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Engineering Technician IV

Company Name:
Bowhead Holding Company
Engineering Technician IV
Tracking Code
NSWC-534-W
Job Description
UIC Technical Services (UICTS) and its Bowhead family of companies are an Alaska Native Corporation owned by Ukpeavik Inupiat Corporation (UIC) of Barrow, Alaska. UICTS/Bowhead provides innovative business solutions while delivering top quality customer support. Headquartered in Alexandria, VA, we are a fast-growing, multi-million-dollar corporation recognized as one of the top 25 8(a) companies for government contracting.
Bowhead is seeking a Engineering Technician IV who will perform complex and unique engineering support assignments, design and construct major units and equipment, develop new test procedures and measurement techniques, and conduct tests and experiments to prove/disprove feasibility of design. The Engineering Technician may provide work leadership for lower level employees. The Engineering Technician IV performs non-routine assignments of substantial variety and complexity, using operational precedents that are not fully applicable, such assignments that are typically parts of broader assignments, are screened to eliminate unusual design problems. This incumbent may plan such assignments. This technician receives technical advice from supervisor or engineer. Work is reviewed for technical adequacy (or conformity with instructions).
This position requires heavy physical activity (from building test platforms), ability to climb ladders, reach elevated observation platforms. The candidate must be able to move, haul, place and connect industrial electric cables manually.Up to seventy-five percent of hours worked will be outside in open air gun ranges in all weather conditions providing direct test support on lethal and non-lethal prototypical Naval weapon systems. An estimated twenty-five percent of hours worked will be in professional office spaces working with computer applications.
Required Skills
Experience developing or reviewing designs by extracting and analyzing a variety of engineering data, applying conventional engineering practices to develop, prepare, or recommend schematics, designs, specifications, electrical drawings and parts lists. (Examples of designs include: detailed circuit diagrams; hardware fittings or test equipment involving a variety of mechanisms; conventional piping systems; and building site layouts).
Experience conducting tests or experiments requiring selection and adaptation or modification of a wide variety of critical test equipment and test procedures, preparing and operating equipment, recording data, measuring and recording problems of significant complexity that sometimes require resolution at a higher level, and analyzes data and prepares test reports.
Experience applying methods outlined by others to limited segments of research and development projects, constructing experimental or prototype models to meet engineering requirements; conducts tests or experiments and redesigns as necessary and recording and evaluating data and reports findings.
Desired Skills:
Navy and/or Marine Corps related experience is preferred.
SECURITY CLEARANCE:Must be able to obtain a clearance at the SECRET level.
Required Experience
High School Diploma and Seven (7) years of relevant experience
Candidates must follow all company Non-DOT Drug and Alcohol Testing Program Requirements.
All post-secondary education listed on a Candidate s application and resume must be verifiable, including but not limited to dates of attendance and degree/diploma awarded. Post-secondary education includes any courses taken through an accredited college or university in pursuit of a degree.
UICTS/Bowhead will check the motor vehicle records of any job applicant where driving may be required or where a rental car must be obtained for business travel purposes. The applicant''s job offer may be contingent upon this driving record check. The driving record check will include review of any appropriate state records based on the employee''s application and resume. If driving is required for the position and the applicant does not have a valid driver''s license, or has a driving record that meets or exceeds the criteria listed under the Unacceptable Status, the applicant will not be hired.
Candidates must apply onlineto be considered.
In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), persons unable to complete an online application should contact UIC HR for assistance.
UICTS/Bowhead is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.
Job Location
Dahlgren, Virginia, United States
Position Type
Full-Time/Regular
Salary
35.64 - 35.64 USD
Closing Date
N/A

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