Harris Corporation Electronic Technician in Roanoke, Virginia

Electronic Technician 8/6/18--ManufacturingUSA - VA - Roanoke




Job ID: CS20181607-25959


Job Title – Electronic Technician

Job Location – Roanoke, VA

Job ID – CS20181607-25959

Harris Corporation is a leading technology innovator, solving customers’ toughest mission-critical challenges by providing solutions that connect, inform and protect. Harris supports government and commercial customers in more than 100 countries and has approximately $6 billion in annual revenue. The company is organized into three business segments: Communication Systems, Space and Intelligence Systems and Electronic Systems. Learn more at harris.com at https://www.harris.com/

Job Description:

Electronics maintenance is responsible for the maintenance, repair and technical support of process instrumentation and control systems throughout the manufacturing and testing of Roanoke Night Vision products.

Essential and other important responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Good mechanical and strong electrical aptitude, strong troubleshooting and problem solving skills, particularly required by a diverse and extensive amount of electronic control systems within the facility.

  • Knowledgeable of a wide array of industrial technologies including: Electronics, mechanics, hydraulics, pneumatics, vacuum technology, control systems.

  • Able to read and interpret schematics, drawings and technical manuals

  • PLC and HMI programming and troubleshooting

  • Industrial computer and various ISA/PCI bus troubleshooting and repair

  • Troubleshoot to the component level for the full spectrum of analog, digital, RF, optical and industrial control systems. Must be able to make component level repairs to address non-operational control systems.

  • Utilize test equipment (DVM, Oscilloscopes, Frequency Generator, computer based, etc) appropriate to testing objective.

  • Installation, maintenance and troubleshooting skills for manufacturing, product quality assurance and facilities equipment systems

  • Perform complete electrical and mechanical preventative maintenance services

  • Monitor inventory of equipment spare parts; be able to effectively locate replacement parts from a variety of web based sources.

  • Experience using various hand and power tools, multi-meter, leak detectors, electronic or computerized test systems etc.

  • Obtain a security clearance.


  • Associates degree (Electronic Engineering Technology or similar field) or equivalent with years of technical experience

  • 0 - 3 years of proven maintenance experience with Industrial Automation systems, PLCs, PCs, pneumatics, motion controls, lasers, optics and other process controls.

  • 3 - 5 years maintenance experience with Industrial Automation systems, PLCs, PCs, pneumatics, motion controls, lasers, optics and other process controls.

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Technical certifications: Electrically qualified worker (per ESH039), LOTO authorized employee (per ESH040)

  • Computer skill set: ranging from AMMS, iExelis to Microsoft Outlook, Excel, etc

  • Good verbal and written communications skills

  • Team player, ability to work with other groups to complete tasks. Essential to work with and coordinate very closely with Manufacturing Engineering and maintenance resources to work through daily issues and challenges.

  • Ability to understand and create ladder logic

  • Strong computer skills

  • Component level printed circuit board fault testing

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.

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LocationUSA - VA - Roanoke