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L3Harris Manufacturing Test Technician C – 2nd Shift in Mason, Ohio


Manufacturing Test Technician C – 2nd Shift

(2PM - 11:30PM)

Job Description:

This is a second-shift opportunity within the L3Harris Environmental Testing Laboratory. The ideal candidate must be willing to work second-shift with the possibility of a first- or split-shift support if required. There will be a need for occasional overtime when needed. The candidate will coordinate, prepare, manage, and execute testing schemes designed to take our products to the limit of their functional and structural design. The associate will be provided with approximately one (1) month of training on first shift where they will learn to operate climatic chambers designed to replicate the freezing temperatures of earth poles, the scorching temperatures of the deserts, and the humidity of the jungles. Similarly, they will learn to operate electrodynamic shakers where harsh vibration environments are reproduced to test products for their survivability to transportation, gun fire, aircraft-carrier arrests, and rocket launch conditions. The candidate will be exposed to a loud environmental laboratory, that runs year-round, and succumb to an annual Audio Grams based upon a Hearing Conservation programing.

Essential Functions:

  • Must be hands-on with a strong mechanical aptitude and familiarity with the use of hand and power tools

  • Setup and break down complex apparatus / systems for climatic and dynamic testing

  • Install instrumentation required to control and measure test parameters

  • Review appropriate procedures for test requirements and escalation of unresolved issues

  • Must be familiar with DoD industrial MIL-STD testing methods for laboratories

  • Conduct and monitor climatic and dynamic tests and document results

  • Collaborate with Laboratory Management and Quality Engineering for all products not meeting / failing test requirements

  • Collect test data (graphs, charts, and tabulations) and perform routine analyses to verify accuracy and completeness of data

  • Ensure proper documenting/recording of test failures (equipment, unit under test, and/or personnel)

  • Exhibit a high attention to detail in testing, procedures and work

  • Exercise good judgement with respect to problem solving / trouble shooting and decision making

  • Assist in implementing a variety of tools, jigs and fixtures that will assist in increasing testing efficiency

  • Work closely with management and senior technical personnel for continuous process improvement

  • Maintain a positive work atmosphere by acting and communicating in a manner that is cooperative and supportive of customers, co-workers and managers

  • Perform area cleanup & housekeeping operations to maintain a professional work environment

  • Observe and comply with all safety policies and procedures

  • Perform other related duties of comparable complexity as directed


  • Requires a High School Diploma or equivalent and a minimum of 6 years of prior relevant experience or 2 years post-Secondary/Associates Degree with a minimum of 2 years of prior related experience.

    Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Equivalent military experience in Electrical, Electronic or Mechanical Engineering Technology desired

  • Minimum of 5 years of previous test technician experience in a laboratory environment desired with at least 3 years within manufacturing preferred

  • Experience with test equipment - programming, monitoring, collection of data, and fault diagnosis

  • Effectively communicates and interfaces effectively with all levels of management and senior technical personnel

  • Results oriented, working in a fast paced environment

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite required

  • Work independently and within a dynamic team environment

  • Ability to travel and work extended hours

  • Strong mathematical background and problem solving skills

L3Harris Technologies is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. L3Harris is committed to treating all employees and applicants for employment with respect and dignity and maintaining a workplace that is free from unlawful discrimination. All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or other related medical conditions), gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, characteristic or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local laws. L3Harris maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks, where permitted by law.