Jacobs is one of the nation's largest engineering and technical services companies with more than 60,000 employees worldwide. At the US Army Aberdeen Test Center (ATC) within Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, Jacobs Technology employees, along with our teammate companies Caelum, SOI, eLe, and Trident, ensure the weapons, vehicles, and equipment that the war fighter depends on are safe, effective and reliable.
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Works under close supervision and receives technical guidance from supervisor or higher-graded employee. Provides assistance to higher graded employees engaged in the on-site collection of reliability, availability, maintainability, logistics supportability, and performance data during developmental and/or operational testing of new military/non-military automotive, electronic, general support or ordnance materiel. Acquires through formal and informal classroom and on-the-job training a practical knowledge of the characteristics, properties and uses of equipment necessary to carry out the data collection process. Becomes familiar with detailed procedures which are either established or repetitive, or which are specified by a higher-graded employee at the time of initial performance and by using readily acquired skills or equipment knowledge. Under the technical guidance of a higher graded employee performs any or all of the following illustrative tasks for routine projects: visually examines equipment or test items for flaws or defects; observes operation of equipment to detect apparent malfunction(s); observes operation of simple test instruments and controls during tests and records related test data; downloads test data from on-board instrumentation; performs specified arithmetic computations; and extracts and compiles specified data including detailed narrative from records or other sources such as specifications and drawings. All work is reviewed by a higher-graded employee for quality assurance, accuracy and completeness on a daily basis.
Must have a GPA of 2.5 or higher in each individual discipline of math and science and a GPA of 3.0 or higher in High School English and/or a GPA of 2.5 or higher in College English from either an accredited high school or university.
Must have 1 year experience using a computer and Microsoft Software or successful completion of 2 recognized computer classes.
Essential Functions Form:
UNUSUAL OR SPECIAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS OF POSITION
May require sitting in front of a computer for extended periods of time (up to 75%). The ability to bend, stoop, squat, crawl, crouch, kneel, reach above shoulder level and climb onto or into a vehicle is required (up to 50%). Walking a minimum of 50 yards over rough terrain is required (up to 25%).
DESCRIPTION OF WORK ENVIRONMENT
Work environment may be inside or outside depending on the task. The ability to work in outside field conditions that include hot and cold extreme temperatures and other outdoor climatic conditions is required (up to 50%). Must be able to work in areas where only portable restroom facilities are available (up to 50%). Work environment may be fast-paced and require work under pressure to meet deadlines associated with the completion of a task. Must be available to perform job functions at sites other than APG. Travel may be required.
EQUIPMENT AND MACHINES INVOLVED IN WORK TASKS
Must have experience using a computer and Microsoft Software or successful completion of two recognized computer classes. Provides assistance to higher-graded employees engaged in the on-site collection of reliability, availability, maintainability, logistics supportability, and performance data during developmental and/or operational testing of new military/non-military automotive, electronic, general support or ordnance material. Acquires through formal and informal classroom and on-the-job training a practical knowledge of the characteristics, properties and uses of equipment necessary to carry out the data collection process. Work also requires regular use of typical office equipment such as the personal computer, copiers, and fax machines.
CRITICALITY OF ATTENDANCE
Attendance is critical at all times during normal duty hours. Work outside of normal duty hours, including weekends and holidays, may be required with as little as one-hour advance notice.
OTHER ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Must be able to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing. Must be able to obtain an interim secret security clearance in order to gain access to required areas, networks and systems within thirty (30) days of date of your offer letter. Must be able to obtain and retain a secret security clearance. Must be able to provide proof of U.S. citizenship. Must be able to obtain and retain unescorted access to work areas. May be subject to physicals or exams due to the work area in which you are assigned. May be subject to exposure to noise, temperature extremes, and fumes from fuels and solvents. Must be able to wear personal protective equipment as required. Must have a valid driver's license and personal transportation for the purpose of moving around the proving ground to accomplish job functions and in order to operate a rental vehicle if and when travel is required. Must have personal vehicle at your work location and readily available for use at all times in order to move from site to site to fulfill requirements associated with task support. Must be able to obtain and maintain a military driver's license within 30 days of employment.