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At the US Army Aberdeen Test Center (ATC) within Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, Jacobs Technology employees, along with our teammate companies Caelum, SOI, eLe, and Trident ensure the weapons, vehicles, and equipment that the war fighter depends on are safe, effective and reliable. This is your opportunity to help the war fighter ensure they are prepared while protecting our country.
Works independently and directs less experienced personnel to perform a variety of tasks associated with technical work within the Firepower Directorate, Protective Equipment Division supporting a variety of Light Armor testing. Responsible for the coordination of efforts necessary to perform a variety of tasks associated with maintaining indoor firing ranges to meet the environmental test requirements. Receives initial instructions and requirements as needed and performs recurring work independently. May be called upon to mentor other technicians of the same or lesser grade on techniques and process improvements. Actively participates to ensure personal safety, team safety, visitor safety, and end user safety in accordance with policy, standard operating procedures, and locally identified hazard mitigation requirements. The work requires the use of protective equipment and clothing. Duties may include, but will not be limited: a variety of duties concerning the operations, maintenance, repair, overhaul and modification on a wide variety of complex commercial and industrial HVAC equipment; provides on-the-job training, technical advice and assistance to various peers and subordinates, as required; operates temperature controlled indoor firing ranges that use multiple types of refrigerants and equipment to maintain critical temperature and humidity test requirements; monitors/controls the facility support equipment located at the Light Armor ranges using the Honeywell automated control workstation; performs control setups, instrumentation monitoring and general instrument operations; assists in setting up data acquisition systems to record/retrieve/report data; performs facility test operations, preventive maintenance, repairs and visual inspections of all HVAC equipment associated with Light Armor operations; assists technicians from private industry during large repairs or modifications; operates the range HVAC equipment from a PC-based workstation; accesses range test environment information, initiates set points and operational changes through communications with the microprocessor panels; monitors alarms and responds promptly with the necessary repairs; assists personnel to meet test environment requirements; responsible for ongoing review and maintenance of facility equipment operating procedures; maintains supply parts for all equipment as needed.
Desired Skills: Tridium Niagra Certification (AX & N4), Honeywell Spyder Controller training or experience, technical experience with LonWorks, experience in the construction industry and chiller systems, HAZWOPER certification (Upon hire, or within 6 months required), Forklift license (Upon hire, or within 6 months required)
Essential Functions Form:
UNUSUAL OR SPECIAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS OF POSITION
May require sitting in front of a computer for extended periods of time (up to 40%). The ability to bend, stoop, squat, crawl, crouch, kneel, reach above shoulder level and climb into or under a vehicle is required (up to 50%). Walking a minimum of 50 yards over rough terrain is required (up to 25%). The ability to push and pull as well as lift and carry up to 50 pounds is required (up to 70%).
DESCRIPTION OF WORK ENVIRONMENT
Work environment may be inside or outside, depending on the task. The ability to work in outside field conditions that include hot and cold extreme temperatures and other outdoor climatic conditions is required (up to 75%). Must be able to work in areas where only portable restroom facilities are available (up to 75%). Work environment may be fast-paced and require work under pressure to meet deadlines associated with the completion of a task. Position will require multiple task efforts.
EQUIPMENT AND MACHINES INVOLVED IN WORK TASKS
Must be able to select or adapt standard procedures or equipment, using fully applicable precedents. Work requires application of a practical knowledge and understanding of environmental laws and regulations. Work requires a thorough knowledge of ammunition recognition and ammunition safety protocols. Works independently in the transportation, segregation, packaging and disposal of Material Potentially Presenting an Explosive Hazard (MPPEH). Must have or be able to obtain a letter of appointment for certifying safety certificates for MPPEH. Work may require being around moving machinery and equipment. Work may require driving auto equipment, forklifts, skid loaders, as well as other equipment.
CRITICALITY OF ATTENDANCE
Attendance is critical at all times during normal duty hours. Work outside of normal duty hours, including weekends and holidays, may be required with as little as one-hour advance notice.
OTHER ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Must be able to communicate effectively. Must be able to obtain an interim secret security clearance in order to gain access to required areas, networks and systems within thirty (30) days of date of your offer letter. Must be able to obtain and retain a secret security clearance. Must be able to provide proof of U.S. citizenship. Must be able to obtain and retain unescorted access to work areas. Must be able to obtain essential certifications including, but not limited to: HAZWOPPER; Ammo skill level 1-A; hazardous waste tracking; etc. May be subject to hearing tests and other physicals or exams if required or designated by the COR. May be subject to a hearing test, laser eye exam, and complete blood count. If working with depleted uranium, an Urinebioassay and Invivo lung scan may also be required. May be subject to exposure to noise, vibration, temperature extremes, lead, petroleum, oil, lubricants, dusts, and solvents. Must be able to wear personal protective equipment as required. Must have a valid driver’s license and personal transportation for the purpose of moving around the proving ground to accomplish job functions and in order to operate a rental vehicle if and when travel is required. Must be able to obtain and maintain a military driver’s license within 30 days of employment.
Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Jacobs is a background screening, drug-free workplace.