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United Technologies Corporation Test Equipment Services Calibration Technician in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Job ID: 01331642

City: Cedar Rapids

State: Iowa

Country: United States

Category: Operations

Job Type: Full Time


Date Posted:



United States of America


HIA32: Cedar Rapids, IA 400 Collins Rd NE , Cedar Rapids, IA, 52498-0505 USA

At Collins Aerospace, we’re dedicated to relentlessly tackle the toughest challenges in our industry – all to redefine aerospace.

Created in 2018 through the combination of two leading companies– Rockwell Collins and United Technologies Aerospace Systems – we’re driving the industry forward through technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for global aerospace and defense. Every day we imagine ways to make the skies and the spaces we touch smarter, safer and more amazing than ever. Together we chart new journeys, reunite families, protect nations and save lives. And we do it all with some of the greatest talent this industry has to offer.

We are Collins Aerospace and we hope you join us as we REDEFINE AEROSPACE.

Do you want to be a part of something bigger? A team whose impact stretches across the world, and even beyond? At Collins Aerospace, our Mission Systems team helps civilian, military and government customers complete their most complex missions — whatever and wherever they may be. Our customers depend on us for intelligent and secure communications, missionized systems for specialized aircraft and spacecraft and collaborative space solutions. By joining our team, you’ll have your own critical part to play in ensuring our customer succeeds today while anticipating their needs for tomorrow. Are you up for the challenge? Join our mission today.

We are currently seeking a Calibration Technician to be involved in the calibration and repair of our test equipment.

Role Overview

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Follow documented procedures and use electrical and refrigeration schematics

  • Applies electronic theory to configure, model, layout, build, test, troubleshoot, determine solutions and modify electronic product for engineering efforts applicable to the department or program charter

  • Conducts engineering tests and detailed experimental testing to collect and analyze design data or otherwise assist in general research and development work.

  • Performs as member of a technical team utilizing effective communication skills, including leadership role. Actively participates in team decision making.

  • Establishes new approaches and techniques to achieve continuous improvement in all work processes.

  • Utilizes normal and complex test or diagnostic equipment. Uses software tools for data analysis and reporting.

  • Understands technical resources available to assist in performance of duties.

  • May provide support/instruction to less experienced technical personnel.

  • Candidate must follow all safety rules and procedures documented by Collins Aerospace


Basic Qualifications:

  • The position requires either: An AA/AS degree (or other 2-year post high school training) with a minimum of 6 years of relevant experience. In the absence of a HS diploma, GED or AA/AS degree, 8 years of relevant experience is required OR a Bachelor degree in the appropriate discipline and 2 years of relevant experience.

  • Strong knowledge of electronic circuitry and troubleshooting skills required

  • Electrical and computer knowledge.

  • Mechanical background including welding skills and knowledge of refrigeration.

  • Able to lift up to 70 pounds.

  • The candidate must be highly motivated, self directed, and able to work closely in a positive team environment.

  • Good communication skills will be required.

  • The candidate must be able to acquire a EPA approved Universal Refrigeration License and be able to acquire a DOD security clearance.

At Collins, the paths we pave together lead to limitless possibility. And the bonds we form – with our customers and with each other -- propel us all higher, again and again.

Some of our competitive benefits package includes:

• Medical, dental, and vision insurance

• Three weeks of vacation for newly hired employees

• Generous 401(k) plan that includes employer matching funds and separate employer retirement contribution

• Tuition reimbursement

• Life insurance and disability coverage

• And more

Apply now and be part of the team that’s redefining aerospace, every day.

United Technologies Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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United Technologies Corporation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age, or any other federally protected class.

Thank you for your interest in a career at United Technologies! We will soon upgrade to an improved job application system to simplify the apply experience. You will still be able to apply to any of our current job openings through December 18, 2018. On January 2, 2019, our new and improved job application system will launch; please check back on that date to see all of our job openings.