AECOM Junior Technician in Dahlgren, Virginia

Business Line Government

Position Title Junior Technician

United States of America - Virginia

Dahlgren

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking a Junior Technician to provide Tactical Exploitation sensor and Link-16 JTIDS technical support for the B52 Surface Maritime Sensor group at our Dahlgren, VA location.

Duties will include coordinating and directly supporting the removal, installation and certification testing of the Tactical Exploitation Sensor and Link-16 antennas aboard various classes of United States Navy vessels, provide regular status updates to support the Surface Maritime Sensor Group Lead and the Production and Evaluation Program Manager with coordination and scheduling, and comply with all Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), safety regulations and Hazardous Material (HAZMAT) policies.

Minimum Requirements

Duties:

  • Perform/assist with test and evaluation, checkout, certification tasks. Perform technical assessments of various shipboard antennas.

  • Support systems engineering activities with subject matter expertise.

  • Direct on-site customer interface for equipment/system installation, testing, vendor services coordination, removal/installation events, and other engineering tasks as needed.

  • Provide technical data reports and repair recommendations for shipboard antenna systems.

  • Minimum Requirements

  • Two year(s) of specialized technical experience in antenna/RF restoration processes and evaluating antennas to ensure operation is within specifications.

  • Demonstrated thorough knowledge and application of MIL-STD-1310 with respect to ground and bonding.

  • Experience using one or more of the following pieces of RF test equipment; multi-meters, Time Domain Reflectometers (TDRs), and Network Analyzers.

  • Good communications and analytical skills.

  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment.

  • Ability to accept and respond to new emergent and unique project task requirements.

  • Ability to communicate clearly both orally and in writing to coworkers and team members as well as external entities/customers.

  • Ability to travel to support shipboard work for overnight as well as extended periods of time (1-2 weeks at a time).

  • Computer knowledge of programs, including, but not limited to: Microsoft Office – Word, Excel; e-mail services.

  • Position will require the ability to pass and maintain a Security Clearance. MUST BE ABLE TO QUALIFY FOR AN INTERIM SECRET SECURITY CLEARANCE

  • Preferred Requirements Helpful Searchable Keywords:

RF, Testing, Field measurements, Antennas, Communications, Restoration

Vocational/technical training beyond high school and at least three years of job-related experience or equivalent.

Preferred Qualifications

Desired but not Required Qualifications:

  • Experience working aboard Navy ships.

  • (3) Years of general electronic technology experience

  • Ability to Lift and Carry up to 50 lbs.

  • Ability to work at VARIOUS shipboard heights, INCLUDING THE TOP OF MASTS, either from a crane bucket, scaffolding, or man lift. All PPE provided.

  • Demonstrated Alteration Installation Team (AIT) specialized experience.

  • Demonstrated experience using anechoic chamber facilities for antenna characterization.

  • Demonstrated specialized experience with antenna restoration processes.

  • General hand tool and/or machine shop knowledge and skills (Drill Press/Grinders/Various Hand Tools) or willingness to learn.

  • Basic ability to perform soldering of connectors and minor board level repairs.

  • Ability to read and follow schematics and assembly drawings.

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow.

AECOM is an equal opportunity employer and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here to view the EEO Is The Law poster.

NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Engineering - Engineering Design

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 169924BR