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Businesses Collins Aerospace Job ID 01406271 Most Recent Date Posted 04/20/2021 City Fairfield State California Country United States

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United States of America


HCA09: Interiors (Propulation) -Fairf 3530 Branscombe Road, Fairfield, CA, 94533 USA

The Test Technician assembles and tests various explosive devices under the direction of the Test Group Supervisor or delegate. The Test Technician sets up and operates instrumentation, performs production testing (e.g., detonation velocity, sensitivity testing, LAT) In Accordance with Documented procedures, also performs data reduction and assists on production efforts as assigned. Must be Safety Oriented. Test Technician I will attain Explosive Test Operator certification.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Safely perform lot acceptance testing and production testing, e.g., cross-sectional analysis, detonation velocity, penetration and severance, tensile testing, sensitivity, reliability of transfer and general lot acceptance testing.
  • Perform complicated or urgent production jobs as required, e.g., loading and assembling components of various explosive devices.
  • Requires interpretation of information in the form of test work requests, Acceptance Test Procedures, manufacturing procedures, drawings, schematics, and verbal instructions from Engineers and Supervisors.
  • Safely handle and initiate blasting caps and other energetic devices or materials.
  • Ensure associated tooling, Fixtures, and Instrumentation, are in accordance with documentation for the process.

Basic Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or AA/AS degree or other 2-year post high school training with less than 2 years of relevant experience
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Two-year AS degree (technical) or military “A” school or equivalent.
  • Three years’ experience with ordnance products and/or test instrumentation/electronics.
  • Ability to read and understand procedures; ability to prepare legible, accurate and complete data sheets.
  • Must have good mechanical skills.
  • Have knowledge of electronics and instrumentation.
  • Familiarity with computerized data acquisition and data reduction.

Working Conditions – Physical requirements and environment:

  • Frequent movement among buildings.
  • Outdoor environmental working conditions.
  • Overtime required occasionally meeting critical project schedules.
  • Occasional heavy lifting up to 40 lbs.

Collins Aerospace, a Raytheon Technologies company, is a leader in technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for the global aerospace and defense industry. Collins Aerospace has the capabilities, comprehensive portfolio and expertise to solve customers’ toughest challenges and to meet the demands of a rapidly evolving global market.

Do you want to be a part of something bigger? A team whose impact stretches across the world, and even beyond? At Collins Aerospace, our Mission Systems team helps civilian, military and government customers complete their most complex missions — whatever and wherever they may be. Our customers depend on us for intelligent and secure communications, missionized systems for specialized aircraft and spacecraft and collaborative space solutions. By joining our team, you’ll have your own critical part to play in ensuring our customer succeeds today while anticipating their needs for tomorrow. Are you up for the challenge? Join our mission today.

Collins Aerospace Diversity & Inclusion Statement:

Diversity drives innovation; inclusion drives success. We believe a multitude of approaches and ideas enable us to deliver the best results for our workforce, workplace, and customers. We are committed to fostering a culture where all employees can share their passions and ideas so we can tackle the toughest challenges in our industry and pave new paths to limitless possibility.


Some of our competitive benefits package includes:

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Three weeks of vacation for newly hired employees
  • Generous 401(k) plan that includes employer matching funds and separate employer retirement contribution, including a Lifetime Income Strategy option
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Life insurance and disability coverage
  • Optional coverages you can buy: Pet Insurance, Home and Auto, additional life insurance, accident insurance, criticalillness insurance, group legal
  • Ovia Health, fertility and family planning
  • Employee Assistance Plan, including up to 5 free counseling sessions
  • Redbrick - Incentives for a Healthy You
  • Autism Benefit
  • Doctor on Demand, virtual doctor visits
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Best Doctors, second opinion program
  •  And more! 

Nothing matters more to Collins Aerospace than our strong ethical and safety commitments. As such, all U.S. positions require a background check, which may include a drug screen.


  • Background check and drug screen required (every external new hire in the U.S.)
  • Drug Screen only performed on re-hires who have been gone for more than 1 year

At Collins, the paths we pave together lead to limitless possibility. And the bonds we form – with our customers and with each other -- propel us all higher, again and again.

Apply now and be part of the team that’s redefining aerospace, every day.

Raytheon Technologies is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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