Test Technician A
- Under limited supervision conducts evaluation, diagnostic, integration and final acceptance testing of airborne, commercial, surface ship and sub surface vessel electronic equipment using established procedures.
- Troubleshoots problems to component level.
- Utilizes general testing equipment, which includes but is not limited to, oscilloscopes, digital multi-meters, AC/DC clamp on ammeters, HiPot testers, LCR meters, Automated Test Equipment, and custom made test fixtures and test consoles.
- In the absence of established procedures, confers with Lead Test Technician, Supervisor Engineering Test - Mfg., or Sustaining Engineer.
- Properly documents all test findings as required and directed by departmental procedures.
- Tests and troubleshoots complex Printed Wiring Assemblies, Subassemblies, Modules and Systems using Functional Test Procedures, Individual Acceptance Test Procedures, Technical Repair Standard Procedures, Quality Test Instructions, Return Acceptance Test Procedures, and Factory Acceptance Test Procedures.
- Performs Factory Acceptance Test of completed systems using Quality Test Instructions and Factory Acceptance Test Procedures.
- Identifies non-conforming material and initiates Material Discrepancy Reports, FR/FF reports in TipQA, and Break-Out Shop Orders, as applicable.
- Programs and verifies programmable integrated circuits using approved procedures and Quality Assurance software.
- Identifies and initiates changes to test documents using a Quality Test Change Request form.
- Documents information for failure analysis and reporting using the Failure Reporting and Corrective Action System and Failure Analysis Reports.
- As required, supports Engineering for First Article testing and Qualification testing.
- As directed by management, tests and troubleshoots test equipment and custom made Test Fixtures and Test Sets using available documentation.
- Performs other duties as assigned by Management.
- To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- Must be able to read, understand and accurately follow Engineering Orders, Quality procedures, Test procedures, and operating instructions.
- Must have a good working knowledge of basic analog and digital components and circuitry.
- Must be able to correctly analyze and interpret drawings, schematics, wiring diagrams, and specifications.
- Must be able to correctly document specific details of each test failure encountered, as well as document and update daily status of each assigned repair.
- Must be adept at utilization and operation of general electronic test equipment.
- Must be able to work well with interdepartmental personnel.
- Must be self-motivated and have the ability to handle and complete multiple tasks within defined time limitations.
- Must have a working knowledge of computers.
- A working knowledge of Microsoft Windows and Office is a plus.
- Associate' s degree (A. A.) desired from two-year College or technical school or military service experience.
- Must have 3 to 5 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
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