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Summit Technical Solutions Engineering Technician in Patuxent River, Maryland

Engineering Technician


Patuxent River, MD




Are you a problem solver?

Do you strive to make a positive difference?

Do you enjoy being a contributor to a world class team?

Summit Technical Solutions (STS) ( is seeking an Engineering Technician I to provide semi-professional technical support on our NAVAIR contract in Norfolk, VA.

The Engineering Technician will work in such areas as design, development, testing, or manufacturing process improvement. Work pertains to electrical, electronic, or mechanical components or equipment. These technicians are required to have some practical knowledge of seamanship. Included are workers who prepare evaluation and/or modification of machinery and equipment.

Job duties include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Constructing components, sub-units, or simple models or adapts standard equipment; may troubleshoot and correct malfunctions;

  • Applies techniques, principles, and precedents to modify, install, test, evaluate, or operate electrical, electronic, avionics, mechanical equipment.

  • Conducting various tests or experiments which may require minor modifications in test setups or procedures as well as subjective judgments preparing, and operating standard test equipment and records test data;

  • Plan and perform maintenance specifications, policies, standards and procedures as required by supervisor

  • Provide support to the Atlantic Targets and Marine Operations Division both on the east and west coast.

  • Responsibilities to include boat operations, maintenance on both mechanical and electrical systems.

  • Shipboard support to include knowledge of launching and recovery of small boats.

  • Applicant must be able to perform said duties with minimal supervision.

  • Position will be a part of an established Marine Operations division that supports multiple other systems on a variety of projects nationwide.

  • Candidate can expect to be trained to participate in functions beyond normal operations.

    Required Skills

Qualified candidates will have the following experience and qualifications:

  • High School diploma or GED is required. Trade school training and/or professional certification is a plus.

  • Boater Safety Course certification is required. Mercury Marine Inboard/Outboard Certification is a plus.

  • 2+ years general mechanical and boat operations experience is required

  • General knowledge of boat operations, mechanical, and electrical operation systems is required.

  • Experience with driving pickup trucks with trailers on the road and in enclosed or limited spaces is required.

  • Valid US passport and state driver’s license is required. CDL is a plus.

  • Willingness and ability to travel 40-50% of the year, from 1-6 weeks at a time, is required.

  • Current DoD Secret clearance is required.

    Required Experience

What makes STS great?

STS is a services-based organization that relies on the exceptional results our workforce delivers to customers every day. We realize that our customers’ high regard for our consistently high performance is only possible because of the talents, exceptional work ethic, and commitment of our people. We promote and live by a strong and inclusive company culture that places the focus on customer ( and employee ( satisfaction, communication, and respect.

What to expect from STS:

  • Competitive total compensation plan ( , with immediate eligibility for most benefits and a 401(k) plan with matching contributions!

  • A work environment that emphasizes the safety of our workforce

  • An organization that is committed to upholding the highest level of business ethics and workplace conduct

  • A company that supports "paying it forward ( " with involvement in several deserving organizations and encourages volunteerism in the employee's community

  • Generous paid time-off program that starts on the first day of employment!

  • Tuition and certification cost reimbursement programs for qualifying employees

STS is actively committed to employment of Veterans, whom we regard as one of our Nation’s greatest resources. Today, you will find Veterans at every level of our organization, continuing their service to our country by supporting our government contracts and customers. STS is proud of their dedication, work ethic, loyalty, and commitment to duty, and we will continue to promote career opportunities for Veterans who are sincerely deserving of our appreciation.

We are an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law.