Engineering, Associate

Sep 14, 2021
Sep 28, 2021
Engineer, IT, QA Engineer
Full Time
Clearance Required:


Education Required:


US Citizenship:


The MIL Corporation is now hiring!

Let your imagination take flight supporting the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division (NAWCAD). Looking to find work that stimulates your mind, challenges your skills, and satisfies your curiosity? MIL currently holds several multi-year contracts with NAWCAD in the areas of Cyber, C5ISR, and Information Technology systems.


The MIL Corporation seeks an Engineering, Senior Associate that will serve as a Registered Communications Distribution Designer (RCDD) to lead the engineering, design, and installation of Inside Plant (ISP) and Outside Plant (OSP) telecommunications cabling and related cabling infrastructure for federal customers.

  • Perform site surveys and create schedule/cost estimates for ISP and OSP work at DoD Customer sites (CONUS and OCONUS).
  • Develop and/or interpret engineering packages and provide job site coordination support for materials, tools, and work crews.
  • Interface frequently with the end customer, attend project meetings, submitting daily or weekly status reports.
  • Lead, supervise, and mentor installation crews.
  • Co-ordinate with customers and external contractors for installation of facility modifications such as power connections and HVAC equipment.
  • Meet with customers and customer representatives, arrange the coordination of passes for work crews, staging of materials and tools, meeting with necessary base personnel.
  • Coordinate with project managers to create Bill of Materials, recommending product and help supervise any necessary pre-installation testing of materials.
  • Coordinate the setup of equipment, tools, and permits for Confined Space entry and enter confined spaces as necessary.
  • Provide on-site field engineering solutions for issues that arise during the execution of work.
  • Supervise the installation of cabling infrastructure including pathways and the installation of both fiber optic and copper cabling.
  • Maintain responsibility for quality of efforts and safety of personnel.
  • Provide as-built drawings and documentation using CAD, Visio, and MS-products.
  • Review final Engineering technical data package (TDP) products (drawings, equipment lists, etc.) for completeness and correctness.
  • Perform as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) for both coworkers and for federal customers.

Required Qualifications
  • RCDD Certification, and continued certification/training.
  • At least 5 years of experience working OSP and/or ISP cabling and cabling infrastructure.
  • Ability to develop and interpret engineering packages.
  • Experience with testing fiber and copper.
  • Experience working in data centers and server farms.
  • Experience working in outside cable plant environments.
  • Experience with strategic planning.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, and organization skills.
  • Demonstrate a strong understanding of TIA/EIA, BICSI, IEEE as they apply to the installation of OSI Layer 1 infrastructure.
  • Familiar with and ability to apply the National Electrical Code (NEC).
  • Ability to interface professionally with individuals at all levels and communicate effectively with project staff and other team members.
  • Proficiency with AutoCAD, Visio, Microsoft Office suite, and SharePoint.
  • Ability to travel up to 25% of the time.

Desired Qualifications
  • Engineering Project Management
  • Communication systems analysis for data link and tactical radio networking.
  • Top Secret Clearance

  • Bachelor's Degree in a technical discipline from an accredited college. Seven (7) years of work experience related to the position or an Associate's Degree in a technical discipline from an accredited college plus four (4) years of additional work experience related to the position may be substituted for a Bachelor's Degree.


All applicants for this position must possess a current Secret Clearance; please note that the clearance process takes into account financial background aspects.

All personnel performing on this SOW/PWS will be U.S. citizens.

Why MIL?

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 or the military or well into your professional services career, MIL has great job opportunities that might be right for you.

Here at The MIL Corporation, 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:
  • 2020, 2019, 2018, & 2017 Top Workplaces Award, The Washington Post (Washington, D.C.)
  • 2020, 2017 Top Workplace Award, Greenville Business Magazine, Columbia Business Monthly, and Charleston Business Magazine (South Carolina)
  • 2019 & 2018 Certified Great Workplace, Great Place to Work®
  • 2018 Fortune, Great Place to Work: Best Place to Work for Diversity
  • 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, The MIL Corporation 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.