Electrical Prototype Test & Inspection Lead Technician

Los Angeles, California
May 17, 2024
May 23, 2024
Engineering, Electrical
Position Type
Manager / Leader, Technician
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Other Corporate
Date Posted:
United States of America
AZ204: RMS Rita Road Bldg South Rita Rd Building 9020, Tucson, AZ, 85747 USA
Position Role Type:
About Us

At Raytheon, the foundation of everything we do is rooted in our values and a higher calling - to help our nation and allies defend freedoms and deter aggression. We bring the strength of more than 100 years of experience and renowned engineering expertise to meet the needs of today's mission and stay ahead of tomorrow's threat. Our team solves tough, meaningful problems that create a safer, more secure world.

Job Summary

The Test Equipment and Environments Center (TE&EC) exists within the Test Equipment Engineering Directorate at Raytheon. TE&EC includes all the engineering disciplines responsible for systems design and test on all Raytheon products. Our engineers are responsible for all elements of the development lifecycle for test including test requirements, test system design, flight simulations, hardware-in-the-loop, computer-in-the-loop, advanced engineering prototyping technology, flight operations for manned and unmanned vehicles, environmental testing, environmental characterization, and engineering laboratory management. We are hands-on, designing with the latest technology and tools, and integrate state of the art test solutions with the most advanced engineering systems in the world.

The Engineering Prototyping & Fabrication department is seeking Electrical Prototyping Test & Inspection Technicians to work in an engineering environment to co-develop engineering hardware in accordance with customer and internal requirements, as well as industry standards. Candidates will collaborate with multi-disciplined design teams across multiple projects to bring design concepts to fruition, providing rapid engineering, fabrication, and prototyping solutions throughout the entire product lifecycle.

This position is an onsite role.

Responsibilities to Anticipate
  • Test and inspect complex prototype electrical assemblies and verify compliance to workmanship standards
  • Rely on moderate to extensive experience to interpret drawings, schematics, 3D models, written notes, and specifications
  • Adapt methods and procedures to test, inspect, analyze, and troubleshoot new hardware
  • Apply advanced skills to test and inspect complex prototype electrical assemblies
  • Assist in electrical/mechanical engineering drawing peer reviews to validate engineering design specifications in development of producible prototypes
  • Assess complex designs to ensure producibility, maintainability, safety, and reliability
  • Document and communicate test discrepancies and workmanship concerns to customers and collaborate on design improvements
  • Perform other task related duties as required

Basic Qualifications
  • Typically requires an AA/AS degree (or other 2-year post high school training) with a minimum of 8 years relevant experience, or HS Diploma and 10 years relevant experience, in an engineering environment inspecting electrical assemblies in three or more of the following areas: cables or wire harnesses, breakout boxes, chassis, circuit card modifications, and racked electronic equipment
  • Previous work experience reading and interpreting electrical and mechanical drawings and schematics.
  • The ability to obtain and maintain a U.S. government issued security clearance is required. U.S. citizenship is required, as only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Effective interpersonal skills to develop report and build positive relationships with both internal and external customers
  • Experience analyzing and interpreting schematics and drawings to identify producibility issues
  • Experience using Microsoft Office and Adobe software, including 3D-PDFs
  • Motivated self-starter with the ability to use good judgement and to work independently or collaboratively in an engineering environment
  • Associates degree in related field; OR military electronics or avionics training, OR vocational or college program certificate
  • Ability to prioritize work, understanding of schedule and budgets
  • J-STD-001 Solder certification
  • IPC 610 & 620 Acceptability certifications and fabrication or test experience.
  • American Society for Quality (ASQ) Certified Quality Inspector (CQI)

What We Offer

Whether you're just starting out on your career journey or are an experienced professional, we offer a total rewards package that goes above and beyond with compensation; healthcare, wellness, retirement, and work/life benefits; career development and recognition programs. Some of the benefits we offer include parental (including paternal) leave, flexible work schedules, achievement awards, educational assistance, and child/adult backup care.

Additional Information
  • Employees who are working in Onsite roles will work primarily onsite. This includes all production and maintenance employees, as they are essential to the development of our products.
  • This position requires a security clearance. DCSA Consolidated Adjudication Services (DCSA CAS), an agency of the Department of Defense, handles and adjudicates the security clearance process. More information about Security Clearances can be found on the US Department of State government website here:
  • Tucson, AZ -

The salary range for this role is 48,000 USD - 116,000 USD. The salary range provided is a good faith estimate representative of all experience levels. RTX considers several factors when extending an offer, including but not limited to, the role, function and associated responsibilities, a candidate's work experience, location, education/training, and key skills.

Hired applicants may be eligible for benefits, including but not limited to, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term disability, long-term disability, 401(k) match, flexible spending accounts, flexible work schedules, employee assistance program, Employee Scholar Program, parental leave, paid time off, and holidays. Specific benefits are dependent upon the specific business unit as well as whether or not the position is covered by a collective-bargaining agreement.

Hired applicants may be eligible for annual short-term and/or long-term incentive compensation programs depending on the level of the position and whether or not it is covered by a collective-bargaining agreement. Payments under these annual programs are not guaranteed and are dependent upon a variety of factors including, but not limited to, individual performance, business unit performance, and/or the company's performance.

This role is a U.S.-based role. If the successful candidate resides in a U.S. territory, the appropriate pay structure and benefits will apply.

RTX anticipates the application window closing approximately 40 days from the date the notice was posted. However, factors such as candidate flow and business necessity may require RTX to shorten or extend the application window.

RTX is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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