Serco Inc.

Engineering Technician I

Recruiting Location : Location
US-CA-San Diego
Position Type
Security Clearance
Clearance Details
Able to obtain and maintain a Secret clearance

Position Description

At Serco, we pride ourselves in providing high quality engineering services supporting the US Department of Defense.

The Electronic Surveillance System (ESS) Shore Team specializes in installing Access Control Systems (ACS), Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS), Video Surveillance Systems (VSS) and many more, on various Military bases.

If you love engaging in challenging projects, traveling and career growth, Serco has a great opportunity for you as an Engineering Technician I!!!

The Engineering Technician I perform simple routine tasks under close supervision or from detailed procedures. Work is checked in progress or on completion. Performs one or a combination of such typical duties as assembles or installs equipment or parts requiring simple wiring, soldering, or connecting. Performs simple or routine tasks or tests such as tensile or hardness tests; operates and adjusts simple test equipment; records test data. Gathers and maintains specified records of engineering data such as tests, drawings, etc.; performs computations by substituting numbers in specified formulas; plots data and draws simple curves and graphs.

The Engineering Technician I must also be capable to perform the following combination of duties and responsibilities:

  • Advanced math skills and converting numbers to requirements (quantities, size, feet). Must be able to read and use a measuring tape.
  • General knowledge of cabling types and capable of learning proper cable installation.
  • Capable of installing simple electronic devices under direct supervision.
  • Has experienced understanding of hand and power tools and proper use cases.
  • Experienced in installing cable through conduit, on cable "J" hooks, cable baskets and various cable way types. Through plenum spaces in overhead and under raised floors.
  • Knowledge and capable of using specialized tools without supervised direction. (Terminate Cat 5 / 6 with RJ45’s, Crimp tools, Conduit bender, Soldering Iron, Glow rod’s, fish tape).
  • Fundamental termination knowledge of RJ-45 Male, RJ-45 Female, Coax connectors or connections and low voltage connections.
  • Experienced understanding for reading Technical design drawings, Technical manuals, and Schematics with minimal supervision. Can follow design documents for system installation and or upgrade functions.
  • Capable of being a self-starter with minimal supervised interaction.
  • Experienced using computers for data tracking and documentation (spreadsheet, word processing tools).


To be successful in this role, you must obtain the following:

  • Requires a High school diploma and 1-2 years of ESS experience
  • Domestic or international travel up to 75%
  • Able to obtain and maintain a Secret clearance

Company Overview

Serco Inc. (Serco) is the Americas division of Serco Group, plc. Serco serves every branch of the U.S. military, numerous U.S. Federal civilian agencies, the Intelligence Community, the Canadian government, state and local governments, and commercial clients. We help our clients deliver vital services more efficiently while increasing the satisfaction of their end customers. Headquartered in Herndon, Virginia, Serco Americas has approximately 8,000 employees and is part of a $4 billion global business that helps transform government and public services around the world. At Serco, our employees are our most valuable asset - we listen, respect and support them throughout their career at Serco. We invite you to become part of our dynamic team. Serco is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversifying our workforce (Race/ Color/ Sex/ Sexual Orientation/ Gender Identity/ Religion/ National Origin/ Disability/ Vets).


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