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!

PURPOSE:
The Test Technician IV 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 circuit analysis.
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:
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 with specifications.
Recommends changes in test procedures and specifications that will contribute to the improvement of testing efficiency and capabilities.
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 technicians.
Performs other duties and responsibilities as required.
Must have the manual dexterity to manipulate RF circuits working under a microscope to meet the electrical requirements.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:
High school diploma or equivalent
6+ years’ experience tuning RF circuits 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.
Work 2nd shift (3:30pm-1:00am) or 4th shift (Friday thru Monday 10 hour days)

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Associates Degree or Technical Degree in Electrical Technology
Military Electronic Schools or Electronic Training from military
Active Security Clearance
Experience in defense or aerospace industry
10+ years’ experience as a Test Technician in a manufacturing environment or in the military.
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
req3181
Job Category
Operations
Primary Location
US-Pennsylvania-Lansdale
Organization
EW and Integrated Solutions (EIS)
Schedule
Full-time
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