Electrical Test Technician (Contract - Students & New Grads Welcome) in Stratford at Curtiss-Wright

Date Posted: 7/10/2020

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The Opportunity | Electrical Test Technician (Contract - Students & New Grads Welcome)


Under general 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.



Your Challenge:



  • 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.

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

  • Diagnoses the cause of semi-routine electrical or mechanical malfunction or failure of operational equipment and performs preventative and corrective maintenance.

  • 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.



Your Expertise:



  • College diploma or university degree in an electrical discipline

  • Ability to interpret electrical drawings, specifications and test procedures

  • Communication skills and experience working in a team environment is an asset.

  • Must be available to work 1st and 2nd shift rotation.

  • Must be able to pass a Colour Vision and Near-Vision eye exam prior to starting and every 12 months thereafter.

  • Must be available for a 6-month contract position.


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).


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.