- 190538 - Engineering Technician I
- 6 months
Chipton-Ross is seeking an Engineering Technician I for an opening in Culpeper, VA.
The potential candidate under close supervision and following established policies and procedures will conduct a variety of tasks supporting the liner/insulation laboratory. Our Engineering Technicians provide valuable assistance to engineers by their ability to reduce engineering concepts, drawings, sketches, and ideas to practice in a laboratory environment. They are able to create, fabricate, modify, repair, assemble, and disassemble articles to make models, prototypes or test articles. They also are able to set up and conduct tests/experimental procedures in accordance with specification requirements under environmentally controlled conditions (temperature, humidity, environment, etc). They must be able to design experiments and conduct tests in a controlled fashion to be able to produce consistent, repeatable results in a meaningful way. They assist engineers in being able to follow specification procedures and instructions in the development process by demonstrating the production readiness and maturity of the processes envisioned by the engineers, such as adhesive bonding of specimens, composite lay-up of components, insulating prototypes, and/or producing experimental/production batches of energetic/Inert compounds.
40% - Demonstrates level of proficiency in operating equipment, assembling parts, conducting tests and understanding of the nature of the work. Capable of obtaining results and assessing the validity of the results. Minimal supervision with regard to performing controlled experiments with standardized procedures.
35% - Perform routine tests, collect data, operate equipment in accordance with standard procedures. Demonstrates proficiency in following detailed work standards and following safety protocols. Demonstrates proficiency in acquiring skills and performing work with specialization as required.
25% - Conducts laboratory procedures for chemical analysis with wet chemical techniques or analytical instruments. Other procedures include performing mechanical testing, environmental exposure, and propellant compatibility testing to evaluate the suitability of materials for specific product or process applications.
Work place may include areas where a wide variety of chemical materials are used and stored. May involve potential exposure to variable noise levels. Must customarily have a high consciousness for personnel and equipment safety. May require the use of personal protective equipment such as safety glasses, safety shoes, shop coat, and respirator. Employees in this position must possess mobility to work in a standard office setting and to use standard office equipment, including a computer; stamina to sit or stand and maintain attention to detail despite interruptions; may occasionally lift/carry/push/pull up to 25 pounds; may require occasional walking, climbing, stooping, crouching, and/or bending; and vision to read printed materials and a computer screen, and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone. May require the ability to travel by air or auto. This position may be expected to work varying shifts and hours to ensure successful operation of activities in the organization.
Associate's Degree in an appropriate discipline, and 1 year of related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.
11832 Fishing Point Drive, Suite 100
Newport News, VA 23606
Phone: (757) 595-0005 x173 or (877) 244-5418 x173
Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.
Employment will be contingent on candidate clearing pre-employment drug screen and background check.
Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.