PAE, Inc Engineering Technician Apprentice in Patuxent River, Maryland

Supporting the Most Exciting and Meaningful Missions in the World

Engineering Technician Apprentice

General Functions; Other Experience, Skills, Requirements, and Information::

  • Performs operations of telemetry antennas and instrumentation

  • Sets up signal frequency parameters and monitors signal strength and data quality

  • Assists senior telemetry personnel in installation and regular maintenance of antennas and associated equipment

  • Applicant must possess a valid driver’s license.

  • Practical application of technical knowledge of electronics and electronics principles.

  • Ability to determine malfunctions and skill to put equipment in required operating condition.

  • Must be available to work overtime as needed.

  • Occasional travel may be required.

  • All applicants are subject to Background screening and Drug Screening

Education Required:

High school diploma or equivalent required. Selected candidate must enroll in the State of Maryland-approved PAE Apprenticeship Program, and ultimately complete a course curriculum leading to an Associate’s Degree.

Clearance Requirements:

Must be a US Citizen and be able to obtain and hold a Top Secret Clearance.

Benefits 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

  • Mobile Phone Service Discounts

  • Discounted Gym Memberships

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. Vision abilities needed to perform this job include close vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust and focus.

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.

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