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United Technologies Corporation APA Test Technician - 3rd Shift in Phoenix, Arizona

Job ID: 01351141

City: Phoenix

State: Arizona

Country: United States

Category: Operations

Job Type: Full Time


Date Posted:



United States of America


A50: Phoenix - Aerospace 1007 E. University Drive, Phoenix, AZ, 85034 USA

Collins Aerospace is a leader in technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for the global aerospace and defense industry. Created in 2018 by bringing together Rockwell Collins and UTC Aerospace Systems, Collins Aerospace has the capabilities, comprehensive portfolio and expertise to solve customers’ toughest challenges and to meet the demands of a rapidly evolving global market.

Operations, Supply Chain and EH&S:

The next chapter of our future as an aerospace company is here, and we are excited about what this means for our employees and customers! Get onboard the Collins Aerospace Operations team and play a part in managing our innovative products from inception to delivery. The Operations team continues to grow and aims to strengthen the connection of Manufacturing Operations, Supply Chain and Environment, Health & Safety (EH&S) across Collins Aerospace. In this dynamic environment , you will have the opportunity to network across our businesses and functions, all while improving the productivity, quality and efficiency of our operations worldwide.

The candidate selected for this position will perform various technician functions associated with testing a variety of aerospace applications.


  • Set up & operate a variety of test equipment

  • Test a variety of electronic units using prescribed test procedures

  • Configure and or verify regular test equipment to fit special tests

  • Interpret and record test results

  • Utilize a variety of diagnostic tools to troubleshoot to component level

  • Recognize and isolate test equipment failures with assistance; generate Test Support Engineering ticket

  • Perform high potential testing

  • Read and interpret assembly and test instructions, engineering prints, and schematics

  • Utilize computer systems (e.g. work instructions, labor charging, prints, and standards)

  • Process material requisitions in accordance with established procedures

  • Generate Non-Conforming Material (NCM) reject tags, Unplanned Work Request, and troubleshoot log form

  • Recognize and take steps to resolve test/work area issues

  • Maintain accurate records of all work performed

  • Train other employees and perform other duties as assigned.

Physical Demands:

Transport product with or without product carts; lift up to 25 pounds unassisted; sit at workbench/test stands for extended periods of time; stand at workbench/test stands for extended periods of time; bend, stoop, reach, turn as required; use hands for extended periods of time to perform test & troubleshooting tasks; distinguish colors and meet vision requirements. Will be working with equipment with moving parts; high potential (voltage/current); in areas with a high level of noise; chemicals that may emit fumes; jet fuel and other coolant substances; products of various weights and sizes; high air pressure; enclosed x-ray and laser machines. Wear static-control and personal protective equipment.


  • Associates Degree in related technical field, or equivalent completed education required


  • Good reading, writing & math skills; good computer skills

  • Knowledge of office software apps

  • Understand theory of electronic circuitry & electrical components

  • Ability to read and interpret assembly / test instructions, engineering standards, engineering prints, and schematics.

  • Ability to read and follow written and verbal instructions

  • Ability to use diagnostic and hand tool

  • Ability to effectively communicate & interact with others at all levels

  • Understand and operate electronic test equipment

  • Ability to multi-task

  • A preferred qualification would be experience troubleshooting down to the component level of an electronic assembly/PCB

Nothing matters more to Collins Aerospace than our strong ethical and safety commitments.

As such, all U.S. positions require a background check, which may include a drug screen.


  • A Background check and a drug screen are required for every external new hire in the U.S.

  • A re-hire will be drug screened if it has been 12 months since they were last employed by Collins Aerospace.


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.