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Engineering Test Technician

Location: 

West Hartford, CT, US, 06110-1328

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.

Overview

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 Systems, Electronics & Control is a leading independent aerospace fuel system supplier for the commercial, military, helicopter and business jet markets. Based in West Hartford, CT, Triumph employs approximately 500 employees. The Company’s key products and services include electronic engine controls, fuel metering units and main fuel pumps for both the OE and aftermarket / spares end markets.  

Responsibilities

We are currently seeking an Engineering Test Technician to support our Mechanical Assembly and Protoype Test Lab.  In this role, you will assist project and product support engineering teams with the development, product support and product improvement program execution. You will also assemble and test various components under the direction of the engineering prototype department team lead and engineering staff.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

 

  • Review project instructions, process sheets, process specifications, technical drawings, component maintenance manual and other documentation to ascertain assembly methods, test specifications, procedures, objectives, test equipment, nature of technical problems and repair processes.
  • Assemble, disassemble and test new products in engineering development, legacy product improvement units, or modified mechanical components and assemblies. The products may be, but are not limited to hydromechanical fuel controls, fuel pumps, actuation systems, thermal control systems, pneumatic systems, and refrigeration systems.
  • Set up test stands per schematic diagrams to run development, operational, and performance tests on prototype and legacy improvement units. Document assembly, disassembly and test history; as well as lessons learned, and hardware problems found during the assembly and test process.
  • Conduct tests of units and components under operational conditions using standard test equipment to obtain data for development and test.
  • Utilize standard inspection equipment such as micrometers, calipers, height stand, indicator, etc. for assembly, test, and engineering investigation documentation.

Qualifications

 

  • High school diploma required.
  • Associates degree in a technical field preferred.
  • Three years or more of experience with mechanical assembly and development testing of new products; experience within aerospace a plus.
  • EPA 608 refrigeration systems certification or the ability to acquire the certification within six months preferred.
  • Ability to efficiently isolate problems and drive root cause.
  • Strong problem-solving skills.
  • Comfortable working in a cross functional group and strong team player.
  • Experience using MS Office Suite.

 

All Positions at Triumph Systems, Electronics & Controls require access to information or technology that is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and other US government security regulations. These laws do not permit access rights to non-US Citizens or to other unauthorized individuals. Therefore, presently all applicants must be US Citizens or US Permanent Residents (*green card holders*) and/or otherwise comply with ITAR requirements for access rights to be considered for a position.

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