174380 - Test Technician (2) - MD
$18 to $22.00 DOE
3 Months

Chipton-Ross is seeking a Test Technician (2) for an opening in Millersville, MD.

Under the direction and guidance of the Production Supervisor, the Test Technician tests, troubleshoots, repairs and modifies developmental and production mechanical, electronic and fiber optic components, parts, equipment and systems. Primary focus is in the areas of signal conditioning electronics, network based telemetry systems, electronic instrumentation, test equipment, etc. Reads work instructions, engineering drawings, sketches, and test procedures to determine assembly and test methods for electrical, fiber optic and mechanical components.

1. Conducts functional and continuity tests of electrical and optical assemblies, components, and harnesses using ohmmeters, oscilloscopes, and other test equipment.
2. Recommend changes in test procedures and test specifications to improve performance and functional testing of production or prototype components.
3. Set up standard test apparatus or devises test equipment and circuitry to conduct functional, operational, environmental, and life tests to evaluate performance and reliability of prototype or production model per test procedures.
4. Assist engineers in troubleshooting of failed production or prototype components under their direction and guidance.
5. Draw on expertise from Mechanical and Electronics Engineers, where needed, to assist with relevant parts of the project.
6. Responsible for following product test procedures, equipment operation and sound safety practices as documented in the company’s quality system manual.
7. Promote cordial relationships and foster and maintain a favorable business profile with customers, suppliers, co-workers, industry and professional associations, government agencies and the local community.
May perform other duties as assigned, including work in other functional areas to cover absences or relief, to equalize peak work periods or otherwise to balance the workload.

1. Technical Certificate from an accredited school or college preferred, but related 2 years of technical experience will be considered.
2. Two (2) years plus of related technical experience is preferred, but recent high school graduates will be considered based on course work and grades

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
1. Ability to speak, read, and writes the English language.
2. Ability to read and interpret work instructions, engineering drawings, sketches, and test procedures to determine assembly and test methods for electrical and mechanical components.
3. Ability to record accurate test data and write a concise report of findings.
4. Good interpersonal skills; pays attention to detail; and ability to meet deadlines.

Physical Demands:
1. Exerts up to 20 to 50 lbs. of force occasionally, or up to 10 to 25 lbs. of force frequently, or up to 10 lbs. of force constantly to move objects.
2. Excellent manual dexterity is required to operate the technical instruments and equipment appropriate to assembly.
3. Employee regularly sits while using upper body movements including arms, hands and fingers frequently in handling tools and equipment necessary to assemble and test electrical and electronics components in military sonar systems and commercial geophysical equipment. Also, working on computers and other office equipment.
4. Employee occasionally stands and/or walks and reaches with hands and arms in moving tools, equipment and/or products or to go into meeting with Engineering Department for work discussions with supervisors.

Other Work Conditions and Requirements:
1. Employee works in a quiet to moderately noisy environment.
2. Willing to travel on occasion.

Network Analysis:
1. Interacts with the Engineering Department and provides support to other technical personnel.

Accredited High School Diploma/GED

9/80, 7am-4:30pm

Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.

Johnnie Barrientos
420 Culver Boulevard
Playa Del Rey, CA 90293

Phone: (310) 414-7800 x290 or (800) 927-9318 x290

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Employment will be contingent on candidate clearing pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.