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Engineering Technician C

San Leandro, California

Job ID SAS20221910-92171
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  • 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.


Job Title: Engineering Technician C

Job Code: SAS20221910-92171

Job Location: San Leandro, CA

Job Description:

The work is build and test a variety of mechanical assemblies that are used in scientific research. The types of equipment range from smaller vacuum systems and water/oil pumping systems to high tech large mechanical assemblies (100’ x 100’). The requested candidate would perform a variety of duties in the electronic, mechanical, electro-mechanical, research or machine operations. Constructs, troubleshoots, calibrates, adjusts, tests and maintains equipment, components, devices or systems. Entry level position. Limited or no knowledge of the job. Works under supervision involving detailed instructions and on the job training. If you have worked on cars or similarly complex assemblies the tasks for this position are similar. We are looking for people who are curious, motivated, and can communicate well within a team. We design and build innovative machines that push the limits of pulsed power research. The following video describes just a faction of the work that goes on at L3Harris in San Leandro CA. (

Essential Functions:

  • Performs routine technical functions related to the support of engineering activities such as fabrication, set up, operation, maintenance, modification, testing and troubleshooting simple systems, experiments, prototypes or equipment.
  • Assists engineers in the installation, repair, modification and preventative maintenance of equipment and other products in lab and at field locations as required.
  • Assist engineers in the assembly of components or sub-components for prototype models.
  • Conducts routine engineering tests, solving basic mechanical or electronic problems involved in the operation of the product.
  • Works from schematics, diagrams, written and verbal instructions/descriptions, layouts or defined plans.
  • Operates related equipment, conducting tests and reports data in prescribed format.
  • Assists in general laboratory work.
  • Demonstrates good safety practices.
  • Maintains routine records as necessary.
  • May operate a forklift


  • Skills: Apply basic electronic/mechanical theory.
  • Read blueprints, drawings or schematics.
  • Use basic hand tools and test equipment and assembly techniques.
  • Practical application of arithmetic including arithmetic functions with fractions and converting linear units of measure.
  • Good written and verbal communications skills.
  • Familiar with MS Office products.
  • Physical Abilities: Use of arms, hands and fingers; lift and carry; focus on objects within 20 inches, shift focus and distinguish colors as needed to perform assigned experiments.
  • Experience on the Job: minimum of 4 years of prior related experience

Minimum Education:

High school diploma or equivalent with 4 years experience or Secondary/Associates Degree with minimum of 2 years prior related experience. Equivalent experience may substitute for education.

Candidates with experience and education above the requirements of the job posting may be considered for a level higher commensurate with experience/education.


Work Environment - The noise level in the environment is usually low to moderate. The environment is well lit and ventilated.

Hazards - Occasional risk of burns, electric shock, cuts and burns from tooling. Exposure to unpleasant odors and chemicals under safe conditions.

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.

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