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Test Technician (J85)
Job ID #: 7641 Location: Texas - San Antonio
Functional Area: Technical and Production Department: PBA Defense-M&E
Position Type: Full-Time Regular Education Required: Completion of high school or equivalent
Experience Required: 3 - 5 Years Relocation Provided: No

General Accountability:
Performs a variety of complex duties related to testing and test documentation of aircraft and industrial engines, and/or related accessories. Includes pre/post repair tests; overhaul tests; setup and monitoring of tests; documenting test results; troubleshooting diagnostics; and maintaining archives of test data. Cross trains in other complementary skills as needed to support production requirements.

Specific Accountabilities:
> Sets up and operates specialized test equipment to diagnose, test and analyze the performance of one or more types of engines and/or accessory units.
> Determines and calculates fuel and oil consumption. Performs fuel sample tests.
> Troubleshoots and adjusts components on engines and accessories during testing process. Liaisons with engineers, mechanics and inspectors on test performance.
> Consults manufacturer's manuals to determine tests and maintenance procedures for instruments used for measuring and controlling flow, level, pressure, temperature and other variables.
> Installs, mounts, fastens, aligns and adjust parts, components, wiring and harnesses to engines and/or accessory units using hand and small power tools.
> Generates and maintains engine test performance schedules.
> Calculates and evaluates engine test data.
> Completes production documentation and test and maintenance reports.
> Participates in continuous improvement of cell processes.
> Cross trains in other complementary skills and seeks endorsements for those skills as needed to support production requirements.
> Moves between production assignments that utilize multiple skills endorsements as needed to support production requirements.
> Participates in the cross training of other technicians as needed to support production requirements.
> Responsible for observing all applicable safety requirements and reporting immediately any unsafe practices/conditions.
> Carries out other duties as assigned.

> Good planning, organizational, analytical, interpersonal, decision making, oral and written communication skills.
> Working knowledge of production management computer systems and other related internal control systems.
> Knowledgeable in the functional operation of the products tested.
> Ability to attain a Special Process stamp for Test Technician designation.
> Ability to lift up to 50 pounds (unassisted) for approximately 25% of the average work day.
> Regularly required to sit and stand for prolonged periods.
> Ability to follow and understand related company instructions and company processes.
> Experience in an aerospace environment.
> Ability to work day shift or second shift as required.
> Must be authorized to work in the US.


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