Teledyne Technologies

  • Manufacturing Engineer Technician

    Job Locations US-CA-Poway
    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-9001:2015 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

    The Manufacturing Engineer Technician is responsible for technical functions in support of manufacturing engineering activities, such as design, test, checkout, modification, fabrication and assembly of prototype electro-mechanical systems, experimental design circuitry and/or specialized test equipment.


    Under limited supervision, the Manufacturing Engineer Technician works from written and/or verbal instructions, including engineering drawings and test procedures, positions, builds, tests, repairs and modifies production of mechanical and electronic components and instruments.


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

    • Set up and conduct tests of complete units and components under operational conditions to components for functional, operational, environmental, and life conditions to evaluate performance and reliability of prototype or production model or to obtain data for development, standardization, quality control, and/or contract requirements
    • Record test procedures and results, numerical and graphical data, and recommendations for changes in product or test method
    • Set up standard test apparatus or devises to conduct functional, operational, environmental, and life tests to evaluate performance and reliability of prototype or production model
    • Work from schematics, diagrams, written and verbal descriptions, layouts or defined plans to perform testing, checkout and trouble-shooting functions
    • Adjust, calibrate, align, and modify circuitry and components and record effects on unit performance
    • Check functioning of newly installed equipment to evaluate system performance under actual operating conditions
    • Perform preventative maintenance or calibration of equipment or systems
    • Adjust or replace defective or improperly functioning circuitry or electronics components, using hand tools or soldering irons
    • Identify and resolve equipment malfunctions, working with external and/or internal sources as necessary to procure replacement parts
    • Provide user applications or engineering support or recommendations for new or existing equipment with regard to installation, upgrades, or enhancements
    • Activate controls to apply electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic, or mechanical power
    • Assist mechanical and electrical engineers in the planning and testing of electronic and mechanical components, equipment, and machinery, such as instruments, machine tools, CNC machines, etc.
    • Help prepare proposals and cost estimates for any new machine and tools


    Supervisory Responsibilities                                                  

    This job has no supervisory responsibilities.



    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.



    • An associate (two-year technical) degree, a diploma from a technical or vocational school or equivalent military training
    • Requires a minimum of 5 years of related experience
    • Intermediate circuit analysis with the ability to troubleshoot systems and printed circuit card assemblies to root cause using schematics, electronic and operational theory and logic
    • Strong troubleshooting skills to the component level is required
    • Advanced knowledge of blueprints and/or engineering drawings; ability to build, test or troubleshoot complex assemblies from detail, assembly blueprints/schematics and Bill of Materials
    • Must have strong 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.)
    • Ability to interpret design specifications from a detailed drawing and operate machine tooling to successfully manufacture a part
    • 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
    • Experience using ERP/MRP systems with the skills to review Bills of Materials, 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
    • 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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