Structural Test Electrical Tech I

Savannah, GA

Job Description

Job Summary:
Assists in troubleshooting and repairing system discrepancies to ensure minimum schedule impact. Demonstrates technical expertise by implementing process changes to reduce cost and meet schedule without compromising safety or quality.

The Structural Test team is responsible for executing tests in support of company and certification requirements for current and future employer products. Structural Test includes testing in support of aircraft structures, powerplant, electrical systems, mechanical systems, flight deck, and flight controls. Testing could include static and fatigue structural, flammability, or experimental.

Roles / Responsibilities:
- Perform activities in support of static, fatigue, flammability, full-scale aircraft, component level, and coupon testing.
- Communicate as required to receive and understand work assignments. Sometimes coordinating directly with test engineering.
- Assemble and maintain complex test lab fixture and equipment with minimal supervision. Examples include -
Fabrication and installation of wiring harnesses
Fabrication, modification, and Installations of various test equipment
Installation of strain gages and electronic measuring equipment
- Ensure that all work accomplished meets quality standards and specifications.
- Follow standard operating procedures when operating lab equipment.
- Apply 6S and Lean Initiatives to keep shops, hangars, and aircraft work areas clean and uncluttered.
- Implement and apply Lean/continuous improvement processes to all areas of responsibility.
- Properly use and maintain Company-provided tools and equipment. Return items to designated storage area after use.
- Comply with safety rules and procedures. Use protective equipment as required. and be alert for unsafe conditions. Address unsafe conditions before putting people or property at risk.
- Perform other duties as assigned.

Desired Skills:
- Experience with electrical systems
- Connector fabrication
- Wiring harnesses
- Strain gages
- Experience reading aircraft schematics and blueprints
- Small tool experience
- Multimeter
- Crimps
- Soldering
- Experience with MS Office products

Education and Experience Requirements:
- High School Diploma or GED required related work experience; or two (2) years of accredited schooling in aviation electronics.
- Ability to read and interpret basic blueprints and schematic diagrams.

Job Responsibilities:
- Demonstrates basic technical skills in avionics and aircraft systems operational testing and troubleshooting.
- Under supervision, performs the installation and functional testing of electrical/avionics components and systems per Engineering specifications, drawings and maintenance manuals ensuring a defect free system.
- Assists in ensuring quality and efficiency of all installations. Troubleshoots processes/concepts to provide timely, quality repairs of malfunctioning systems.
- Acquires and demonstrates the skills and knowledge required. to effectively and efficiently repair or replace defective components and wiring to ensure installations meet conformity. Demonstrates effective repair techniques using acceptable practices including splicing, soldering and pinning of wiring.
- Performs and complies with engineering changes and modifications as required.
- Assists in set up and operation of necessary test equipment; conducts functional and operational tests to evaluate performance and reliability.
- Under supervision, ensures that all work performed on the aircraft is properly and completely documented and ready for inspection.
- Tests and maintains test equipment, electronic systems, and components.
- Complies with the company FOD program, tool control program, 5-S program and all safety regulations.

Additional Functions:
- In support of aircraft certification and final phase testing, may include flight tests on aircraft as required.
- Perform other duties as assigned.

Other Requirements:
- Must be able to climb stairs and ladders, work in confined areas and lift up to 50 pounds.