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Test and Service Technician


Job title: Test and Service Technician (Temporary)

Function level: Will be determined at a later date
Work location: Manassas VA

Division/Department: Operations

Directly reports to:  Director of Operations

Company: NMI       Cost center: Operations


The Test and Service Technician is responsible for assembly, installation, test, service and repairing of mechanical, electrical, electronic, - modules and systems.  Work will include production, field service, customer returns, engineering development, data collection and testing. Candidates will possess strong problem solving and troubleshooting (to component level) skills, as well as ability to use hand/ automated tools, and set-up/calibration/test equipment.  


• Assembly, calibration, test and troubleshooting of subassemblies, final assemblies and systems per specifications, manufacturing drawings, procedures, work instructions and data sheets
• Performs product modifications and upgrades
• Performs service on customer returns
• Inspects and signs off on all work before moving to next operation
• Performs buddy system inspections and sign off on critical processes and product
• Able to use DVMs, oscilloscopes, frequency counters, spectrum analyzers, recorders/data loggers, hand tools, crimpers, soldering irons, torque wrenches.
• Recognizes set up and process/product failures and is able to troubleshoot to determine root cause, and make corrective action recommendations
• Keeps supervisor appraised of all unresolved and/or potential problems and work interruptions that will negatively affect daily, weekly and monthly production schedules
• Provides support to Production Supervision on all production assignments, and may work in other departments on other assignments as required
• May be utilized for engineering experimentation, development, data collection and testing
• May be requested to assist in other job duties, as required within the facilities and/or at customers and suppliers
• May be requested to assist in other job duties, as required within the facilities and/or at customers and suppliers


Functional competencies

• Good verbal and written communication skills
• Ability to work in a team environment
• Ability to recommend quality, productivity and cost reduction improvements
• Ability to cross train
• Ability to perform domestic and international travel(requires passport)
• Proficient in Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel
• Ability to learn and capably use specialized manufacturing and engineering applications software
• Ability to work in an environment where Six-Sigma, Lean Manufacturing, Total Quality Leadership, Kaizen, and 5S tools and techniques, are constantly applied to obtain quality and productivity improvements and to reduce all costs

2 year technical diploma or degree with 5 years of experience, or:
Related military training and 5 years of experience, or:
15 plus years of on the job training and experience 

Core competencies (all employees)

Be pro-active:
• Broad minded and well informed in order to act quickly and resolutely

Seek new knowledge:
• Pioneer new potential through self-study and insatiable curiosity

Communicate well:
• Harmonize diverse skills by thinking out of the box and communicating effectively with other

Display integrity:
• Work with diligence and sincerity as a responsible individual

Embrace diversity:
• Welcome and value different talents, perspectives and diverse cultures





• Must be able to lift up to 35 pounds

Approved by : Signature of the person with the authority to approve the job description
Date approved : Date upon which the job description was approved
Reviewed Date when the job description was last reviewed

As an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin or because he or she is an individual with a disability or disabled veteran, Armed Forces service medal veteran, recently separated veteran, or active duty wartime or campaign badge veteran, or thereinafter referred collectively as “protected veterans.

If interested in applying for this position, please send a completed Application for Employment and Self Identification forms to Cristy Noch in Human Resources.