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Scientific Applications and Research Associates, Inc EMP Field Technician - 1041 in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Scientific Applications and Research Associates, Inc. (SARA) is aworld-class Defense Research and Development enterprise, with a charter tocreate new and emerging technology innovations in support of Commercial andGovernment organizations. We have expertise in RF, EMP, Pulsed Power,Acoustics, and Threat Warning Systems; partnering with our customers toaddress real-world problems with cost-effective solutions.The High-Power Electromagnetics Division (HPEM) team is at the forefrontof radiated and conducted energy delivery systems from prime power toapplications. Selected candidates will have the opportunity to grow, lead,and learn with talented engineers, physicists, and technicians onlong-term programs and new programs supporting the DoD, DoE, and theircontractors. The HPEM Division is looking for an exceptionally talented,motivated, and creative EMP Field Technician who has knowledge of:carpentry, welding, assembly, assistance in project-based work, support rapid manufacturing and testing activities in Colorado Springs, CO.Works under immediate supervision to perform various RF/EM test andmeasurement tasks for products, systems, components, or in-situmodifications to systems. Assists in a field test and lab test preparation,execution, and post-test activities in support of MIL-STD-188-125-1/2 HEMPtesting including shielding effectiveness measurements, pulsed currentinjection, and continuous-wave immersion. Assists with various lab dutiesincluding testbed setup and fabrication, operation of high voltageequipment, and organization and maintenance of test equipment. Requirestravel typically ranging from at least 20% up to 40+%.Essential Duties and Responsibilities:Constructing, maintaining, and testing electrical and mechanicalsystems, components, equipment, etcAssist with testing and modification of electronic systems using measuring anddiagnostic toolsDocument various procedures and designsAssist with preparing, moving, and conducting project testsPerform field test technician duties that include extended work hours (10+hrs/day) on deployments ranging from 1 week to 4+ weeks CONUS or OCONUSPerform other duties and projects as assignedPosition Requirements:Must be a US citizen with the ability to obtain and retain a TS securityclearanceRequires up to 40% travel in support of testing or other customer requirementsMaintain a valid driver s licenseMust possess a high school diploma or equivalentMust be able to lift 50+ lbsMust be detail orientatedAbility to apply knowledge of basic electrical/high-voltage safety practicesPerform basic math functionsSelf-motivation and the willingness to develop new skills and take on a widevariety of tasksAbility to effectively multi-task and handle changing work assignments,schedules, and prioritiesAbility to maintain focus and attention to detail during extended work hourswhile travelingWillingness to learn to operate a variety of machining equipment, mills,lathes, etc.Willingness to learn welding skillsInteract effectively with all levels of staff, the public, and outside vendorsPreferred Skills:Knowledge of MS Office applicationsStrong verbal and written communication skillsWorking Conditions:The working environment may be either indoor or outdoor. Conditions may varyconsiderably based on testing activity. Conditions may include moderately tovery noisy environments requiring ear protection, workspaces ranging fromclean, well-lighted, and well-ventilated to dirty, poorly lit andcontaining wide temperature variationsRequires moderate physical effort, involving frequent standing and moving ofequipment, including lifting in excess of 50 poundsWhat s in it for you?Industry-leading benefits packageGenerous Paid Time Off (PTO) ProgramTuition and Certificate ReimbursementFlexible Work SchedulesEmployee Project Bonuses401(k)/Profit Sharing, and Stock OwnershipSalaries at SARA are competitive and are commensurate with the experience andqualifications of the individual. SARA is headquart