Test Engineer in Carson, CA at Ducommun

Date Posted: 1/17/2023

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Test Engineer

Job Description

Job Summary & Essential Functions:

Position requires developing test systems and software for performing in-process and final product testing using RF sweepers, RF power meters, vector network analyzers (VNAs), spectrum analyzers and other related RF equipment. 
Designs automated tests systems including programming, fixtures and cabling required.
Programs microcontrollers and designs hardware interfaces.
Designs PCB layouts for microcontrollers as needed.
Performs production testsinvolving the understanding of engineering theory and interpretation of results in a high reliability (space) environment. Maintain test schedule.
Understand Customer MRB authority, documentation, and other requirements inherent in the high reliability environment.
Diagnose malfunctions or production problems on the basis of test results.
Perform trouble shooting and rework of complex items.
Report regularly to management and other stakeholders.
Complex box-level assembly work, test set up and documentation, other tasks which require special care in handling or other procedures which require good dexterity and facility in use of a variety of hand tools.
May set up or devise test procedures for new or limited-production items.
Perform other duties as required.

Work Environment and Safety Equipment Required:

-Mandatory safety glasses in production locations
-While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, or crouch and talk or hear. The employee must be able to lift and/or move up to 30 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Skills & Qualifications

Required Skills & Qualifications:

Programming experience in C, C++ required. Python and LabVIEW experience desired.
Familiarity with microcontroller programming and interfacing. Arduino experience desirable.
Familiarity with TCIP communications.
Familiar with RF measurement equipment and techniques
Perform RF Bench, Thermal Cycling, Vibration, and Passive Intermodulation on Spaceflight components in accordance with test procedures
Must be able to read and interpret test instructions, assembly instructions, and engineering drawings (blueprints)
Prepare test reports
Assemble critical spaceflight hardware
Minimum 5 years direct engineering experience, preferably within space or aerospace/defense test engineering industry
Participate in continuous process improvement activities
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form. Must complete all assigned paperwork as required.
Knowledge of basic electricity and electronics safety precautions.
Proficiency with computer usage and knowledge of Microsoft Office and ERP systems.

Required Experience/Education/Training/Certifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must possess the outlined experience level, education, training, minimum years of experience, product or industry knowledge plus any certifications in order to be considered. 

- Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or related field.

Equal Opportunity Employer Veterans/Disabled

23301 S. Wilmington Ave
Carson, California, 90745
United States

Equal Opportunity Employer Veterans/Disabled