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Engineering Technician - Entry Level



Groton, CT, USA
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Engineering Technician – Entry Level2024-01-29T17:43:04-05:00

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Engineering Technician – Entry Level

Date Posted: January 23, 2024
Category: Engineering & Technology

Join the Future of Autonomous Maritime Monitoring!

ThayerMahan designs, builds, deploys, and operates autonomous sensing systems. In the defense market, our technology and operational approach enables effective and efficient maritime domain awareness in support of naval undersea warfare, homeland security, and protection of borders, natural resources, and undersea infrastructure. In the commercial market, we support sustainable US Offshore Wind development through acoustic monitoring and noise mitigation to protect endangered marine species. and provides maritime domain awareness for combatting illegal, unreported, and unregulated fishing and protecting endangered species.

Are you ready to dive into the world of maritime technology? As an Engineering Technician Level 1 or Level 2, you’ll be the backbone of our deployment and engineering teams. Your mission: build, test, and deploy/recover TM systems like a pro!

You will be working in person at our Groton, CT facility reporting into our Persistent Surveillance Systems (PSS) team.
This role will have 10-15% at sea travel (domestic and occasional international) for up to two-week periods at sea.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Assemble and test payloads for PSS systems – because we like our technology as sleek as a submarine.
  • Build electrical assemblies for auxiliary components to payloads – think of it as creating the brain for our underwater superheroes.
  • Test equipment operation using various software and electronic metering tools – your tools, your rules!
  • Troubleshoot broken equipment – because even our tech needs a hero sometimes.

Qualifications and Educational Requirements:

  • High school graduate/GED equivalent

Required Skills:

  • Basic Electrical and electro-mechanical troubleshooting
  • Proficiency with hand tools
  • Safety Oriented
  • Read and Interpret wiring diagrams
  • Follow build guides

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience soldering/splicing cables
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Flexibility to work overtime hours to meet deadlines
  • Knowledge of maritime environments
  • Experience with marine robotics systems
  • Experience with waterproofing electrical systems

Physical Requirements/Working Conditions:

  • Must be able to lift up to 50lbs
  • Must be able to work in various outdoor weather conditions, such as heat, cold, rain, high winds

Why Work Here?

ThayerMahan is an exciting and special place to work. Our team employs the latest software, equipment, sensors, and platforms across an array of applications and programs. Collaboration, camaraderie, innovation, and respect are at the core of our culture and are reflected in everything we do. ThayerMahan team is a diverse and talented group of engineers, experienced operators, expert technicians, and senior researchers blended into a mission oriented, focused ecosystem of innovation.

We offer a competitive salary, additional pay for time at sea, medical, dental, vision benefits, 401K with company match and other great benefits!

Pay range for this role: $27.00-$34.00/hour based upon experience.

ThayerMahan is an Equal Opportunity Employer and doesn’t discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, disability, genetic information, protected veteran status, or other non-merit factor.

Due to our work with the U.S. Government, this role legally requires that you are a U.S. citizen.

If you’re ready to make waves in the underwater tech scene, apply now and be part of a team that’s redefining the future of Autonomous Maritime Monitoring! #TechRevolution #UnderwaterInnovation #JoinTheWave

Hiring Contact: Conor Doyle, Deputy Director, Production Engineering
Courtney Boyle, Director, Human Resources
Hiring Contact Email Address: cdoyle@thayermahan.com, careers@thayermahan.com

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