Electronics Technician in Hampton, VA at Arconic

Date Posted: 9/1/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Job summary
 
Devises, selects, sets up, and operate electronic instrumentation and related electromechanical or electrohydraulic apparatus used for operation and environmental testing of mechanical, structural, or electrical equipment, and translates test data for engineering personnel by performing the following duties.
 
 
Essential Functions
 
While performing the duties of this job the employee is required to follow all Arconic's safety regulations, work rules and all departmental specific requirements.
 
Ability to read and follow the information on work instructions.
 
Record data either manually or by computer as required.
 
Selects, installs, calibrates, and checks sensing, telemetering, and recording instrumentation and circuitry, and develops specifications for nonstandard apparatus according to engineering data, characteristic of equipment under test, and capabilities of procurable test apparatus.
 
Troubleshoots control logic through PLC and HMI interface using software to isolate and repair fault conditions.
 
Installs or directs technical personnel in installation of unit in test chamber or other test facility.
 
Operates test apparatus during test cycle to produce, regulate, and record effects of actual or simulated conditions such as vibration, stress, temperature, humidity, pressure, altitude, and acceleration.
 
Analyzes and converts test data to usable form and prepares graphs and written reports to translate test results.  Plans test program.
 
Uses computerized equipment and software to perform testing functions and produce graphs.
 
Must comply with all company attendance policies and guidelines; this includes, but is not limited to, regular attendance and occasional overtime.
 
Other duties as assigned such as but not limited to filling in as shift team lead as needed and filling in as contractor point of contact as needed.
 

Qualifications

Basic Requirements
 
Education:
This position requires a minimum of an Associate’s degree in Electronics or Instrumentation technology from two-year college or technical school.
 
Skills and Abilities:
 
Experience:
This position requires a minimum of five years experience and/or training; or equivalent related experience and/or training.
 
Employees must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. 
 
This position is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) which requires U.S. person status. ITAR defines U.S. person as an U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.