Engineer Technician 1

Job Locations US-CA-San Diego
Posted Date 1 month ago(1/17/2018 3:08 PM)
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Here at VT Group, our business units provide turnkey engineering and logistics, enterprise Information Technology, and C5ISR services worldwide, primarily in the DOD, commercial, and healthcare arenas.



VT Group is seeking Engineer Technician 1 located in San Diego, CA.


Conducts variety of routine electronic tasks and installations from detailed procedures.  Applies advanced technical knowledge and independent judgment to solve unusually complex problems in accomplishment of various tasks and work orders. May serve as team leader on standard installations.


Specific duties include:

  • Reviews and verifies engineering drawings, project instructions and blueprints are complete, adequate, compliant, and within appropriate standards and specifications.           
  • Assists senior engineering technicians with technical support on non-routine installations or tasks.
  • Responsible for management and completion of assigned tasks as specified on statements of work.
  • Performs routine assignments.  Follows all appropriate procedures when accomplishing tasks.
  • Ensures tasks are completed within government, military, and or customer standards.
  • Receives initial instructions, equipment instructions and advice from senior engineering technicians.
  • Follows specific layout and diagrams to construct and package simple devices and sub-units of equipment.
  • Performs assigned work independently. May direct junior technicians assigned to standard installations or tasks.
  • Responsible for troubleshooting and correcting malfunctions.
  • Assists with the set up and tests of complete units and components under operational conditions to investigate design proposals for improving equipment performance or other factors, or to obtain data for developments, standardization, and quality control.
  • Reports test results in relation to design or rated specifications and test objectives, and modifies or adjusts equipment to meet specifications.
  • Confers with engineering and technical personnel to resolve testing problems such as product or systems malfunctions, and incomplete test data interpretation.
  • May direct all activities of a particular installation or task.



Education and/or Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree plus three years of work related experience, or Associate’s degree plus six years of work related experience, or High school diploma plus ten years of work related experience. Prior defense contracting or military experience preferred.


Mathematical Skills

  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. 


Computer Skills

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Microsoft Office Products.

Certifications, Licenses, Registrations:

  • Valid driver’s license


  • May require extensive or occasional travel.


Join VT Group if you want to serve with friendly and caring people who are dedicated to delivering critical services and helping our customers solve difficult problems in often world-changing circumstances.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


VT Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.


VT Group is a drug free workplace. All applicants must pass a drug test before beginning work or receiving an offer of employment. Refusal to submit to testing will result in disqualification of further employment consideration.


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