Develops, assembles, tests and maintains hydraulic, mechanical and electronic systems, applying knowledge of mechanical and electrical technologies. Utilizing internal and external resources to solve complex technical problems related to above systems.
- Assembles new or modified mechanical components or assemblies for products such as aircraft fuel controls, actuators, pumps.
- Sets up and conducts tests of mechanical and electronic systems and components. May contribute to the design of such tests.
- Coordinates and participates in installation of equipment in test fixtures, connecting valves, pumps, hydraulic, mechanical or electrical controls, cabling, tubing, power source and instrumentation.
- Records test procedures and results (numerical and graphical data).
- Documents mechanical or electrical problems and generates solutions to those problems.
- Analyzes test results in relation to design or rated specification and test objectives; modifies or adjusts equipment to meet specifications.
- Examines parts for conformance to system or component specifications using precision measuring instruments.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- Participates in a regular 40 hour/week work schedule; night shift, overtime and weekend coverage may be required.
- May work unsupervised on one or more projects.
- Work generally performed in a production environment with possible exposure to solvents, toxic materials and noise levels in excess of 75 decibels. Outdoor work may be required at times.
- Two year technical degree or 3 years equivalent technician experience with proficiency in mechanical or electrical systems.
- Additional desirable education/experience include: Computer programming, advanced mathematics (i.e. trigonometry, calculus), control theory.
- Ability to read mechanical drawings and electrical, hydraulic and electronic schematics.
- Ability to read and use a wide range of precision mechanical and electrical measurement devices.
- Ability to operate a wide range of electronic instrumentation to meet test requirements.
- Windows PC skills with some functional experience using spreadsheet, word processing, and WISE screens.
- Ability to work in a team atmosphere; may be asked to train less experienced technicians.
- Ability to learn and apply new concepts/techniques to work environment.
- Exhibits desire for challenging work.
- Work requires general physical fitness; may be required to handle in excess of 25 lbs.
Education or Formal Training:
- Two year technical degree or 3 years equivalent technician experience with proficiency in mechanical or electrical systems
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