Date Posted
19 Jun 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!

Cobham is hiring a Test Technician II  in our Lansdale, PA facility.  In this role you will perform operational tests and determine 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.
You will be required to conduct the following activities with regard to Environmental Simulation Testing.  On the job and formal training will be provided as appropriate.


  • Operates basic laboratory equipment such as vibration systems, shock machines, centrifuges, thermal chambers, ovens, etc. in order to perform environmental tests regarding temperature, humidity, altitude, thermal shock, salt fog, etc.
  • Uses the following basic laboratory monitoring and control equipment and instrumentation: temperature, humidity and altitude controls; thermocouples and data loggers; vibration controls, accelerometer and velocity systems; pressure and air flow instrumentation; oscilloscopes, x-y recorders and strip chart and oscillograph recorders; voltmeters, ammeters, watt meters and various other electrical instrumentation.
  • Conducts simulated environmental tests following standard environmental test methods and procedures and maintains test log books with pertinent test information.
  • Fabricates and sets-up electrical, mechanical and electro-mechanical test jigs and fixtures. Requires the proper use of hand tools including air wrenches, power drills, taps and dies, soldering irons, insert tools, drill presses, power saws and grinders.


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Two (2) years’ experience as an Test Technician in a testing 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.


  • Associates Degree or Technical Degree in Electrical  or Mechanical Technology
  • Military Electronic or Mechanical Schools or Electronic or Mechanical Training from military
  • Current Active Security Clearance
  •  Four (4) years as an Test Technician in a manufacturing environment or in the military
  • Experience in defense or aerospace industry

If you are authorized to work in the United States, then we encourage you to apply.  We are unable to sponsor work visas.

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 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

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