Engineering Assistant

    • Job Tracking ID: 85347-305793
    • Job Location: Fort Walton Beach, FL
    • Job Level: Any
    • Level of Education: Any
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: 06/25/2020
    • Years of Experience: Any
    • Radford Job Code: 08241
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Job Description

GENERAL JOB SUMMARY:

Responsible for planning, scheduling and assisting engineers with documentation, process, testing and general engineering related support activities. 

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Perform detailed development work in the areas of RF, analog and digital electronics under the guidance of engineers
  • Work independently to resolve existing problems and/or malfunctions expeditiously
  • Collect and analyze engineering test data toward a given objective
  • Interpret drawings, specifications and work instructions
  • Implement and test engineering changes
  • Support development of test plans and procedures for products under development
  • Must be at assigned worksite during assigned hours 100% of time; less PTO, FML/STD/LTD

 

Other Job Functions

  • Other duties may be assigned

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY:  

None 

Experience and Skills

Required Experience:

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:   

Ability to maintain sensitive and confidential information as required by government standards

Ability to interact effectively with peers and supervisors

Ability to interact appropriately with the public when necessary

Ability to adhere to workplace rules

Ability to read and interpret assembly drawings, schematics, work instructions and component identifications

Ability to work with minute parts and demonstrate finger dexterity

Ability to lead a team relevant to assigned programs to ensure contract requirements are accomplished

Working knowledge of advanced test equipment operations and related uses and safeguards preferred

Working knowledge of microprocessors or computers and microprocessor/computer based control systems and related software preferred

 EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

AS degree, technical school credentials in related field or equivalent experience

Intermediate experience with MS Office 

Experience in development, test, or maintenance of RF or radar systems and airborne command, control, and telemetry systems preferred

WORK ENVIRONMENT / PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Production and office environment

Ability to stand and sit for long periods of time

Ability to perform repetitive motion (use of arm-hand steadiness, finger dexterity, manual dexterity for small parts assembly, frequent use)

Ability to lift  up to 30 pounds

 

THE ABOVE STATEMENTS ARE INTENDED TO DESCRIBE THE GENERAL NATURE AND LEVEL OF WORK BEING PERFORMED BY INDIVIDUALS ASSIGNED TO THIS CLASSIFICATION. THEY ARE NOT INTENDED TO BE CONSTRUED AS AN EXHAUSTIVE LIST OF ALL RESPONSIBILITIES, DUTIES AND SKILLS REQUIRED OF PERSONNEL SO CLASSIFIED.

A REVIEW OF THIS CLASSIFICATION HAS EXCLUDED THE MARGINAL FUNCTIONS OF THE CLASSIFICATION THAT ARE INCIDENTAL TO THE PERFORMANCE OF FUNDAMENTAL JOB JUTIES. ALL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES ARE ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS AND REQUIREMENTS AND ARE SUBJECT TO POSSIBLE MODIFICATION TO REASONABLY ACCOMMODATE INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES TO PERFORM THIS JOB PROFICIENTLY.   THE REQUIREMENTS LISTED IN THIS DOCUMENT ARE THE MINIMUM LEVELS OF KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS OR ABILITIES

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