Sr. Mechanical Technician


Key information

Manufacture / assembly and repair
Rockwell collins - 1733 alton pkway bldg 518 ca 92606 irvine, California, UNITED STATES
Regular Full time, Full-time
High School diploma, A Level
More than 5 years

Job description

Applies principles and theories of mechanical engineering to perform qualification testing of pilot control electro-mechanical systems of Collins Aerospace products in support of Engineering, manufacturing, and RCS activities

  • •Be responsible of qualification testing through all (executing, reporting, and troubleshooting)
  • •Install, rig and torque pilot control systems for purpose testing operational limits.
  • •Perform Acceptance Testing (ATP) including mechanical rigging and monitoring of electrical sensors
  • •Perform vibration and EMI, vibration, limit load, ultimate load testing in outside labs followed under minimal supervision from engineering
  • •Document test results clearly
  • •Support electro-mechanical assembly & fabrication to support prototype builds, structural and cable assembly
  • •Modify, upgrade or rework engineering hardware per engineering specifications/drawings
  • •Troubleshoot test stands for optimum functionality including calibrations
  • •Communicate effectively status with leadership on issues that may affect testing
  • •Apply mechanical theories such as torque arm
  • •Safety lead that entails reviewing all training records for the team and keeping an orderly record reporting any deficiencies
  • •Chemical lead which includes, but not limited to, familiarity with the handling/disposal of typical chemicals used in an electromechanical lab, work with our chemical supplier, and coordinating that all chemicals are properly stored and/or labeled
  • •Familiarity with CAD model integration with 3D printers to minimize both support material and time waste during print jobs
  • •Knowledge and experience using Laser Trackers/Scanners is a plus
  • •Overtime, weekend, and/or holiday work may be required

Complementary description


  • -candidates must be US Citizens or Permanent Residents (Green Card Holders)
  • -education requirement: HS Diploma/Equivalent plus a minimum of 5 years' experience working in environmental or test labs including related equipment & setups

Additional Preferred Skills:

  • •Knowledge and experience using Laser Trackers
  • •Previous writing of Qualification Test Procedures (QTP)
  • •Extensive experience in building cable harnesses from blue prints (solder / crimp)

Job requirements

High school graduate

  • •Minimum of 5 years' experience working in environmental or test labs including related equipment & setups
  • •Familiar with RTCA/DO-160 testing which covers standard procedures and environmental test criteria for testing airborne electronic equipment
  • •Proficient with hand/power tools (force gauges, load cells, torque cells and crimping tools)
  • •Proficient with electrical gauges and equipment (Multi-meter DMMs, power supply and soldering equipment)
  • •Strong documentation skills to support test report documentation, test procedures and instructions
  • •Communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing
  • •Must possess extensive experience using hand and power tools, measurement tools/gauges and equipment
  • •Must be organized and capable of keeping track of multiple tasks
  • •Proficient Computer Skills for documentation support (Excel / Word)
  • •Must possess a valid class C driver's license
  • •Able to lift 50 lbs
  • •Able to function with no physical constraints or restrictions to perform typical technician work

Company information

Safran Electronics & Defense

Safran is an international high-technology group, operating in the aviation (propulsion, equipment and interiors), defense and space markets. Its core purpose is to contribute to a safer, more sustainable world, where air transport is more environmentally friendly, comfortable and accessible. Safran has a global presence, with 79,000 employees and sales of 16.5 billion euros in 2020 and holds, alone or in partnership, world or regional leadership positions in its core markets. Safran undertakes research and development programs to maintain the environmental priorities of its R&T and Innovation roadmap.

Safran ranks first in Forbes's 2020 list of the World's Best Employers for its sector.

Safran Electronics & Defense is a world leading supplier of products and services that handle observation, decision and guidance functions for both civil and military applications. The company understands and applies a wide range of the state-of-the-art technologies that underpin embedded intelligence in many different areas, as a supplier to some of today's most innovative aerospace and defense programs.

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