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Test Technician (Temp)

Requisition ID:  117329
Business Unit:  Engine Systems San Diego (3325)

San Diego, CA, United States, 92121


Innovation is at the heart of everything we do at Meggitt, a worldwide leader in aerospace, defense and selected energy markets. We believe in our vision of ‘Enabling the Extraordinary: To Fly, To Power, To Live”.

These core values – teamwork, integrity and excellence – are what have allowed us to become the company we are today.   With facilities worldwide, Meggitt draws on over 160 years of expertise to enhance the lives of people across the globe.


Job Designation

The Test Technician completes work according to instructions, specifications, and procedures. Conducts a variety of tests and verifications on electro and electromechanical equipment while providing accuracy, productivity, and on-time delivery.    

Job Core Responsibilities

  • Sets up test equipment and tests per specification
  • Performs troubleshooting and failure analysis of analog and digital circuitry malfunctions at the component level
  • Provides detailed written failure description with root cause analysis to production and engineering
  • Follows written and verbal instructions and adheres to all company guidelines, policies, and procedures
  • Assists other departments with tasks in other production cells/locations
  • Maintains a safe and clean work environment, an acceptable safety record, and follows company safety rules
  • Electronics component-level troubleshooting using schematics for reference
  • Soldering/de-soldering of SMT components
  • Test & measurement with standard lab equipment – DMMs, Oscilloscopes, power supplies, temperature chambers, function generators
  • Ability to devise and conduct tests given higher-level conceptual test plans
  • Report out test results and present data/measurements
  • Use various computer software to load & test firmware on embedded devices
  • Build test circuits (breadboard) for evaluation
  • Other responsibilities as assigned

Job Specifications

Education: A Secondary Certificate/High School Diploma or equivalent combination of relevant education and work experience that will allow successful performance of job expectations

Certifications: Vocational training, apprenticeships, or the equivalent experience in a related field

Years Experience: min 3 years or more of relevant experience in an engineering department environment

Other: Regular, consistent, and punctual attendance is required. May need to work nights and weekends, variable schedule(s) and additional hours as necessary


  • Skilled in the use of test equipment, hand tools, power tools and electric soldering
  • Good reading  and comprehension skills to understand regulations and instructions     
  • Ability to analyze and determine methods and procedures     
  • Good oral and written communication skills and attention to detail    
  • Proficient Microsoft Windows software applications
  • Please note that the salary range information is only applicable for California. Compensation is based on a variety of factors, candidate experience, qualifications, location, as well as market and business considerations. Pay Range: $22.50/hour - $33.75/hour


This position requires use of information which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.

Meggitt is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request an accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our career center as a result of your disability. To request an accommodation, contact a Human Resources Representative by emailing

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