Test Engineering Lab Technician


Danbury, CT, US, 06810-8147

Job ID: 108914 


The Leonardo DRS Naval Power Systems business is a trusted provider of innovative naval gas and hybrid power systems, control technology and support solutions for the U.S. Navy and navies around the world.

Job Summary

Support the Test Engineering functional group with a variety of moderately complex engineering duties including hands-on tasks.  

Job Responsibilities

  • Familiar with a laboratory environment and test equipment

  • Set up test apparatus and conduct operational testing

  • Perform cabinet integration testing and troubleshooting

  • Write test reports to assess the ability of products to perform per specifications

  • Review project instructions and drawings to ascertain test specifications, procedures, objectives, test equipment needed, nature of technical problem and possible solutions

  • Set up and conduct tests of assembled units and components

  • Record results with numerical and graphical data

  • Analyze test results related to the design and test objectives

  • Provide hands-on feedback to engineers

  • Support of qualification testing including test execution coordination in-house and at external labs

  • Operate Engineering Lab environmental chamber

  • Fabricate engineering and manufacturing test fixtures from drawings and schematics

  • Perform test fixture repairs, modifications and certifications

  • Perform lab 6S activities (cleanup, safety, etc.)

  • Ability to work independently with minimum supervision

  • Support, communicate, reinforce and defend the mission, values and culture of the organization


  • 2+ years of experience and an Associate’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Ability to interpret schematics
  • Mechanical aptitude and practical knowledge of general hand tools and machine shop equipment
  • Prior experience soldering  
  • Ability to troubleshoot hardware to the component level
  • PC skills and experience using MS Word, Excel, and VISIO
  • Candidates must be a US citizen and meet DRS security standards as imposed by DoD, including the issuance of any necessary security clearance by the US government within a reasonable time after commencement of employment.

U.S. Citizenship required. This position requires an active DOD security clearance or the ability to obtain such clearance within a reasonable time after commencement of employment.


Taking care of our people is a top priority at Leonardo DRS. We are proud to offer competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits, including medical, dental, and vision coverage, a company contribution to a health savings account, telemedicine, life and disability insurance, legal insurance, and a 401(k) savings plan. We champion wellness programs that focus on physical, emotional, and financial well-being. We develop our talent by offering programs and activities to support career-growth, professional development, and skill enhancement. And we understand there is more to life than work, and the importance of offering flexible work schedules with our 9/80 program, competitive vacation, health/emergency leave, paid parental leave, and community service hours. 
*Some employees are eligible for limited benefits only


Leonardo DRS, Inc. and its subsidiaries and affiliates are equal opportunity employers and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Our Mission

To build shareholder value through a commitment to high ethical standards and a superior performance culture focused on customers, employees, financial results and corporate citizenship.

Our Vision

To be the leading mid-tier defense technology company in the U.S.

Our Values

The DRS culture is defined by our Core Values and Principles: 

- Integrity
- Agility
- Excellence
- Customer Focus
- Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
- Innovation

We strive to uphold them in all aspects of our business practices to inspire our employees and provide outstanding support for our customers.

Leonardo DRS, Inc. is committed 
to building a diverse and inclusive workplace where everyone feels valued.  We are committed to building a workplace where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. At Leonardo DRS, we believe that a diverse and inclusive environment makes us a stronger Company. We embrace different points of view, respect one another in the workplace, and understand that an inclusive environment furthers creativity, innovation, and business performance. 

For additional information on  Leonardo DRS, please visit our website at www.leonardodrs.com