TRAX Internation Yuma Proving Ground, AZ 85365
Electro-Mechanical Instrumentation Technician IV **INTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY**
Location:Yuma Proving Ground, AZ
FT/PT Status:Full Time
Business Sector:Test Range Operations
Develops, specifies, integrates, and installs computer based data collection instrumentation suites including sensors (accelerometers, gyros, thermocouples, strain gauges, load cells, pressure transducers, torque sensors, humidity probes, encoders, optical sensors, electromagnetic, magnetic, displacements, electrostatic, RADAR, RF, LASER, BUS monitors, communication networks, GPS, etc.) on dynamic and static test items. To include, but not limited to designing and manufacturing brackets, supports and sensor mounting apparatuses. Measures, understands, and validates sensors outputs and electrical measurements based on digital data acquisition techniques (anti-aliasing, over sampling, Nyquist rates, A/D conversion, sensitivity, resolution, and accuracy). Determines engineering and physical science properties through measurement validation. Performs data analysis using plotting techniques and compile data recording programs through provided software. Utilizes previous experience, test plan, and engineering data to select appropriate sensing devices for use with data collection systems. Performs onsite support and testing of test items while monitoring and validating data using real-time monitoring techniques. Formally schedules, instructs, and provides guidance to subordinate personnel while aiding higher and lateral personnel. Must work well with others and demonstrate good customer service attributes. Performs other duties as required to complete the assigned mission. This position is covered under the Collective Bargaining Agreement.
Pay Rate: $33.37/hourEducation/Licenses/Certifications/Experience Requirements:• Must possess a high school diploma or equivalent.• Must have one of the following: 10 years related experience or a Bachelor’s degree in related field and 3 years instrumentation related experience, or an Associate’s degree / Military training in a related field and 5 years instrumentation related experience. • Experience operating data loggers including modifying settings, configurations, and programming. • Instrumentation experience and understanding of Automotive Technology.• Engineering background with an understanding of automotive performance and data collection techniques. • Mechanical and metal fabrication experience. • Soldering experience. • Experience with Campbell, LabVIEW, MATLAB, ORIGIN or other data analysis tools.Job Skills Requirements:• Must understand physics and mechanical movements. • Must have a sound operational knowledge of computers and networking.• Competent sensor selection without senior technician guidance. • Demonstrated leadership and sets the example to other personnel.• Successfully represents section in oral and written communication with customers.• Wireless Radio / Modem programming and set-up experience.• Responsible for collateral duties. • Aids senior technicians with research and development of new instrumentation capabilities.Physical Requirements:• Must pass a pre-employment drug screening and physical and periodic retests.• Must be able to wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for work tasks assigned.• Must be capable of working in extreme weather conditions including summer temperatures peaking around 120 degrees Fahrenheit.• Must be able to lift 50 lbs. unassisted and capable of climbing up and into large vehicles up to 8-10 feet high.• Must be capable of kneeling, bending and standing while performing maintenance duties.• Must be able to distinguish colors.• Must be able to work long hours in a desert environment.• Must meet the physical requirements necessary to perform operations outlined, performed, and stated in the SOPs for Auto Instrumentation.Job Requirements:• Must possess a valid driver's license, without special restrictions.• Must have dependable transportation and a dependable means of communication.• Must have a well-mannered customer service attitude.• Must be willing to cross-train in other areas.• Must use “down-time” effectively to the benefit of test, self, and company.• Must be punctual, responsible, and dependable.• Must demonstrate motivation, initiative, and reliability.• Must be adaptable, flexible, and able to adjust to new or changing instructions.• Must have a demonstrated ability to follow instructions and company policy.• Must be able to deliver quality products to the customer and be responsive to their needs.• Must be safety and security conscious, complying with rules and policies.• Must be able to work both as part of a team and independently.• Individual must demonstrate motivation and initiative. • Must be able to work all shifts, weekends, holidays and overtime as needed, sometimes on short notice, to support test missions.Additional Desirable Qualifications:• Experience using Campbell Scientific CR9000 & DEWESoft Datalogger hardware.Terms of Employment & Eligibility Requirements:• Must be a U.S. Citizen and not hold multiple citizenships.• Must possess or be able to obtain a security clearance prior to employment and maintain security clearance for the duration of employment.
• Must be a current TRAX employee or affiliate subcontractor for internal postings.
***Relevance of experience to be determined by hiring manager.The lists above are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel in this position. TRAX International reserves the right to make changes to this job description whenever necessary.Closing Date: July 16, 2020
Other Job Information (if applicable)
•TRAX International, Test Services Division, participates in E-Verify.•TRAX is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disability.•TRAX Test Services promotes a drug/alcohol free work environment through the use of mandatory pre-employment drug testing and on-going random drug testing, as per applicable State Laws.•Must be able to obtain a security clearance prior to employment and maintain security clearance for the duration of employment.
TRAX Test Services also encompasses affiliate subcontracts. All positions with TRAX can always be transferred to one of the subcontracts.