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Test Equipment Technician at Thales Avionics, Inc. (ASW) in Orlando, Florida

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Location: Orlando, United States of America

Thales people architect solutions that enable two-thirds of planes to take off and land safely. We create in-flight entertainment systems that engross 50 million fliers every year and we develop the avionics that control the world’s largest commercial aircrafts. Our simulators train the next generation of pilots for fighter jets, transporters and search and rescue helicopters. And, together, each and every member of our aerospace team makes a difference.

When you rely on airlines to connect you in flight, you rely on Thales. In an increasingly fast paced world, we make the unpredictable, predictable by connecting and entertain passengers to make your life better. Combining a diversity of talents, we master the decisive moments that matter to passengers and airlines. Whatever it takes.

Thales is currently seeking a Test Equipment Technician in Piscataway, NJ (relocation to Orlando, FL in approximately 6-8 months with assistance provided. Florida residents will be accommodated for initial employment in New Jersey. The Test Equipment Technician provides support for test equipment repair, maintenance and calibration. Activities needs to be carried out efficiently and expeditiously in order to ensure the maximum availability of test equipment to the Operations Team.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide a professional, responsive, and service oriented approach for test equipment maintenance and support

  • Manage daily workload/priorities in order to achieve maximum availability of test equipment for Operations

  • Perform installation and validation of software updates

  • Lead activities with subcontractors in support of test equipment and tooling manufacturing and maintenance

  • Contribute in new test equipment procurement and installation.

  • Develop and implement an efficient process of maintaining an optimum level of test equipment spares stock

  • Share preventive maintenance best practices

  • Collaborates with Technical Support Engineers, with regional counterparts, with HSE officer

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Must be willing and able to relocate to Orlando, Florida within 6-8 months of hire date

  • Associates degree in electronics with 2-4 years of experience in maintaining electronics or avionics testing and repair equipment within the aerospace industry, or a high school diploma or GED with 5-7 years of experience in electronics or avionics testing and repair equipment within the aerospace industry

  • 2 plus years of experience and/or working knowledge of any or all of the following: Thales Electrical Power Conversion System/electric motors/generators and/or general electric power generation

  • Must be able to demonstrate high proficiency in reading and interpreting electrical schematics.

  • Strong understanding of analog, digital, and electromechanical circuitry

  • Experience with manual and automatic test benches

  • Hands-on experience in test equipment design, fabrication, installation, troubleshooting, and repairs

  • Ability to work in a multi-disciplined environment, dealing with numerous internal and external organizations

  • Must be willing and able to work independently, as well as in a team environment, both large and small

  • Ability to analyze complex issues and develop logical corrective actions approaches

  • Proficiency in MS Word and Excel

  • Ability to work at the computer and on the production floor

  • Must be able to travel domestically and internationally

Preferred qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering

  • Solid organization, decision-making, judgment, and team-oriented skills

  • Above average level of personal responsibility and well developed sense of urgency

  • High level of interpersonal skills to work effectively with others, individually and in teams

  • Self-motivation and history of successful direct contribution to company objectives

Thales champions inclusion and we believe diversity strengthens the fabric of our culture. We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law If you need an accommodation or assistance in order to apply for a position with Thales, please contact us at

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