Engineering Test Operations Technician

Engineering Test Operations Technician

General Dynamics | Greensboro, NC, 27395, US
Salary Range:$69,000 – $109,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

Posted 18 days ago

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Responsibilities for this Position

Engineering Test Operations Technician

Job ID: 2022-57963


Required Clearance: Secret

Posted Date: 11/16/2022

Category: Technicians/Technical Support

Employment Type: Full Time

Hiring Company: General Dynamics Mission Systems, Inc.

Basic Qualifications

Associates degree in related discipline or equivalent is required plus a minimum of 1 year of relevant experience.


Department of Defense Secret security clearance is required at time of hire. Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.

Responsibilities for this Position

Help make the technologies, products and services that make a difference. Thats the opportunity thats waiting for you at General Dynamics Mission Systems. We help our nations heroes keep our nation safe by creating solutions so advanced, they redefine innovation for the world. Its an amazing challenge. And its waiting for you now.

We apply advanced technologies such as Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, AR/VR, Cloud Native and Quantum Physics to solve our customers missions in cyber, RF, undersea, interstellar and everything in between.

Are you looking to take charge of your career and seek opportunities to learn, grow, and achieve your potential? If so, look no further! As the Engineering Technician, youll support engineering activities such as design, test, check-out, modification, configuration of prototype electro mechanical systems and testing of specialized equipment.

* Constructs, modifies, debugs, troubleshoots, calibrates, integrates, and tests a variety of tools, equipment and systems
* Construct, troubleshoot, calibrate, adjust, test, diagnose and maintain equipment, components, devices, or systems
* Calibration and alignment checks
* Interprets basic engineering drawings, diagrams and schematics
* Construct, modify, debug, test and adjust a variety of tools and equipment given appropriate drawings, parts and instructions
* Implement basic practical solutions for process improvement
* Conduct and document test procedures and results under guidance of test engineer
* Construct basis tooling and fixtures to accomplish unique tasks
* Organize data to identify cause/effect relationships and recommends resolution/process improvement
* Demonstrates basic knowledge of computer and network hardware
* Works with control systems for the operation of complex machinery
* Effectively configures, builds and tests data acquisition equipment, applicable sensors and cables
* Completes and logs daily pre and post inspection check lists, along with weekly and monthly preventative maintenance inspections of hydraulic equipment

What youll experience:

* Technologies that arent just top-notch, theyre often top-secret
* A team of bold thinkers committed to exploring whats next
* Opportunities to gain new knowledge - as its discovered

What you bring to the table:

* An Associates degree in related discipline or equivalent plus a minimum of 1 year of relevant experience
* Fundamental knowledge and proficiency in the use of related tools and equipment
* Ability to fabricate simple hardware as required
* Clear computer and test equipment knowledge

What sets you apart:

* Commitment to ongoing professional development
* Superior communication and collaboration skills
* Experience in IT fundamentals
* Operation and configuration of hydraulic equipment, electro mechanical systems, and specialized test equipment

Company Overview

General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) engineers a diverse portfolio of high technology solutions, products and services that enable customers to successfully execute missions across all domains of operation. With a global team of 12,000+ top professionals, we partner with the best in industry to expand the bounds of innovation in the defense and scientific arenas. Given the nature of our work and who we are, we value trust, honesty, alignment and transparency. We offer highly competitive benefits and pride ourselves in being a great place to work with a shared sense of purpose. You will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded. If who we are and what we do resonates with you, we invite you to join our high performance team!

General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce. EOE/Disability/Veteran