Teledyne Technologies

Repair Technician

Requisition ID
Company Name
Teledyne RD Instruments
1st Shift - Day
Citizenship/Visa Requirement
US Citizen/Perm Resident/ Other US Person

Company Overview

Teledyne Marine is a group of leading-edge undersea technology companies that have been assembled by Teledyne Technologies Incorporated. Through acquisitions and collaboration, over the past 10 years Teledyne Marine has evolved into an industry powerhouse, bringing the best of the best together under a single umbrella. 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.


As part of the Teledyne Marine group, Teledyne RD Instruments revolutionized the industry through the development of the first acoustic Doppler current profiler (ADCP) and continues to be a global leader in acoustic Doppler innovations used for current profiling and precision navigation.  Our game changing technology has allowed tens of thousands of scientists, engineers and researchers to explore and understand our world’s oceans, rivers and streams in a way that was previously thought impossible.  With a staff of more than 150 scientists, engineers, technicians, and sales and support personnel, the company's San Diego-based global headquarters is an 80,000 square-foot ISO-9001:2008 facility that includes state-of-the art engineering, laboratory, manufacturing, and test areas.


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Teledyne is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action 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.  


Position Summary and Responsibilities

General Overview

Under limited supervision, performs aftermarket mechanical and electrical repair of assorted components and instruments 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.
  • Set up, configure and/or troubleshoot network, Wi-Fi, bluetooth, radio and/or antenna.
  • 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 setting up, configuring and troubleshooting networks, Wi-Fi, bluetooth, radios and antennae.
  • 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.
  • Candidate must possess U.S. citizenship or be a "U.S. Person". (A U.S. Person is defined as a person who is a lawful permanent resident "Green Card holder" as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1101 (a)(20) or who is a "Protected Individual" as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3).)

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