Senior Engineering Technician

Springfield, VA
Sep 12, 2019
Sep 22, 2019
Full Time
ENSCO's Applied Technology and Engineering (ATE) Division designs, develops and manufactures advanced technology inspection systems for national and international railway markets. We are currently seeking a Senior Engineering Technician for our Production Group. Want to learn more about working for ENSCO Rail? Click the below link or copy/paste in your browser to view the ENSCO Rail Careers & Culture Handbook: Required (Skills)Associates Degree in Electronics Engineering Technology, or equivalent years of relevant work experience.Minimum of 5 years experience assembling, configuring and testing electrical and electronic systems, components and networks.Competency in the use of electronic test equipment including multi-meters, oscilloscopes, function generators and network analyzers.Excellent soldering, wiring and assembly skills.Ability to work with minimal supervision.Ability to travel to customer sites to assist with equipment installation (up to 10% travel)Ability to safely climb a 15 foot high ladder to gain access to railroad vehicles.*Ability to work in tight spots, under and about railway vehicles.*Ability to work 12 hour shifts as necessary when on field assignments.*Must be able to lift 50 pound objects and carry them a distance of 150 feet.*The selected candidate may be required to submit to fingerprinting, drug screening, and additional background investigations in connection with this position. Wearing safety equipment (hardhat, steel-toe boots, protective vest and protective eye glasses) when working on railroad properties is also a requirement. ENSCO will provide all necessary safety equipment.Qualifications DesiredTechnical training and certification in soldering cables and electronic components.Experience setting up and debugging local area networks.Experience installing and setting up software, which will include QNX and Windows operating systems.Mechanical assembly experience, including an understanding of bolted connections and typical arrangement of hardware within a bolted connection.Railway experience.Experience with optical and inertial sensors.Experience working in an ISO 9001 manufacturing environment#LI-DM1Division DescriptionENSCO's ATE Division is recognized globally as a leading provider of railway infrastructure inspection technology. Our products and services are provided to governments and railways in more than 12 countries on five continents. ENSCO work helps prevent train derailments and has a significant impact on the protection of human life, the environment and the economy.Our team of more than 145 staff supports leading-edge technology projects in many exciting areas:Sensor systems integration: inertial, positioning (GPS/RFID), laser scanners, imaging (line scan, area scan, thermal), ultrasonic, ground penetrating radar, LIDARAutonomous deployment of sensors, positioning systems and wireless communications on active rail cars to inspect railwaysMachine vision algorithm development to detect conditions traditionally inspected by humansEnterprise web-based data management systems to display, report and conduct big data analyticsENSCO's ATE Division is an exciting place to work and grow with many key benefits for technical staff, including:"Innovation Fridays:" Staff is given time to create and experiment with new processes, best practices, and technologies in their field.Involvement in all levels of the design and development process: Significant experience is gained that is not always available at larger companies that typically reserve serious engineering tasks for more seasoned staff.Direct exposure to customer management, financial management and business development.Working in ENSCO's Rail Division provides a means to acquire a wide range of practical skills and experience in a short period of time, work on exciting and ground-breaking technology projects that impact transportation safety and offers domestic and international travel opportunities if desired. ENSCO provides a stimulating, collaborative, multi-discipline environment with coworkers from diverse technical and cultural backgrounds working together to make the world a safer place. Come join a stable and growing company and experience the reward of seeing the results of your work make a real impact on solving some of the world's most challenging problems. Strength in DiversityENSCO, Inc. and its wholly owned US subsidiaries are equal opportunity/affirmative action employers, committed to diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status, or any other protected characteristic under state or local law.