Team: Manufacturing Test
LEONARDO DRS, headquartered in Arlington, Virginia and is a leading supplier of integrated products, services and support to military forces, intelligence agencies and prime contractors worldwide. The company is a wholly owned subsidiary of Leonardo which employs more than 45,000 people worldwide. We offer a competitive compensation package and a business culture which rewards performance. For additional information on LEONARDO DRS, please visit our website at www.leonardodrs.com We are committed to recruiting and retaining the best talent in the defense and aerospace industry.
DRS Technologies Canada Ltd. (DRS Canada), is a leading mid-tier Canadian defence electronics company specializing in military voice and data communications systems; electro-optics (EO) and infrared search and tracking systems (IRST); command, control, communications, computers and intelligence (C4I) systems integration; deployable flight data recorders; and defence/space electronics manufacturing.
The Test Technologist will follow procedures to perform tests on manufactured circuit card assemblies, sub-assemblies, and systems. The individual will use various test equipment to make simple to complex measurements that will be documented in test data sheets. The Test Technologist may be called upon to provide technical guidance to other groups inside the company as required.
Major Roles and Responsibilities:
- Inspects, tests production and repair and over-haul circuit cards and systems
- Operates standard and advanced test equipment of high complexity with no assistance
- Follows prescribed test procedures or engineering instructions
- Troubleshoots analog/digital/radio frequency assemblies and initiates rework process
- Creates non-conformance reports with analysis
- Modifies and updates test procedures
- Performs sub-assembly integration and system level testing (program/test/troubleshoot)
- Runs/Programs automated test stations and performs analysis of failure data to initiate rework instructions with no assistance
- Sets up/program and performs environmental testing with no assistance
- Collects/documents and analyses test results
- Other duties and projects may be assigned
- Excellent time management skills and ability to prioritize and meet work schedules
- Strong troubleshooting skills
- Ability to manage multiple technical assignments
- Maintain positive working relationships with other team members.
- Excellent communication skills (written and verbal) with the ability to complete standard technical reports
- Good interpersonal skills required to interact effectively within team environment
- Demonstrates initiative and applies it on-the-job
- Dependable and flexible
- Demonstrated innovative thinking and problem solving skills
- Electronics Technologist Diploma plus three years minimum of test/engineering experience or equivalent combination of education and related work experience
- At least 5 years of relevant experience working in a RF/Microwave Electronics environment
- Any certifications and security clearances needed to comply with government regulations and customer requirements
- Ability to read complex analog/digital/RF schematics
- Ability to identify failure trends, gather necessary data and notify Engineering
All applicants must be legally entitled to work in Canada and meet Controlled Goods Clearance requirements; a minimum of 5-years continuous residence in Canada and a police background check are mandatory.
Special needs of candidates with disabilities will be accommodated. DRS is dedicated to Employment Equity. The successful candidate(s) must fulfill requirements for U.S. International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), Canadian Controlled Goods Program (CGP) and Canadian security clearance. DRS Technologies Canada Ltd. is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants may apply to this position online at www.leonardodrs.com careers. #DRSCanada