Engineering Technician

Russell Tobin & Associates
Washington, DC
Jan 27, 2022
Jan 29, 2022
Full Time
Russell Tobin & Associates is seeking a Engineering Technician to work at our financial software client's Washington, DC location. Position is a 1 year contract role that could go permanent for the right candidate.Job Title: Engineering TechnicianPay: $31.21/hr.Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8:30 am to 5:30 pmResponsibilities:o Custom equipment development & design (Ie, CAD design, engineering calculations, software development)o Fabrication of custom equipment (Ie, soldering, welding, machining, hand tool usage)o Testing of custom equipment for field readiness (Ie, thermal, electrical testing)o Photographic equipment maintenance & cleaning (Ie, lens, camera & sensor cleaning & small repairs)o Assist with logistics (domestic & international)o Assist with equipment organization & database managemento Assist with shop maintenance (Ie, cleaning, shop tool maintenance, supply management)o Other duties (as assigned) Qualifications: o Basic soldering skills (Ie, cables, connectors & some PCB)o Basic hand/power tool usageo Strong understanding of operation of photographic equipment (Ie, DSLR/mirrorless cameras, lighting equipment, underwater equipment)o Understanding of basic electronics (Ie, AC/DC voltages, simple circuit, batteries)o Basic usage in one or more of the following CAD packages: Solidworks, Creo, Autodesk Inventor Mechanical/Fusiono Proficiency in MS Officeo Self-driven: always looking for new tasks & punctualo Comfortable managing communications over phone and email with external partieso Enjoys regularly working with hands and eager to learn new skillso Have a strong passion for photographic equipment and similar technologieso BS Engineering (Mechanical, Robotics, Systems, Electrical, Optics, Aerospace)o Internships/work experience in hands on engineering roleso Camera/lens repairs skillso Coding experienceo Welding/machine tool experienceo Rapid prototyping experience (ie 3D printing, laser cutting etc.) o BS Engineering (Mechanical, Robotics, Systems, Electrical, Optics, Aerospace)o Be able to lift 60 lbs. (two handed) from ground level to 6" for 4 seconds, able to carry 40 lbs. at waist level for 25', able to lift overhead 20 lbs. objects on and off shelves. The lifting is not part of the day to day and is only on occasion.o Full eyesight (corrective lenses okay)Please set a time to speak to recruiter, Justin Hicks @

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