Electrical Engineering Technician in Idaho Falls at Curtiss-Wright

Date Posted: 11/27/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

The Opportunity | Electrical Engineering Technician

Under minimal supervision, supports engineering activities such as design, test, modification, fabrication and assembly of prototype electro mechanical systems, experimental design circuitry, or specialized test equipment. Works from schematics, diagrams, written and verbal descriptions, layouts or defined plans to perform testing, checkout and trouble-shooting functions. Performs operational test and fault isolation on systems and equipment. Assists in determining methods or actions to remedy malfunctions. Assists in the design, construction, test and check-out of test equipment. Uses manufacturing, test, development or diagnostic equipment, including, but not limited to, test programs, oscilloscopes, signal generators and specialized test apparatus. Utilizes technical writing skills to create detailed build instruction documents.

Major Accountabilities /Deliverables

    • Perform independent technical review of test data.

    • Applies electrical theory and related knowledge to assemble and test prototype and qualification electrical equipment and components according to engineering data and knowledge of electrical principles.

    • Creates, designs, and develops manufacturing and test fixtures as required.

    • Diagnoses the cause of moderately complex electrical or mechanical malfunction or failure of operational equipment and performs preventative and corrective maintenance.

    • May develop build instructions, wiring diagrams, layout drawings, and engineering specifications.

    • Plans, directs, and records periodic electrical testing, and may recommend or initiate modification or replacement of equipment, designs or methods which fails to meet acceptable operating standards.


  • 4-5 years' experience in a similar role

  • Experience testing using typical test equipment, troubleshooting test failures, and documenting non-conformances. Ability to assist engineers with concise and accurate test data and feedback on units under test. Experience assisting other technicians.

  • Works well in a team environment.

  • Previous experience writing technical documents.

  • Experience with AutoCAD and PCB layout principles.

Note: Applicant is required to supply a sample of technical writing at the interview.

We Offer

Curtiss-Wright is proud to offer our employees a comprehensive total rewards package:

  • Competitive Pay

  • Health and wellness benefits, including medical, dental, life insurance and more

  • Savings opportunities for retirement, with an opportunity to become a shareholder

  • Learning and development opportunities

  • Recognition for your contributions

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.