9 months ago
Engineering Technician 3/)
About the Organization
Astronics is a leading supplier of advanced technologies and products to the global aerospace, defense and semiconductor industries. Astronics' products and services include advanced, high-performance electrical power generation and distribution systems, seat motion solutions, lighting and safety systems, avionics products, aircraft structures, systems certification and automated test systems.
Astronics' strategy is to increase its value by developing technologies and capabilities, either internally or through acquisition, and using those capabilities to provide innovative solutions to its targeted markets and other markets where its technology can be beneficial.
Astronics, through its wholly-owned subsidiaries, has a reputation for high-quality designs, exceptional responsiveness, strong brand recognition and best-in-class manufacturing practices.
Engineering Technician 3/)
Astronics Advanced Electronic Systems (AES) is a division of Astronics Corporation (ATRO). AES is an industry leader in aircraft electrical power systems, including generation and distribution. Our markets include commercial transport (Boeing and Airbus), business jet (several), and military platforms. We are the world leader in in-seat power for laptops and other devices with our EMPOWER® product line. We are also a leading innovator of electronic circuit breakers and power distribution systems for business jets with our COREPOWER® product line. Astronics’ revenues have grown at 28% average growth rate over the last 5 years. AES, based in Kirkland Washington, has over 500 employees, and has won awards as the best place to work on the Seattle Eastside for 11 years consecutively.
The Engineering Technician will perform complex technical tasks to assist engineers with electronic systems and technical activities relating to product development.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Assist engineers with fabrication and assembling electronics subassemblies for prototype models from schematics, rough sketches and verbal instructions.
Perform calibration checks on electronic instruments; troubleshoot an electronics system to determine cause and remedy for malfunctioning.
Conduct routine engineering tests and detailed experimental testing; solve mechanical or electronics problems involved in the operation of the product; and otherwise assist in general laboratory work.
Provide work leadership to lower level technicians. Work is distinguished by its technical complexity and versatility.
Perform tests and record data with a minimum of supervision.
Write simple procedures for test or calibration as assigned by project team leader.
Write simple reports that conclude the results of testing as assigned by the project team leader.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Associate's degree preferred.
Six years related experience.
• Assisting engineers with: fabrication and assembling electronics subassemblies for prototype models from schematics, rough sketches and verbal instructions
• Performing calibration checks on electronic instruments
• Troubleshooting an electronics system to determine cause and remedy for malfunctioning.
• Conducting routine engineering tests and detailed experimental testing
• Solving mechanical or electronics problems
• Performing tests and recording data
• Writing procedures for test and calibration
• Writing reports that conclude the results of tests
Eligibility Requirement: Must be a US Person (under ITAR rules) to be eligible
Astronics AES is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other legally protected status.
Astronics AES is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with physical and mental disabilities.
If you need special assistance or an accommodation while seeking employment, please or call: . We will make a determination on your request for reasonable accommodation on a case-by-case basis.
We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other legally protected status.