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Engineering Technician A - Compressed Shift

Tempe, Arizona

Job ID CS20211511-72698
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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.

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  • Level: Experienced
  • Location: On Site
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  • Collaborative
  • Detail-Oriented
  • Influential
  • Organized
  • 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

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 air, land, sea, space and cyber domains. L3Harris has approximately $18 billion in annual revenue and 48,000 employees, with customers in more than 100 countries.


Job Title: Engineering Technician A - Compressed Day Shift - (Every Other Wednesday), Thursday, Friday, Saturday 6:00am-6:30pm)

Job Location: Tempe, AZ

Job Code: CS20211511-72698

Position Overview:

The Engineering Tech (Exhaust Equipment Maintenance Technician’s) primary function is to perform a combination of installation, troubleshooting, repair, alignment and preventive maintenance of various manufacturing and support equipment. Candidate must perform a variety of component level repair tasks on assemblies and subassemblies to achieve product quality and departmental equipment availability goals. The primary functions of the position include but are not limited to:

  • Unscheduled complex root cause diagnosis, troubleshooting and repair of manufacturing equipment
  • Scheduled calendar and run-based preventative maintenance inspections of manufacturing equipment
  • Troubleshoot and repair equipment in areas to include electronics, mechanics, vacuum technology, pneumatics, hydraulics, gas delivery, RF energy, Plasma Theory, High Voltage, Analog and Digital circuits, DC motors and PLCs
  • Ability to use test equipment to include digital multimeters, oscilloscope, power meters, residual gas analyzers, leak detectors, pressure meters and amperage clamps
  • Diagnose equipment failures and make necessary repairs through work instructions, vendor manuals, theory of operation, data results and general repair principles
  • Interpret and read electronic schematics to troubleshoot and repair component level repairs to include discrete components, transformers, solid state relays, pumps, and motors
  • Troubleshoot and repair mechanical failures to include bearings, gears, chains, and belts
  • Diagnose and replace defective vacuum related components to include rough pumps, turbo pumps, cryogenic pump and ion pumps to include regular cryo pump regeneration
  • Troubleshoot pneumatics components to include solenoids, air cylinders and switches
  • Troubleshoot and repair RF components to include impedance matching and coaxial lines
  • Troubleshoot and repair analog and digital input/output modules in applicable signal lines
  • Perform Thin Films sputter and evaporative deposition systems troubleshooting, repair and preventive maintenance to include Electron Guns and High Voltage Power Supplies
  • Must wear applicable PPE to include safety shoes, glasses, face shield, hard hats, etc.
  • Must adhere to strict electrical safety procedures, work instructions to include OSHA Lock Out / Tag Out requirements to remove energy sources during applicable repair and preventive maintenance actions
  • Coordinate with calibration department to verify that the equipment operates within the allowable process control tolerance or specification
  • Complete and enter workorder repair actions in CMMS database identifying the repairs performed, replacement parts used, and alignments performed.
  • Must obtain appropriate quotes for regular consumables and equipment spares to include submitting applicable parts requisitions for restocking
  • Incumbent may be asked to perform other duties as required.
  • Shift is either Sunday, Monday, Tuesday (Alternating Wed) evenings. 6pm to 6:30am or (Alternating Wed), Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings 6pm to 6:30am.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Requires a High School Diploma or equivalent with 0 to 3 years of prior related experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Associate degree (or equivalent) – AS in Applied Science (Preferred)
  • Ability to obtain and maintain Confidential Security Clearance within 12 months of hire
  • 3 - 5 years minimum directly related previous experience in Equipment Maintenance
  • Technical expertise in the specialty areas listed above in experience
  • An innate desire to learn and continually improve repair skills and abilities
  • Demonstrate a high degree of skill and accuracy in problem solving and analytical skills
  • Attention to detail to exposures to hazardous solid, liquid and gas chemicals
  • Ability to read and interpret electrical and mechanical blueprints and schematics
  • Ability to perform precision electronic circuit alignments and calibrations
  • Apply applicable theory and principles to troubleshoot and repair defective equipment
  • Ability to document maintenance activities in computerized maintenance database
  • Working knowledge of all Qualified Electrical Safety and Lockout/Tagout procedures applicable to the job and ability to comply within OSHA guidelines
  • Apply applicable theory and principles to troubleshoot and repair defective equipment
  • Basic computer skills (Microsoft Office, Excel, Outlook, CMMS)
  • Ability to clearly read and write in English
  • Ability to multitask to address multiple departmental equipment priorities
  • Ability to work alone or with others

Physical Abilities:

  • Manual Dexterity
  • Hand-eye coordination
  • Good (correctable) eyesight (or ability to discern visually)
  • Bending, stooping, kneeling, or crouching (or position oneself)
  • Working in a fixed position (able to sit or stand for extended periods of time)
  • Repetitive movement/motion
  • Pinch-grip motion
  • Lifting over 25 lbs.
  • Intense concentration or attention
  • Sensory attention: seeing (or otherwise)
  • Prolonged sitting or standing

Environmental Conditions:

  • Noise
  • Fumes
  • Odors
  • Wetness/Humidity
  • Darkness or low lighting (in inspection and test areas)

Health and Safety:

  • Mechanical hazards
  • Electrical hazards
  • Fire hazards
  • Laser work

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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