Teledyne Technologies

  • Instrument Tester

    Job Locations US-CA-San Diego
    Requisition ID
    Company Name
    Teledyne API
    1st Shift - Day
    Citizenship/Visa Requirement
    No Restrictions
  • Company Overview

    Teledyne Advanced Pollution Instrumentation (TAPI), a business unit within the Environmental and Electronic Measurement Instruments group within Teledyne Technologies Incorporated (NYSE:TDY), continues to be the global leader in the manufacturing of advanced instrumentation for monitoring of atmospheric pollution. We design, manufacture and market precision gas analyzers and air quality monitoring products both domestically and internationally.


    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

    Job Summary

    This position reports to a Line Lead Assembler and is generally responsible for testing air quality monitoring instrumentation and all other manufacturing instruments. This position is not open to relocation reimbursement. Applicants applying to the position must reside with the San Diego County area.



    Essential Duties

    • Testing and calibrating instruments.
    • Performs go/no-go tests of circuits, components, instruments and mechanical assemblies.
    • Sets up test devices using hand tools or automatic tests methods. Document test results.
    • May perform simple repairs and/or component removal or replacement.
    • May maintain logs and records indicating malfunctions.
    • Must have good written and verbal communication skills.


    Qualifications & Requirements

    • A minimum of 5 years production and assembly experience with manufacturing electro-mechanical instrumentation and related vocational instruction.
    • Completion of high school required, Associates degree with emphasis on electronics or related field of study preferred.
    • Requires intermediate level experience in simple repairs or component replacement.
    • Must be able to proficiently communicate both verbally and in writing. -Must be able to proficiently add, subtract, multiply, and divide.
    • Must have experience and demonstrate proficiency with electronic equipment (Oscilloscope's and Muti-Meter)
    • Working knowledge of established drawings and experience in soldering, wire wrapping and cable harnessing.
    • Working knowledge/experience of BOM’s, schematics, engineering drawings.
    • Must be able to proficiently utilize standard hand tools such as but not limited to screwdrivers, pliers, wrenches, and crimper's.

    Physical Requirements

    •  Moderate lifting (chassis/instruments) up to 35 lbs. unassisted and may be required to participate in team lifting at times.
    • The position will also require the ability to stand for long periods of time, constant rotation of movement, such as, pushing, pulling, twisting, bending, reaching, and squatting.

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