Test Technician

Company Details

Space-Proven ADCS Solutions


Product development and manufacturing Aerospace Engineering Company in Somerset West 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 the company.




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

Experience (ideally within aerospace or defence industry):

  • Testing 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


  • English
  • Afrikaans

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Tagged as: ESD, cleanroom, optical assembly environment, ndip, b-tech

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