Who We Are
About This Role
Textron Systems is part of Textron, a $14 billion, multi-industry company employing 35,000 talented makers, thinkers, creators and doers worldwide. We make things that fly, hover, zoom and launch. Things that move people. Protect soldiers. Power industries. We serve customers in industries spanning aerospace and defense, specialized vehicles, turf care and fuel systems.
This role is in Textron System’s Unmanned Systems business area. Visit TextronSystems.com & Lycoming.com to read more about who we are and the products we make!
We believe people should love what they do – in this role, you will:
Provide electrical support for the design, integration, and maintenance of electrical systems on a variety of technologies, ranging from unmanned air systems to unmanned naval vessels for commercial and military programs in a fast-paced environment. These systems are experimental and cutting-edge technological advancements that are intended to protect the warfighter in various theaters as well as provide civil support to many commercial applications. This individual will have an opportunity to travel, execute experimental military and civil hardware testing, and grow in their role. The position involves supporting lab operations of component integration, modifications, assembly and test, of air vehicles, ground robotics, and surface vessels. Individual must be willing to support at remote test sites to include serving as a crew chief, safety lookout, and support and maintenance crew member during field testing. Individual must be able to work from assembly documentation (i.e. work instructions, drawings etc.), parts lists, and diagrams to assemble, wire and install a wide variety of components. May assemble by hand or operate semiautomatic assembly equipment. Operates electronic and mechanical test equipment.
• Maintain and operate unmanned systems and support equipment
• Troubleshoot electronic and general electrical systems
• Assist engineers and designers with prototype development and testing
• Support offsite testing and demonstrations
• Actively perform lab maintenance, safety audits, and material tracking
• Use small hand tools such as soldering irons, wire strippers, crimpers, wrenches, screwdrivers and pliers.
• Identify and document work order instruction or drawing errors,
• Maintain logbooks and records.
• Strong ability to interpret drawings and schematics
• This position does not directly provide leadership or supervision to other employees.