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Field Service Technician with Security Clearance at Battelle Memorial Institute

Field Service Technician with Security Clearance

Battelle Memorial Institute West Columbia, SC (Onsite) Full-Time
Battelle delivers when others can't. We conduct research and development, manage national laboratories, design and manufacture products and deliver critical services for our clients-whether 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. We are currently seeking a Field Service Technician to support the maintenance of security equipment for the Department of Homeland Security Transportation Security Administration (DHS - TSA). This position is located in multiple locations: Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport (BHM) Ft. Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL) Jacksonville International Airport (JAX) Orlando International Airport (MCO) Miami International Airport (MIA) Palm Beach International Airport (PBI) Pensacola International Airport (PNS) Southwest Florida International Airport (RSW) Tampa International Airport (TPA) Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport (SAV) Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport (BTR) Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY) Jackson-Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport (JAN) Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT) Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU) Luis Munoz Marin International Airport (SJU) Charleston International Airport (CHS) Columbia Metropolitan Airport (CAE) Nashville International Airport (BNA) Memphis International Airport (MEM) McGhee Tyson Airport (TYS) Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) Dulles International Airport (IAD) Norfolk International Airport (ORF) Richmond International Airport (RIC) Cyril E. King Airport (STT) Job Summary The Field Service Technician will perform general maintenance tasks, troubleshoots and repair security screening systems and peripheral equipment located throughout the organization. Work involves most of the following: * Examining machines and mechanical equipment to diagnose source of trouble.
* Dismantling or partly dismantling machines and performing repairs that mainly involve the use of hand tools and fitting parts.
* Replacing broken or defective parts with items obtained from stock.
* Ordering replacement parts from vendors or sending parts for refurbishment.
* Recording repair process.
* Prepare written specifications for major repairs.
* Reassembling machines and making all necessary adjustments for operation.
* Prepares progress reports for all work performed.
* Battelle will provide equipment training and certification to repair government owned equipment.
* Travel will be reimbursed at the government per-diem rates.
Responsibilities * Repair and maintain equipment.
* Conduct safety tests of x-ray emissions and radioactive devices.
* Record logs.
* Collect and transfer data.
* Communicate with airport personnel.
* Prepare reports.
* Work at airport locations.
* Work on call, which includes airport off hours, nights and weekends.
Key Qualifications * Associate degree with 3 years of experience assembling or maintaining electro-mechanical equipment; or an equivalent combination of education and or experience.
* Attend training and obtain OEM certifications
* Understand hardware and software.
* Strong communication skills with the ability to interact with a multi-faceted team, including federal clients and vendors. * Ability to multitask under tight deadlines.
* Ability to lift parts up to 70 pounds, climb inside equipment, climb ladders, bend over, squat, and work in tight spaces or areas which are not environmentally controlled.
* Eligibility and willingness to obtain a Secret Clearance and DHS Suitability.
* Must be sole U.S. Citizen.
Preferred Qualifications * Associate degree with 5 years of experience assembling or maintaining electro-mechanical equipment.
* Experience maintaining airport screening equipment.
* OEM Certification.
Benefits: Live an Extraordinary Life We care about your well-being, not just on the job. Battelle offers comprehensive and competitive benefits to help you live your best life. * Balance life through a compressed work schedule: Most of our team follows a flexible, compressed work schedule that allows for every other Friday off-giving you a dedicated day to accomplish things in your personal life without using vacation time.
* Take time to recharge: You get paid time off to support work-life balance and keep motivated.
* Prioritize wellness: Stay healthy with medical, dental, and vision coverage with wellness incentives and benefits plus a variety of optional supplemental benefits.
* Better together: Coverage for partners, gender-affirming care and health support, and family formation support.
* Build your financial future: Build financial stability with an industry-leading 401(k) retirement savings plan. For most employees, we put in 5 percent whether you contribute or not, and match your contributions on top of that. * Advance your education: Tuition assistance is available to pursue higher education.
* Flexible work arrangements: You have options for where you work and when you work.
A Work Environment Where You Succeed For brilliant minds in science, technology, engineering and business operations, Battelle is the place to do the greatest good by solving humanity's most pressing challenges and creating a safer, healthier and more secure world. You will have the opportunity to thrive in a culture that inspires you to: * Apply your talent to challenging and meaningful projects * Receive select funding to pursue ideas in scientific and technological discovery
* Collaborate with world-class experts in an inclusive environment
* Nurture and develop the next generation of scientific leaders
* Give back to and improve our communities
Vaccinations & Safety Protocols Battelle may require employees, based on job duties, work location, and/or its clients' requirements to follow certain safety protocols and to be vaccinated against a variety of viruses, bacteria, and diseases as a condition of employment and continued employment and to provide documentation that they are fully vaccinated. If applicable, Battelle will provide reasonable accommodations based on a qualified disability or medical condition through the Americans with Disabilities Act or the Rehabilitation Act or for a sincerely held religious belief under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (and related state laws). Battelle is an equal opportunity employer. We provide 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 veteran or military 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. The 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. For more information about our other openings, please visit

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