Engineering Technician II in Patuxent River, MD at PAE

Date Posted: 12/30/2019

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Job Description

Supporting the Most Exciting and Meaningful Missions in the World

Engineering Technician II

Duties, Experience, Skills, Requirements, and Information:

This position will serve as Radio Frequency (RF) Technician for the Electronic Warfare (EW) Teams at the Atlantic Test Range (ATR), Patuxent River, MD. As part of a larger test team the RF Technician will be exposed to a rewarding technical environment working in EW and aircraft signature measurements.

  • Perform operations, maintenance, and repair of radar systems to include transmitter (solid state and TWT), exciter and receiver.
  • Assist in design, development, modification, and testing of RF systems and associated instrumentation.
  • Follow site security, communications, and coordination processes and procedures as required.
  • Attend Mission Planning Meetings as needed to explain radar capabilities to project/program personnel.
  • Perform corrective actions and preventive maintenance actions on RF equipment.
  • A minimum of 4 years’ experience in performing the stated or similar job functions.
  • Candidate must be familiar with and demonstrate a basic knowledge of general purpose and RF laboratory test equipment, including oscilloscopes, spectrum analyzers, Volt/Ohm meters, power supplies and signal generators.
  • General knowledge of Radar/RF communications theory of operation, software/hardware components down to the component level required.
  • Special consideration will be given to candidates with a background in EW systems, RF transmitters, an FCC radiotelephone operator’s license, or component level repair of radar or communication systems.
  • Knowledge of Test Range Operations a plus.
  • This position requires travel and applicants must be able to deploy on ships.
  • Should be able to support a dynamic work schedule and some travel will be required.
  • Possess a valid driver’s license.
  • All candidates will be required to pass a Drug Screening.

Education Required:

  • Successful completion of advanced armed services technical school curriculum; or completion of at least 30 semester hours (45 quarter hours) of courses at an accredited college, university, or technical school in an engineering, scientific, or technical curriculum.
    • High school diploma or equivalent is required.

Work Conditions:
Conditions will vary.  Most work performed in enclosed buildings.  Work will include sitting, standing, walking, lifting and reaching. This classification’s activities range from, an office-like environment with extensive sitting demands to a flight line-like environment with extensive climbing, standing, stooping, bending, pushing, kneeling, stretching, and walking demands. May occasionally be required to lift objects whose weight exceeds 30 pounds. Special vision abilities to perform this job are close vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust and focus. 

The diversity of work conditions may range from an office environment where there is little or no physical discomfort to a flight line environment where inclement weather may subject the individual to severe changes in temperature, wind, rain, etc. May be required to work in areas where high noise hazards prevail. May be exposed to fumes, airborne particles, and electrical shock hazards.

Security Clearance:

Ability to obtain a US DoD Security clearance, and ability to maintain clearance throughout employment. If the position requires a clearance.

Our benefits and perks include:

  • Medical, dental, vision, 401(k), Life/AD&D/STD/LTD insurance
  • Tuition and training assistance program
  • Wellness program & Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Paid vacation and sick leave & 10 Paid Holidays

PAE is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

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