Electrical Technician in Newmarket at Curtiss-Wright

Date Posted: 10/1/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description


The Opportunity | Electrical Technician



Under direct supervision, supports engineering activities such as design, test, check-out, modification, fabrication and assembly of prototype electro mechanical systems, experimental design circuitry, laser/light transmission devices or specialized test equipment. Applications may include electronic circuits, photonics and logic systems.



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.



Major Accountabilities /Deliverables



  • Applies electrical theory and related knowledge to test hardware and modifies developmental or operational electrical machinery and electrical control equipment and circuitry in industrial or commercial plants and laboratories.

  • Assembles and tests experimental motor-control devices, switch panels, transformers, generator windings, solenoids, and other electrical equipment and components according to engineering data and knowledge of electrical principles.

  • May modify electrical prototypes to correct functional deviations under direction of electrical engineer.



Qualifications:



  • 1 year experience using typical lab equipment, troubleshooting test failures and documenting non-conformances

  • Associates degree in Engineering Technology or equivalent preferred

  • Ability to assist engineers with concise and accurate test data and feedback on units under test

  • Ability to read and understand schematics, diagrams and written instructions

  • Works well in a team environment



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 such as the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must meet eligibility requirements of the ITAR and of the Controlled Goods Directorate (CGD) and be eligible for a security clearance through the Canadian Government.


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.