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FLIR Systems Test Technician in Elkridge, Maryland

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At FLIR, we have a simple but ambitious mission: to develop market-leading thermal and sensing technologies which enhance everyday life. From saving energy, to saving lives FLIR is making a real difference in our world.Our products are used in a wide array of situations to rescue people in danger, detect criminals, conserve energy, navigate safely, provide security around the globe, and protect our environment.

We are looking for individuals who thrive on making an impact and want the excitement of being on a team that wins.

Job Description

Job Summary:


  • U.S. Citizen only

  • 5 + years’ experience in a R&D/Quality/Manufacturing environment

  • Associates degree or higher in an electronic or networking field

  • Overtime required when needed

  • Travel as needed (Expected to be less than 25%)


This position will require a person with a diversified skill sets who is flexible and able prioritize workloads in a rapidly changing environment. The person must be organized, detail oriented, and a self-starter able to work with little supervision. A typical day can vary greatly, and the person can be asked to do production work, QC testing, and/or R&D work with Engineering. The production work would require some electro-mechanical assembly skills for assembling small to large robots. The quality work would include testing of incoming components as well as functionality testing for finished assemblies or sub systems. The R&D work would be hands on work with engineering to help develop prototype concepts and designs. There is a possibility of some travel to help the fielding of newly shipped projects.


  • Control systems

  • CPU configuration

  • Various Communication types (serial, digital, fiber, can bus)

  • Electrical Theory

  • Mechanical assembly concepts to include gear and motor drive assembly

  • Signal analysis (Power, Video and RF)

  • Assembly and repair of various termination types (Crimp and Solder)

  • Electro-Mechanical assembly and repair

  • Schematic reading and comprehension (Mechanical and Electrical)

  • Testing equipment (Multi-meters, power supplies, load banks, signal generators, oscilloscope etc.)

  • Hand tools (Wrenches, Screwdrivers, Torque tools, Small power tools)


  • Assembles, tests, troubleshoots, and repairs electrical, mechanical, and robotic assemblies

  • Reads and comprehends manuals and related manufacturing documentation

  • Troubleshoots and assesses electrical/mechanical systems while providing feedback and implements approved solutions

  • Completes full system test of integrated systems as well individual components

  • Maintains thorough system documentation and records

  • Helps develop and write testing procedures for systems

  • Assemble mechanical parts, as instructed in accordance to manufacturing documentation (assembly instructions, process documents, travelers, etc.) into sub-units or complete units.

  • Wire electronic components as instructed in accordance to manufacturing documentation (assembly instructions, process documents, travelers, etc.) into sub-units or complete units

  • Completes production/quality related documentation

  • Assembles repairs and fabricates parts by operating mechanical equipment or tools, in conjunction with adhering to proper handling and safety requirements

  • Performs work in accordance with quality and engineering standards

  • Keep work area clean and organized as to present a professional work environment

  • Complete any other work-related task as directed by supervisor


  • Associates degree or higher in an electronic or networking field (Required)

  • Certifications (Current or Non-Current)

  • IPC-A-610

  • Quality controlled environment


  • Technical Capacity

  • Problem Solving/Analysis

  • Decision Making

  • Oral and Written Communication

  • Team Player

  • Shows Initiative

  • Good Organization skills and very detailed oriented

  • General housekeeping in responsibility, maintaining an organized & professional work area

FLIR and all of our employees are committed to conducting business with the highest ethical standards. We require all employees to comply with all applicable laws, regulations, rules and regulatory orders. Our reputation for honesty, integrity and high ethics is as important to us as our reputation for making innovative sensing solutions.

FLIR is an equal opportunity employer.

FLIR Systems, Inc. designs, develops, manufactures, markets, and distributes technologies that enhance perception and awareness. We bring innovative sensing solutions into daily life through our thermal imaging systems, visible-light imaging systems, locator systems, measurement and diagnostic systems, and advanced threat detection systems.

FLIR Systems offers a fast-paced, dynamic environment that provides for a challenging career and the ability to achieve professional growth. It is the talent of our employees that sets us apart as the technology and market leader in the infrared community.