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Engineering Technician II

Bowhead / UIC Technical Services

This is a Full-time position in Dahlgren, VA posted October 6, 2021.

DescriptionEngineering Technician (RANGE-21-0611-Z):Bowhead is seeking an Engineering Technician will set up, breakdown, maintain, test, troubleshoot, repair test equipment and cabling used to acquire data for explosive testing at NSWC Dahlgren Potomac River Test Range.

Other duties will require general knowledge and proficiency with computer networks, internet protocol, collecting and analyzing amassed data; working with hand tools and shop equipment; building test fixtures for equipment; monitoring and maintaining consumable stock.Specifically the Engineering Technician will serve as an Instrumentation Technician to:
• Perform assignments that are non-routine and complex to involve general knowledge for operation of radars, high-speed cameras, sound meters and data acquisition systems.
• Work with basic hand tools including crimpers, wire strippers, soldering irons, drills and other tools to assist with assembly and repairs to instrument related cabling and other tasks.
• Capable of reviewing test plans and offer technical input for conflicts, setup and system improvements.
• Understand necessity for attention to detail for test plan requirements, setup, checkouts for proof of functionality and importance of data collection.
• Provide technical support to engineers for data processing.
• Process data points for engineers to develop required reporting.
• Demonstrate the ability to read blueprints, interpret schematics and read precision tools and recording devices.
• Demonstrate the ability to read blueprints, interpret schematics and read precision tools and recording devices.
• Work in a fast paced environment with a safe, quality and cost effective approach.
• Effectively communicate both orally and in writing to other technicians and engineers.
• Accomplish other tasks as assigned.Must be able to multitask and be willing to cross train within the Instrumentation Technician capabilities.Requirements
• High School Diploma or equivalent or trade school and minimum of 3 years work or military experience in electronics.
• Intermediate to advanced level skills in Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel and Outlook)
• General knowledge of software based instrumentation (Computer Network/Internet Protocol).
• The ability to work in a team environment and exhibit interpersonal skills and communication.
• Must be able to multitask and be willing to cross train within the Instrumentation Technician capabilities.SECURITY CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to obtain and maintain a security clearance at the Secret level, though candidates with an active Secret are highly sought.

US Citizenship is a requirement for Secret clearance at this location.Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug & alcohol screening and/or random drug screen, and must follow UIC’s Non-DOT Drug & Alcohol Testing Program requirements.

If the position requires, an applicant must pass a pre-employment criminal background history check.

All post-secondary education listed on the applicant’s resume/application may be subject to verification.Where driving may be required or where a rental car must be obtained for business travel purposes, applicants must have a valid driver license for this position and will be subject to verification.

In addition, the applicant must pass an in-house, online, driving course to be authorized to drive for company purposes.UIC is an equal opportunity employer.

We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics EOE/AA/M/F/D/V.

In furtherance, pursuant to The Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act 43 U.S.C.


1601 et seq., and federal contractual requirements, UIC and its subsidiaries may legally grant certain preference in employment opportunities to UIC Shareholders and their Descendants, based on the provisions contained within The Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act.All candidates must apply online at, and submit a completed application for all positions they wish to be considered.

Once the employment application has been completed and submitted, any changes to the application after submission may not be reviewed.

Please contact a UIC HR Recruiter if you have made a significant change to your application.

In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), persons unable to complete an online application should contact UIC Human Resources for assistance ( Government Services (UICGS / Bowhead) provides innovative business solutions to federal and commercial customers in the areas of engineering, maintenance services, information technology, program support, logistics/base support, and procurement.

Collectively, the fast-growing Bowhead Family of Companies offers a breadth of services which are performed with a focus on quality results.

Headquartered in Springfield, VA, we are a fast-growing, multi-million-dollar corporation recognized as one of the top 25 8(a) companies for government contracting.Link to Apply: