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General Engineer IV - APG
Job Code:2020:0101-028
Location:Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD
FT/PT Status:Full Time
Business Sector:Corporate
Job Description
TRAX International (TRAX) is preparing a proposal for future performance of the U.S. Army Evaluation Center (AEC) Support Services (AECSS) for Readiness and Analytics and Training and Professional Development contract in Aberdeen, MD. TRAX is a large business that has supported the Department of Defense since 1979 and currently performs services for the Army Test and Evaluation Command (ATEC) at Yuma Proving Ground, AZ; Fort Hood TX; Ft Greely, AK; and in the Republic of Panama. All positions are full-time and have generous health care, 401(k) and vacation benefits. Salaries are negotiable based on specific experience and proven performance. 

The General Engineer IV will play a significant role on the on the TRAX team, providing data and operational support to the leadership team. The successful candidate will apply their technical guidance and information to activities serving as an expert. The ability to devise new approaches to issues causing problems will lead to success in this position. The successful General Engineer IV will be able to ensure compliance with Government contracting regulations.  They will be able to work independently on projects and assist with the development of new test capability or instrumentation systems. Experience in sharing a commitment to maintaining a positive, collaborative work environment while simultaneously optimizing individual performance and contribution will ensure success in this position.


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Serves as an expert for providing technical guidance and information to meet requirements.
  • Operates with general instructions - selected portions of work will be reviewed in detail to measure adequacy of approach, execution, and presentation.
  • Duties and responsibilities include: devises new approaches to problems encountered and to accomplish assigned tasks with efficiency, dispatch, and thoroughness; independently prepares (or directs others in the preparation of), computation/analyses, specifications, and technical reports in the specific area of technical expertise; selects and applies engineering techniques and procedures to analyze and evaluate specific problems, data, or other features of the work which are broad in scope and complexity; and reviews and evaluates the quantity, quality, and overall adequacy of results and conclusions drawn from accomplishment of engineering tasks.
  • Plans, designs, coordinates, executes, monitors, evaluates, and reports test and evaluation of materiel, incorporating state-of-the-art technology and requiring substantial deviation from established test procedures and/or development of new test capability or instrumentation systems.
  • Performs fundamental research, feasibility, engineering design or development of tests.
  • Performs independently on projects having the characteristics described above.
  • Attends meetings and conferences that relate to assigned area of responsibility and assists in the isolation and resolution of controversial and novel issues regarding items being developed and tested.
  • Informs Government personnel about matters covered during meetings and information provided and received.
  • Assists in scheduling tests and coordinating support requirements with test scheduling office and supporting organizational elements.
  • Observes or participates in the execution of assigned tests as required.
  • Monitors performance of the test item and adequacy of data collection, and facilitates range, test course and laboratory safety.
  • Coordinates with others to assure all safety, security, environmental and community concerns are adequately addressed.
  • Reviews the data collected for completeness, accuracy and validity.
  • Analyzes test data in terms of serviceability, cost conditions where the item will be developed, etc., and prepares final test report outlining problem areas revealed during the test and making recommendations and conclusions as to the suitability of the materiel being tested.
  • Due to the uniqueness and complexity of materiel being tested, the incumbent is required to prepare intricate, detailed and interpretative analysis of test results.
  • More specific requirements for Network and Software positions follow.
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

Required Skills and Qualifications

  • Must possess a Master’s Degree in engineering specialization or related discipline and fifteen years applicable experience; or a Doctorate Degree in engineering specialization or related discipline and ten years applicable experience.
  • Experience in DoD integrated test philosophy, test regulations, and coordinated test and evaluation programs are required.
  • Must be familiar with DoD drawings, specifications practices, formats, and procedures
  • Must have three successful years of experience leading/supervising teams.
  • A Secret security clearance is required.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills is essential.
  • Highly developed analytical, critical thinking and problem-solving skills is an asset.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail is a top priority.
  • Must share a commitment to maintaining a positive, collaborative work environment while simultaneously optimizing individual performance and contribution.

Physical Demands and Working Conditions

  • The work of this position is performed in an environmentally controlled office environment or in the outdoors of the proving ground.
  • Must be capable of sitting and entering data on a computer keyboard for extended periods of time.
  • Must be able to view computer monitor for extended periods of time.
  • Must be able to lift 25 pounds unassisted.
  • Reasonable accommodation can be made to enable people with disabilities to perform the duties and responsibilities.

The lists above are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel in this position.  TRAX International reserves the right to make changes to the job description whenever necessary.

Other Job Information (if applicable)
TRAX is committed to an inclusive and diverse workplace that values and supports contributions of all individuals. TRAX is an equal opportunity employer of minorities, females, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, familial status, pregnancy, ancestry, national origin, handicap, gender identity or expression, protected genetic information, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.