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United Technologies Corporation Assembly/Test Technician III, 2nd Shift in Windsor Locks, Connecticut

Job ID: 01316996

City: Windsor Locks

State: Connecticut

Country: United States

Category: Operations

Job Type: Full Time


Date Posted:



United States of America


01: Building 01 Windsor Locks One Hamilton Road, Windsor Locks, CT, 06096 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.

We make modern flight possible for millions of travelers and our military every second. Our major product lines are on-board virtually every aircraft flying. Be it keeping passengers safe with our emergency power generation systems or creating a positive in-flight experience through reliable cabin pressure controls and quieter engines, Power & Controls focuses on delivering a best-in-class experience to our customers. We hire the top people in the industry. Their ideas drive our performance, and their integrity keeps our customers happy. Join us as we take flight!

Assembly/Test Technician will receive, prepare purchased parts and sub assemblies, assemble, test, balance, rework, verify, process and ship environmental control systems, and components to maintain the flow of work while practicing and complying with environmental, health and safety directions and procedures.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Subassemble, assemble, disassemble, balance, set-up test equipment, and test product to standard procedures.

  • Investigate malfunctions, realign and readjust product and make necessary parts replacements.

  • Receive, unload, check, record, prepare, inventory, store, disburse and deliver a variety of materials, products and equipment.

  • Maintain rough stores, cribs, gage cabinets, and point of use storage areas. Order, organize, and store such items as supplies, materials, chemicals and tools.

  • Operate drying ovens.

  • Mix and apply coatings as required.

  • Monitor the flow of work, recommend and implement changes to maintain deliveries to customer requirements.

  • Participate in review, analysis and ordering of purchased parts and materials to ensure appropriate inventory levels. Communicate with suppliers on delivery and quality concerns.

  • Safety wire, prepare product and make and apply nameplates and package for shipment.

  • Fabricate and repair containers.

  • Ensure notification of transportation agencies when required.

  • Review open purchased and shop part requirements. Review regularly with internal suppliers and purchasing. Coordinate and expedite deliveries as required.

  • Use various measuring instruments such as hardness testers and micrometers; also voltage, temperature, and current monitors. Monitor and adjust equipment and processes to specifications.

  • Check work visually and dimensionally using required documentation to verify configurations, quality, and identify nonconformance from workmanship of self and others.

  • Prepare micros and test pieces using equipment such as grinders, cutters, sanders and polishers. Prepare material for laboratory test.

  • Perform material evaluation and analysis. Release purchased material from receiving inspection.

  • Check calibration of equipment in accordance with procedures. Record and document as required.

  • Participate in audits of processes, procedures and work areas.

  • Use computers and office equipment to record and process transactions.

  • Utilize and maintain all necessary documentation such as logs, reports, charts, sampling plans, statistical process control records, and nonconformance documents.

  • Perform periodic maintenance such as cleaning fixtures and equipment, adding fluids, changing filters, and tightening fasteners.

  • Instruct one or two fellow employees in the proper performance of duties.

  • Utilize statistical methods to monitor process control and capability. Use data to investigate areas for potential process improvement.

  • Improve processes and solve problems in cooperation with fellow employees and technical support.

  • Move product and material to designated locations in accordance with material flow procedures and initiate follow-up lists.

  • Keep equipment and surroundings neat, clean and organized.

  • Perform related duties as required within the scope of this job function.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Able to read and understand blueprints

  • Experience with an ERP, SAP preferred

  • Experience with measuring tools

  • Experience performing can calibration

  • Mechanically inclined

  • Basic shop math skills

Due to federal regulation or contracting requirements, this position is only available to U.S. persons. At this time, Collins Aerospace will not sponsor a new applicant for employment authorization for this position.

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.


  • Background check and drug screen required (every external new hire in the U.S.)

  • Drug Screen only performed on re-hires who have been gone for more than 1 year


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.