Production Test Technician at Flir Systems in Gainesville, Florida

Posted in General Business 6 days ago.

Type: Full-Time





Job Description:

Be visionary

At FLIR, we have a simple but ambitious mission: to develop market-leading thermal and sensing technologies which enhance everyday life. From saving energy, to saving lives FLIR is making a real difference in our world.

Our products are used in a wide array of situations to rescue people in danger, detect criminals, conserve energy, navigate safely, provide security around the globe, and protect our environment.

We are looking for individuals who thrive on making an impact and want the excitement of being on a team that wins.

Job Description

The shift for this position is Monday - Friday from 8:00am - 5:00pm.

Be Visionary

At FLIR Systems (formerly Altavian, Inc.) , we have a simple but ambitious mission: to develop market-leading thermal and sensing technologies which enhance everyday life. From saving energy, to saving lives FLIR is making a real difference in our world. Our products are used in a wide array of situations to rescue people in danger, detect criminals, conserve energy, navigate safely, provide security around the globe, and protect our environment. We are looking for individuals who thrive on making an impact and want the excitement of being on a team that wins.

At FLIR in Gainesville, we design and manufacture high quality drones to carry the best sensors into the toughest environments. Our extensive history includes working alongside organizations including U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, NASA, and the U.S. Army. We embrace open architectures in our systems design to bring proven commercial concepts to Group I UAS (Unmanned Aerial Systems). As an original equipment manufacturer of UAS, we are at the forefront of new American engineering and manufacturing technologies. The foundation of our company is the drive to build superior UAS through engineering excellence. You can expect diverse challenges that will require you to be agile and innovative in your work. You can also expect to be on a small team that strives to meet these challenges together. UAS development and the UAS market is still young and constantly changing. You work will be varied and innovative by nature.

Job Summary:

As a Production Test Technician you will be tasked with the manufacturing and testing of systems and components of Small Unmanned Aerial Systems (SUAS). FLIR is an industry leader in Unmanned Systems and produces its aircraft, hand controllers and associated software in-house. In this position you will be challenged to grow in you technical and organizational abilities while being in a surrounded by an enthusiastic hardworking team. We encourage all employees to grow in the company and learn new skills and techniques to further the product quality and their professional career.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities:


  • Assembly of prototypes and final products.

  • Inspection and verification of production prototypes.

  • Assemble mechanical parts and wire electronic components in accordance to manufacturing documentation (assembly instructions/process documents) into sub-units or complete units.

  • Soldering cable connectors and PCB components.

  • Assemble parts into sub-units or complete units, including sub-assembly, process assembly, inspection, modifications, upgrades and rework.

  • Maintain safe and efficient practices.

  • Maintain a clean and orderly workspace and performs work in accordance with quality and engineering standards.

  • Complete any other work-related tasks as directed by supervisor.

Job Qualifications:


  • Applicants must be either a U.S. citizen, U.S. national, legal permanent resident, asylee, refugee or must be eligible to apply for and obtain the appropriate export control license from the U.S. Departments of State or Commerce.

  • Minimum 1-year experience assembling mechanical and electrical components preferred.

  • IPC Certification preferred.

  • Technical Training preferred.

  • Experience using hand and measurement tools.

  • Experience working with metals, plastics and composites.

  • Experience operating mills, lathes, grinders and cutting tools.

  • Basic ability to solder.

  • High school or GED required.

  • Able and willing to work Monday-Friday from 8:00am - 5:00pm.

FLIR and all of our employees are committed to conducting business with the highest ethical standards. We require all employees to comply with all applicable laws, regulations, rules and regulatory orders. Our reputation for honesty, integrity and high ethics is as important to us as our reputation for making innovative sensing solutions.

FLIR is an equal opportunity employer.