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BAE Systems Test Technician (Full-time, Onsite) in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Job Description

See what you re missing. Our employees work on the world s most advanced electronics from detecting threats for F-35 pilots to illuminating the night for soldiers. Spanning air, land, sea, and space, we are developing the technology of tomorrow, delivered today. Drawing strength from our differences, we re innovating for the future. And you can, too. Our flexible work environment provides you a chance to change the world without giving up your personal life. We put our customers first exemplified by our mission: We Protect Those Who Protect Us. Sound like a team you want to be a part of? Come build your career with BAE Systems.

Our Operations employees turn innovative engineering designs into real solutions to meet our customers needs. From Supply Chain, to manufacturing and test, Electronic Systems offers opportunities to work with technology rarely accessible in other manufacturing firms. Our training and development programs provide employees with career advancement in a diverse work environment.

Full-time Onsite:

Because of the need for consistent, in-person collaboration and/or the requirement to perform all work onsite due to the nature of this particular role, it will be performed full-time on site.

This means work will be conducted on location at a BAE Systems facility 100% of the time.


Job Responsibilities-

Performs maintenance and troubleshooting on all electrical/mechanical equipment used in the production process. Performs general equipment maintenance duties (excluding electrical) throughout the organization required to keep production processes operational. Works with engineers to correct design and test methods to improve the performance of the product and/or process. May perform work as described in any lower classification. Must maintain records and complete necessary paperwork required for all troubleshooting related activities. Responsible for general clean-up of the work area.

Must be willing to work with any equipment in the Microelectronics (including cleanroom ie: requires gowning up), surface mount process center, top level build/test and shipping areas.

This role will train and provide some support during first shift and will transition to full time appropriate 2nd shift upon completion of the training period. (4pm -12am)

Physical Requirements-

Must be able to use a microscope and technical troubleshooting equipment.

Must be able to break down complex electrical/mechanical control systems into subsystems to aid in troubleshooting.

Must be capable of lifting and/or handling heavy parts, material, or equipment.

May be required to stand for long periods of time.

Must meet necessary visual requirements to perform this job.

May be required to attend OEM equipment training to support new production equipment.

Required to complete annual trainings for lockout/tag out, fall protection, and other safety related trainings.

Required Education, Experience, & Skills

Successful completion of a general written electrical/mechanical knowledge test is required.

Preferred two year degree in a related discipline.

Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills

  • Must have the ability to attain a security clearance. All of the information to submit/obtain a clearance must be completed during the first 3 months. This includes providing citizenship info and completing the background information questions. Security clearance is required to allow access to secure area where equipment maintenance will be required to be performed.

Pay Information

This position is covered under a Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA), which will determine your wages.

Employee Benefits: At BAE Systems, we support our employees in all aspects of their life including health and financial well-being. Benefits for Union employees are governed by a Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA), so your benefits may differ from those described here. Generally, employees are offered: health, dental, and vision insurance; health savings accounts; a 401(k) savings plan; disability coverage; and life and accident insurance. We also have an employee assistance program, a legal plan, and other perks including discounts on things like home, auto, and pet insurance. Our leave programs include paid time off, paid holidays, as well as other types of leave, which may include military, bereavement, and any applicable federal and state sick leave. Employees may participate in the company recognition program to receive monetary or non-monetary recognition awards. Other incentives may be available based on position level and/or job specifics.

Test Technician (Full-time, Onsite)


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