Test Technician in Portland at Curtiss-Wright

Date Posted: 1/8/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

PacStar is a leading technology-based systems integrator that delivers advanced, reliable and interoperable tactical and enterprise communications systems to the military, federal, state and local government agencies, as well as emergency responders. The company's patented IQ-Core® Software and hardware technology and integration/installation services provide secure, command, control and communications systems -- particularly in remote or infrastructure starved areas. In addition, PacStar's unified and tactical network communications systems are ideally suited for commercial sector organizations with mission-critical, complex communications requirements.

The Opportunity | Test Technician

The primary purpose of the Test Technician is to perform quality assurance testing to ensure the highest quality products are delivered to our customers.

Essential Functions:

  • Quality Control Test and Inspection of PacStar Hardware
  • Apply pre-defined Network Device configuration
  • Execute automated scripts and manual test scripts
  • Perform mechanical inspection for defects
  • Verify manifests/packing lists against product contents
  • Update manual test scripts as needed
  • Report defects to supervisor
  • Present quality status to Production and Quality teams
  • Have primary line responsibility for the quality levels maintained in PacStar products
  • Performance requires physical attendance
  • Other duties as assigned


  • 2+ years testing experience or QCrequired
  • Experience with simple mechanical inspection
  • Experience with Microsoft Windows platforms, required
  • Experience with PC hardware, required
  • Experience with Networking Devices, desired (Switches, Routers, Firewalls)
  • Independent professional that can perform job assignment with limited supervision
  • Ability to lift and carry 35 pounds of test equipment 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

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.


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