Jacobs Technician II (2424) SAT TEMP in Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland
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At the US Army Aberdeen Test Center (ATC) within Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, Jacobs Technology employees, along with our teammate companies Caelum, SOI, eLe, and Trident ensure the weapons, vehicles, and equipment that the war fighter depends on are safe, effective and reliable.
Performs technical work within the Small Arms (SA) Systems Division (SASD). The work requires the ability to learn and apply established methods, procedures, and techniques relative to small and medium caliber weapon systems testing to include weapons, accessories, and ammunition. The SAT II performs standardized or prescribed tasks related to test setup, test execution, test teardown, test item disposition, minimal maintenance of weapon systems, and facility operation under the direct supervision of more senior SA technicians, test officers, or facility managers/operators. He/she receives explicit instructions on unfamiliar assignments and is subject to a review of the technical adequacy of routine work. The SAT II may participate in tasks that relate to target fabrication, test stand emplacement, basic instrumentation emplacement and setup, operation, and maintenance of specialized facility equipment such as mounts, boresights, quadrants, environmental conditioning chambers, air filtration systems; transport of equipment, stowage, and ammunition to/around the test site; disassembly/demil of targets; firing of weapons; operation of tools, vehicles, and equipment; recording of test data. The SAT II may support operations at various small arms test ranges or may be assigned to a specific SASD test facility (i.e., Michaelsville ranges, Romney Creek, New Bombing Field, etc.).
Here’s What You’ll Need:
3 yr. of applicable experience (AMT & SAT - 3 yr. applicable experience firing weapons or equivalent test and evaluation range experience); or at least 60 credit hours or an Associate’s Degree and 1 yr. of applicable experience; or 30 credit hours and 2 yr. of applicable experience; or completion of a formal training program and 1 yr. of applicable experience. Must possess basic computer skills. Technician specialized areas include: Armaments and Munitions (AMT), Ballistic Instrumentation, Close Combat, Data System, Flash X-Ray, Generator Test Site, Geodetics, Maritime (MT), Mobile Equipment Tester, Network, Optical Engineering, Optical Instrumentation, Small Arms (SAT), Soldier Systems, and Vulnerability/Lethality (VLT).
Essential Functions Form:
UNUSUAL OR SPECIAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS OF POSITION
Set up, transport, and operate weapon systems, ranging from 17 caliber to 40 mm weapons as well as the set-up of test events using explosive threats. The ability to squat, crawl, kneel and climb into or under a vehicle is required (up to 25%). The ability to bend, stoop, and crouch is required (up to 50%). Walking a minimum of 50 yards over rough terrain is required (up to 25%). The ability to push and pull as well as lift and carry up to 50 pounds is required (up to 75%).
DESCRIPTION OF WORK ENVIRONMENT
Work environment may be inside or outside depending on the task. The ability to work in outside field conditions that include hot and cold extreme temperatures and other outdoor climatic conditions is required (up to 50%). Must be able to work in areas where only portable restroom facilities are available (up to 25%). Work environment may be fast-paced and require work under pressure to meet deadlines associated with the completion of a task. Position will require multiple task efforts. Work may require being assigned to shift work (up to 20%).
EQUIPMENT AND MACHINES INVOLVED IN WORK TASKS
Fires small and medium caliber (17 caliber to 40 mm) weapons. Operates and maintains specialized equipment. Is familiar with technical and field manuals. The requirements include the ability to work at unprotected heights, be around moving machinery/equipment, and drive auto equipment, forklifts and other equipment as needed with proper certifications.
CRITICALITY OF ATTENDANCE
Attendance is critical at all times during normal duty hours. Work outside of normal duty hours, including weekends and holidays, may be required with as little as one-hour advance notice.
OTHER ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Must be able to communicate effectively. Must be able to obtain an interim secret security clearance in order to gain access to required areas, networks and systems within thirty (30) days of date of your offer letter. Must be able to obtain and retain a secret security clearance. Must be able to provide proof of U.S. citizenship. Must be able to obtain and retain unescorted access to work areas. Required to take a hearing test and complete blood count. If working with depleted uranium, an Urinebioassay and Invivo lung scan may also be required. May be subject to other physicals or exams if required to wear a respirator or are designated by the COR to have other physicals due to the work area in which you are assigned. May be subject to exposure to noise, radiation, vibration, lead, dusts, solvents, and fuels such as diesel, gasoline and JP8 (jet fuel). Must be able to wear personal protective equipment as required. Must have a valid driver’s license and personal transportation for the purpose of moving around the proving ground to accomplish job functions and in order to operate a rental vehicle if and when travel is required.
Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Jacobs is a background screening, drug-free workplace.
At Jacobs, we’re challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world’s most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $13 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 55,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.