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Engineering Technician (2021-046) 

About the Organization Astronics Corporation (Nasdaq: ATRO) serves the world's aerospace, defense, and other mission critical industries with proven, innovative technology solutions. Astronics works side-by-side with customers, integrating its array of power, connectivity, lighting, structures, interiors, and test technologies to solve complex challenges. For 50 years, Astronics has delivered creative, customer-focused solutions with exceptional responsiveness. Today, global airframe manufacturers, airlines, military branches, completion centers, and Fortune 500 companies rely on the collaborative spirit and innovation of Astronics.

We offer our breadth of technology solutions and services through 11 subsidiary business units and numerous award-winning product brands. Serving our customers is our first priority, and every day we honor this mission with quality, partnership, and energetic global vision.

Astronics Subsidiary Astronics AES  
Location Kirkland, WA  


The Engineering Technician will support the engineering development and production of Aerospace electronic assemblies.


  • Assist development engineering with fabrication, assembly, and configuration of prototype devices from schematics, rough sketches, and verbal instructions.
  • Troubleshoot electronic assemblies to the component level.
  • Assemble and verify test fixtures, cables, and engineering proto-type assemblies.
  • Conduct development verification testing of engineering proto-type assemblies.
  • Conduct electrical, environmental, and EMI testing to industry standard requirements (DO-160, D6, ABD).
  • Perform other duties as assigned
Position Requirements



  • Associate degree (AS) in Electronics Technology or related field/ equivalent electronics military schooling and experience required.

*High-power electronics and/or high-power avionics technician experience may be considered in lieu of formal education. Total qualifying experience must meet the years, duties, skills and proficiency required to perform the position level standards.

  • Demonstrates competency (typically 2-4 years of direct experience in the essential functions of the position).
  • Demonstrates proficiency (typically 4+ years of direct experience in the essential functions of the position) is preferred.


  • Complete tasks to support test equipment design and assembly.
  • Work with and provide support to research, design, and test engineering teams.
  • Perform environmental and electrical qualification test activities.
  • Have the capability to operate manual and automated test fixtures.
  • Motivates self and others, champions process improvement, lead by example.
  • Clearly understands project deliverables and communicates status updates regularly.

Technical Skills:

  • Capability to provide technical support to research and development of new product designs.
  • Operation of manual and automated test fixtures.
  • Microsoft Office, Excel, Word.
  • Electrical/electronic knowledge.
  • Knowledge of circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer applications.
  • Surface mount and through-hole soldering.

Physical Abilities:

  • Manual dexterity
  • Lifting heavy (typically 40 lbs.) items
  • Color differentiation

Work Environment:

  • Exposure to high voltage
  • Exposure to LN2
  • Exposure to power tools
  • Exposure to chemicals
  • Moderate noise environment


  • Must be a US Person (under ITAR rules) to be eligible.
  • Proof of full vaccination will be required as a condition of employment in this position, subject to consideration of accommodations for medical or religious reasons.

  • An offer of employment is contingent on successfully passing a drug test and background check, and applicants who do not successfully pass both the drug test and background check will not be considered for employment.


Astronics AES is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with physical and mental disabilities. If you need special assistance or an accommodation while seeking employment, please e-mail or call: 425-881-1700. We will make a determination on your request for reasonable accommodation on a case-by-case basis.

Note: only those applicants under consideration will be contacted. Please accept our utmost appreciation for your interest.

Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Travel Requirements  
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other legally protected status.  

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