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Electronics Technician

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Work Type: Staff Full Time (1500 hours or greater)
Location: Eglin AFB, FL
Category: Research Staff
Department: Energetic Materials - 250346
Pay Grade: T2/T3 - Non Exempt
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Position Summary:

Are you interested in working for UDRI, a national leader in scientific and engineering research, serving government, industry and nonprofit customers? Join our team at Eglin AFB located in Florida where we work to support the Air Force mission. We invite qualified candidates to apply for our Research Engineer opening! This is a full time benefit eligible position that offers health, dental and vision insurance, retirement, disability, tuition assistance, vacation/sick accrual and holiday pay.

This position is located at Eglin AFB, FL. This position is for an on site electronics technician working with Advanced Initiation Science (AIS) Team of the Air Force Research Laboratory's HERD Branch within the Munitions Directorate at Eglin AFB. The position will support the technical area of Research, Development, Test, and Evaluation (RDT&E) of energetic materials and components. The position requires interaction with engineers, scientists, and technologists to perform research and testing of a variety of materials, vessels and components and to accurately relay verbal and written reporting.

Minimum Qualifications:

T2 Minimum Qualifications:
High School degree or equivalent
Minimum of 3 years related work experience.
Excellent attention to detail and ability to problem solve complex technical issues.
Experience with oscilloscopes.
Experience with pulse generators.
Experience with analog circuits, soldering, printed circuit boards, and instrumentation.
Experience with fiber optics and laser systems.
Working knowledge and competency with Microsoft Office products (Excel, Teams, Word, etc.)
Ability to work in a team of engineers and technicians.
Due to the nature of the work, US Citizenship is required. Candidate must have or be able to obtain a SECRET level security clearance and DoD explosive certification within1 year of hire.

T3 Minimum Qualifications:
Must meet T2 qualifications above plus a minimum of 8 years related technical experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

While not everyone may possess all of the preferred qualifications, the ideal candidate will bring many of the following:

T2 Preferred Qualifications:
Experience in working with, the handling of and disposal of energetic materials.
Experience with high voltage sources and measurement techniques.
Experience working with pressure vessels.
Familiarity with high-speed data acquisition software and systems (e.g. NI Labview, Tektronix TekScope, Matlab/Simulink, Python, etc.)
Ability to read and understand CAD drawings and/or use CAD modeling software (e.g. Solidworks, Pro/Engineer, PTC Creo, etc.)
Experience with optical microscopy and metrology systems.
Experience performing maintenance and troubleshooting laboratory equipment.

T3 Preferred Qualifications:
In addition to the T2 qualifications above, experience or familiarity with advanced fabrication and sample preparation techniques (vapor deposition systems, laser cutters, 3D printers, etc.).

Special Instructions to Applicants:

To apply please submit a cover letter addressing each minimum qualification and applicable preferred qualifications that you meet.

A federal court on December 7, 2021, issued a ruling that suspends the COVID-19 vaccine requirement that applies to federal contractors nationwide. With this development, the University will pause any enforcement action against employees who have not complied with the requirement to be fully vaccinated by Dec. 8, 2021 or to have requested an exemption to maintain their employment status.

The University will continue to monitor the state of the pandemic on campus and in the community as well as developments in federal and state requirements, and also will continue to regularly consult with public health officials and our medical panel. As has been the case throughout the pandemic, our protocols and requirements are subject to change depending on conditions on campus or in our community, and government requirements.

Closing Statement:

Informed by its Catholic and Marianist mission, the University is committed to the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Informed by this commitment, we seek to increase diversity, achieve equitable outcomes, and model inclusion across our campus community. As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, we will not discriminate against minorities, women, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, or on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity.


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