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Crane Company

Crane employees share a proud 150-year-plus history of doing business the right way—treating people fairly, dealing honestly and ethically with customers, suppliers, and shareholders, and working hard to meet or exceed the expectations of customers. They also share a fascinating history of innovation dating from the early years of the Industrial Revolution to the current era of technology-driven product development and improvement. Crane is committed to the highest standards of business condu... Read More

Address      Executive Offices 100 First Stamford Place Stamford, Connecticut 06902
Website      www.craneco.com
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Sr. Test Technician

 About the Business Unit
Crane Aerospace & Electronics combines the experience of long-time industry leaders to supply critical systems and components to the aerospace and defense markets. Our products are found in some of the most demanding environments, from engines to landing gear, from satellites to medical implants, and from missiles to unmanned aerial systems (UAS).


We are committed to operational excellence and world class processes.  We employ Lean manufacturing techniques to optimize manufacturing efficiency and accuracy on all product lines. Our products are known for their technical strength, proven reliability and overall value.


We look for flexible professionals who are capable of working with minimal supervision and can adapt to changing environments. We look for people who are challenged by other people, who like being around well-educated, well-versed professionals. For these people, Crane Aerospace & Electronics provides a creative outlet and high level of participation. People in the company build the company.

About the Opportunity

The Elyria Site (Lear Romec Brand) offers the most reliable positive displacement pumps in the industry industry consisting of vane, gerotor, and spur gear configurations. Products include lube and scavenge pumps that are ETOPS rated; high contamination resistance gerotor pumps for oil applications; high pressure spur gear pumps; centrifugal fuel pumps and centrifugal coolant pumps.  Our pumps are used on many General Aviation, business jet, commercial transport, and military aircraft applications.


We need a talented individual in our Fluid Management Group at our Elyria, OH facility to fill the role of a Sr. Test Technician.  In this position, you will provide technical support in the Experimental Test Lab under the guidance of a supervising Manager, Test Engineer.  As the Sr. Test Technician, you will provide the hands-on work necessary to accomplish the tasks defined in this job description.


Essential Job Functions:


    * Provides technical support of bid packages when required.



    * Construct test set-ups according to test procedures, schematics, written and verbal instruction provided by Test Engineer, Mechanical Engineer. This will require tube bending, flaring, and brazing, along with working with fittings through 2 inch in diameter.
    * Perform testing per written or verbal specifications.
    * Align pump test fixtures, drives, etc.
    * Calibrate flow meters, pressure gauges, pressure transducers, thermocouples, data acquisition I/O, panel meters, etc.
    * Perform basic configuration and minor changes to HMI software.
    * Wire data acquisition/control systems.
    * Fabricate cable assemblies for instrumentation and control.
    * Troubleshoot and maintain test set-ups, and instrumentation.
    * Perform titrations and Reid Vapor pressures analysis on fuels
    * Layout and design of Basic test setups.
    * Required to provide basic set of hand tools.



    * Support Production Test as required.



    * Procurement of lab supplies per assigned responsibilities.
    * Complete appropriate lab paperwork as required.
    * Housekeeping
    * Actively engages in 5S practices to ensure a clean, neat, organized, and efficient working environment. (Test Lab and office area). Assure proper storage and management of test equipment.
    * Procedures & Reports - Adheres to company procedures (RSPs, safety procedures, dept. procedures, guidelines of conduct, etc.).
    * Safety
    * Understand/comply with company and regulatory guidelines to assure safe operating environment.
    * Schedules
    * Assists in the creation and maintains test schedules Engineering Competencies Basic Math Skills Drawing Comprehension Instrumentation Skills Electrical/Electronic Skills Understanding of Hydraulics Computer Skills Basic programming Skills Basic Computer Skills Microsoft Office products Supervision
    * Will direct the daily activities and train junior level Test Technicians.


Minimum Qualifications

    * Experience:  5 years experience in Electronics (instrumentation), computer, Data Acquisition Systems, and Hydraulics.


    * Skills:  Must possess effective written and verbal communication skills.


    * Education/ Certification:   Associate Degree or equivalent experience in Electrical/Electronic or Mechanical Curriculum.


    * Eligibility Requirements:  Must be a US Person (under ITAR rules) to be eligible



Crane Aerospace & Electronics offers competitive salaries and outstanding opportunities for career growth and development.  Visit our website at www.CraneAE.com for more information on our company, benefits and great opportunities.


In our efforts to maintain a safe and drug-free workplace, Crane Aerospace & Electronics requires that candidates complete a satisfactory background check and pass a drug screen prior to employment.  FAA sensitive positions require employees to participate in a random drug test pool.


This description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work being performed by employees within this classification.  It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.


Crane Co. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, military status, or national origin or any other characteristic protected under federal, state, or applicable local law.

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