Engineer Technician IV
Kirtland Afb, New Mexico, United States
TAD PGS, INC. is currently seeking an Engineer Technician for one of our clients in Kirtland AFB, NM. **Candidate must be able to obtain and maintain a secret security clearance. Please click on this link if you have any questions on how to obtain a clearance company website Position requires U.S. Citizenship.** Seeking an enthusiastic Technician who would enjoy working in a vibrant and challenging research and development environment at Kirtland, AFB NM. Work both in the lab and out in the field constructing and testing pulsed power research projects, which include high power microwave systems, high voltage and high current discharge systems, and related sub-systems. Candidates must have good technical skills, be motivated, able to multitask assignments, have time-management skills, be a good communicator, work well with others, able to work with minimal supervision. DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES: - Lead technical projects, sets-up experiments and conducts tests. - Creates, builds, assembles, modifies and repairs prototypes. - Troubleshoots hardware and data acquisition systems. - Collects, maintains, organizes, and compiles technical data. - Assists engineering staff in analyzing data. - Prepares documentation, reports, drawings (sketches/flow charts/diagrams/schematics, etc.). - Recommends alternative solutions to problems and obstacles. REQUIRED SKILLS: - AAS degree in Engineering or Electronics with at least 2 years of applicable experience or 4 years of experience instead of degree. - Experience with High Voltage systems - (10kV or higher). - Experience with High Current discharge systems - (1kA or higher). - Ability to read and interpret electrical schematics and mechanical drawings. - Experience with electrical and mechanical troubleshooting and repair. - Experience with oscilloscopes, multi-meters, high voltage power supplies, control systems, network and spectrum analyzers, power meters, and a wide array of time and frequency domain calibration equipment. - Working knowledge of vacuum systems. - Ability to understand and abide by government safety rules and regulations. - Ability to handle unusual and unique occurring job events with minimal assistance. - Willingness to support multiple customers for both short and long-term assignments. - Possess excellent written and oral communication skills. - Competency with standard desktop computer software. - US Citizen with the ability to obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance within 6 months of hire. DESIRED SKILLS: - Active DOD or DOE clearance - Experience with electronics circuit assembly, troubleshooting, and soldering. - Experience with vacuum/pneumatic systems and controls. - Experience with manual machining equipment (mill, lathe, etc.) - Experience with LabView and related instrumentation and control software. - Experience working with hazardous chemicals and gases.