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Engineering Technician - Level 3



Groton, CT, USA
Posted on Wednesday, February 28, 2024
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Engineering Technician – Level 3

Date Posted: February 8, 2024
Category: Engineering & Technology

Join the Adventure: Engineering Tech 3 (Lead) at ThayerMahan

Are you ready to dive into the exciting world of Underwater Acoustic Monitoring? ThayerMahan, a trailblazer in this field, is seeking a dynamic Engineering Tech 3 (Lead) to join our team in Groton, CT!

About Us:
At ThayerMahan, we’re pioneers in Persistent Surveillance Systems. In our bustling Persistent Surveillance Systems department, we’re on a mission to monitor and pinpoint passive acoustic contacts around the clock. From biological wonders to manmade marvels, we’re dedicated to delivering precise and timely contact reports. Plus, we handle all our piloting in-house for a fleet of unmanned vehicles carrying our top-notch acoustic payloads.

Position Summary:
As our Engineering Technician Lead, you’ll be the backbone supporting our deployment and engineering teams. Get ready to roll up your sleeves and dive into building, testing, and deploying/recovering our cutting-edge TM systems. This is a Full Time, in person role in Groton, CT reporting to the Deputy Director, Engineering – Persistent Surveillance System.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Assemble and test payloads for PSS systems
  • Build electrical assemblies for auxiliary components
  • Test equipment operation with various software and electronic tools
  • Troubleshoot broken equipment like a pro
  • Perform precision equipment calibration
  • Maintain the build and troubleshooting guides for our high-tech systems
  • Refine assembly methods for maximum efficiency and durability
  • Train and mentor new Engineering Technicians
  • Lead and inspire junior team members

Qualifications and Educational Requirements:

  • 2-year technical degree or 5-8 years of hands-on experience
  • Advanced Electrical and Mechanical Troubleshooting skills
  • Proficiency with hand tools is a must
  • Safety is your middle name
  • Ability to read and interpret wiring diagrams
  • Create wiring diagrams for new components
  • Document new component designs like a boss
  • Work independently and thrive in a team environment

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience in soldering and splicing cables
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Flexibility to work overtime and meet tight deadlines
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance
  • Previous leadership experience is a huge plus

Physical Requirements/Working Conditions:

  • Must be able to lift up to 50lbs
  • Ready to work in various outdoor conditions – rain or shine!
  • Some sea trips may be in store (2 weeks at sea)
  • International travel may also be required

What we offer:
Competitive salary, comprehensive Total Rewards package (Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K with Employee Match), and other great benefits. This is a non-exempt position.
Opportunity to continue to develop your career at a growing organization.

Note: Due to our contracts with the US Government, US citizenship is a must.

At ThayerMahan, we are committed to fostering a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment where every individual feels valued, respected, and supported. We believe that diversity in backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences enriches our work and drives innovation. ThayerMahan is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from individuals of all backgrounds. We encourage candidates from underrepresented groups to apply and join us in our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

If you meet the requirements and are ready to make waves with us, apply now! Please send your resume to Conor Doyle; CDoyle@ThayerMahan.com

Hiring Contact: Conor Doyle, Deputy Director, Engineering – PSS
Hiring Contact Email Address: cdoyle@thayermahan.com

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