Electronics Bench Technician in Portland at Curtiss-Wright

Date Posted: 7/24/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Pacific Star Communications, a Curtiss-Wright company, designs, manufactures, and integrates hardware and software systems that enable rapid deployment of enterprise-class communications anywhere in the world. Intuitive and wizard-based, IQ-Core Software simplifies setup and enables management of these complex deployed networks by users with limited training. Our systems are used in mission-critical environments including military and disaster recovery - that demand the highest possible levels of quality.

PacStar is a leading provider of integrated solutions for advanced communication systems worldwide. Innovation, creativity and quality is built into our DNA and we offer a rewarding environment in which our employees can thrive. 

PacStar is looking for an Electronics Bench Technition to join our team.

Your Challenge:

  • Perform component level diagnostic testing on data processing, transmission, and storage devices.
  • Trouble shoot and perform repairs at the component level.
  • Able to read electronics schematics.
  • Must possess fine pitch SMD soldering/de-soldering skills.
  • Basic mechanical disassembly/reassembly aptitude.
  • Work closely with product engineering teams.
  • Assist in field failure root cause analysis.
  • Track production line failures
  • Participate in the inspection and evaluation of first-articles.
  • Record and manage non-conforming components.
  • On occasion, modify test procedures and/or design based on debugging work findings
  • Present status to Production, Purchasing and Engineering teams.
  • Maintain a clean, safe work environment by following standards and procedures and complying with legal regulations.
  • Performance requires physical attendance.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Your Expertise:

  • 5+ years working as an Electronics Bench Technician.
  • AA/AS in Electrical Engineering Technology
  • Experience with measurement and inspection tools.
    o Oscilloscope
    o Multimeter
    o Network analyzer
    o Digital signal generators
    o Variable power supply
    o Other diagnostic tools relevant to assigned task
  • Skilled computer operator and proficiency with Microsoft Windows platforms, required
  • Independent professional that can perform job assignment with limited supervision
  • Ability to lift and carry 35 pounds at least 40 feet.
  • Ability to multi-task and manage various project related duties.
  • Strong work ethic.
  • Touch typist -- minimum of 25 to 30 WPM.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Accuracy and attention to detail is a must.
  • Must be able to self-organize workloads and manage all deadlines.


  • Experience with relevant ISO, Six Sigma and MIL standards is helpful.
  • Ability to read and interpret mechanical drawings is helpful.
  • Ability to recommend and implement PCB/PDBA modifications is a plus
  • Familiarity with PCB design tools is a plus

This position may require exposure to information which is subject to US export control regulations, i.e. the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) or the Export Administration Regulations (EAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of U.S. regulations.

Curtiss-Wright values diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you require accommodation due to a disability at any time during the recruitment and/or assessment process, please contact Talent Acquisition and we will make all reasonable efforts to accommodate your request.