Rockwell Collins Senior Electronics Technician in Irvine, California

Requisition ID: 10491

Want to work with some of the most talented, dedicated people on the planet? Do you value relationships, commitment, innovation and integrity? Want to be a part of a company that has been named numerous times as America’s Best Employer in Aerospace and Defense by Forbes magazine?

Then Rockwell Collins is the place for you. Join our team and build a rewarding career while helping to deliver the most trusted source of aviation and high-integrity solutions in the world.

We are currently searching for a Senior Electronics Technician to join our team in Irvine, CA (1750). Employing some of the most talented, dedicated people on the planet is not by chance. People from all over the globe choose Rockwell Collins as the place to build a rewarding career, while helping create and deliver communications, integration, and engineering solutions that our global customers demand so that our world keeps moving and stays connected. It’s an exciting time to become a part of our team. Join us and discover how high your career can soar at Rockwell Collins.

Job Summary

The candidate must be able to assist the engineering design effort in the areas of layout, fabrication, assembly, test, troubleshooting, repair and modification of both experimental and sell-able electronic / mechanical test equipment. The candidate must be able to operate electronic test equipment and utilize computer software tools to implement engineering design, testing and troubleshooting is essential to the job. The candidate will apply electronic and mechanical theory to configure, model, test, troubleshoot, determine solutions and modify engineering prototypes and/or first article electronic equipment. The candidate will perform independently on routine engineering technician assignments and general instruction is provided for new/special assignments and must be able to follow specific instruction to perform technical tasks which requires a higher knowledge of engineering techniques, to supporting research and development of circuits.

Job Responsibilities

  • Under minimal supervision, performs a variety of highly complex technical tasks which require a substantial understanding of engineering techniques and all technical objectives. Provide mentoring in the use of an increasingly complex engineering tool set. Works on assignments requiring considerable judgment and initiative.

  • Perform as member of a technical team utilizing effective communication skills, including leadership role and interaction with higher level leadership and customers. Actively promotes team decision making.

  • Provides technical recommendations for capital, expense and service acquisition.

  • Utilizes automated test or design software. Highly proficient at data analysis using required software tools. Generates programming scripts or macros for data acquisition or analysis.

  • Demonstrates use of resources to enhance job and product performance. Is viewed as a technical resource to others.

  • Conducts engineering tests and analyzes data to support recommended design changes when applicable.

  • Works from minimal documentation, written or verbal instructions, schematics, rough sketches, diagrams, layouts and plans often requiring interpretation.

  • Determines methods and procedures on new assignments.

  • Applies significant electronic theory to configure, model, layout, prototype, build, test, troubleshoot, determine solutions and modify electronic product for engineering efforts applicable to the department or program charter. May assist engineers with design and development of new processes and/or products.

  • Support outsourcing efforts per ARINC-625 test equipment development outsourcing standard along with Rockwell Collins policies and procedures.

Basic Qualifications

  • Associate's degree or, in absence of a degree, three years of work experience required

  • U.S. citizen or permanent resident (green card) required

  • Experience with component level troubleshooting required

  • Experience with network analyzers, oscilloscopes, multi-meters, encoders, actuators, resolvers, load cells, RVDT’s, and phase angle meters.

  • Experience reading electrical drawings and schematics required

At Rockwell Collins, we believe a solid work-life balance creates a healthy lifestyle and inspires creativity and innovation. We value our people and invest in their development, growth and success at our company by providing development opportunities through Rockwell Collins University, networking, mentoring, and tuition reimbursement.

And that's just for starters.

Some of our competitive benefits package includes:

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance

  • Three weeks of vacation for newly hired employees

  • Company-paid winter holiday shutdown for most locations

  • Generous 401(k) plan that matches 62.5 percent of the first 8 percent of eligible compensation you contribute (or 5 percent if you save 8 percent)

  • An Incentive Pay Plan based upon company performance

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • And more

Interested yet? Apply now and embark on your next worthwhile adventure!

Rockwell Collins is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other protected status.