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Lab Technician

Job ID: 2117080
Location: SAN DIEGO, CA, United States
Date Posted: Dec 2, 2021
Category: Facilities
Subcategory: Facilities Support
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Remote Work: No
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Job Description


SAIC is looking for a Lab Technican  to be responsible for maintaining the Environmental Testing Facility located in San Diego, CA.

 Performs a variety of duties in the electronic, mechanical, or electromechanical areas. Constructs, troubleshoots, calibrates, adjusts, tests, and maintains equipment, components, devices, or systems. Works from engineering drawings and written or verbal instructions. Operates related equipment; conducts tests and reports data in prescribed format. Performs calibration and alignment checks; makes adjustments, modifications, and replacements as directed. Support engineering programs in the lab and ensure smooth operations of these programs.

 Enforcement of company policy and standards. Performs lab operations duties that include, but are not limited to: ensuring lab equipment operability, ensuring test equipment calibration, and ensuring lab remains clean and well organized. Performs systems, subsystems and structures testing primarily associated with aeronautical platforms. Plans sequence of operations, methods and organization of layout, fabrication and assembly of engineering test fixtures, holding devices and systems necessary to complete testing.

 Works from schematics, engineering drawings, and written or verbal instructions. Operates related equipment; conducts tests and reports data in prescribed format; uses predetermined methods, sequences, and setups to inspect or test specific equipment or product, making modifications and adjustments as necessary; performs calibration and alignment checks; makes adjustments, modifications, and replacements as directed.


Education and experience:

  • High School and eleven (11) years or more related experience.

Required skills:

  • Understanding of Technical Data Drawings.
  • Familiarity with fabrication methods with sheet metal and machined parts.
  • Demonstrated experience involving the design or work experience of electronic systems.  
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment.
  • Proficiency in using basic engineering test equipment. 
  • Expertise in Microsoft Office applications (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Project).

Clearance requirement:

  • Must have an active Secret security clearance


  • Military applications preferred
  • Familiarity with PC/workstation HW, servers, routers, switches, hubs, ATM, VMEC, power supplies, and encryption, devices desired.
  • Experience with commercial and military documentation and configuration management.  EIA-310 cabinet design and familiarity with Navy Environmental Qualification Testing desired.  
  • Ability to quickly learn about new products and procedures.


COVID Policy: Prospective and/or new employees are required to adhere with SAIC's vaccination policy. All SAIC employees must be fully vaccinated and they must submit proof of vaccination on their first day of employment. 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. Where work is performed strictly at a customer site, customer site vaccination requirements preempt SAIC's vaccination policy.


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 more than 26,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, fostering a respectful work culture based on diversity, equity, and inclusion that values all contributors. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $7.1 billion. For more information, visit

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