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Data Collector I
Job Code:2021:0402-056
Location:Yuma Proving Ground, AZ
FT/PT Status:Full Time
Business Sector:Test Range Operations
Job Description

Applies working mechanical and technical knowledge to perform all phases of technical test data observation and recording in support of engineering projects.  Requires use of standardized but varied, military technical manuals.  Collects field data consisting of maintaining an accurate and detailed chronological record of all test item operations and maintenance related data.  From the field data obtained, prepares standardized Test Incident Reports (TIRs).  Also prepares and maintains test mileage, test hours, and other summaries to track test progress.  Works first, second, and third shifts as necessary to meet specific test needs.  Performs other duties as required to complete assigned mission. This position is covered under the Collective Bargaining Agreement.

Pay rate: $19.42

Education/Licenses/Certifications/Experience Requirements:

Must have at least 60 College credit hours or an Associate of Arts Degree from an accredited institution.  College degrees and credits earned must be issued by a college or school with accreditation by a regional accrediting agency.  

Job Skills Requirements: 

Must demonstrate proficiency in the use of Microsoft Word and Excel.  
Must pass a pre-hire Data Collector skills test, including areas such as computer skills, writing ability, spelling, etc.

Physical Requirements:

Must be able to pass a pre-employment physical and drug screening.
Must be able to wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for work tasks assigned.
Must be capable of working in extreme weather conditions including summer temperatures peaking around 120 degrees Fahrenheit.
Must be able to lift and carry a minimum of 25 pounds.
Must be able to enter, exit, and climb on and under test vehicles of various configurations, some in excess of 10 feet off the ground.
Must be able to work long and varied hours in extreme weather conditions.
Must meet the physical requirements necessary to perform operations outlined, performed, and stated in the SOPs for Data Acquisition Section.

Job Requirements:

Must be able speak, write, read, and understand English.
Must have a well-mannered customer service attitude.
Must be willing to cross-train in other areas.
Must use “down-time” effectively to the benefit of test, self, and company.
Must be punctual, responsible, and dependable.
Must demonstrate motivation, initiative, and reliability.
Must be adaptable, flexible, and able to adjust to new or changing instructions.
Must have a demonstrated ability to follow instructions and company policy.
Must be able to deliver quality products to the customer and be responsive to their needs.
Must be safety and security conscious, complying with rules and policies.
Must be able to work both as part of a team and independently.
Must demonstrate effective communication in English on a professional level, both verbally and in writing.  
Must be able to work in a team setting, maintaining a professional relationship with all team members, as well as other coworkers, in and outside of your immediate work area.
Must be able to work all shifts, weekends, holidays, and overtime as needed, sometimes on short notice, to support test missions. 
Must possess a valid driver's license, without special restrictions.
Must have dependable transportation and a dependable means of communication.

Additional Desirable Qualifications:

Possess a 2 or 4 year college degree in English, Journalism, Mechanical Arts or related field.  
Post High School English credits.

Terms of Employment & Eligibility Requirements:

Must be a U.S. Citizen and not hold multiple citizenships.
Must possess or be able to obtain a security clearance prior to employment and maintain security clearance for the duration of employment.
Must possess a high school diploma or equivalent.
Must be a current TRAX employee or affiliate subcontractor for internal postings.

***Relevance of experience to be determined by hiring manager.

Closing Date: Open Until Filled 
Other Job Information (if applicable)
•TRAX International, Test Services Division, participates in E-Verify.
•TRAX is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disability.
•TRAX Test Services promotes a drug/alcohol free work environment through the use of mandatory pre-employment drug testing and on-going random drug testing, as per applicable State Laws.
•Must be able to obtain a security clearance prior to employment and maintain security clearance for the duration of employment.

TRAX Test Services also encompasses affiliate subcontracts. All positions with TRAX can always be transferred to one of the subcontracts.