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Test Set Engineering Technician

Thales Avionics, Inc. (IFE)
Orlando, FL 32801
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Location: Orlando, United States of America

Thales people architect solutions that enable two-thirds of planes to take off and land safely. We create in-flight entertainment systems that engross 50 million fliers every year and we develop the avionics that control the worlds largest commercial aircrafts. Our simulators train the next generation of pilots for fighter jets, transporters and search and rescue helicopters. And, together, each and every member of our aerospace team makes a difference.

When you rely on airlines to connect you in flight, you rely on Thales. In an increasingly fast paced world, we make the unpredictable, predictable by connecting and entertain passengers to make your life better. Combining a diversity of talents, we master the decisive moments that matter to passengers and airlines. Whatever it takes.

Thales is currently seeking a Test Set Engineering Technician in Orlando, FL. The Test Set Engineering Technician role involves the execution of a Preventive Maintenance program on the Thales Test Set equipment within the 145 Repair Shop. The duties will involve but is not limited to maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair of electronics and electromechanical test equipment. The duties will also include configuration management of a database and inventory of spare test set hardware. Test Set Engineering Technician must be capable of repairing / maintaining a broad range of test equipment - ranging from Automated Electronic Bench to mechanical cleaning machines.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for executing the Preventative Maintenance plans for the respective test sets

  • Performing troubleshooting and repair on failed test sets in service

  • Developing Preventative Maintenance plans for new test sets being introduced to the repair shop

  • Assisting with the execution of the calibration program by removing and re-installing test equipment

  • Managing the software and hardware configurations of the test equipment

  • Managing an inventory of spare hardware for the repair and PM program

  • Assemble and validate the functionality of newly built test sets

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering Technology (BSEET) plus 2 years experience OR Associates Degree in Electrical Engineering Technology (ASEET) plus 5 years experience OR 7 years of relevant experience in an electronics and/or electrical engineering field

  • 1 year of experience in a role utilizing organizational skills to manage spare hardware inventory and test Set Configuration management

  • Ability to read technical literature, follow oral instructions and communicate with cross functional team members.

  • Minimum of 1 year of experience in the use of electronic and/or electromechanical test equipment.

  • Must be able to work independently to a planned schedule, manage multiple assignments, and escalate issues when appropriate.

  • Ability to read and follow blueprints, schematic diagrams, and engineering instructions.

  • Ability to follow instructions and documented procedures.

  • Ability to develop documentation.

  • Moderate physical activity by handling objects up to 50+ pounds occasionally and/or up to 20 pounds frequently.

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Ability to develop electrical schematics.

  • Ability to problem solve and troubleshoot as the need arises.

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office products

  • Working knowledge of Linux

This position will require successfully completing a post-offer background check. Qualified candidates with (a) criminal history will be considered and are not automatically disqualified, consistent with federal law, state law, and local ordinances.

Successful applicant must comply with federal contractor vaccine mandate requirements.

Thales champions inclusion and we believe diversity strengthens the fabric of our culture. We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law

If you need an accommodation or assistance in order to apply for a position with Thales, please contact us at talentacquisition@us.thalesgroup.com.

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Posted: 2023-01-10 Expires: 2023-02-08
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