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United Technologies Corporation Test Technician I (3rd shift) in Vergennes, Vermont

Job ID: 01377065

City: Vergennes

State: Vermont

Country: United States

Category: Operations

Job Type: Full Time


Date Posted:



United States of America


HVT01: S&IS (FUS) - Vergennes 100 Panton Rd, Vergennes, VT, 05491 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.

Role Overview:

  • Under supervision, conducts functional acceptance tests and completes data collection activities of production units tested. Performs routine and repetitive testing per part specific test plan or test procedure, assist production engineers in executing test to verify non-conformance.

Technical Tasks

  • Perform functional testing per part specific pre-established test procedure.

  • Monitor tests through completion, record test data and service test equipment as required.

  • Follows blueprints, guidelines and or diagram to ensure product specifications and tolerance levels are met.

  • Demonstrate proper use of simple hand and machine tools.

  • Accurately read and follow procedures, routing and other work instructions.

  • Demonstrate proper use of mechanical measuring devices.

  • Perform proper loading and unloading of electronic equipment in test beds.

  • Demonstrate proper use of electronic and manual test equipment.

Customer Focus

  • Test parts to test procedure and document acceptance or failure results.

  • Comply with applicable elements of quality systems (ACE).

  • Meet internal and external customer deadlines as determined by team.

Project Work

  • Work successfully in a team environment.

  • Acquire applicable skill/knowledge/certification as required.

  • Comply with safety and hazardous waste disposal programs.

  • Handle multiple tasks.

  • Request tools and supplies in accordance with project requirements as needed.

  • Follow plans for production schedules and quality requirements.

  • Understand end use of manufactured products.

Special Projects

  • Understand and use computer tools such as SAP and accurately follow work instructions.

  • 3rd shift, flex schedule of four 10 hour shifts, Monday through Thursday.

  • Demonstrate initiative to keep processes moving and on schedule.

  • Achieve special process certification where applicable.

  • Train others for technical tasks as needed.

  • Demonstrate an active role in problem solving.


  • Effectively interact with others.

  • Interface with other functional groups to update, inform, acknowledge or resolve problems related to business issues.


  • Participate in waste minimization efforts.

  • Participate in audits.

  • Participate in continuous improvement efforts (ACE).

Education Required:

  • The minimum educational requirements or equivalent combination of education and experience required for internal and external candidates. Required certifications and/or professional credentials are also included.

  • Minimum Education Requirement: High School Diploma or equivalent

  • Minimum Experience: 1-3 years

Skills Required:

  • The type of experience required to effectively perform the essential functions and responsibilities of this position.

  • Production experience is preferred.

  • Ability to read, interpret, and follow documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, procedure manuals, and assembly instructions.

  • Must be able to effectively work in an environment requiring repetitive job responsibilities.

  • Ability to focus on safety and quality is extremely important.

  • Must be highly motivated and dedicated to exceed customer expectations.

  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.

Travel Requirements:

  • Minimal travel may be required for this position.

Other Position Requirements:

  • Safety glasses and other safety equipment are required depending on task.

  • Must be able to work a flexible work schedule including over forty hours a week as needed.

  • Must be able to obtain and hold Government Secret Clearance if required.

  • Be part of the FAA Drug and Alcohol pool, if required.

Communication and Comprehension Skills: (The level needed to successfully accomplish the essential duties of this job.)

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.

  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.

  • Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

Competencies: The five most critical competencies for this position

1) Action Orientation

2) Customer Focus

3) Functional/Technical Skills

4) Informing

5) Time Management

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.