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Electro-Mechanical Senior Technician

Company: Battelle Memorial Institute
Location: Oxnard
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Battelle delivers when others cant. We conduct research and development, manage laboratories, design and manufacture products and deliver critical services for our clientswhether they are a multi-national corporation, a small start-up or a government agency. We recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply. Battelle is currently seeking anElectro-mechanical Senior Technician. This position is located inOxnard, CA.JOB SUMMARYThis is a full-time position. The selected candidate will work with a team in a broad range of mechanical and electro-mechanical equipment development activities. The candidate will apply job skills and applicable certifications, policies, and procedures to complete a variety of tasks. The candidate will take concepts and/or designs and turn them into tangible solutions including performing the construction, assembly, re-building, or modifying, a product or solution with a focus on the design to fabrication process. The candidate may train and guide less experienced staff.MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES+ Takes concepts and/or designs and turns them into tangible solutions; includes constructing, assembling, re-building, or modifying a product or solution with a focus on the design to fabrication process. + Procures, fabricates, assembles, and tests components and assemblies using technical drawings, sketches, and technical design packages, sometimes under the guidance of an engineer. + Operates fabrication machinery for custom hardware developments such as mills, lathes, breaks, drill presses, hand tools, soldering, brazing, and welding equipment. + Conducts tests on equipment, including instrument set up and data collection. + Provides input on design improvements for prototype hardware. + Uses ability as a skilled specialist in accordance with applicable policies and procedures to complete complex tasks in creative and effective ways. May participate in or provide input to written and/or oral presentations to clients, suppliers, visitors, and technical representatives to disseminate information. Assists engineers in preparing engineering drawings and reports for Project Managers. + Works on assignments that are complex in nature where considerable judgment, creativity and initiative are required to identify the problem and provides input into a solution. + Trains and guides staff members to complete work assignments. May provide input on performance reviews. May act as a working leader by assigning and reviewing work of less experienced staff members. + Uses experience to assess reasonableness, applicability, and expectations of resultant accuracy of project work. Identifies ways to control and/or reduce fixed costs without negatively impacting client expectations. + Contributes to the technical planning of project work including recommending and implementing improved methods for new approaches. May provide input and justification for capital equipment purchases. Responsible for various types of equipment and oversight of facility operations. + Completes complex tasks under minimal supervision or guidance. Plans and performs project work from a basic understanding of objectives and work statements. Tracks progress against identified milestones and reports to supervisor any deviations from the plan.THE FOLLOWING IS REQUIRED+ Associate degree in a mechanical and/or electrical technical related field; 3 years of applicable experience; or an equivalent combination of education and or experience. + Must be a US Citizen with the ability to obtain and maintain a TS clearance with Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI) + Experience in reading technical assembly drawings and sketches, procuring, fabricating, and assembling complex electro-mechanical assemblies. + Experience testing various electrical or mechanical components. + Experience operating common machine tools such as mills, lathes, and drill presses. + Experience in soldering, welding, fabrication, woodworking, plumbing, electronics, power hand tools. + Exhibits technical knowledge and troubleshooting skills to complete complex assignments and demonstrates the ability to solve complex problems. + Ability to follow, modify and generate procedures of significant complexity. + Exhibits knowledge of good laboratory practices for testing and documentation. + Ability to work in a team environment and independently. + Ability to handle multiple job assignments simultaneously and manage time effectively. + Willingness to travel. Travel is expected to be less than 10% of the time. As experience increases, travel responsibilities may expand and may include both national and international travel up to 50%.THE FOLLOWING IS DESIRED+ Currently holds or have held a TS Clearance in the last five years. + May be expected to pursue various certifications or continuing educational units, as needed. + Performs complex analysis of data and provides input for reports. + Experience with numerical controlled (NC) machining. + Experience with automated data acquisition equipment. + Experience with hydraulic systems. + Experience with AC/DC motor and motor control systems. + Experience with integration and test of electrical systems. + Experience with mechanical test equipment. + Experience with hyperbaric test equipment. + Experience with electrical test equipment. + Experience as a forklift operator.LEGAL DISCLAIMERThe above statements are intended to describe the nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, activities and skills required of staff members. No statement herein is intended to imply any authorities to commit Battelle unless special written permission is granted by Battelle's Legal Department.BENEFITSBattelles competitive benefits program includes comprehensive medical and dental care, matching 401K, paid time off, flexible spending accounts, disability coverage, and other benefits that help provide financial protection for you and your family. _Battelle provides employment and opportunities for advancement, compensation, training, and growth according to individual merit, without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, age, genetic information, disability, veteran-status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable Federal, state, or local law. Our goal is for each staff member to have the opportunity to grow to the limits of their abilities and to achieve personal and organizational objectives. We will support positive programs for equal treatment of all staff and full utilization of all qualified employees at all levels within Battelle._ For more information about our other openings, please visit /careers

Keywords: Battelle Memorial Institute, Oxnard , Electro-Mechanical Senior Technician, Other , Oxnard, California

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