May 09, 2024

Engineering Technician (EMI)-Journeyman

$50,000 - $85,000 yearly
  • AMEWAS American Electronic Warfare Associates, Inc.
  • Patuxent River, MD, USA
Full-Time Defense Engineering Facilities Government Installation - Maint - Repair Skilled Labor

Job Description

The position:

AMEWAS, Inc. is seeking a highly motivated and talented Engineering Technician (EMI)-Journeyman to support Electromagnetic Environmental Effects. The salary range of this position is $50,000.00 - $85,000.00, and is commensurate with experience. This position is not eligible for remote work; on-site support is required.

About the location: 
Patuxent River, Maryland #1 City Hiring the Most High-Tech Workers (California-Lexington Park, Maryland). To learn more about our surrounding location, please visit: Visit St. Mary’s.

A typical day as an Engineering Technician (EMI)-Journeyman may include:

  • Conducts Electro-Magnetic Interference (EMI) tests
  • Installs System Under Test (SUT) in the shielded enclosure in accordance with the test plan and current test standards
  • Works with customer to verify that the SUT is operational
  • Defines failure criteria
  • Verifies that the detection system test equipment is in calibration/operating correctly
  • Performs setup and calibration measurements per the applicable standards
  • Executes tests and points out deviations resulting from equipment malfunction or observational errors
  • Develops test documentation (e.g., plans, procedures and reports)
  • Presents test results to internal and external customers
  • Establishes and maintains effective working relationships within the department
  • Interacts appropriately with others to maintain a positive and productive work environment
  • Performs other duties as necessary 

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More about Us:
AMEWAS, Inc. a Department of Defense (DoD) contractor, has provided support to our Federal customers for over 35 years. One of our missions is to find the best available talent to meet our organizational objectives. We closely measure performance, provide varying incentives, and strive to develop top performers. We value diversity. We celebrate the differences and uniqueness each employee brings to help us accomplish our goals. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.

AMEWAS participates with E-Verify to confirm eligibility to work in the United States.

Be sure to check out the rest of our website at for more information about our company.

Our excellent benefits and perks:
Staying connected to our core values sets us apart from our competition! AMEWAS recognizes and rewards performance, dedication, and longevity. We are committed to investing in our employees and their future by providing them with competitive compensation, career development, optimum working conditions, and unique benefits; some of which are listed below:

  • Medical, dental, vision, 401(k), Life/AD&D/STD/LTD insurance
  • Paid vacation, holiday and sick leave
  • Generous tuition & training assistance program
  • Relocation assistance
  • Sign-on bonuses
  • Employee longevity recognition
  • Community involvement & outreach
  • Team building events
  • Recognition program
  • Wellness program
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Mobile service discount
  • Fitness reimbursement program

Department: E3- Electromagnetic Environmental Effects
This is a non-management position
McNamara-O'Hara Service Contract Act (SCA): Yes
Remote Work Eligibility: Not eligible for remote work
Required Clearance Level: Interim Secret


General-Other: Engineering, Computer-Electronics-Telecomm Install-Maintain-Repair



Security Clearance

Active Secret

Job Requirements


  • HS Diploma or equivalent and technical school/military training in troubleshooting/testing electronic equipment
  • 3 years of relevant work experience
  • 3 years of experience conducting electronics tests and maintenance
  • Knowledge of electronic test equipment such as spectrum analyzers, oscilloscopes, receivers, antennas, amplifiers and/or multi-meters
  • Experience reading and understanding schematics/technical manuals
  • Ability to create, read and understand test plans
  • Ability to collect/present EMI test data
  • Proficiency in Windows OS and Microsoft Office (Excel/Word/Outlook/PowerPoint)
  • Ability to work independently
  • The ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret Security Clearance

Desired Skills:

  • Experience working with Naval Aircraft
  • Knowledge of MIL-STD-461, IEEE-299 and/or RTCA/DO-160 test standards
  • Experience with EMI/EMC test

Skills crucial to success at AMEWAS, Inc.:
Customer-focused attitude with high level of professionalism and discretion. Ability to work effectively with management and part of a team to meet targets.  Is reliable, possesses initiative, and works well as an individual or part of a team.

Physical environment and working conditions:
The physical environment requires the employee to work in an office, sitting in a cubicle or at a desk, looking at a computer for most of the workday.  Work is physically comfortable. The employee has discretion about sitting, walking, standing, etc.

The employee may be required to travel short distances to offices/conference rooms and buildings on site.  In some occasions, the employee may be required to report to offices or buildings near the work site.

The physical environment requires the employee to stand, walk and/or move throughout the workday, often bending over and picking up items less than 50 lbs.  This position may also require driving government vehicles.

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