DRS Technologies Inc. Technician II- Test in Fort Walton Beach, Florida

Leonardo DRSis a leading supplier of integrated products, services and support to military forces, intelligence agencies and prime contractors worldwide. Focused on defense technology, we develop, manufacture and support a broad range of systems for mission critical and military sustainment requirements, as well as homeland security.

Headquartered in Arlington, VA, the Company is a wholly owned subsidiary of Leonardo S.p.A. which employs more than 70,000 people worldwide. We offer a competitive compensation package and a business culture, which rewards performance. For additional information on DRS, please visit our website atwww.drs.com.

DRS Airborne & Intelligence Systems, Fort Walton Beach, FLprovides engineering, manufacturing, and support of defense and aerospace systems for sea, land, air, and space use. Our product and service areas include electronic control and monitoring systems, aerospace material handling systems, simulation and training systems, aerospace support equipment, contract manufacturing, engineering, and product support. In addition, DRS AIS-FWB has contract logistics support operations domestically as well as in Europe and the Middle East.

Job Location:Fort Walton Beach, FL

Title: Test Technician II

Position Summary:

Provide routine technical support to engineers and scientists on standard components, devices, material, products, processes and/or equipment.

  • Duties and Responsibilities:*

  • Provide routine technical support to engineers and scientist on standard components, devices, material, products, processes and/or equipment

  • Responsibilities may include testing, modifying, reworking, repairing, and building electronic, optical or mechanical assemblies

  • Work from standard wiring and assembly drawings, operation sheets, engineering specifications and sketches

  • Design and/or test prototype assemblies and production units

  • Capable of performing related manufacturing processes

  • Interpret and follow documents such as SOPs and safety rules

  • Ensure compliance with all safety and regulatory requirements applicable to the company in accordance with State and Federal regulations and any applicable certification required to maintain the certification

  • Interface with other departments to assure efficient flow of information and materials

  • Perform Key Performance Indicators:

o Meet production deadlines

o Quality of finished product (Pass/fail rates)

o Raw material stock levels

o Compliance outcomes

  • Support, communicate, reinforce and defend the mission, values and culture of the organization

Basic Qualifications:

  • Associate’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience

  • 2+ years’ experience

  • Position requires the ability to coordinate several activities at the same time, and to reprioritize in response to changing operational conditions

  • Ability to read, and possibly develop, wiring diagrams, layout drawings, and engineering specifications for system or equipment modifications or expansion, and directs personnel performing routine installation and maintenance duties

  • Must demonstrate strong decision-making and leadership skills.

  • Experience handling small delicate components, using ESD practices

  • Soldering and wire bonding experience a plus.

  • Must be experienced in the safe handling of chemicals.

  • Experience using various computer applications, including Access, Excel, and Labview.

  • Experience with MRP a plus.

  • Must have good hand-eye coordination.

Physical Requirements include Lifting, Walking, Climbing, Sitting, Standing, Bending, Stooping, Kneeling)

Leonardo DRSis an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital or veteran status, or any other category protected by federal, state or local law. #AIS