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Facility Electrical Maintenance and Calibration Technician

Job ID: 2112935
Location: MIDDLETOWN, RI, United States
Date Posted: Aug 28, 2021
Category: Wage Determination (SCA)
Subcategory: Service Contract Act
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 an immediate need for a mid to senior level Electrical Maintenance and Calibration Technician in Middletown, RI.

Job Description:

The candidate will work within a multidisciplinary team of electrical & mechanical engineers and technicians to support the electrical maintenance, calibration, configuration, and testing of an advanced Naval Test Facility.  The Propulsion Test Facility (PTF) specializes in the test and characterization of torpedo mechanical systems including propulsion, combustion, and fluid pump and control systems.  The candidate will become an expert in all of the electrical measurement and control systems within the facility including National Instruments based data acquisition and control systems, thermal, pressure, and flow sensors, motorized valve and control systems, and PID control systems.  This position offers growth opportunity as an electrical technician at an industrial/engineering/testing site.

The candidate must be self-motivated, accountable, and present themselves professionally in front of customers and peers.  The ideal candidate will bring analytical thinking, strong troubleshooting abilities, and the propensity to learn and become a subject matter expert on the PTF electrical systems.


Required Education:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Some technical training such as an associate’s degree or completion of a certificate program in a technical or engineering discipline is desired, but not required.

Required Experience and Skills:

  • Minimum 5 years of experience with panel building, troubleshooting, and electrical maintenance or repair.
  • Experience troubleshooting AC and DC voltages, relays, and sensors.
  • Installation and testing of electrical circuits, sensors, and measurement systems
  • Proficient soldering skills (throughhole, solder-cup connectors)
  • Proficient workmanship habits (Neatly routing, terminating and dressing wire harness, cables, and facility wiring).
  • Ability to read and understand basic electrical/system schematics and assembly drawings including switches, relays, sensors, power supplies, and industrial equipment.
  • Computer skills including basic proficiency with Microsoft Excel and Word in order to document work and read wire lists.
  • Must be able to work in a team environment while completing tasks in an unsupervised and self-directed fashion
  • Must effectively communicate with team and customers, both verbally and through E-Mail.

Desired Experience and Skills:

  • Experience with maintenance and troubleshooting of industrial or electrical equipment
  • Familiarity with electrical test and calibration and measurement equipment to inject and measure voltage, amperage, impedance, and verify continuity.
  • Performing sensor calibrations using function generators, dead weight testers and other calibration sources.
  • Ability to assist in updating electrical schematics and assembly drawings when required to document as-built configurations or propose changes.
  • IPC/WHMAA-620 Acceptance for Cables and Wire Harness Assemblies
  • JSTD-001 Solder Certification

Required Clearance:

  • Must be able to obtain up to the level of Secret Clearance 

COVID Policy: Prospective and/or new employees will be required to adhere with SAIC's vaccination policy. Full vaccination will be required before the start of employment in order to work onsite at an SAIC location. If applicable, prospective or new employees may seek an exemption to the vaccination requirement at Contact Us and must have an approved exemption prior to the start of their employment. Employees working onsite at a customer location must comply with customer requirements which may include mandatory vaccination, mandatory attestation regarding one's vaccination status and mandatory weekly or bi-weekly testing.


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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