POSITION TITLE: Engineering Technician IV
LOCATION: FAA Independence, MO
POSITION CLASSIFICATION: Non-exempt
SUPERVISOR: Site Lead
HOURS: First Shift (typically 7:15am to 4:15pm)
The Engineering Technician IV performs assignments that are not completely standardized or
prescribed, as well as selects or adapts standard procedures or equipment, using fully applicable
precedents, receives initial instructions, equipment requirements, and advice from supervisor or
engineer, as needed.
Provides highly technical support for engineers working in areas of research, design, development,
testing, or manufacturing process improvement. Involves work pertaining to electrical, electronic,
or mechanical components or equipment.
1. Minimum of five (5) years' experience providing troubleshooting services with electrical,
electronic, or mechanical components and/or equipment;
2. Drafting and machining experience is required.
3. Demonstrable knowledge of science and engineering;
4. Practical knowledge of mathematics or computer science is required;
5. Great working knowledge of electrical, electronics, and mechanical operating principles.
6. Ability to prioritize multiple tasks.
7. Competent with Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, Word).
8. Must be a U.S. Citizen, be able to acquire and maintain any and all necessary security
9. Must be able to read, write, speak and understand the English language.
RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:
- Constructing components, subunits, or simple models or adapts standard equipment; may
troubleshoot and correct malfunctions;
- Following specific layout and scientific diagrams to construct and package simple devices and
subunits of equipment.
- Conducting various tests or experiments which may require minor modifications in test setups
or procedures as well as subjective judgments in measurement, selecting, preparing, and
operating standard test equipment and records test data;
- Extracting and compiling a variety of engineering data from field notes, manuals, lab reports,
etc., processing data, identifying errors or inconsistencies, selecting methods of data
- Assisting in design modification by compiling data related to design, specifications, and
materials that are pertinent to specific items of equipment or component parts; developing
information concerning previous operational failures and modifications, and using judgment and
initiative to recognize inconsistencies or gaps in data and seek sources to clarify information.
- Provides semiprofessional technical support for engineers working is such areas as research,
design, development, testing, or manufacturing process improvement.
- Performs other related duties as assigned.
- Occasionally - climbing
- Often - stooping, kneeling, reaching, standing, sitting, walking, pushing, pulling, talking,
- The ability to lift up to 35 pounds is required.
- Normally works in an environmentally controlled work area.
Employability in the U.S. and pre-employment drug screen required.