Test Technician

Company Details

Manufacture of electronic equipment for use in satellite-based systems.


We are a product development and manufacturing Aerospace Engineering Company in Somerset West that has a permanent position for a Test Technician to take responsibility for the testing of electronic and mechanical products used in a satellite-based system.


Electronic testing of boards, sub-assemblies and completed units according to current documentation. Ensure all relevant test data is logged appropriately and correctly. Assembling of test equipment used for qualification and acceptance testing. Execute environmental tests at remote test facilities   Other ad-hoc duties as required by company.



• NDIP/B-TECH in Electronic Engineering from a recognised institution
• Requires a car and valid driver’s license

Experience (ideally within aerospace or defence industry):
• Testing and preferable design of high-reliability electronic products
• Design and implementation of test equipment
• Ability to interpret mechanical and electronic drawings
• Ability to effectively use off-the-shelf test equipment
• Appreciation and experience of ISO9001 requirements

Additional knowledge areas that would strengthen the application
• Testing of Optical/Optomechanical systems
• Testing of radio frequency products, and knowledge of test equipment
• Cleanroom, ESD and optical assembly environment

• Be self-motivated and have a willingness to learn
• Willing to go the extra mile to complete projects
• Good attention to detail
• Punctual
• Responsible
• Excellent written and oral communication skills
• Flexible and able to multi-task, can work within an ambiguous, fast-moving environment
• Resourcefulness in setting priorities
• The post holder will be required to interact frequently and effectively with peers and other team members towards achieving positive outcomes

Tagged as: Optical/Optomechanical systems, radio frequency products

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