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 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.
- 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
- 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
- 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.
- High school diploma or equivalent
- Two (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.
- Security Clearance will be required for this position
- Associates Degree or Technical Degree in Electrical Technology
- Military Electronic Schools or Electronic Training from
- 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)
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.