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Mechanical Technician

Job ID: 2306780
Location: MIDDLETOWN, RI, United States
Date Posted: May 24, 2023
Category: Engineering and Sciences
Subcategory: Engineering Technician
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Secret
Potential for Remote Work: No Remote
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Job Description


SAIC is currently seeking a mid-level Mechanical Technician to support SAIC’s Systems Integration and Test Facility in
Middletown, RI. SAIC’s SITFAC supports the Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC) Division Newport.

The candidate must be hard-working, accountable, and present themselves professionally in front of customers and peers. The candidate will receive training on the facility and operations but needs a mechanical aptitude, strong willingness to learn, and the ability to
troubleshoot and solve problems. The primary work focus will involve assisting with assembly, fabrication, setup, breakdown, inspection and repair of test equipment.

Job Duties:

  • Provide general hands-on technical support such as test, checkout, modification, fabrication and assembly of prototype electromechanical systems.
  • Utilize inspection equipment such as micrometer, height gage, calipers, gage pins, to perform quality inspection on machined parts.
  • Build, assemble, modify and/or repair electro-mechanical, and industrial equipment with minimal direction or intervention.
  • Operate forklift, band saw and milling machine.
  • Works from drawings, schematics, diagrams, written and verbal descriptions, layouts or defined plans to perform testing, checkout and trouble-shooting functions.
  • Must be willing and eager to learn from peers and senior technicians in order to learn the new roles and responsibilities.


Education & Experience:

  • AA Degree in related discipline and three (3) years related experience; Or, High School and five (5) years related experience with relevant certification.
  • Quality inspection experience on machined items
  • Background in reading schematics/drawings and troubleshooting from schematics/drawings.
  • Manufacturing experience preferred.

Covid Policy: SAIC does not require COVID-19 vaccinations or boosters. Customer site vaccination requirements must be followed when work is performed at a customer site.


SAIC® is a premier Fortune 500® technology integrator driving our nation's technology transformation. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes secure high-end solutions in engineering, digital, artificial intelligence, and mission solutions. Using our expertise and understanding of existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective, and efficient solutions that are critical to achieving our customers' missions.

We are approximately 26,000 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, fostering a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion, which is core to our values and important to attract and retain exceptional talent. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $7.4 billion. For more information, visit For ongoing news, please visit our newsroom.

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