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Title: Test Technician
Location: USA-New York-Victor
GENERAL DESCRIPTION: Under the general supervision of the Product Test Team Leader, the Product Test Technician is responsible for conducting prescribed tests on technically complex and sophisticated SATCOM equipment. Obtain and set up testing equipment and panels in accordance to test run specifications. Test, troubleshoot and repair product failures. Analyze product circuitry in order to isolate component failure and provide detailed repair instructions. Document test readings and test conditions and evaluate returned products for product failure causes. Assist in the evaluation of testing procedures, testing equipment and work procedures.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned. This is a temporary to full-time opportunity.
• Conduct functional and operational tests to evaluate performance and reliability of production systems. May test various individual components used in systems.
• Adjust, calibrate, align, and test circuitry and components to ensure systems meet specifications.
• Test repaired equipment returned to the Company.
• Assist with final quality testing of finished systems to make sure each is functioning according to customer specifications prior to shipment.
• Maintain accurate documentation of product test results and update troubleshooting logs.
• Accept a dynamic work schedule at times, including nights and weekends.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Associate’s degree in electrical/electronic engineering, or equivalent from a technical school desired or military trained . One to two years electrical/electronic technician experience or equivalent combination of education and experience. Must have experience performing test and diagnostics using test equipment such as oscilloscopes, DVM, signal generators, power meters, network analyzers, spectrum analyzers, power meters, frequency counters and other related test equipment. Knowledge of MS Office applications (Excel, Word, Outlook). Must be detailed-oriented and have the ability to multi-task to meet multiple deadlines. Strong verbal and written communication skills are essential with the ability to interface with other departments.
LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read, analyze and interpret technical procedure manuals, professional journals. Ability to write reports, correspondence and document procedures. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from managers, engineers, and customers. Ability to follow written and verbal instructions.
MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure using whole numbers, fractions and decimals. Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, percentages, proportions. Ability to apply concepts such as basic algebra and geometry.
REASONING ABILITY: Ability to define problems, collect data, establish and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret a variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: While performing the duties of this position, the employee is required to stand, walk, sit; use hands to finger, handle and feel; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear. The employee may occasionally stoop or crouch, lift and/or move up to 50 lbs. Specific vision abilities include close vision, color vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment is that of a typical manufacturing facility.