PAE, Inc Engineering Technician II in Richmond, Virginia

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Engineering Technician II


Duties and General Functions:


Works on BQM-74 targets and various types of electronic equipment and related devices by performing one or a combination of the following: installing, maintaining, repairing, overhauling, troubleshooting, modifying, constructing, and testing equipment. Work requires practical application of technical knowledge of electronics, ability to determine malfunctions, and skill to put equipment in required operating condition. The equipment consists of many different kinds of circuits or multiple repetition of the same kind of circuit, and includes, but is not limited to, the electronic transmitting and receiving equipment (e.g., radar, radio, and navigational aids), digital and analog computers, and industrial measuring and controlling equipment. Applies comprehensive technical knowledge to solve complex problems (i.e., those that typically can be solved solely by properly interpreting manufacturers' manuals or similar documents) on electronic equipment. Work involves: a familiarity with the interrelationships of circuits; and judgment in determining work sequence and in selecting tools and testing instruments, Receives technical guidance, as required, from supervisor or higher-level technicians, and work is reviewed for specific compliance with accepted practices and work assignments.

General Functions/Skills Required/Experience:

Maintains, and tests telemetry systems and components. Use measuring, diagnostic tools to test and modify electronic parts. Ensures systems and components meet established specifications.

  • Assembles electronic components following predetermined methods and criteria.

  • Adjusts, repairs, and modifies system, using Naval and Industry publications which include maintenance procedures, diagrams, schematics and local Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’S).

  • Repairs and/or replaces malfunctioning units as directed.

  • Sets up and operates standard electronic testing equipment.

  • Uses hand power tools and hand tools and simple machine power tools to fabricate electronic components.

  • Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within the instrumentation/navigational field.

  • Performs related job duties as required.

  • Require at least 3 years of experience performing stated functions.

  • 3 years technical experience is required.

  • Aviation Electronic/Mechanical preferred.

  • May deploy for up to 6 weeks to shore activities or aboard large and small boats for target operations.

  • Position level based on accepted experience.

  • Possess a valid state driver’s license.CDL with Hazardous endorsement a plus

Education Required

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • OR advanced armed services technical school curriculum course in electricity, electronics, avionics mechanics, armaments/ordnance, or engineering technology.

  • Professional certifications/licenses a plus.

Clearance Requirements:

  • Must be a US Citizen

  • Current Secret Security Clearance preferred but must be able to obtain and hold a Secret Clearance

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.

In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), should you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a currently open position with PAE, please call Recruiting at (703) 656-6064 or email with "Disability Assistance" in the subject line.