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Test Engineering Technician


Milwaukee, WI, US, 53216

Job ID: 104241 


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

Electrical engineering lab technician to provide hands-on technical support the design and development of complex power control, conversion and distribution system hardware for Navy applications.

Job Responsibilities

  • Support engineering with moderately complex engineering duties and/or hands-on tasks relating to the installation, maintenance, and repair of various types of electronic equipment. 
  • Assist in design, build and/or procurement of new or improved machines, tools, fixtures and material handling equipment and coordinating the implementation. 
  • Responsible for completing process documentation, bill of materials, route sheets, etc. 
  • Review project instructions and drawings to ascertain test specifications, procedures, objectives, test equipment, nature of technical problem and possible solutions, and to support the design for manufacture. 
  • Perform a variety of operational tests on equipment to ensure conformance with design specifications.
  • Conduct less defined engineering tests and collects data as assigned. 
  • Utilize normal and specialized developmental tests or diagnostic equipment. 
  • May assist with instructing customers on the operation and proper use of equipment.


  • Associate’s Degree with 1+ year of directly related experience (or equivalent training and experience). 
  • Competent technical expertise; comfortable with the shop/laboratory and equipment.
  • Follows established procedures on routine work, requires instructions only on new assignments. 
  • Ability to direct the technical efforts of a test team in the testing of major equipment, special products or field installation.
  • Proficient personal computer skills including e-mail, record keeping, routine word processing, spreadsheets, graphics, etc.
  • An understanding of Six Sigma and Lean Manufacturing techniques.
  • 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


Additional Desirable Qualifications Skills and Knowledge

  • Experience with medium voltage equipment testing.
  • Perform troubleshooting of moderately complex UUTs and test fixtures using equipment such as oscilloscopes, voltage and current probes, and hydrostatic fixtures on motor controllers or power conversion equipment.
  • Install PWA software and work with engineering to troubleshoot the installation.
  • Assemble moderate complexity test fixtures such as Visual Dielectric and Installation resistance (VDI), Basic I/O patch panels, and PWA testing.
  • Perform cabinet level Point-to-point inspections.

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to lift up to 35 pounds frequently
  • Ability to stand for up to 9 hours a day
  • Walking, lifting, bending, stooping and kneeling

COVID-19 continues to significantly impact our employees, families, and communities. With employee health and safety as our top priority, Leonardo DRS is taking action to address the risk and uncertainty COVID variants pose in the workplace.  We require all newly hired employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated, unless a medical or religious accommodation 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. #NPS

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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Nearest Major Market: Milwaukee