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Aerotek Instrumentation Technician in Silver Springs, Nevada


Seeking an highly motivated instrumentation technician for a position in Silver Springs. This person will be working on instrumentation panels, gauges and all electronics that are in military vehicles for secret defense projects.

Essential Functions :

  • Performs preventative maintenance, repair, and troubleshooting of instrument assets.

  • Selects appropriate sensors based upon the data requirements of the engineering/test operations groups.

  • Calibrates instrumentation in a quality and timely manner, using in-house procedures or through external vendors.

  • Installs instrumentation on test vehicles and equipment and coordinates technical requirements and installation schedule with fellow employees including technicians, engineers, and program managers.

  • Document test setup in accordance with department policy using digital photographs and appropriate written documents.

  • Maintains Instrumentation Department records utilizing filing systems and computer databases.

  • Creates and updates calibration, data entry, and quality control procedures.

  • Creates and manages all instrumentation forms including setup sheets, calibration data sheets, job tracking forms and other forms as defined.

  • Schedules calibration for and tracking repairs of all instruments within the Calibration Maintenance Database.

  • Creates and monitors purchase requisitions for instrumentation department consumables, new instruments, and shop tooling. Corresponds with suppliers to obtain quotations, verify product specifications, and obtain status of deliveries.

  • Interfaces with external vendors to provide calibration services including selecting appropriate vendors, monitoring quality of service, and establishing comprehensive vendor list.

  • Acquires and reviews test data, recommends acquisition changes or subsequent data processing techniques to support technicians and engineers, and uploads collected data to the internal network.

  • Understands and applies industry standards for instrument calibration and verifies that internal and external calibrations meet those standards.

  • Relates well with employees and customers at all levels and at all times in a professional and personable manner.

Qualifications :

  • Associate of Science degree from an accredited college/technical school in instrumentation, electronics or metrology with two (2) years’ work experience in the field of instrumentation, electronics, or metrology; or a combination of education and four (4) years’ work experience in instrumentation, electronics or metrology.

  • Able to work in excess of 40 hours per week with varied work shifts.

  • Must have or be able to obtain and maintain a valid Nevada Driver s License.

  • Must possess an understanding of sensor technology necessary to accurately measure parameters such as acceleration, force, displacement, strain, temperature, pressure, and velocity.

  • Must possess strong computer skills including data base entry, report creation, and report generation skills and proficiency in the use of MS Office Suite.

  • Able to read, edit, and proof documentation with high accuracy.

  • Able to use and operate electronic and other test and measurement equipment safely and effectively

  • Must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills, expressing ideas clearly and actively listening to thoughts and ideas of others.

  • Must be able to maintain a high level of confidentiality.

  • Must be detail-oriented.

  • Must have excellent organization and time management skills.

  • Must be flexible and able to handle multiple priorities, with the ability to adjust to high pressure and rapidly changing business conditions.

About Aerotek:

We know that a company's success starts with its employees. We also know that an individual's success starts with the right career opportunity. As a Best of Staffing® Client and Talent leader, Aerotek's people-focused approach yields competitive advantage for our clients and rewarding careers for our contract employees. Since 1983, Aerotek has grown to become a leader in recruiting and staffing services. With more than 250 non-franchised offices, Aerotek's 8,000 internal employees serve more than 300,000 contract employees and 18,000 clients every year. Aerotek is an Allegis Group company, the global leader in talent solutions. Learn more at Aerotek.com.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.