NATSC, Engineering Technician Level V
Job Description: Successful candidates will be the repair line supervisor for a specific product line of the Navy Array Technical Support Center (NATSC) at the Naval Undersea Warfare Center, Division Newport. As such they will monitor activities on a repair or assembly line, observing work for efficient use of resources, adherence to work instructions and quality standards, and meeting production schedules. They will mentor and assist with the training of junior technicians. They will assist with forecasting repair line progress, make recommendations concerning line loading, and represent the line at regular production meetings. Performs non routine and complex assignments involving responsibility for planning and conducting a complete project of relatively limited scope or a portion of a larger and more diverse project. Selects and adapts plans, techniques, designs, or layouts. Contacts personnel in related activities to resolve problems and coordinate the work; reviews, analyzes, and integrates the technical work of others. Supervisory or professional engineer outlines objectives, requirements and design approaches; completed work is reviewed for technical adequacy and satisfaction of requirements. May train and be assisted by lower level technicians. Performs at this level one of a combination of such typical duties as: Designs, develops, and constructs major units, devices, or equipment; conducts tests or experiments; analyzes results and redesigns or modifies equipment to improve performance; and reports results.
From general guidelines and specifications (e.g., size or weight requirements), develops designs for equipment without critical performance requirements which are difficult to satisfy such as engine parts, research instruments, or special purpose circuitry. Analyzes technical data to determine applicability to design problems; selects from several possible design layouts; calculates design data; and prepares layouts, detailed specifications, parts lists, estimates, procedures, etc. May check and analyze drawings or equipment to determine adequacy of drawings and design. Plans or assists in planning tests to evaluate equipment performance. Determines test requirements, equipment modification, and test procedures; conducts tests using all types of instruments; analyzes and evaluates tests results, and prepares reports on findings and recommendations.
Education and Experience: High school/vocational school diploma or GED certificate or Technical school diploma with 5 years work related experience in electrical/electronic systems.
• Prior experience at the Navy Array Technical Support Center (NATSC) as a repair line supervisor or senior technician.
• Experience performing diagnostics/troubleshooting and electronic repairs at the component level using copper and fiber optic signal path repair procedures/techniques using formal work procedures and documented quality standards.
• Functional knowledge and experience with NATSC capital equipment including, but not limited to, that used with array hosing/dehosing, pressure, tension, and handling testing, and automated/semi-automated electronic test equipment.
• Experience using the NATSC Depot Application (NDA) and MasterControl document control system.
• Documented experience supervising repair technicians and technical repair line operations.
• Experience using the Towed Array Management System (TAMS).
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