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Tracking Code RANGE-19-1371-F
Job Code 19-1371
Posting Title Engineering Technician
Post Date 2/14/2020
Full Time / Part-Time Full Time
Pay Rate $25.72
Travel Negligible
City Dahlgren
State VA
Country US

Bowhead is seeking an Engineering Technician to support the Potomac River Test Range weapons testing efforts.

Essential functions of the Engineering Technician include:

• Ability to work with common hand tools including but not limited to crimpers, strippers, soldering irons, drills, and other various tools associated with installing, repairing and replacing various types of cables and lines
• Demonstrate experience in reading blueprints and interpreting schematics and reading precision measuring tools
• Ability to work directly with both internal and external programs/projects and personnel
• Ability to effectively communicate both orally and in writing to a variety of audiences
• Ability to work in a high tempo fast paced team environment while keeping a cost, quality, schedule and safety approach
• Engineering Technician must have the ability to multi-task and the ability to switch focus from primary job in order to support any and all aspects of testing to ensure the overall mission is accomplished

Requirements • High School diploma and 2 years of experience with test equipment including but not limited to spectrum analyzers, oscilloscopes, millimeters and network analyzers
• Previous military munitions handling and shipping training and experience preferred
• Previous experience with OIS-R is considered a plus
• Should possess a working knowledge of large caliber guns and ammunitions
• Must be Ordinance Handler certified
• Must have knowledge and experience of software-based instrumentation and the ability to learn new software in order to complete testing at hand
• Intermediate to advanced level skills in Microsoft Office software suite - Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint
• Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of employees and outside contacts
• Strong interpersonal skills and good judgment with the ability to work alone or as part of a team
• Prior military experience is considered a plus

SECURITY CLEARANCE REQUIRED: Must be able to obtain and maintain a security clearance at the Secret level, though candidates with an active Secret are highly sought. US Citizenship is a requirement for Secret clearance at this location.

Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug & alcohol screening and/or random drug screen, and must follow UIC’s Non-DOT Drug & Alcohol Testing Program requirements. If the position requires, an applicant must pass a pre-employment criminal background history check. All post-secondary education listed on the applicant’s resume/application may be subject to verification.

Where driving may be required or where a rental car must be obtained for business travel purposes, applicants must have a valid driver license for this position and will be subject to verification. In addition, the applicant must pass an in-house, online, driving course to be authorized to drive for company purposes.

UIC is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics EOE/AA/M/F/D/V. In furtherance, pursuant to The Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act 43 U.S.C. Sec. 1601 et seq., and federal contractual requirements, UIC and its subsidiaries may legally grant certain preference in employment opportunities to UIC Shareholders and their Descendants, based on the provisions contained within The Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act.

All candidates must apply online at, and submit a completed application for all positions they wish to be considered. Once the employment application has been completed and submitted, any changes to the application after submission may not be reviewed. Please contact a UIC HR Recruiter if you have made a significant change to your application. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), persons unable to complete an online application should contact UIC Human Resources for assistance (

UIC Government Services (UICGS / Bowhead) provides innovative business solutions to federal and commercial customers in the areas of engineering, maintenance services, information technology, program support, logistics/base support, and procurement. Collectively, the fast-growing Bowhead Family of Companies offers a breadth of services which are performed with a focus on quality results. Headquartered in Alexandria, VA, we are a fast-growing, multi-million-dollar corporation recognized as one of the top 25 8(a) companies for government contracting.

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