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Test Technician (Manufacturing) - 2nd Shift


Danbury, CT, US, 06810-8147

Job ID: 104916 


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

Our Test Technicians must be willing to learn, ask questions, and adapt to completing different tasks depending on available work. We are looking for individuals that will test and troubleshoot electromechanical assemblies and other products. We require the ability to read and follow test procedures and other engineering documents. We require knowledge of test equipment and the ability to troubleshoot failures in test equipment and products. We require good mechanical skills and confidence handling different tools.

Shift Schedules

2nd Shift: Monday - Thursday 3:00 PM - 12:30 AM and Friday 2:00 PM - 10:30 PM 

Job Responsibilities

  • Read and follow test procedures for a variety of products with various tools and accurately record results.
  • Troubleshoot failed processes, product, and/or test equipment.
  • Communicate issues with test procedures, drawings, tools, or materials with appropriate team members.
  • Comply with all safety and regulatory requirements applicable to the company in accordance with State and Federal regulations.
  • Coordinate several activities at the same time and reprioritize in response to changing operational conditions.
  • Support, reinforce, and defend the production of high-quality work


  • Must have an associate’s degree in a technical discipline or equivalent experience
  • Must be able to read and interpret engineering drawings, blueprints, and wire lists
  • Must be able to follow written and oral instructions
  • Must have good mechanical skills
  • Must have knowledge of various test equipment
  • Must have strong critical thinking skills
  • Must pay close attention to details
  • Must be able to comply with all safety and procedural rules
  • Must have a basic knowledge of and ability to use computers, programs, and business tools
  • U.S. Citizenship and the ability to obtain and retain a security clearance within a time period to be established by the Company

The health and safety of our employees and their families remains a top priority at Leonardo DRS, and we continue to take action to address the risk and uncertainty COVID variants pose in the workplace.  Subject to state-specific exemptions, newly hired employees are required to provide proof they are fully vaccinated prior to their start date, unless a medical or religious accommodation or an exemption pursuant to applicable state law is formally approved by Leonardo DRS prior to commencing employment. 

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

Our employees appreciate a culture of open honest communications, and fair and equitable treatment. We accomplish this through:

INTEGRITY. At Leonardo DRS ethics and accountability always comes first.

OPERATIONAL EXCELLENCE. We set high standards of performance for ourselves and others. We consistently deliver excellent products and services. We adhere to quality levels demanded by our customers. We assume responsibility and accountability to achieve excellence. We settle for nothing less.

CUSTOMER FOCUS. We go above and beyond to meet customer needs, and work to create long-term relationships with our customers.

DIVERSITY, EQUITY, & INCLUSION. We accept unconditionally the value that every individual has to offer. We embrace different points of view. We continually foster an environment that enables all employees to contribute to their full potential. We cooperate together as a diverse workforce serving a diverse population.

INNOVATION.  At Leonardo DRS, innovation is in our DNA. We have built this company through the innovative ideas of our employees and continue to foster an environment that rewards new ideas to help our government and military customers save lives, solve critical problems and modernize to ensure mission success for years to come.

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. 

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