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Electronics Maintenance Technician - HSC

Electronics Maintenance Technician - HSC

locationHampton, VA, USA
PublishedPublished: 5/20/2024
Full Time

Maintenance Technician

This opening is with Howmet Aerospace – a world leader in investment casting of super-alloys, aluminum, and titanium primarily for jet aircraft and industrial gas turbine markets. For more information about Howmet Aerospace, visit us online at www.howmet.com.

Howmet has challenging opportunities for individuals who are excited to engage with us in growing our business. Join us where you will be part of a dedicated team to manufacture high tech products, safely, accurately, and efficiently, you will perform a variety of hands-on operations in accordance with standardized processes within customer specifications.

Job Summary

Devises, selects, sets up, and operate electronic instrumentation and related electromechanical or electrohydraulic apparatus used for operation and environmental testing of mechanical, structural, or electrical equipment, and translates test data for engineering personnel by performing the following duties.

Essential Functions & Responsibilities but not limited to:

While performing the duties of this job the employee is required to follow all Howmet's safety regulations, work rules and all departmental specific requirements.
  • Ability to read and follow the information on work instructions.
  • Record data either manually or by computer as required.
  • Selects, installs, calibrates, and checks sensing, telemetering, and recording instrumentation and circuitry, and develops specifications for nonstandard apparatus according to engineering data, characteristic of equipment under test, and capabilities of procurable test apparatus.
  • Troubleshoots control logic through PLC interface using software to isolate and repair fault conditions.
  • Installs or directs technical personnel in installation of unit in test chamber or other test facility.
  • Operates test apparatus during test cycle to produce, regulate, and record effects of actual or simulated conditions such as vibration, stress, temperature, humidity, pressure, altitude, and acceleration.
  • Analyzes and converts test data to usable form and prepares graphs and written reports to translate test results.  Plans test program.
  • Uses computerized equipment and software to perform testing functions and produce graphs.
  • Must comply with all company attendance policies and guidelines; this includes, but is not limited to, regular attendance and occasional overtime.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Skills and Abilities:
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.  Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
  • Ability to apply advanced mathematical concepts such as exponents, logarithms, quadratic equations, and permutations.  Ability to apply mathematical operations to such tasks as frequency distribution, determination of test reliability and validity, analysis of variance, correlation techniques, sampling theory, and factor analysis.
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid occlusions.  Interprets an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.


  • High school Diploma or GED
  • Minimum of 5 years industrial experience/manufacturing experience.

  • Associate's degree in Electronics.

About Howmet Aerospace

Howmet Aerospace Inc. (NYSE: HWM), headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is a leading global provider of advanced engineered solutions for the aerospace and transportation industries. The Company’s sales for 2022 approximated $5.7 billion. The Company’s primary businesses focus on jet engine components, aerospace fastening systems, titanium structural parts and forged wheels. With nearly 1,150 granted and pending patents, the Company’s differentiated technologies promote more fuel efficiency for aircraft and commercial transportation. For more information, visit www.howmet.com, including content shared during the Company’s May 2022 Technology Day.

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Howmet is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

If you need assistance to complete your application due to a disability, please email TalentAcquisitionCoE_Howmet@howmet.com

The Howmet engines business produces world-class aerospace engine components, including investment castings, fasteners, rings and forgings. Our vacuum melted superalloys, machining, performance coatings and hot isostatic pressing for high performance parts enable the next generation of quieter, cleaner and more fuel-efficient aerospace engines. Able to supply more than 90% of structural and rotating aerospace engine components.