PAE, Inc Engineering Technician IV in Patuxent River, Maryland

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Engineering Technician IV

Engineering technicians perform one or more of the following functions. Applies engineering techniques, principles and precedents to develop, design, modify, install, test, evaluate, or operate electrical, electronic, avionics, mechanical, communications, stores, armament/ordnance, or related data processing systems for military weapon systems, associated support equipment or facilities, automotive or small craft. Maintains, repairs, inspects, troubleshoots, or programs equipment and components. Reviews, analyzes, develops, prepares or applies engineering, technical or maintenance specifications, policies, standards, or procedures. Organizes, analyzes, and prepares reports or presentation of technical data and information. Plans and performs tests and evaluations on systems, equipment or components. Compiles, processes, reduces, and analyzes test data and results. 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. Selects and adapts plans, techniques, designs, or layouts. Contacts personnel in related activities to resolve problems and coordinate the work. Reviews analysis, and integrates the technical work of others. Provides supervision and training to other technicians.

Other Experience, Skills, Requirements, and Information:

  • Position will support all tracking systems utilized by the RADAR Team.

  • Operates instrumentation in support of test operations at the Atlantic Test Range (ATR).

  • Attends Mission Planning Meetings and explains radar capabilities to project/program personnel toward fulfilling test objectives.

  • Maintains calibration and system configuration.

  • Understands and maintains Information Assurance (IA) posture of the radar.

  • Performs correctiveactions and preventive actions

  • Should possess strong problem solving skills.

  • Understand general operational theory of radar systems

  • Good communication skills: oral, written, and interpersonal

  • Math skills to include algebra and logarithms

  • Should have a minimum of 8 years’ experience working with DOD radar systems

  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, and Excel)

  • Basic office skills, including scanning required

  • Experience using test equipment utilized for the maintenance and repair of radar systems

Education Required:

  • High School diploma or equivalent required

  • Military ‘A’ school or Associates’ degree desired

Clearance Requirements:

  • Must be a US Citizen

  • Must be able to obtain and hold a Top Secret Clearance

Work Conditions:

Conditions will vary. Most work is performed in enclosed buildings, but some outside work may be required. Work will include sitting, standing, walking, lifting and reaching. Applicant should be capable of lifting 50-100 lbs. assisted by other employees.

Applicant must possess a valid driver’s license.

All responses will be handled with strict confidentiality.

An Equal Opportunity Employer. PAE’s 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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PAE is a leading provider of enduring support for the essential missions of the U.S. government, its allied partners and international organizations. With over 60 years of experience, PAE supports the execution of complex and critical missions by providing global logistics and stability operations, technical services and national security solutions to customers around the world. PAE has a workforce of approximately 15,000 people in over 60 countries on all seven continents and is headquartered in Arlington, VA.

In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), should you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a currently open position with PAE, please call Recruiting at (703) 656-6064 or email with "Disability Assistance" in the subject line.