A career with CAES is more than just a job; it is the pathway to a
Are you searching for a career with a company that offers
challenging, diverse projects and opportunities? Are you
looking for a position with a company that is growing and able to
offer long-term professional advancement? Searching for
a company that values a friendly work environment and that values
YOU? Then look no further!! Consider Cobham.
We are Cobham Advanced Electronic Solutions (CAES), a
technologically advanced electronics company employing more than
3,600 talented makers, thinkers, innovators, and doers nationwide.
We build things that solve challenging problems from deep space to
the depths of the ocean. We serve customers in spanning defense,
aerospace, security, medical, and industrial markets.
The Test Technician I performs operational tests on highly complex
electronic developmental and production components, subassemblies
and systems involving a thorough working knowledge of advanced
theory, instrumentation, measurement techniques and electronic
Performs the set-up, calibration, testing and troubleshooting of
circuits, components, instruments and mechanical assemblies.
Determines and may develop test specifications, methods and
procedures from blueprints, drawings and diagrams. Tests and
troubleshoots assemblies and/or final systems. May complete rework
on assemblies and/or systems as a result of testing. Prepares
technical reports, summarizes findings and recommends solutions to
technical problems. May assist in the selection and set-up of
specialized test equipment.
- Determines, sets up and operates a wide variety of standard
test stands consisting of multiples of generators,
oscilloscopes, amplifiers, etc. and complex test equipment
especially connected and set up for tests on highly complex
subassemblies and systems in accordance with available
instructions and specifications.
- Complies with standard test procedures and specifications to
perform tests on highly complex electronic developmental and
production components, subassemblies and systems.
- Verifies and analyzes test results. Troubleshoots, repairs and
adjusts equipment so that their performance complies with test
requirements, and that the quality of the product is assured.
Determines when rework is necessary to ensure product compliance
- Recommends changes in test procedures and specifications that
will contribute to the improvement of testing efficiency and
- Works from a variety of documents including test
specifications, wiring diagrams, schematics, etc. where complete
information is frequently lacking or from general oral
engineering instructions requiring technical judgment,
initiative and experience.
- Instructs and gives technical direction to lesser-classified
- Performs other duties and responsibilities as required.
- Associates Degree or Technical Degree in Electrical Technology
- Must be able to obtain US Security Clearance prior to the
start of the position, which requires US citizenship.
- Military Electronic Schools or Electronic Training from
- Security Clearance
- Experience in defense or aerospace industry
- One –Two years’ experience as a Test Technician in a
manufacturing environment or in the military.
- Experience tuning RF circuits
- Should be able to setup and know how to operate a Phase
Network Analyzer (PNA) or Vector Network Analyzer (VNA)
Founded in 1934 by aviation innovator Sir Alan Cobham, our values of
Trust, Talent and Technology have driven us to become a global
leader in state-of-the-art aerospace and defense systems. It's the
insights of our innovators today that will secure our collective
future. Innovators like you!
If you are authorized to work in the United States, then we
encourage you to apply. We are unable to sponsor work
visas. U.S. Citizenship required for positions requiring a
Cobham is one of the world's leading companies engaged in the
development, delivery and support of leading-edge aerospace and
defense systems in the air, on land and at sea. Our clients and
partners trust Cobham to deliver the mission-critical technology
they need, and we trust our employees to draw on their ingenuity and
passion to deliver those solutions. This leads to an empowering
culture for our people. Our Leadership team is open, sharing plans
for the next five years, driving retention by offering demanding,
exciting work, and providing full guidance and mentoring.
Cobham is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and
embraces diversity in our employee population. It is the policy of
Cobham to provide equal opportunity to all qualified applicants and
employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual
orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability,
protected veteran status, or genetic information. Cobham will
refrain from discharging, or otherwise discriminating against,
employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose
their compensation or the compensation of other employees or
The EEO is the Law poster is available here
and the poster supplement is available here
The Pay Transparency Policy is available here
Cobham Advanced Electronic Solutions is committed to working with
and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with
disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation due to a
disability for any part of the employment process, please send an
e-mail to CAEScareer@cobham.com or call (703) 842-2971 and let us
know the nature of your request and your contact information.