Mechanical Technician 5 - 31654 in Chantilly, VA at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 12/3/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Chantilly, VA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    12/3/2019
  • Job ID:
    31654

Job Description

This position supports an intelligence community customer storage site with a staff of between 20 - 30 made up of both government employees and contractors. The site
receives equipment from contractors, conducts test and inspection activities on new equipment, on equipment being prepared for issue and on equipment returned after use.
Other technical staff build equipment components that support unique equipment configuration requirements.

Develops and tests machinery and equipment, applying knowledge of mechanical engineering technology, under direction of engineering staff: Reviews project instructions and blueprints to ascertain test specifications, procedures, objectives, test equipment, nature of technical problem, and possible solutions, such as part redesign, substitution of material or parts, or rearrangement of parts or subassemblies. Drafts detail drawing or sketch for drafting room completion or to request parts fabrication by machine, sheet metal or wood shops. Devises, fabricates, and assembles new or modified mechanical components or assemblies for products, such as industrial equipment and machinery, power equipment, servo-systems, machine tools, and measuring instruments. Sets up and conducts 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 development, standardization, and quality control. Analyzes indicated and calculated test results in relation to design or rated specifications and test objectives, and modifies or adjusts equipment to meet specifications. Records test procedures and results, numerical and graphical data, and recommendations for changes in product or test method.

Provides Routine Maintenance Repair Services for electro-mechanical equipment, including testing for functionality, inspection for completeness, calibration if required, simple repairs using service manuals provided by the equipment supplier. Requests support from an engineer to evaluate and act on equipment beyond his or her capabilities. Inspects and tests all equipment prior to shipment out of the facility and after received at the facility prior to it being placed in storage. Performs Test and Inspection of engineering models, prototypes and First Articles. Documents Test & Inspection results.
Stages equipment prior to shipping for testing, inspection, configuration according to the user’s needs, property accountability actions, and government checks.
Recommends equipment for turn-in at end of useful life.
Maintains Hardware Configuration records and equipment inspection/maintenance/calibration records. Insures that Equipment location is kept current with the logistics staff.
Conducts briefings on equipment capabilities, demonstrating the proper use, inspection, testing and user maintenance actions.
Perform other related duties as assigned.


Security Clearance: TS/SCI w/Poly

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