• Senior Sustaining Engineer

    Location US-TX-Fort Worth
    Posted Date 5 months ago(9/4/2018 8:50 PM)
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  • Overview

    The Senior Sustaining Engineer provides mid-level Engineering support to the operations business unit and departments by troubleshooting difficult problems, instructing the technicians in techniques to resolve these issues in an effort to achieve EFW’s business plan and objectives and leading teams to resolve issues and improve productivity.



      • Write, review and modify test procedures for the troubleshooting of electronic assemblies.
      • Support test technicians by troubleshooting difficult problems and by instructing the technicians in techniques to resolve these issues.
      • Develop test equipment and test assemblies to aid the technicians in isolating problems.
      • Conduct research to resolve production difficulties.
      • Write ECPs on product to correct errors and to resolve production difficulties.
      • Provide New Product Setup, Programming and Support, ECO and Process Improvement Implementation.
      • Be prepared to support all schedule requirements through on-call or overtime requirements.
      • Lead, participate and contribute to a team environment within the department and throughout the organization.
      • Stay abreast of all state of the art, technical and equipment issues through training and self development.  
      • Adhere to internal ethics, procedures and external regulations and laws.
      • Support the Sustaining Engineering and Operations department’s performance goals and objectives.
      • Other related duties as assigned by supervisor.




    Education (Highest Level Required/Preferred):

    Bachelor degree required.

         Specific Degree Field: Technical Degree (engineering, electronics, etc).


    Training Pre-requisites (Within One Year of Taking Position):


          R ESD

          R Safety Training, as dictated by Safety Department

          q Other: ______________________________________________________________ .



    Experience Required:

    Functional (Using Skill Set): 5-10 years

    Industry (Defense): 1-3 years



    Knowledge, Skills, Abilities Required (Unique and Measurable):

      • Able to formulate resolution plans, solutions, and a concise, informational final report.
      • Able to analyze technical data package for new programs with minimal supervision, to anticipate and prevent, where possible, production issues and risks.
      • Able to participate in small teams for issue resolution.
      • Able to troubleshoot complex issues with minimal supervision, and break them down into smaller, simpler tasks for the technicians to perform.
      • Support programs in front of the customer, by professional appearance and demeanor.
      • Able to provide presentations when necessary.
      • Exhibit a willingness to stay abreast of all state of the art, technical and equipment issues through training and self development.        
      • Familiarity with basic test equipment (i.e. oscilloscopes, voltmeters, signal generators, etc).
      • Good Working knowledge of basic computer applications.

    Elbit Systems of America is proud to be an

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities



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