The Defense & Intelligence Group with Leidos has an opening for an Engineering Technician IV supporting our NATSC contract in Newport Rhode Island.
Successful candidates will be the repair line lead technician for a specific product line of the Navy Array Technical Support Center (NATSC) at the Naval Undersea Warfare Center, Division Newport.
As such they will monitor activities on a repair or assembly line, observing work for efficient use of resources, adherence to work instructions and quality standards, and meeting production schedules. They will mentor and assist with the training of junior technicians.
They will assist with forecasting repair line progress, make recommendations concerning line loading, and represent the line at regular production meetings.
Performs non-routine and complex assignments involving responsibility for planning and conducting a complete project of relatively limited scope or a portion of a larger and more diverse project.
Performs at this level one of a combination of such typical duties as: Designs, develops, and constructs major units, devices, or equipment; conducts tests or experiments; analyzes results and redesigns or modifies equipment to improve performance; and reports results.
From general guidelines and specifications (e.g., size or weight requirements), develops designs for equipment without critical performance requirements which are difficult to satisfy such as engine parts, research instruments, or special purpose circuitry.
Analyzes technical data to determine applicability to design problems; selects from several possible design layouts; calculates design data; and prepares layouts, detailed specifications, parts lists, estimates, procedures, etc.
Determines test requirements, equipment modification, and test procedures; conducts tests using all types of instruments; analyzes and evaluates tests results, and prepares reports on findings and recommendations.
Contacts personnel in related activities to resolve problems and coordinate the work; reviews, analyzes, and integrates the technical work of others.
May train and be assisted by lower level technicians.
Plans or assists in planning tests to evaluate equipment performance.
• High school/vocational school diploma or GED certificate or Technical school diploma and 5+ years of work experience.
• Ability to obtain and maintain a DOD secret level clearance. Must have a minimum of a DOD Interim secret level clearance to start in this position.
• Familiar with standard computer operation and Microsoft Office products.
• Documented completion of soldering and/or fiber-optic termination/connectorization certification/training.
Operational knowledge and experience with industrial equipment including, but not limited to, that of the type used with module hosing/dehosing, pressure, tension, and handling testing, and automated/semi-automated electronic test equipment; measuring/grinding of hose material, mechanical swaging, cable connector molding and pressure testing, as appropriate to the shop/product line assigned.
• Experience performing electronic repairs at the component level using copper and fiber optic signal path repair procedures/techniques to documented quality standards using formal work procedures OR, experience manufacturing hose assemblies for various towed array modules from raw stock to documented quality standards using formal work procedures, OR preparing and terminating sonar array tow cables using formal work procedures and in accordance with documented quality standards.
• Active DOD secret clearance or Interim Secret clearance.
• Documented experience supervising repair technicians and technical repair line operations.
• Experience using the Towed Array Management System (TAMS).
• Experience using the NATSC Depot Application (NDA) and MasterControl document control system.
External referral eligible
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