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Repair Technician - 2nd Shift

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Job ID IMS20222911-93957
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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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  • 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.






POSITION TITLE: Repair Technician

Under general guidance of the supervisor, will perform a variety of complex operations to test the electrical and mechanical characteristics of circuit breakers, and all related parts and assemblies. Conduct various regular and special electrical tests on all types of circuit breakers, and associated components. Perform qualitative and quantitative analysis, to confirm the integrity of product operations, identifying root cause for discrepancies and performance failures. Set up and use test boards and instruments including ammeter, voltmeter, wattmeter, oscilloscope, ohmmeter, and other similar metering and recording apparatus. Make necessary connections, operate breakers, and use low and high voltage equipment to test resistance, heat and dielectric factors, load, timing, and similar performance characteristics. Will also be required to utilize personal computer and/or computerized technology such as in testing product and/or related recordkeeping. Verify completeness, location and proper functioning of all instruments, meters and other components. Check equipment and interpret proper electrical-mechanical clearances. Conduct special tests under direction of engineering personnel. Conduct final tests on regular line breakers and test special or rarely encountered breakers following established practices. Make necessary calculations. Read and interpret complex drawings, schematic diagrams, specification sheets, performance charts, test standards and other procedures. Check function of controls, relays, indicators, and other electrical features and make adjustments as necessary. Check and adjust calibration. Reject defective breakers; prepare and test reports and keep required records. Troubleshoot circuit breakers, and other related components to the sub-assembly and/or root-cause level, to determine cause of malfunction. Work with and instruct testers and other assembly personnel to insure that preliminary and routine tests are carried out correctly; verify changes and explain new procedures. Occasionally make up or repair test boards.

In addition, under general guidance of supervisor, follow all prescribed procedures, inspect all types of circuit breakers and other SPD products visually or mechanically at various stages of assembly, at test stands, floor, bench, or inspection stations, and at final completion using necessary gauges and/or fixtures. Use scale, dial calipers, tape measure, feeler gauges, and micrometers, and set up and use any special apparatus or instruments to assure parts or assemblies are within specifications. Check for completeness and for secure and proper installation of parts, sub-assemblies, wiring, connections, insulation, and other components, and check spare part items and packages. Note any breakage or other damage. Check completeness of final assembly including finish and special features. Insert breaker into fixture and operate breakers mechanically or electrically to check function, calibration, or other related requirements. Make high-potential dielectric tests. Follow process sheets and refer to drawings, specification sheets, and similar data for inspection standards. Make routine adjustments, corrections, 100% inspect or reject defective items until corrections are made. Define discrepancies and prepare inspection reports and communicate these conditions. Maintain required records, forms, charts, etc. Occasionally make minor repairs on test equipment.


This position requires an Associates Degree in Electrical Engineering or Electronics, technical trade school formal certification, or equivalent.

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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