Teledyne Technologies

  • Repair Technician - Vehicles

    Job Locations US-CA-Poway
    Requisition ID
    Company Name
    Teledyne RD Instruments
    Citizenship/Visa Requirement
    US Citizen/US National/Perm Resident/ Asylee/Refugee
  • Company Overview

    Teledyne Marine is a group of leading-edge subsea technology companies that are part of Teledyne Technologies Incorporated. Through acquisitions and collaboration over the past ten years, Teledyne Marine has evolved into an industry powerhouse, bringing Imaging, Instruments, Interconnect, Seismic, and Vehicle technology together to provide total solutions to our customers. Each Teledyne Marine company is a leader in its respective field, with a shared commitment to providing premium products backed by unparalleled service and support.


    Teledyne Marine sales staff can address not only brand level solutions, but turn-key, customized systems that leverage our full range of technology. Our goal is to provide one-stop purchasing capability, world-wide customer support, and the technical expertise to solve your toughest challenges.


    A Sea of Solutions... One Supplier.

    Position Summary and Responsibilities

    General Overview

    Under limited supervision, performs aftermarket mechanical and electrical repair of assorted components, instruments and vehicles by way of testing and troubleshooting to determine root cause failure of product.   Sets up standard test apparatus or devises test equipment and circuitry to conduct functional, operational, environmental, and other tests to evaluate appropriate methods and parts for repair. Writes technical reports to describe and illustrate system's operating characteristics, malfunctions, or deviations from design specifications and functional limitations for consideration by engineers in broader determinations affecting system design.


    Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

    • Test and troubleshoots products, equipment and circuitry, including functional, operational, and environmental testing in internal tanks, local lakes or ocean environments.
    • Write technical reports and develop charts, graphs and schematics to describe and illustrate systems operating characteristics, malfunctions, deviations from design specifications and functional limitations.
    • Analyze and interpret test data for board and system level repair.
    • Adjust, calibrate, align and modify circuitry/components as well as record effect(s) on unit performance.
    • Enters data and provides written reports, protocols and engineering documentation for testing of component parts and integrated systems.
    • Perform engineering measurements and data analysis for implementation of corrective measures.
    • Reads and follows work release information, bills of material (BOM), engineering change orders (ECO), production drawings (released, out of production and obsolete), blueprints, sample assemblies, and informal and mechanical assembly drawings.
    • Data entry and report writing, including reports for customer review.
    • Ability to provide intermediate instructions to other technicians.

    Supervisory Responsibilities                                                  

    This position does not supervise other employees.


    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



    • High school diploma or equivalent.
    • An associate (two-year technical) degree, a diploma from a technical or vocational school or equivalent military training program and 4 years of related experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • Position requires mechanical and electronics experience, with an emphasis on mechanical skills.
    • Requires intermediate knowledge of the principles of electronics and troubleshooting techniques.
    • Experience testing electronic assemblies using both traditional and non-traditional tooling such as multi-meter, oscilloscope, spectrum analyzer, power supply, function generator, LCD meter, etc.
    • Experience using a variety of hand tools and machine shop tools and equipment (grinders, drill press, etc.).
    • A basic understanding of metallurgy and dissimilar metal effects is desirable.
    • Intermediate MS Office skills including ability to open and create files in Word, create and manipulate data in Excel and use E-mail and calendars in Outlook. Previous ERP/MRP system experience is desirable with the skills to review Bills of Materials (BOM), inventory quantities and locations, and other component information.
    • Must have effective written and verbal communication skills at a business level; follow written and verbal procedures, instructions, read blueprints and schematics, and write business reports about the work accomplished.
    • Must be able to deal with frequent change, delays, unexpected events or ambiguity, and is able to multi-task to accomplish repair activities to completion.
    • Has demonstrated ability to effectively schedule repair completion to maintain on-time delivery requirements.
    • Requires excellent analytical skills and sound judgment to ensure error-free repairs.

    Citizenship Requirements

    Due to the type of work at the facility and certain access restrictions, successful applicants must be a "U.S. Person" (US citizens, US nationals, lawful permanent residents, asylees or refugees).

    Teledyne is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race,color,religion,religious creed,gender,sexual orientation,gender identity,gender expression,transgender,pregnancy,marital status,national origin,ancestry,citizenship status,age,disability,protected Veteran Status,genetics or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal,state,or local law. If you need assistance or an accommodation while seeking employment,please email or call (805)373-4545. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will receive a response.


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