205173 - Engineering Technician 2
12 months

Chipton-Ross is seeking an Engineering Technician 2 for a direct hire opportunity in Redmond, WA.

60% - - Strong mechanical assembly understanding - Strong understanding of pressure testing (proof pressure, external leak testing with mas-spectrometer and internal leak testing) - Strong understanding of electrical testing (DMM, Hipot, oscilloscope, etc..) - Handle precision clean parts within a laminar flow environment. - Able to test and certify in processes such as in torquing, pressure testing, part marking, electrical testing, etc.. - Read and interpret product drawings and department procedures. - Perform diversified, but semi-repetitive operations following standardized methods and procedures under changing conditions. - Perform troubleshooting of mechanical assemblies, company manufactured tooling and pressure testing. - Perform electrical fabrication. (Certification to IPC 620 preferred.) - Use and operate various computer systems and applicable software (such as retrieving work instructions or manufacturing module in ERP system). - Additional duties could include production of parts, metal fabrication, etc. - Apply general rules to specific problems to come up with logical answers. - Ability to perform mathematical calculations - Effectively communicate (both written and oral)
10% - Supports a variety of contamination control and/or manufacturing related tasks including assisting with troubleshooting problems, incident reporting, failure investigations, training, report preparation, etc.
20% - Performs complex/precision mechanical assembly and test of valves or other components/products as assigned. Read and interpret product drawings and department procedures.
10% - Other duties as assigned, such as but not limited to support of new production initiatives and schedules.

- Knowledge of contamination control processes and techniques, clean rooms, laminar flow environments, FOE/FOD, etc.
- Familiarity with 6S and lean procedures expected.
- Proven ability to follow detailed work instructions and procedures needed.
Ability to read, interpret and understand written or oral requirements, procedures and specifications to perform assigned tasks.
- Requires the ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with the work team and those contacted in the course of work.
- Requires the ability and willingness to work other shifts and overtime as necessary.
- Must be able to be trained and become certified in clean-room monitor within the first 3 months of employment.
Work Environment and Physical Requirements: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle or feel items. The employee is regularly expected to stand, walk, sit, reach with hands and arms, stoop and kneel. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. May require the use of personal protective equipment such as safety glasses, safety shoes, and shop coat. May also be required to work in a standard office setting and to use standard office equipment, including a computer. May require the ability to travel by air or auto. These positions may be expected to work varying shifts and hours to ensure successful operation of activities in the organization.

Requires an Associates Degree plus at least one (1) year of experience or a High School graduate with at least five (5) years of related experience in mechanical environment (or an equivalent combination of education and experience).


Applicants responding to this position will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements by currently possessing the ability to view classified government information.


Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.

Andrew Craft
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.