Crane Aerospace & Electronics Technician V in Ft Walton Beach, Florida

Technician V

Location FL, Ft Walton Beach

Department Engineering

Employment Type Full Time

Crane Aerospace & Electronics is seeking a Sr. Technician in Ft. Walton Beach, FL.

The Sr. Technician is responsible to perform the complete functional and acceptance test of the more complex electronic, electro-mechanical or mechanical systems and products. In addition, the Technician V completes complex analysis, test, and repair of any new or customer-returned unit that is damaged or defective and performs independently or assists engineers in problem solving such as confined interference factors, alternative or unsuitable components, producibility problems, and feasibility of applications.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Assist engineers and perform independently all work necessary in an assigned engineering development lab to layout, fabricate, test, build prototypes, and otherwise assist in the development verification, validation, and qualification of products and/or test equipment

  • Interpret and work in accordance with work orders, drawings and schematics, sketches, catalogs, manuals, all other applicable engineering and customer specifications, and oral instructions

  • Set up, adjust, adapt, operate and interpret results from standard and special purpose test equipment applicable to assigned area, such as multi-meters, signal generators, power supplies, bridges, oscilloscopes, field intensity meters, altitude chamber, flow meter, automatic test equipment or special test consoles to simulate in-service condition

  • Perform functional, calibration, qualification, acceptance tests (if applicable), design verification tests under all applicable environmental and operational variables such as temperature, humidity, altitude, shock, vibration, EMI, and various stresses

  • Perform preventative maintenance and calibration of equipment and systems

  • Test and align hybrid circuitry

  • Modify and update Acceptance Test Procedures (ATPs), Standard Test Procedures (STPs), Qualification Test Procedures (QTPs), Design Verification Test Procedures (DVTPs), and other relevant and related procedures and perform each test accordingly

  • Document, analyze and organize test data, make computations, plot, graph and chart as needed, and otherwise prepare concise and accurate reports of test results

  • Interface with all applicable groups such as Production Technicians, Assemblers, Buyers, Engineers and others as necessary to exchange information, provide technical assistance, and share equipment; Assist with the transition of engineering to production

  • Set up equipment and interpret specifications; Train, mentor, and check the accuracy of work of designated employees of lower classification

  • Program test equipment; Utilize and program other software necessary to complete job responsibilities

  • Assist and participate in design rules for engineering and manufacturing

  • Interface with customers, and provide customer support, working with users to identify needs, determine sources of problems and provide information on product

  • Perform reliability tests for probable life, probable failure, extreme conditions, etc.

  • Any other task assigned by supervisor or management

Minimum Qualifications:

Experience :

  • Eight (8) + years of related experience

Knowledge :

  • Knowledge of practical application of engineering electronics, science and technology, including applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of various goods and services; Knowledge of circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming

Skills/Abilities :

  • Outstanding communication skills in English: verbal – speech and listening, as well as written expression and comprehension.

Education/Certification :

  • Two-year degree in Electronics or equivalent experience is required. A Bachelor’s degree in an engineering discipline is preferred.

Employment Eligibility Requirement :

  • Must be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident and not require Visa sponsorship to be eligible. Because we contract with the US Department of Defense we are bound by International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR).

Working Conditions:

  • Working conditions are normal for a manufacturing environment

  • Manufacturing operations may require the use of safety equipment to include but not limited to: eye safety glasses, gowning, masks, hearing protectors, heel/wrist straps and any other required PPE

  • May be exposed to unusual environmental conditions such as loud noises, cold temperatures, confined spaces, dust or fumes

  • Standing: 20% *percentage is approximate and may vary depending on work task

  • Sitting: 80% *percentage is approximate and may vary depending on work task

  • Lifting (in pounds): up to 40 pounds

  • Pushing (in pounds): up to 100 pounds

  • Mental/Visual: use of microscope and computer

  • Work space: clean bench

About Crane :

Crane Aerospace & Electronics supplies critical systems and components to the aerospace and defense markets. You’ll find Crane Aerospace & Electronics in some of the toughest environments: from engines to landing gear; from satellites to medical implants and from missiles to unmanned aerial systems (UAS).

We are committed to operational excellence and world class processes. We employ Lean manufacturing techniquesto optimize manufacturing efficiency and accuracy on all product lines. Our products are known for their technical strength, proven reliability and overall value.

Crane Aerospace & Electronics offers competitive salaries and outstanding opportunities for career growth and development.

In our efforts to maintain a safe and drug-free workplace, Crane Aerospace & Electronics requires that candidates complete a satisfactory background check and pass a drug screen prior to employment. FAA sensitive positions require employees to participate in a random drug test pool.

This description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work being performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

Crane Co. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, marital status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity characteristics or expression, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, medical condition, genetic information, or U.S. military or veteran status or any other characteristic protected under federal, state, or applicable local law, in recruiting, hiring, training and promoting.