Test Technician Specialist 2
Astronics Corporation - Kirkland, WA

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Astronics Advanced Electronic Systems (AES) in Redmond, Washington is a $100M division of Astronics Corporation (ATRO). AES is an industry leader in aircraft electrical power systems, including generation and distribution. Our markets include commercial transport (Boeing and Airbus), business jet (several), and military platforms. We are the world leader in in-seat power for laptops and other devices with our EmPower® product line. We are also the world’s leading innovator of electronic circuit breakers and power distribution systems for business jets with our CorePower® product line. Astronics’ revenues have grown at a 41% average growth rate over the last 5 years. Astronics AES has over 300 employees, and has won awards as the best place to work on the Seattle Eastside for 6 years consecutively.

Job Summary

The Test Technician Specialist will provide development and test support to the manufacturing and engineering department. Incumbent will support engineering requirements on special tasks assigned to the test department, and be familiar with all types of testing and troubleshooting methods. Will meet time standards on all products currently manufactured by the company and be able to perform the administrative duties required to support the test department.

Major Job Activities:
  • Read, interpret and work from schematics, drawings, written and verbal instructions and routings.
  • Work closely with engineering department on new product introduction.
  • Trouble-shooting failures to the component level.
  • Perform timely, accurate trouble-shooting and analysis in a fast-paced manufacturing and rework cell environment.
  • Work with abstract and complex circuit theory/function and communicate them with engineering team.
  • Assist in evaluation of current and projected workloads, helping department to meet plans and objectives.
  • Adhere and follow current company safety policies.
Education and Experience:
  • Associates degree from two-year college or technical school and 7 years related experience.
Competencies & Requirements:
  • Ability to troubleshoot failures to the component level.
  • Ability to work on end items as well as circuit cards.
  • Ability to work from schematics and drawings.
  • Basic computer skills for enter time card, failure reports, and other job related activities.
  • Knowledge and previous experience in environmental testing a plus.
  • Experience with high power products a plus.
  • Knowledge in Lean and 5-S helpful.
Astronics AES is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, gender, age, religion, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation or marital status.

Notice of Affirmative Action Plan for Individuals with Disabilities and for Veterans of the Vietnam EraIt is policy of this Company to seek and employ qualified personnel at all locations and facilities, and to provide equal employment opportunities for all applicants and employees in recruiting, hiring, placement, training, compensation, insurance, benefits, promotion, transfer, and termination. To achieve this, we are dedicated to taking affirmative action to employ and advance in employment qualified individuals with disabilities and veterans of the Vietnam Era.

The objective in adopting the Affirmative Action Program is to place qualified individuals with disabilities and Vietnam Era veterans in all job classifications. This Affirmative Action Program is available for inspection by any applicant or employee by contacting the Company’s EEO Coordinator, Gayle Keenan, in Human Resources, during regular business hours.

If you need an accommodation to apply, please contact us at recruiting@astronics.com and we'll be happy to assist you.