Harris Corporation Engineering Technician C in Palm Bay, Florida

Engineering Technician C 8/9/18--Manufacturing, --TechnicianUSA - FL - Palm Bay




Job ID: SIS20180908-26568


Job Title: Engineering Technician C

Job Code: SIS20180908-26568

Job Location: Palm Bay, FL

Job Description:

  • Responsible for the setup and execution of product acceptance, qualification and environmental testing across Avionics / Data Links and Space Payloads products utilizing simple to highly complex and automated test equipment.

  • Activities include the handling and manipulation of extremely high value hardware, installation of setup of specialized instrumentation, and various maintenance activities required to support general laboratory operation through written hand-off instructions, work order flow tags and released test procedures.

  • This position may require occasional weekend, off-shift, and overtime work.

  • Will need to perform electrical troubleshooting to determine problems in hardware or equipment. May work with complex machines or computer systems.

  • Dismantles, adjusts, repairs, aligns, assembles and operates equipment according to preliminary designs, operating or repair manuals, rough sketches or drawings.

  • Uses test and diagnostic equipment to perform hardware checkouts. Related mechanical skills such as automotive system maintenance, electrical/power systems installation/maintenance, or military aircraft or naval equipment experience are considered as positive.

  • Candidate must be able to work independently as well as part of a team. This position requires significant interaction with the lab engineering department, internal Harris customers, external customers, and end-users of Harris Products.


  • 2+ years’ experience with an associate’s degree or equivalent.

Preferred Skills:

  • Ability to interpret electrical drawings and schematics.

  • Strong computer skills (Microsoft Windows and Office) and the ability to learn how to program complex computer systems.

  • Proficiency in the operation of test equipment including Oscilloscopes, Signal Generators, Counter/Timers, Logic Analyzers and DMMs.

  • Fiber optic technology familiarity.

  • Experience with National Instruments software LabVIEW and TestStand.

  • Proficient with the troubleshooting of analog and digital from the system level down to the component level.

  • The ability to work with minimal documentation.

  • Possess a positive attitude and the ability to work in a team environment.

  • Any directly applicable experience with avionics or space hardware or test equipment operation is highly desirable. On-the-job training will be given regardless of experience level.

  • Willingness to be stationed on 2nd or 3rd shift on a permanent basis is desired, but not required.

  • COMSEC/CCI and Secret / SBI / EBI clearance, a working understanding of Environmental test specifications (MIL-Std-810) and LabVIEW / TestStand.

  • Prior military experience.


Please be aware that many of our positions require a security clearance, or the ability to obtain one. Security clearances may only be granted to U.S. citizens. In addition, applicants who accept a conditional offer of employment may be subject to government security investigation(s) and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

By submitting your résumé for this position, you understand and agree that Harris Corporation may share your résumé, as well as any other related personal information or documentation you provide, with its subsidiaries and affiliated companies for the purpose of considering you for other available positions.

Harris is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local law.

Candidates will support Environment, Health and Safety by fulfilling the Harris EHS Policy, complying with Harris EHS programs and applicable regulations, and striving for continual EHS improvement.

Job Profile Matching Criteria:

Expertise--Manufacturing, --Technician

LocationUSA - FL - Palm Bay