JOB SUMMARY - ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/DUTIES
Performs a variety of fundamental engineering tasks under close supervision in design, development, manufacturing, testing, installation, integration, sustainment, operations, and maintenance of software, electronic, and/or mechanical equipment and systems. Work is at an entry level, involves deadlines, and is generally performed as a member of a development, sustainment, or operations & maintenance team.
Conducts research and reference reading to assist higher-level engineers in obtaining technical information; keeps informed of currently approved standards, codes, and procedures applied to engineering specialty.
Performs fundamental engineering tasks requiring standard techniques such as tolerance studies and design calculations.
Plans and carries out successive engineering steps and resolves technical problems by standard practices and techniques.
Supports projects with limited scope or parts of more complex projects with detailed instructions on the intent and scope of the documents to be prepared.
Studies currently approved standards, codes, and procedures applied to the engineering specialty.
Assists in preparation of reports, correspondence, or technical studies.
Performs all other position-related duties as assigned or requested.
Each employee must read, understand, and implement the general and specific operational, safety, quality, and environmental requirements of all plans, procedures, and policies pertaining to his/her job.
This position involves work typical of an office environment with no unusual hazards. There is occasional lifting to 20 pounds, constant sitting with occasional use of computer terminal, constant use of sight abilities while reviewing documents, constant use of speech/hearing abilities for communication, and constant mental alertness. Routine travel to remote Company work locations may be required.
REQUIREMENTS - EDUCATION, TECHNICAL AND WORK EXPERIENCE
The incumbent must have a Bachelor of Science in Engineering from an ABET-accredited academic institution. Must have professional knowledge of applicable engineering concepts and principles and a familiarity with related engineering fields. Must have practical knowledge of test methods and practices sufficient to perform routine to more complex engineering procedures and to prepare or make minor modifications of standard test procedures or test equipment work instructions. Candidate must possess planning/organizing skills and must be able to work under deadlines. The incumbent should have a working knowledge of computer systems and computer-based engineering tools. Incumbent will be required to qualify for and maintain a government security clearance and must have a valid, current state driver's license.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of persons so classified.