Engineering Support Lead Technician

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Huntsville, AL 35801
About Us:
At Raytheon Missiles & Defense, you have the opportunity to try new things and make a bigger difference across a broader end-to-end solution, a richer technology and product set, an expanded range of disciplines, a growing global footprint and a more diverse team of colleagues and customers.

Job Summary:
An Engineering Support Technician is responsible for the building, installing, troubleshooting, repairing and inspecting Engineering CCAs, assemblies and cable/harness systems. Work includes Engineering prototyping and repair of returned materials. Candidates will be able to rework and modify engineering micro-sized components on CCAs, prototype sub-assemblies, completed assemblies and cable/harness systems per Engineering drawings, schematics, or work instructions.

The successful candidate will demonstrate the skills and knowledge required to effectively and efficiently repair or replace defective Engineering micro-components and wiring to ensure installations meet Engineering conformity. He or she will demonstrate effective cable/harness repair techniques using acceptable practices including splicing, crimping, soldering and pinning of wiring. The candidate will ensure that all work performed is properly and completely documented and ready for use. Verification/Inspection may be required and candidate will need to be able to identify and document findings per authorizing protocols. The candidate will also provide on the job recommendations in solving hardware integration issues with mid and upper-level Engineering and Leadership. The candidate will comply with the companys FOD program, tool control program and all safety regulations. The candidate may perform duties at various company locations.

Responsibilities to Anticipate:
  • Micro-soldering under a microscope.
  • Quality verification/inspection under a microscope
  • Identifying, repairing and replacing damage to wire harnesses and cable assemblies.
  • Replacing mechanical and electrical components.
  • Recognizing failures and isolating problems and suggesting appropriate corrective action.
  • Keeping management appraised of all unresolved and/or potential problems that would negatively affect schedules or quality.
  • Providing support to the Engineering development team on all assignments, and supporting other lab assignments within our department.
Qualifications You Must Have:
  • High School Diploma or equivalent (GED)
  • A minimum of 8 years of directly related experience.
  • Verification/Inspection experience with associated standards, processes, and documentation.
  • Experience with solder associated standards, processes, and documentation.
  • Experience with quality standards, processes, and documentation.
  • Work experience with mechanical standards, processes, and documentation.
  • Experience working within an Engineering Technical Support Environment.
  • Recent experience using hand tools such as soldering iron, cutters, wire strippers, X-acto knives, electric heat gun, and fixturures such as mold and mandrels.
  • The ability to obtain and maintain a US security clearance prior to the start date. U.S. citizenship is required as only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance
Qualifications We Value:
  • Associates Degree in a Technical fielD.
  • The ability to manage multiple tasks successfully
  • Motivated Self-starter
  • Ability to read and comprehend instructions, short correspondence, memos, schematics, detailed electronic blueprints, and other similar authorized drawings and documents.
  • CCA manufacturing experience
  • IPC J-STD-001 solder certification.
  • IPC 610 certification
  • IPC 620 certification
  • Fabrication Standards, Processes, and Documentation.
  • Experience with repair and maintenance on automated placement, SMT, soldering, cleaning, and coating equipment
  • Ability to fabricate special tooling to complete one-of-a-kind tasking
What We Offer:
Whether youre just starting out on your career journey or are an experienced professional, we offer a robust total rewards package that goes above and beyond with compensation; healthcare, wellness, retirement and work/life benefits; career development and recognition programs. Some of the superior benefits we offer include parental (including paternal) leave, flexible work schedules, achievement awards, educational assistance and child/adult backup care.

Additional Details:
Clearance Information: This position requires the eligibility to obtain a security clearance. Non-US citizens may not be eligible to obtain a security clearance. The Defense Industrial Security Clearance Office (DISCO), an agency of the Department of Defense, handles and adjudicates the security clearance process. More information about Security Clearances can be found on the US Department of State government website here:


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Engineering Support Lead Technician

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Huntsville, AL 35801

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