Mechanical Lab Technician

Bethesda, MD
Jan 12, 2017
Sep 25, 2017
Specialty Trades
Full Time
Performs technical tasks towards the development of shipboard materials; testing; and machinery and equipment setup.

1. Performs layout; fabrication; assembly; installation; operation; maintenance; modification; and testing of mechanical components; apparatus and equipment.

2. Sets up and operates equipment; test apparatus; test equipment; diagnostic devices and related equipment.

3. Drafts detail drawings or sketches.

4. Devises; fabricates and assembles new or modified mechanical components or test fixtures.

5. Builds experimental apparatus; instrumentation or systems of moderate complexity.

6. Constructs components or subassemblies of experimental apparatus or prototype models.

7. Records test procedures and results; performs routine analysis and calculations; and makes recommendations for changes in equipment; product or test methods.

8. Participates in special projects as required.

9. Organizes laboratory spaces and cleans processing equipment. Education Associates Degree in a related technical discipline; or the equivalent combination of education; technical training or work experience.

Per contractual requirements a High School degree is acceptable as long as candidate has some experience with constructing components or modifying mechnical components. Qualifications One year of related experience fabricating; maintaining and repairing mechanical components and fixtures.

Reliable transportation. Ability to lift equipment and operate in a laboratory envirnoment. Medically fit to use respirator. Must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance.
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