Cobham Mission Test Equipment Technician in Davenport, Iowa


Cobham is seeking a *Test Equipment Technician *that willset up, test, calibrate, and repair all types of controls or instruments. This position is located in Davenport, IA.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Under general supervision sets up, tests, calibrate, and repairs all types of controls or instruments which adjust, measure, or indicate certain scientific variables or qualities such as heat, speed, voltage, amperage, etc

  • Assembles, test, and modifies prototype units and new units

  • Troubleshoots, repairs, and calibrates in-house and vendor test equipment

  • Performs preventive maintenance on equipment

  • Works with close tolerances

  • May draft prints and schematics

  • May be responsible for documentation and qualification of testing of units

  • Performs all operations according to prescribed safety and environmental principles

  • All other related duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements:
  • Associates degree in related field and three years related experience or equivalent

  • Skilled at troubleshooting and analyzing technical issues

  • Skilled at reading prints, engineering drawings and Electrical & Pneumatic schematics

  • Effective verbal/written communication and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to work with close tolerances

  • Ability to operate electronic measuring and gauging equipment (Multimeters, Pressure Calibrator, Meter calibrators, Calipers, Oscilloscope, Pneumatics)

  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. occasionally

  • Ability to make independent judgments regarding technical issues

  • Ability to work in an office, lab, and indoor industrial environment

  • This position requires access to technology, materials, software or hardware that is controlled by export laws of the US. In order to be eligible you must be either a US Citizen or Permanent Resident

Preferred Qualifications:
  • 1 year of troubleshooting PC or Laptop (Pull boards, drive and replacement, load software, etc.)

  • 1 year of Vibration test equipment usage or calibration experience

  • 1 year of X-ray test equipment usage or calibration experience

  • Electrical and Pneumatics schematics

For more information regarding the Davenport facility and products manufactured there, please visit the below links:

Cobham's values of Trust, Talent and Technology have driven us from our launch in 1934 by Sir Alan Cobham, an aviation innovator, to becoming a global leader in state-of-the-art aerospace and defense systems. And it’s the insights of our innovators today that will secure our collective future. Innovators like you.

Cobham is one of the world's leading companies engaged in the development, delivery and support of leading-edge aerospace and defense systems in the air, on land and at sea. Our clients and partners trust Cobham to deliver the mission-critical technology they need, and we trust our employees to draw on their ingenuity and passion to deliver those solutions. This leads to an empowering culture for our people. Our Leadership team is open, sharing plans for the next five years, driving retention by offering demanding, exciting work, and providing full guidance and mentoring.

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Cobham is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and embraces diversity in our employee population. It is the policy of Cobham to provide equal opportunity to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information. Cobham will refrain from discharging, or otherwise discriminating against, employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants.

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Job Category

Job Category: Technicians & Operators

Primary Location: US-Iowa-Davenport

Organization: Cobham Mission Systems Davenport

Schedule: Full-time

Job Posting: 31-Aug-2018, 12:47:26 PM

Recruiter: Michael Bodner

Req ID: 268934