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Engineer, Test 1

Location: 

Redmond, WA, US, 98053

Business Unit:  Systems and Support
Function:  Engineering

Triumph Group designs, engineers, manufactures, repairs and overhauls a broad portfolio of aviation and industrial components, accessories, subassemblies, systems and aircraft structures. We partner with original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and operators of commercial, regional, business and military aircraft worldwide, to provide products and services that solve their hardest problems. So whatever the part, component or complexity of assembly, Triumph is committed to quality, service and meeting the specialized needs of each customer.

Triumph participates at all levels of the aerospace supply chain – from single components, to complex systems, to aerospace structures and their contents. We provide solutions for the entire product life cycle of an aircraft – from raw material to aftermarket service. Our unique ability to integrate a broad range of products and capabilities is our competitive advantage.

Calibration Technician

Company: Triumph Seattle                Location: Redmond, WA
Status:  Full Time Employee                Job Category: Aerospace/Aviation/Defense
Relevant Work Experience: See below                   Education Level: A.A. or Certificate


Triumph Group Inc. is a leader in the design, development, manufacturer, repair, sales, and
 life cycle support of aircraft control and actuation systems and structures. Triumph Aerospace
 Systems Seattle’s function is to design and integrate systems and structures aboard customer airframes utilizing the broad capabilities of the companies within the Triumph Group.

Job Description:
Tests, calibrates, adjusts and maintains electromechanical, mechanical, optical, pneumatic, hydro-mechanical, and pressure-type measuring and indicating instruments to conform to set standards. Sets up calibration sequences, methods and procedures according to detailed blueprints, drawings, and instructions. Disassembles, cleans, repairs, and replaces defective parts of test equipment such as pressure gauges and tension meters. May monitor and verify quality in accordance with statistical process or other control procedures.

Essential Functions of the Job:
•    Maintain database of calibrated parts and update TASS numbers, part locations, and calibration due dates
•    Coordinate closely with QA on calibration. QA will maintain inspection and production parts. The technician will maintain calibration on all engineering test parts
•    All of the following parts will be calibrated in-house by the calibration technician. Any parts not on this list will be given to QA to send out to a calibration house
o    Pressure Transducers
o    Temperature Transmitters
o    String Pots and other Linear Displacement Transducers
o    Signal Conditioners/Amplifiers
•    Update a list of parts and calibration due dates that will be posted on each individual test system
•    Remove and re-install parts
•    When a part is re-installed, update the new scale parameters in Measurement and Automation Explorer software, or communicate with the Electrical Engineering Test Manager to have the scale adjusted
•    If a part needs to be calibrated that can’t be done at our facility and there is not a current backup, communicate closely with the test managers about ordering a backup at least three weeks before the part is needed.
•    Maintain the quality control cabinet which house back-up parts for all test systems
•    Ensure that all parts are properly etched with TASS numbers or that the calibration stickers are clear-coated


Education and Experience:
•    A.A. Degree in Electrical/Electronics
•    5 years’ experience as a Technician a plus
•    Experience with ERP systems (EPICOR Vantage) a plus
•    Aerospace industry experience a plus

Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 
•    Proficient in MS office, especially Excel
•    Detail oriented, prompt, organized 
•    Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
•    Able to work with minimal supervision, both alone and in teams 
•    Experience with Labview and Measurement and Automation Explorer a plus
•    Trigonometry and calculus level math skills
•    Some computer programming experience is a plus

Supervisory Responsibilities:
•    None

Physical Demands:
•    Regularly required to sit or stand, reach, bend and move about the production facility
•    Occasional heavy lifting required

Personal Protective Equipment:
•    Safety Glasses required in the production shop

Work Environment:
•    Work performed in shop environment; concrete floors
•    No travel required

May be required to perform other duties as requested, directed or assigned.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or disability.

Please be aware that the Company requires all employees to be vaccinated for COVID-19.  This position will require the successful candidate to obtain OR show proof of a vaccination.  The Company is an equal opportunity employer, and will provide reasonable accommodation to those individuals who are unable to be vaccinated consistent with federal, state, and local law.

Please contact us if you require assistance in applying for Triumph Group and we will provide reasonable accommodations via HRDepartment@triumphgroup.com. If you’d like more information on your EEO rights under the law, please click here


Nearest Major Market: Seattle
Nearest Secondary Market: Bellevue