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Lab Engineering Technician

Advanced Acoustic Concepts, LLC, a joint venture between Leonardo DRS  and Thales USA, is a technical leader in the fields of sonar systems, sonar signal processing, acoustic training systems, and open architecture system and software integration.   The venture focuses on emerging areas in the undersea warfare domain where the customer has identified mission-critical needs.

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Title: Lab Engineering Technician

Job Location: Manassas, VA

Position Summary: Support system software and hardware test and integration tasks/or hands-on tasks.


Duties and Responsibilities: 
The Lab Engineering Technician is responsible for performing tasks as directed which includes the following but is not limited to these tasks:

* Work independently on daily technical tasking.

* Supports troubleshooting of system/lab test equipment and hardware.

* Familiarity with the laboratory environment and supporting equipment (multi-meter, oscilloscope, function generator, power supplies).

* Assists in the build and/or procurement of new or improved test fixtures, system cabling, system connectors, server hardware, and network switch hardware.

* Under direction, responsible for completing process documentation, bill of materials, and inventory lists.

* Move lab hardware, build and configure test cables, and install system hardware as directed by engineering.

* Devises, fabricates, and assembles new or modified electrical and/or mechanical components or assemblies for products

* Assists in the development of lab space layouts, test methods and process improvements

* Support, communicate, reinforce and defend the mission, values and culture of the organization


Basic Qualifications:

* High School diploma or GED

* Must be able to obtain/maintain secret security clearance

* Must be able to access ITAR (International Traffic in Arms Regulation) and Controlled Unclassified Information

* Technical knowledge of engineering documents including engineering drawings, parts lists, and bills of material

* Experience with basic hand tools and lab equipment 


Additional Desirable Qualifications, Skills and Knowledge:

* Associate’s Degree in an Engineering/Technical related discipline (Electronics, Engineering Technologies, etc.) preferred

* Active or Inactive Secret Security Clearance preferred

* Previous Military experience preferred

* Strong customer service experience preferred

* Strong electrical and mechanical aptitude

* Good interpersonal communication skills


Physical Requirements:

* Lifting up to 25 lbs.

up to 25% of time

* Walking up to 25% of time

* Climbing, Bending, Standing, Stooping: up to 10% of time

* Must be willing to travel up to 10% of time


AAC works on a 9/80 compressed schedule, with employees working 80 h...

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