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Test/Integration Technician 2nd Shift

Northampton, Massachusetts

Job ID IMS20220311-92959
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Our Business and Operations team has an unwavering focus on our commitment to excellence in everything we do. They’re the backbone of our ability to deliver mission solutions with speed, innovation and flawless execution.

  • Full Time
  • Level: Experienced
  • Location: On Site
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Check out the traits we’re looking for and see if you have the right mix.

  • Collaborative
  • Detail-Oriented
  • Influential
  • Organised
  • Strategic
  • Technical


My favorite part of working for L3Harris is knowing that the parts that I procure go into products that help save lives.

Lizzie, Procurement Associate, Rochester, NY

L3Harris Work Perks

  • Health

    • Medical with a High Deductible and traditional PPO plan options, as well as, vision and a full array of supplemental health benefits
    • A doctors' service to help with referrals and second opinions for you, your family, and parents

  • Family

    • 4 weeks of paid parental leave for moms and dads
    • Fertility treatment
    • Subsidized backup childcare and eldercare
    • Adoption assistance - $5,000 per adoption/$15,000 per employee
    • Pet insurance

  • Well-Being

    • No cap to your PTO time (for exempt employees)
    • Dress for your day - wear what works for you at work
    • Legal plan for you, your family, and parents
    • Discount platform
    • 9/80 work schedule available for most U.S. employees, effective October 24, 2022.

Job Description

L3Harris is dedicated to recruiting and developing diverse, high-performing talent who are passionate about what they do. Our employees are unified in a shared dedication to our customers’ mission and quest for professional growth. L3Harris provides an inclusive, engaging environment designed to empower employees and promote work-life success. Fundamental to our culture is an unwavering focus on values, dedication to our communities, and commitment to excellence in everything we do.

L3Harris Technologies is an agile global aerospace and defense technology innovator, delivering end-to-end solutions that meet customers’ mission-critical needs. The company provides advanced defense and commercial technologies across space, air, land, sea and cyber domains. L3Harris has approximately $18 billion in annual revenue and 47,000 employees, with customers in more than 100 countries.


About L3Harris Northampton:

From the first submarine periscope to the latest Optronics and Electro-Optical systems, L3 Harris Northampton continues to translate design excellence into fielded products. L3 Harris KEOproduces the systems that enable you to look, to see, and to control the leading edge of integrated imaging systems. Our mission is to provide the best possible imaging solutions to our U.S. and International customers while consistently achieving or exceeding our customer’s expectations in quality, delivery and cost through continuous improvement of product, process and service.

Our Operations team is a group of highly engaged professionals that leverage L3Harris Operational Excellence and Continuous Improvement tools and strategies to deliver high quality products, on-time to our customers and end-users. The manufacturing team benefits from having the design team fully integrated within the same facility which supports a closed-loop feedback and improvement system that drives further manufacturability and functional enhancements into our designs and products.

Additional information about the Northampton Site:

Our state-of-the-art facility was built in 2011 and showcases the manufacturing area in the center of the building, bringing focus and attention to our mission-critical products and manufacturing talent. The L3Harris manufacturing area includes; temperature and humidity controlled assembly areas, ESD sensitive floors, DOD Secret cleared rooms, a Test and Integration tower, Optical and Laser test ranges, Environmental and Qualification Test capabilities, Hydrostatic pressure test systems, an anechoic test chamber, 1,800 sq ft of clean room space for FOD-sensitive optical assembly, and more! The facility also features an open office work environment and a full-service eat-in café!


An Electronics Technician at L3Harris - Northampton must perform a wide variety of in-process and Final Acceptance testing. Circuitry and components utilized include a combination of analog, digital, synchro, microwave, optical and mechanical assemblies. Must test various assemblies under both ambient and extreme environmental conditions.

Position description:

  1. Set-up and utilize test equipment
  2. Must have a strong working knowledge of electronics and circuits
  3. Must have the ability to troubleshoot to component level
  4. Able to read and interpret electrical schematic diagrams and engineering drawings
  5. Must be proficient using a broad range of test equipment such as multi meters oscilloscopes, millivolt standards, angle position indicators, function generators scope-meters, and chart recorders
  6. Be familiar with the use of a variety of R.F. test equipment such as sweep oscillators, scalar network analyzers, spectrum analyzers, power meters, directional couplers and precision variable attenuators
  7. Inspect incoming electrical and electronic components for compliance to purchase orders, drawing specifications and other applicable data

a) Demonstrate superior attention to detail when performing inspections.

  1. Closely follow detailed test procedures

a) Bring any errors found in test procedures during test forward for correction to improve the quality of documentation and company processes

  1. Set up test equipment to perform component level acceptance tests
  2. Test products at unit level and perform testing at system level configurations
  3. Verify performance of all products to acceptance test procedures
  4. Work with specialized test set-ups in anechoic chambers, and environmental chambers
  5. Perform vibration testing
  6. Use specialized test equipment
  7. Diagnose, troubleshoot and isolate faults with electronic and electro optical assemblies
  8. Perform tear down, inspection and evaluation of products returned for repair
  9. Complete detailed paperwork for returned items to aid in the quoting process of repair contracts
  10. Interface with government representatives and customers during product acceptance testing
  11. When requested, train customers on operation, maintenance and troubleshooting of their equipment and systems

a) Perform detailed inspections and complete test procedures with customer witness

  1. Ability to be certified to the latest industry electronic component assembly standards
  2. Must be willing to work with others and adhere to all company policies and practices
  3. Perform other duties as assigned


  • Associates Degree or Trade School in Electronic Technology preferred
    • Equivalent work experience acceptable
  • Must have the ability to read and interpret schematic diagrams & engineering drawings
  • 3+ years of test experience
    • Defense or aerospace industry preferred
  • Experience with defense electronics a plus
  • Fine motor dexterity
    • Hand/eye coordination and depth perception
  • Must be able to recognize colors
  • Must have the ability to obtain a US Secret Clearance


  • Ability to troubleshoot to component level
  • Proficiency using multi meters oscilloscopes, millivolt standards, angle position indicators, function generators scope-meters, and chart recorder


  • Paid Time Off, Holidays, Health Insurance, Disability, etc.
  • Career advancement opportunities in adjacent departments in the organization
  • Educational Reimbursement
  • Recognition rewards (RISE program)

Please be aware many of our positions require the ability to obtain a security clearance. Security clearances may only be granted to U.S. citizens. In addition, applicants who accept a conditional offer of employment may be subject to government security investigation(s) and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

By submitting your résumé for this position, you understand and agree that L3Harris Technologies may share your résumé, as well as any other related personal information or documentation you provide, with its subsidiaries and affiliated companies for the purpose of considering you for other available positions.

L3Harris Technologies is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. L3Harris is committed to treating all employees and applicants for employment with respect and dignity and maintaining a workplace that is free from unlawful discrimination. All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or other related medical conditions), gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, characteristic or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local laws. L3Harris maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks, where permitted by law.

L3Harris Technologies is an E-Verify Employer. Please click here for the E-Verify Poster in English or Spanish. For information regarding your Right To Work, please click here for English or Spanish.

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