Engineer Technician II in El Paso, TX at Volt

Date Posted: 7/10/2019

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    El Paso, TX
  • Duration:
    24 weeks
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  • Contact Name
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Job Description

Engineering Technician


A Volt client currently has a job opening for Engineering Technician I in El Paso, TX. This position requires the candidate to be responsible for performing activities involving the assembling and integration of military and commercial systems including modification of military platforms.  Candidates must have a basic understanding of cabling, 110-208v power, ability to use a variety of tools, be capable of troubleshooting systems, cabling, and power on a variety of military platforms.


  • Work from documentation, written or verbal instructions, installation instructions, one wire, top down,  electrical diagrams, cable diagrams, hardware layouts and blue prints (TDPs)
  • Utilize basic hand tools and power tools for fabrication, drillings, cutting and prototyping
  • Modify existing and or install electrical architectures such as breaker boxes, 110v outlets, electrical wiring runs, etc.
  • Understand American Wire Gauge Standards for labeling, size and color coding
  • Understand Amperage and Voltage for AC and DC currents
  • Work with external fabrication shops to achieve aesthetically pleasing integrations; mounting brackets and custom metals
  • Must have knowledge on industry standards for proper types of hardware and uses
  • Knowledgeable on basic troubleshooting methodologies     
  • Knowledgeable on basic metal fabrication, installing variety of raised flooring, cable conduits, rivnut installation, industry hardware standards and Audio Visual cabling installation     
  • Have used RF and Electrical test equipment such as digital multi-meters, Anritsu, PRM-34 radio test set, LAN Cable testers, receptacle tester for AC, etc.
  • Test electrical systems using tools that include voltmeters, oscilloscopes and ohmmeters to determine where issues may be occurring, the safety of the system and to ensure compatibility
  • Document actions, testing results, observations, final diagnosis of the situation and steps taken to resolve issues for each job or situation
  • Repair electrical issues by replacing or installing components, wiring or devices
  • Determine the steps necessary to assess an electrical situation using testing devices, blueprints and maps

Position Requirements:

  • Completed electrician apprenticeship
  • Proficiency with the National Electrical Code and local codes
  • Two-year technical diploma; or a High School Diploma or equivalent, plus 2+ years' of experience in job-related activity.
  • Ability to read schematics, use service manuals, follow test procedures, flow charts and use logical troubleshooting techniques
  • Must have good communication skills and interface well with others.
  • Requires a valid state driver's license and clean driving record
  • Knowledge of cabling and wiring standards and best practices
  • Strong soldering skills
  • High attention to detail and quality
  • Able to plan and execute daily and weekly scheduled tasks
  • Excellent team player with organizational and time management skills
  • Commitment to company values

Physical Demands and Work Environment:  

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here must be met to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Physical demands: While performing duties of this job, an employee is typically required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; balance; stoop; bend; squat; climb; talk, see and hear. Be able to climb ladders; lift hand tools approx. 1-15 lbs. in weight to complete machine assembly, parts up to 50 lbs. Repetition with activity. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus. 
  • Work environment: The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate.

This is a contingent/temporary position offered through Volt Workforce Solutions. Volt offers competitive compensation, the chance to work with some of the world’s leading companies, and a staff committed to helping you take the next step on your career path.

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Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer.