration, testing, and installation of communications systems.
  • Must be able to lift items up to National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) limits.
  • Must be able to stand, kneel and/or crouch for extended periods of time.
  • Must be able to climb ladders and scaffolding.
  • Must be able to work in high places, as well as small, cramped, or confined spaces.
  • Must be able to work in hot humid places, as well as cold places.
  • Must maintain a valid driver's license.

Desired Qualifications
  • Existing Secret, Top Secret, TS/SCI, or TS/SCI with Yankee White.
  • Wood working/carpentry skills for AV Facilities Modifications.
  • Demonstrable understanding of TIA/EIA, BICSI, IEEE, or related standards as they apply to the installation of OSI Layer 1 infrastructure.
  • Experience performing integration, testing, and installation of communications equipment.
  • Experience working OSP and/or ISP cabling and cabling infrastructure.
  • Familiar with and ability to apply the National Electrical Code (NEC).
  • Experience with testing fiber and/or copper.
  • Experience working in data centers and server farms.
  • Current BICSI Installer Certification and continued certification/training.
  • Current BICSI Technician and continued certification/training.
  • IPC 610, 620, or JSTD Certification(s)
  • OSHA 10-Hour or 30-Hour Construction Safety certification
  • Fiber and copper certifications.
  • Confined space certification.
  • Experience with AutoCAD, Visio, or other related software.
  • Associates degree in a related technical area.


A high school diploma or equivalent.


All applicants for this position must be able to obtain a Secret Clearance; please note that the clearance process takes into account financial background aspects.


The SCA (Service Contract Act) role at The MIL Corporation is subject to the regulations and guidelines set forth by the U.S. Department of Labor. As an SCA position, it is classified as a service contract and is subject to specific wage determinations and benefit requirements mandated by the government.
The compensation and benefits for the SCA role at The MIL Corporation will be in accordance with the prevailing wage rates and benefits specified by the Department of Labor for the specific job classification and location.

The current rates are:

Engineering Technician I $22.92 per hour
Engineering Technician II $25.72 per hour
Engineering Technician III $28.79 per hour

Candidates' level will be determined based on experience and qualifications.

Why MIL?

The MIL Corporation (MIL) is a dynamic workforce of industry professionals who deliver world-class solutions in cyber, engineering, financial management, and information technology - and we are looking for candidates like you! Whether you're fresh out of college, the military, or well into your professional services career, MIL has great job opportunities that might be a great fit.

Here at MIL, we pride ourselves on the family-like environment instilled amongst our team. Our employees love working here and it truly shows through our various recognitions & awards. Some of our most recent awards include:
  • 2021-2022, Top Workplaces USA award (Energage)
  • 2017-2022 Top Workplaces Award, Greater Washington Area (The Washington Post)
  • 2018-2022 Certified Great Workplace, Great Place to Work®
    • 2021 & 2022, Best Workplaces in Consulting & Professional Services™
    • 2021 Fortune Best Workplaces for Millennials™
    • 2018 Fortune, Great Place to Work: Best Place to Work for Diversity
  • 2020- 2022, 2017, Top Workplace Award, South Carolina (Greenville Business Magazine, Columbia Business Monthly, and Charleston Business Magazine)
  • 2022 Freedom Award, Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), Department of Defense
  • 2018, Above & Beyond Award, Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), Department of Defense

If your goal is to help the federal government deploy leading technologies, improve financial management, or defend the nation in cyberspace, MIL welcomes you. Become a part of something greater, where you, the people, make the difference.

The MIL Corporation is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity and sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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