Total Technology, Inc.

Senior Engineering Technician

Senior Engineering Technician

Location: Picatinny Arsenal, New Jersey
Employment Type: Full-Time

Total Technology has a full-time position available, in Picatinny Arsenal, for a Senior Engineering Technician with 5-11 years of experience. This person will provide support to government artillery programs and their engineering activities, including the development of the Army’s next generation artillery cannon, remote weapons, robotics, direct and indirect (fire) ammunition handling systems and turret control (medium and large caliber). This work also involves the research and development of robotic and automation devices.


  • Solicit and define instrumentation requirements from key engineering personnel in order to design and machine fixturing

  • Create and maintain specialized test equipment for cannon artillery

  • Compile final test reports using data from Test Plan Requests, daily onsite reports, and input from key engineering personnel

  • Select and adapt plans, techniques, designs or layouts

  • Contact personnel in related activities to resolve problems and coordinate the work; review, analyze, and integrate the technical work of others

  • Develop designs for equipment such as special purpose circuitry from general guidelines

  • Analyze technical data to determine applicability to design problems; select from several possible design layout; calculate design data; and prepare data and layouts, detailed specifications, parts lists, estimates, procedures, etc. 

  • Assist in planning tests to evaluate equipment performance.

  • Determine test requirements, equipment modification, and test procedures

  • Conduct test using various instruments, analyze test results, and prepare reports on findings

  • Make recommendations based on findings.


  • Associate’s degree with five years of experience or high school diploma with eleven years of experience required

  • Secret security clearance required

  • Experience with PCB design in Orcad and Altium preferred

  • Substantial comprehension of multiple types and manufacturers of various test equipment

  • Familiarity with circuit design

  • Experience with motion control or robotics

  • Experience with signal or power electronics

  • Experience with a data acquisition system

  • Strong oral and written communication, interpersonal and relationship skills

  • Self-motivated with the ability to work well within a team

  • Highly detail oriented with excellent organizational skills

  • Please note that US Citizenship is required to work on a military installation.

Total Technology is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer as defined by the EEOC. We welcome diversity in the workplace and encourage all fully qualified candidates to apply. We are a drug-free workplace with pre-employment drug testing, random drug testing, and background verification.