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Test Technician

  • Location: Texas, United States of America, North America
  • Salary: 18-23 per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 2 months ago

  • Sector: Industrial
  • Start Date: 2021-08-09
  • Job Ref: 21-14461

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Performs all technical duties in one of the functional areas: electronic, mechanical, or systems. Completes tests, measurements, operations or process controls that require an advanced level of creativity. Conducts very complex troubleshooting to correctly diagnose product, process, or program defects and repair them. Exercises a high amount of independent judgment and must be able to recognize and handle nonstandard occurrences and problems in most of their work. Must be able to serve as cell or group leader by assisting other technicians in their duties, conducting training, and assuring that the cell or group meets goals. Must provide independent technical support of the assigned area, including equipment or software maintenance, documentation of procedures, designated cost decisions, vendor interfacing, and other duties relating to the support of systems and/or facilities.

Key Functions:

• Demonstrate proficiency at, and ability to instruct others in: blueprint reading; component identification; wire-preparation, stripping, and crimping; harness repair and termination; use of all pertinent manual hand tools; basic manual high and low temperature soldering and rework techniques; basic acronym vocabulary meanings and tool names within the work location; ESD protection techniques, rationale, and equipment; operation of cell's test equipment
• Use oral and written communication, problem-solving, decision-making, and creativity techniques to proactively improve manufacturing process quality and efficiency, and ability to teach correct technique to peers and juniors; is familiar with team dynamics and human psychology influences on group performance. Use time management techniques to prioritize technical activities
• Perform technical duties on all functional work group projects; possess and demonstrate proficiency in test technique/procedures for all key cell projects
• Have knowledge of use and function of job packets, routings, work orders, wire lists, quality travelers, and bills of material. Has functional knowledge of automated business system utilities relevant to technical operations. Know DMR (Discrepant Material Report) and REA (Request for Engineering Action) systems use and corrective action function
• Familiar with quality theory, auditing, basic statistics, and cellular manufacturing operations
• Maintain production tools and equipment, such as soldering iron stations and teach same
• Maintain a clean and neat work area
• Skilled with electronics, hydraulics and/or mechanical assemblies, automated machine operation and/or programming
• Must read and understand technical instructions, prints and material lists, electronic circuit diagrams, mechanical drawings and hydraulic diagrams, computer printouts, and/or software code listings as required in the functional area
• Wear PPE at all times and observe health, safety and environmental policies
• Successfully complete required safety training (including but not limited to forklift, drugs and alcohol, electrical, emergency response, fire, first aid, health and hygiene, PPE, SIPP, risk reporting, IT security, hazardous materials, driving)

Employees may be assigned other duties, in addition to or in lieu of those described above, and any duties are subject to change at any time, according to the needs of the company.

Education: An associates degree (BS preferred) in the functional area or equivalent experience

Experience: 5 – 8 years experience in the functional area

" VEVRAA Federal Contractor - priority referral of Protected Veterans requested. An Equal Opportunity Employer - Qualified applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity national origin, age, disability, status as a protected veteran, or other characteristics protected by law.”