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Test Technician

Company: The Computer Merchant, LTD.
Location: Taunton
Posted on: September 17, 2022

Job Description:

Job Title : Test Technician
Location: Taunton, MA
Wage Range: 25-27 hr
Job Number: 22-02726

Job Description: Our client, a large defense contractor, has an immediate opening for a Test Technician to work from their Taunton, MA facility. In a high volume production environment, work under general supervision to perform testing and troubleshooting of various products from individual items to entire suites of networked communications equipment. The Test Technician would routinely load software, configure and perform functional testing utilizing automated scripts, Acceptance Test Procedures (ATP's) or verbal instructions from Manager, Group Leader, Design Engineer or Test peers. Equipment under test includes Client designed or COTS computers, routers, servers, switches, raids, encryption devices, satellite communications, antennas, power supplies, cables etc.

Qualifications: Associate's degree in related discipline or equivalent is required plus a minimum of 1 years of relevant experience.

CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS:Department of Defense Secret security clearance is preferred at time of hire. Candidates must be able to obtain a Secret clearance within a reasonable amount of time from date of hire. Applicants selected may be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.


Skills and Abilities: A suitable candidate would be knowledgeable in electronic networking technology and have experience working with communications equipment
Skills would include the ability to read and interpret basic engineering drawings, schematics, block diagrams and wire run lists to set-up, perform testing and troubleshoot as required to isolate the failure down to the module, port or board level
Familiar with manufacturing, test, development or diagnostic equipment, including, but not limited to, test programs, meters, oscilloscopes, signal generators and specialized test apparatus
Devise and construct basic tooling and fixtures to test, debug, troubleshoot, calibrate utilizing a variety of test equipment
Candidate must be computer literate, have good verbal and written communication skills to convey detailed pass/fail results accurately, generate all associated documentation and sign off test steps in the manufacturing database
Collaborate with our client's Engineers, Operations peers and Supplier Engineers to address and resolve test anomalies
Develop test specifications and procedures, analyzes results and implements procedures to resolve problems
Prepare reports, documentation/specifications as required
Ability to work both as an individual contributor and as part of a cohesive team
Identify, document and implement solutions for process improvements
Handles unexpected demands and adapts to new situations


Preferred Degree Type and Experience: Associates Degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Networking Technology or equivalent education
Experience operating Power Supplies, Multi-meters, Oscilloscopes, Logic Analyzers etc
A suitable candidate would be knowledgeable in electronic / military networking technology, including GPS and Iridium Satellite systems, and have at least 3 years of experience working with communications equipment
The ideal candidate would have an active Security Clearance and hands-on experience working with military communications networks, Type 1 encryption or undersea vehicle communications


Equal Opportunity Employer Veterans/Disabled

* While an hourly range is posted for this position, an eventual hourly rate is determined by a comprehensive salary analysis which considers multiple factors including but not limited to: job-related knowledge, skills and qualifications, education and experience as compared to others in the organization doing substantially similar work, if applicable, and market and business considerations. Benefits offered include medical, dental and vision benefits; dependent care flexible spending account; 401(k) plan; voluntary life/short term disability/whole life/term life/accident and critical illness coverage; employee assistance program; sick leave in accordance with regulation. Benefits may be subject to generally applicable eligibility, waiting period, contribution, and other requirements and conditions.

Keywords: The Computer Merchant, LTD., Taunton , Test Technician, Professions , Taunton, Massachusetts

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