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Mechanical Technician - Army Night Vision/Electronic Sensors

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Job ID: 2017909
Location: FORT BELVOIR, VA, United States
Date Posted: Nov 23, 2020
Category: Engineering and Sciences
Subcategory: Engineering Technician
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Secret
Potential for Remote Work: No

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Job Description


SAIC has a contingent opportunity for a MID/Senior level Mechanical Technician to support the US Army CCDC, C5ISR Center, Night Vision and Electronic Sensors Directorate (NVESD). This position is contingent upon contract award and will be located in Ft. Belvoir, VA.

The Mechanical Technician will be expected to take on a variety of assigned tasks and be able to work alongside various project leads across all efforts of the NVESD customer as it relates to the integration of systems for dismounted, ground vehicular and UAS platforms applications. The candidate will be required to assemble platform components, perform onsite small fixture fabrication, and perform cable installation for networking, power, and RF applications. The mechanical technician will be required to operate machinery such as saws, drills, grinders, and mechanical lifting equipment. will interface with the external parts vendors and external fabrication shops in support of platform integration.


  • AA Degree in related discipline and three (3) years related experience; Or, High School and five (5) years related experience with relevent certification.
  • Must properly apply and use hand tools in accordance with ISO and FAA/DoD aviation standards as outlined by the NVESD customer
  • Experience with small UAS integration is highly desired. 
  • Must understand 3D modeling applications such as SolidWorks or Pro-E and will assist in the design and documentation of the smaller integrated part assemblies. 
  • Must be able to operate any in-house additive 3D manufacturing machines.

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret level clearance


SAIC is a premier technology integrator solving our nation's modernization and readiness challenges. Our offerings across defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets include high-end solutions in engineering, IT, and mission outcomes. We integrate the best components from our portfolio with our partner's ecosystem to deliver innovative and effective solutions. We are 25,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. Headquartered in Reston, VA, SAIC has annual revenues of nearly $7.1 billion. For information, visit or Working at SAIC for benefits details. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer empowering people no matter their race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or veteran status. We strive to create a diverse, inclusive and respectful work culture that values all.

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