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Test Engineering Technician I at DRS Technologies

Posted in Skilled Labor - Trades 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Job Description:

DRS Technologies

DRS Technologies is a leading supplier of integrated products, services and support to military forces, intelligence agencies and prime contractors worldwide. Focused on defense technology, we develop, manufacture and support a broad range of systems for mission critical and military sustainment requirements, as well as homeland security.

Headquartered in Arlington, VA, the Company is a wholly owned subsidiary of Leonardo S.p.A. which employs more than 70,000 people worldwide. We offer a competitive compensation package and a business culture which rewards performance. For additional information on DRS, please visit our website at


DRS Company

DRS Naval Power Systems (NPS) a multi-site operation responsible for $350 million of revenue with locations in Milwaukee, WI, Bridgeport/Danbury, CT, Fitchburg, MA, and High Ridge, MO with an employee base of approximately 900 employees. NPS is structured into four Lines of Business: Surface, Submarines, Nuclear instrumentation and Controls and Marlo Coil focusing on supporting the power and propulsion needs of the U.S. Navy.  We provide engineering, manufacturing and lifetime support of our highly engineered products. 


Position Summary

Electrical engineering lab technician to provide hands-on technical support the design and development of complex power control, conversion and distribution system hardware for Navy applications.


Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Support engineering with routine engineering duties and/or hands-on tasks

  • Work independently on daily tasks

  • Assist in design, build and/or procurement of new or improved machines, tools, fixtures and material handling equipment and coordinating the implementation

  • Under direction, responsible for completing process documentation, bill of materials, route sheets, etc

  • Review project instructions and drawings to ascertain test specifications, procedures, objectives, test equipment, nature of technical problem and possible solutions, and to support the design for manufacture

  • Devise, fabricate, and assemble new or modified electrical and/or mechanical components or assemblies for products

  • Under direction, set up and conduct tests of units and components

  • Analyze test results related to the design and test objectives and adjusts equipment to bring within specification; record these test procedures and results, numerical and graphical data, and recommendations for changes in product or test methods

  • Assist in the creation of documentation to maintain equipment

  • Support, communicate, reinforce and defend the mission, values and culture of the organization

  • Perform other duties as directed by supervisor

  • Comfortable with the shop/laboratory and equipment

  • Assist in the development of plant layouts, manufacturing methods and process improvements

  • May coordinate maintenance projects

    Basic Qualifications         

    • High school diploma or GED

    • Novice technical expertise and beginning familiarity with the shop/laboratory and equipment

    • US citizen and meet DRS security standards as imposed by DoD, including the issuance of any necessary security clearance by the US government within a reasonable time after commencement of employment

    Physical Requirements:

    • Ability to lift up to 35 pounds frequently

    • Ability to stand for up to 9 hours a day

    • Walking, lifting, bending, stooping and kneeling


    Physical Demands:

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


    We offer a very competitive base salary commensurate with experience and a business culture which rewards good performance. The Company offers a full range of employee benefits.

    Candidates must be a US citizen and meet DRS security standards as imposed by DoD, including the issuance of any necessary security clearance by the US government within a reasonable time after commencement of employment.


    DRS Technologies is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital or veteran status, or any other category protected by federal, state or local law. #JS #NPS