VT Group is a leading technology integrator with close to 50 years’ experience delivering technology and C4ISR solutions to solve the complex challenges faced by our government and commercial customers in the Defense and National Security markets. VT Group provides aviation mission support in the areas of programmatic, integrated logistics, training, maintenance, acquisition management, and analytic support solutions for fixed, rotary, and tiltrotor winged aircraft – as well as worldwide management, operations, and sustainment support of advanced Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) in the challenging environments of Afghanistan, Iraq, and Africa, and aboard U.S. Navy ships and research vessels. Our commitment is to excellence, building a culture of trust, respect, and open communications with our customers to deeply each successful mission. For more than 30 years our team of experts have implemented solutions that increase life-cycle efficiencies and operational availability, while reducing costs for our Department of Defense customers. The VT Group Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) operators are highly-trained and highly-skilled Field Service Representatives, capable of performing a full spectrum of mission support services, including technical and payload operations, and maintenance and sustainment of unmanned systems. Our team of forward-thinking defense leaders formulate strategies for mission success for the following aviation vehicles: Hornet (F/A-18C), Osprey (V-22), Apache (AH-64), Blackhawk (UH-60), Cargo (CH-47), Marine One Presidential Helicopter (VH-92A), Fire Scout (MQ-8C), Orion (P-3C) and the Scan Eagle (Insitu).
VT Group is seeking an Engineering Technician IV in Patuxent River, MD to support Ground Support Equipment with ATE.
- Performs non-routine assignments of substantial variety and complexities, using operational precedents that are not fully applicable, such assignments that are typically parts of broader assignments, are screened to eliminate unusual design problems.
- This position may plan such assignments.
- This technician receives technical advice from supervisor or engineer.
- Work is reviewed for technical adequacy (or conformity with instructions).
- This position may be assisted by lower level technicians and have frequent contact with professionals and others within the establishment, and performs one or a combination of such typical duties as:
a). Developing or reviewing designs by extracting and analyzing a variety of engineering data,
applying conventional engineering practices to develop, prepare, or recommend schematics, designs, specifications, electrical drawings and parts lists. (Examples of designs include: detailed 34
circuit diagrams; hardware fittings or test equipment involving a variety of mechanisms;
conventional piping systems; and building site layouts).
b). Conducting tests or experiments requiring selection and adaptation or modification of a wide
variety of critical test equipment and test procedures, preparing and operating equipment,
recording data, measuring and recording problems of significant complexity that sometimes
require resolution at a higher level, and analyzes data and prepares test reports.
c). Applying methods outlined by others to limited segments of research and development
projects, constructing experimental or prototype models to meet engineering requirements;
conduct tests or experiments and redesigns as necessary and recording and evaluating data and
- Education – High School diploma or GED, completion of a technical school, trade school, or advanced armed services technical school curriculum or course of training in electricity, electronics, avionics, mechanics, or engineering technology; or completion of at least thirty (30) semester hours of course studies at an accredited college or university in an engineering, scientific, or technical curriculum.
- An additional ATE requirement is to have completed the formal technical training Class “C” AN/USM-636 Operation and Maintenance School.
- Three (3) years of practical experience operating and maintaining the AN/USM-636 may be substituted for formal AN/USM-636 training.
- Experience – At least six (6) years of practical experience in the ATE field within the previous eleven (11) years. Experience must include six (6) years performing installation, operation, and maintenance of ATE equipment, and two (2) years in the design, preparation, and modification of engineering documents and drawings. ATE experience is defined as experience in the maintenance of electronic, electrical and avionics systems at the circuit card and piece-part levels.
- Must include four (4) years of experience operating, troubleshooting, and maintaining the AN/USM-636, AN/USM-702, or similar ATE and one (1) year of experience in design verification and T&E of AN/USM-636, AN/USM-702, and/or eCASS, TPSs, and Interface Devices, including validation and verification of related technical documentation. Must have two (2) years of experience developing AN/USM-674(V) ProTrack systems test routines, schematics, and layout drawings for isolating faults on non-RFI CCAs.
- Adequate experience performing the duties of the labor category as described in the Department of Labor functional description.
- Must have a Secret level clearance or the ability to obtain a secret level clearance.