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Our Somerset West office 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.

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JOB TYPELOCATIONREPORT TO
Full-TimeSouth Africa, Somerset WestTest Lead
KEY PURPOSE OF JOB
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

KEY TASKS
• 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.

PREREQUISITES

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE
Qualifications:
• 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

COMPETENCIES & SKILLS
• 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

LANGUAGE
• English
• Afrikaans

APPLICATION
If you meet the requirements of this vacancy, please send your cv to:
Lm@newspacesystems.com OR contact us on +27 (0) 21 300 0160