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Engineering Technician III

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Job ID: 1928952
Location: CRANE, IN, United States
Date Posted: Feb 18, 2020
Category: Wage Determination (SCA)
Subcategory: Service Contract Act
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 50 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Secret
Potential for Teleworking: No

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Job Description



To be covered by these definitions, employees must meet all of the following criteria:

  • Be able to provide semi-professional technical support for engineers working in such areas as research, design, development, testing, or manufacturing process improvement.

  • Work pertains to electrical, electronic, or mechanical components or equipment.

  • These technicians are required to have some practical knowledge of science or engineering.

  • Some positions may require a practical knowledge of mathematics or computer science.

  • Included are workers who prepare design drawings and assist with the design, evaluation, and/or modification of machinery and equipment.

  • Excluded are:

    • a. Production and maintenance workers, including workers engaged in calibrating, repairing, or maintaining electronic equipment (see Maintenance Electronics Technicians);

    • b. Model Makers and other craft workers;

    • c. Quality Control Technicians and Testers;

    • d. Chemical and other non-engineering laboratory technicians;

    • e. Civil Engineering Technicians and Drafters;

    • f. Positions (below Level I) which are limited to simple tasks such as: measuring items or regular shapes with a caliper and computing cross- sectional areas; identifying, weighing, and marking easy-to-identify items; or recording simple instrument readings at specified intervals; and engineers required to apply a professional knowledge of engineering theory and principles.

  • The Engineering Technician III performs assignments that are not completely standardized or prescribed, selects or adapts standard procedures or equipment, using fully applicable precedents, receives initial instructions, equipment requirements, and advice from supervisor or engineer as needed, performs recurring work independently. Work is reviewed for technical adequacy or conformity with instructions.

  • This technician performs at this level one or a combination of such typical duties as:

    • a. Constructing components, subunits, or simple models or adapts standard equipment; may troubleshoot and correct malfunctions;

    • b. Following specific layout and scientific diagrams to construct and package simple devices and subunits of equipment.

    • c. Conducting various tests or experiments which may require minor modifications in test setups or procedures as well as subjective judgments in measurement, selecting, preparing, and operating standard test equipment and records test data;

    • d. Extracting and compiling a variety of engineering data from field notes, manuals, lab reports, etc., processing data, identifying errors or inconsistencies, selecting methods of data presentation.

    • e. Assisting in design modification by compiling data related to design, specifications, and materials that are pertinent to specific items of equipment or component parts; developing information concerning previous operational failures and modifications, and using judgment and initiative to recognize inconsistencies or gaps in data and seek sources to clarify information.

The candidate will provide systems support to Ground Based Air Defense (GBAD) and Counter Unmanned Aerial Systems (CUAS)  and capabilities that will be fielded and sustained OCONUS.  Field Service Engineers will install, test, integrate, troubleshoot, operate and maintain Ground Based Air Defense (GBAD) and Counter Unmanned Aerial Systems (CUAS).  Requires in-depth customer interaction with military units on the ground during site visits. Must possess on the spot personal decision making skills.



  • High School Diploma
  • 3 Years experience with Marine Corps or Army Air Defense Systems (Stinger, Avenger, LPWS)

  • 2 Years experience with Command and Control Systems (FAADC2, JRE)

  • Active Secret Security clearance required



Desired Qualifications


  • Experience with MS Window OS, Windows Server, Linux and CISCO routers

  • Must be deployable for short or long term assignment to OCONUS locations, with additional travel up to 50%

  • Must be able to lift up to 70 lbs. (using proper technique or equipment)

  • Must be able to climb platforms

  • Must meet DoD Height/Weight standards.

  • Must satisfactorily complete CONUS pre-deployment training and qualification requirements, including medical and dental requirements prior to deployment.


SAIC is a premier technology integrator solving our nation's most complex modernization and readiness challenges. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes high-end solutions in engineering, IT, and mission solutions. Using our expertise in existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective, and efficient solutions. We are 23,000 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has pro forma annual revenues of nearly $6.5 billion. For more information, visit For ongoing news, please visit our newsroom. For SAIC benefits information, see Working at SAIC. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

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