Test Technician in Carson, CA at Ducommun

Date Posted: 7/12/2024

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Test Technician

Position requires performing in-process and final product testing using standard and/or special purpose test equipment, thermal vacuum chambers, and vibration fixtures

Who are we?

Founded in 1849, Ducommun is the oldest company in California. Starting as a hardware supply store during the California Gold Rush and eventually assisted in the birth of the aerospace industry in Southern California by providing aircraft aluminum to early aerospace pioneers like Lindbergh, Douglas and Lockheed. 

Today Ducommun is a global provider of innovative manufacturing solutions for customers in the aerospace, defense and industrial markets. We specialize in electronic and structural systems, producing complex products and components for commercial aircraft platforms, mission-critical military and space programs, and sophisticated industrial applications. 

Our Facility in Carson, CA is our Engineered Products Group location, which houses our Human Machine Interface, Motion Control Device, Radiofrequency Departments. 

Why Ducommun?

  • Excellent company culture – as recognized by Newsweek’s Top 100 Most Loved Workplaces
  • Clean and climate controlled working environment
  • Opportunity for career growth
  • Great benefits including paid vacation and sick time, 401K match, Employee Stock Purchase Program, annual bonus plan, and tuition reimbursement

Job Summary

  • Performs variety of testing tasks in accordance with test procedures to ensure quality standards are met.
  • Perform set-up for AC, DC and digital tests, calibrate, test.
  • Perform off-site and in-house environmental tests in accordance with test procedures.
  • Troubleshoot units under test, recognize failures, and define appropriate action to be taken for rework.
  • Diagnose malfunctions for production and MRO units based on evaluation and test results.
  • Troubleshoot circuits, components, assemblies, and systems.
  • Define appropriate action to be taken for rework of recognized failures.
  • Report regularly to management and other stakeholders.
  • May require some complex 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.
  • Responsible for the proper handling and management of hazardous waste generated in their work area.
  • Perform other duties as required.

Required Skills and Qualifications

  • Proficient with use and set-up of various test equipment, oscilloscopes, DMM Digital multimeter.
  • Perform OSV Thermal Cycling, Vibration in accordance with test procedures.
  • Must be able to read and interpret test instructions, assembly instructions, and engineering drawings.
    (blueprints) and schematics.
  • Prepare test reports.
  • Clean and maintain test areas and equipment.
  • Participate in continuous process improvement activities.
  • Ability to apply commonsense 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 and Education

  • AA in a technical field, or equivalent military training, or other certification.
  • Vocational, High School diploma, or general education degree (GED).
  • Minimum 3-year hands on experience in testing and troubleshooting electronics assemblies to component level.
  • Experience in light electronics manufacturing.
  • Must be a US Person

This is a generic job posting for a Test Technician.  Depending on the candidate’s skills, qualifications and experience, they will be hired into an entry (I) level, intermediate (II) level or expert (III) level job and pay scale.

Equal Opportunity Employer Veterans/Disabled

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

Equal Opportunity Employer Veterans/Disabled