Repair Station Technician (Temp to Hire)

  • Esterline Corporation
  • Sylmar, Los Angeles, CA, United States
Full Time Installation-Maint-Repair Operations Skilled Labor

Job Description

The Repair Technician requires the ability to disassemble and reassemble all parts of various products including the rebuild of rotary switches and Janco brand hardware. The ideal candidate should be able to perform continuity, torque, contact resistance, dielectric and insulation resistance testing with an understanding of detail mechanical parts assembly.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Knowledge of FAA Regulations 14CFR’s 43 & 145.
  • Adhere and be compliant with the company Repair Station Manual and associated documentation.
  • Repair and or rebuilding of small rotary switches and electrical assemblies.
  • Works at bench in repair center, rebuilding end products to original specification requirements.
  • Performs repairs in accordance with established approved data and wires in accordance with schematic diagrams.
  • Performs hand soldering by following wiring diagrams, engineering drawings, and repair center instructions.
  • Performs mechanical assembly, alignment and adjustment.
  • Bonds and seals parts together to form subassemblies and end products.
  • Stamps parts to identity units being rebuilt.
  • Has the ability to recognize switch functional anomalies.
  • Performs related duties of which the above may be representative.
  • Maintain the highest ethical standards, even when challenged from above
  • Understand and live by Esterline’s ethics and business conduct policies


  • Blue print and schematic reading/Hand soldering
  • Finger dexterity
  • Hand-eye coordination
  • Able to read and follow written repair station instructions
  • Ability to use basic hand tools.

Esterline Competencies
Customer Focus  Knows and understands the needs of internal and external customers.  Is results oriented and works hard to consistently provide exceptional service.
Ethics and Values Adheres to an effective set of core values and beliefs and acts in accordance.  Rewards the right values and disapproves of others.
Problem Solving Looks beyond the obvious to find effective solutions.
Integrity and Trust Widely trusted and seen as direct and truthful.
Functional/Technical Skills Possesses the skills to be effective in the job.  Has the skills to perform the job at a high level of accomplishment.
Listening Practices active and attentive listening, able to hear others.
Action-oriented Full of energy, willing to take action.
Composure Cool under pressure, not knocked off balance by the unexpected, is a settling influence
Values Diversity Supports fair and equal treatment for all.

Education/Previous Experience Requirements
High school education or general education degree (GED) and a minimum of two years of electro-mechanical assembly experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Soldering certification of J-standard rev-C a plus.

Work Hours
M-F 7-3:30 Night/weekends may be required

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