Cobham

 

 
Location
US-Pennsylvania-Lansdale
Date Posted
25 Feb 2020



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!

The Test Technician II performs operational tests and determines product acceptability and quality on a wide variety of complex electronic developmental and production components, subassemblies and systems by following test specifications, standard test procedures or general written or verbal instructions.
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.


SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

Performs operational tests on a wide variety of moderately complex production components, subassemblies and systems using data sheets, schematics, wiring diagrams, established test specifications and standard test procedures, which clearly outline procedures to be followed.
Sets up and operates in accordance with prescribed procedures a variety of test stands consisting of multiples of standard test equipment such as pulse generators, amplifiers, oscilloscopes, voltmeters, counters, etc.
Works with engineering instructions and standard test procedures to operationally test developmental products as required.
Aligns and adjusts subassemblies and/or systems in accordance with test procedures and data sheets to comply with established specifications and acceptable performance.
Interprets test data and checks results against specifications, test procedures and data sheets to determine proper functioning and quality of product.
Deviates from standard test procedures as required to troubleshoot, locate and diagnose malfunctions within the unit requiring application of technical knowledge, skill and ingenuity. Realigns and readjusts unit as required.
Designates rework instructions where necessary and retest work after rework.
Stamps and otherwise approves test results. Records test data and submit test failure/acceptance reports and notifies supervisor of unusual conditions or undesirable trends.
Performs other duties and responsibilities as required.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:
High school diploma or equivalent
2+years’ experience as a Test Technician in a manufacturing environment or in the military
USA citizenship required due to government contracts.
Must be able to obtain US Security Clearance prior to the start of the position.


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Associates Degree or Technical Degree in Electrical Technology
Military Electronic Schools or Electronic Training from military
Current Active Security Clearance
Four (4) years as a Test Technician in a manufacturing environment or in the military
Experience in defense or aerospace industry
Experience tuning RF circuits
Should be able to setup and know how to operate a Phase Network Analyzer (PNA) or Vector Network Analyzer (VNA)

 

PURPOSE:
The Test Technician II performs operational tests and determines product acceptability and quality on a wide variety of complex electronic developmental and production components, subassemblies and systems by following test specifications, standard test procedures or general written or verbal instructions.
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.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:
Performs operational tests on a wide variety of moderately complex production components, subassemblies and systems using data sheets, schematics, wiring diagrams, established test specifications and standard test procedures, which clearly outline procedures to be followed.
Sets up and operates in accordance with prescribed procedures a variety of test stands consisting of multiples of standard test equipment such as pulse generators, amplifiers, oscilloscopes, voltmeters, counters, etc.
Works with engineering instructions and standard test procedures to operationally test developmental products as required.
Aligns and adjusts subassemblies and/or systems in accordance with test procedures and data sheets to comply with established specifications and acceptable performance.
Interprets test data and checks results against specifications, test procedures and data sheets to determine proper functioning and quality of product.
Deviates from standard test procedures as required to troubleshoot, locate and diagnose malfunctions within the unit requiring application of technical knowledge, skill and ingenuity. Realigns and readjusts unit as required.
Designates rework instructions where necessary and retest work after rework.
Stamps and otherwise approves test results. Records test data and submit test failure/acceptance reports and notifies supervisor of unusual conditions or undesirable trends.
Performs other duties and responsibilities as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
High school diploma or equivalent
2+ years experience as a Test Technician in a manufacturing environment or in the military
In order to be considered for this opportunity, you must be eligible to obtain and maintain security clearance, which requires USA citizenship.
Must be able to obtain US Security Clearance prior to the start of the position.


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Associates Degree or Technical Degree in Electrical Technology
Military Electronic Schools or Electronic Training from military
Current Active Security Clearance
Four (4) years as a Test Technician in a manufacturing environment or in the military
Experience in defense or aerospace industry
Experience tuning RF circuits
Should be able to setup and know how to operate a Phase Network Analyzer (PNA) or Vector Network Analyzer (VNA)

 

If you are authorized to work in the United States, then we encourage you to apply.  We are unable to sponsor work visas. In order to be eligible for positions requiring a Security Clearance, you must be a US Citizen.

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.

Employment Transparency:

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 applicants.

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.

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Job ID
req3180
Job Category
Operations
Primary Location
US-Pennsylvania-Lansdale
Organization
EW and Integrated Solutions (EIS)
Schedule
Full-time
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