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Jacobs Technology is seeking Engineering Technician's to support the Electronic Proving Ground (EPG) contract in Fort Huachuca, AZ.
**_*This position will be Part Time / Intermittent.*_**
As a part of the test staff for the event, personnel will perform limited technical functions related to the support of testing activities such as operation, operator level maintenance and modifications. Person will be required to operate/maintain military tactical radios; send/receive and score voice/data transmissions and operate/maintain equipment within EPG's instrumentation suite. Appropriate safety boots and attire are required.
May also be required to drive military vehicles (i.e. HMMWV) or other commercial vehicles to accommodate test activity.
**Here’s What You’ll Need:**
**Education and Experience:**
High School Diploma and 4 years experience, or any equivalent combination of relevant education and experience.
Required to have some practical knowledge of science or engineering, and mathematics or computer science. Must meet all of the following criteria: Must be able to wear/carry 30 lbs of radio equipment and other instrumentation devices in a vest or backpack carrying vessel; walk approximately 3-5 miles per shift and stand for up to 3-5 hours at a time while carrying or wearing the equipment vest/backpack; must have the ability to visually see objects close on a small tablet computer or cell phone device; must be able to stand, kneel and assume the prone position while document voice quality scores on the radio while wearing/carrying the 30lbs of equipment.
Must have a current/valid driver's license.
Working outside in the various weather elements (rain, snow, wind, sunshine, etc.) associated with the local area surrounding Fort Huachuca & Sierra Vista. May be working in a confined space like a HMMWV military vehicle. Will be outside working out on the desert terrain with uneven inclines and slopes.
Exerts up to 50 lbs. of force occasionally, up to 20 lbs. of force frequently, or up to 10 lbs. of force constantly to move objects.
**Equipment and Machines**
Operators must have the ability to visually see objects close in on a small tablet/laptop computers or "smart" phones.
Operators must be proficient and able to type information, on a virtual keyboard, on a computer tablet or laptop.
Regular hours will be variable, depending on the workload requiring to be met. When actively working, the working hours can be between Monday - Saturday 6:00am - 6:00pm (subject to change based on test requirements). Regular attendance of scheduled hours is extremely important. Punctuality and regular attendance are necessary to meet deadlines. Must exhibit flexibility of work hours to adjust to surge situations based on critical mission requirements. You could be required to work an evening/midnight work schedule.
**Other Essential Functions**
Must demonstrate professional behavior at all times when dealing with customers, management and co-workers.
Must have clear, concise and accurate communications skills in English, both verbal and written.
Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk to employees or others
Must maintain a positive work atmosphere by behaving and communicating in a professional manner.
Independent personal transportation to office or work site is required.
Travel to and from customer’s locations and the test fields may be required to support projects.
This may involve airline travel. In some cases, accommodations can possibly be made for POV, if necessary.
When operating any vehicle for work purposes, must wear seat belt and in addition, no cellular devices are to be used when vehicle is in motion.
Jacobs is a global technology company, delivering solutions for a more connected, sustainable world. We test, operate, sustain, and secure critical infrastructures and weapons systems using unique technology application and agile software development capabilities to improve mission capability and operational readiness. Jacobs’ deep experience with advanced technology systems and our wide-ranging program support capabilities work together to make us a premier partner to aerospace and defense clients at locations around the world.
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