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Maintenance Technician
Ref No.: 17-04718
Location: Sparks, Maryland
Responsibilities:
  • Assemble instrumentation, systems, and assemblies from engineering guidance, assembly drawings, or spreadsheet bills of materials. Under the direction of an engineer, modify or fabricate breadboard or prototype components, using hand tools and / or manually operated machine tools including milling machine, lathe, drill press, etc.
  • Create fixturing or assembly aids as needed to improve assembly efficiency, increase throughput, or enable the assembly process. Document assembly problems, incorrect part counts, component substitutions etc., in a lab notebook, or electronically in a database or spreadsheet at the discretion of the lead engineer.
  • Troubleshoot and repair mechanical problems in instrumented systems.
  • Document corrective action taken. Inspect critical dimensions of components and assemblies using standard measurement tools. Generate or update design documentation, manually or with assistance from designer / drafters. Carry out test protocols from written procedures.
     
Required Skills:
  • Minimum 2 years experience in a technician role is required. Able to read, understand and properly interpret detail mechanical component drawings, assembly drawings and bills of materials. Able to use standard laboratory instrumentation to test or troubleshoot, including multimeter, force, torque, temperature, and fluid velocity measurement devices.
  • Able to use standard measurement devices to carry out dimensional inspection of components and assemblies, including calipers, micrometers, height gauges, ring, pin, and block gauges. Proficient with hand tools for assembly. Demonstrated capability with milling and turning machines