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Junior Engineer/Technician

Job Title: Junior Engineer/Technician | Location: Newport, RI| Full-Time

Description of Work:

PURVIS Systems is seeking a hands on Junior Engineer/ Technician experienced with mechanical/electrical designs and proficient with OrCAD to work with a team of engineers creating/updating Unmanned Undersea Vehicle (UUV) drawings.  This position will also include electronics assembly of UUV components.


This position is a member of the UUV design team responsible for:

  • Creating and updating OrCAD drawings for UUV products using inputs from design engineers, analysis of product drawings, and manufacturer’s specifications.
  • Provide support to mechanical and electrical engineers.
  • Prepare and update complex drawings or original designs that require a high degree of precision and drafting knowledge.
  • Ensure that the problems in manufacture, assembly, installation and operation are resolved by the produced set of drawings.
  • Assemble electronics components that may require soldering.


Junior Engineer/Technician must be:

  • Proficient with OrCAD
  • Detail oriented.
  • Experience with electronics assembly and soldering

Candidate for Junior Engineer/Technician must possess:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent, Technical school Degree in Drafting or CAD Certification
  • 3-7 years of professional work experience.

Candidate must have or be able to obtain a government security clearance to the level of SECRET.

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    Comprehensive Benefits for Peace of Mind

    Health Benefits

    • Medical benefits – complete with a prescription plan – through Blue Cross Blue Shield of Rhode Island
    • Dental benefits through UNUM

    Financial Security

    • 401K Plan
    • Flexible Spending Accounts
    • Group Life & Accidental Death Insurance

    Personal Advantages

    • Educational assistance
    • Paid-time off including paid holidays and vacation time
    • Sick leave
    • Voluntary benefits such as long-term disability insurance, voluntary life & AD&D insurance, and supplemental insurance including universal life coverage, accident coverage, cancer insurance and short-term disability insurance