Senior Optical/Mechanical Technician


E El Segundo Blvd Bldge, CA

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United States of America


CA221: 2004 E El Segundo Blvd BldgE03 2004 East El Segundo Boulevard Building E03, El Segundo, CA, 90245 USA

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About Us:

At Raytheon, the foundation of everything we do is rooted in our values and a higher calling – to help our nation and allies defend freedoms and deter aggression. We bring the strength of more than 100 years of experience and renowned engineering expertise to meet the needs of today’s mission and stay ahead of tomorrow’s threat. Our team solves tough, meaningful problems that create a safer, more secure world.

Job Summary:

Plans, lays out, fabricates, assembles, troubleshoots, and tests space and fiber optic production/development hardware. Working with electro-optical-mechanical systems, sub-systems, units, control devices and associated test equipment where complete specifications and design details are frequently lacking.

*1st Shift – 5:00AM – 2:30PM (9/80, Schedule A) – El Segundo, CA. This position is an onsite role. *

Responsibilities to Anticipate:

  • Works from preliminary design drawings, sketches, schematics, oral and written instructions. Requires the interpretation and application of experience and judgement to determine the most appropriate method to correlate design and development requirements.

  • Determines methods and sequence of operations to fabricate, assemble, troubleshoot, and test electro-mechanical systems, sub-systems, units control devices and associated test equipment as specified by engineers.

  • Assists engineers in the design of chassis and optical test equipment, exercising technical judgment in establishing details, selecting components, and making substitutions.

  • Fabricates, assembles, calibrates, troubleshoots, and tests standard, special or improvised instruments and test equipment requiring electro-optical-mechanical experience and skill to obtain accurate results.

  • May use hand and power tools and equipment as necessary to perform required tasks, as well as setting up and operating a wide variety of standard and specialized opto-electronic test equipment in conducting/performing tests.

  • Diagnose the cause of malfunctions and make necessary adjustments, as well as helping personnel in lower related job classifications.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 5 years of experience in a manufacturing environment or test operations (includes military training in assembly/testing processes).

  • High School Diploma, GED or equivalent.

  • The ability to obtain and maintain a US security clearance. U.S. citizenship is required as only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in fiber splicing and connector attachment for all types of optical fiber using both hand and automated tooling.

  • Experience with opto-electronic troubleshooting.

  • Individuals with a current Secret Clearance is desired.

  • Associates degree in Electronics or equivalent.

What We Offer:

Whether you’re just starting out on your career journey or are an experienced professional, we offer a total rewards package that goes above and beyond with compensation; healthcare, wellness, retirement, and work/life benefits; career development and recognition programs. Some of the benefits we offer include parental (including paternal) leave, flexible work schedules, achievement awards, educational assistance, and child/adult backup care.

Additional Information:

  • The salary range for this role is $26.57 to $44.87; however, Raytheon Technologies considers several factors when extending an offer, including but not limited to, the role and associated responsibilities, a candidate’s work experience, location, education/training, and key skills.

  • Hired applicants may be eligible for benefits, including but not limited to, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term disability, long-term disability, 401(k) match, flexible spending accounts, flexible work schedules, employee assistance program, Employee Scholar Program, parental leave, paid time off, and holidays. Specific benefits are dependent upon the specific business unit as well as whether or not the position is covered by a collective-bargaining agreement.

  • Hired applicants may be eligible for annual short-term and/or long-term incentive compensation programs depending on the level of the position and whether or not it is covered by a collective-bargaining agreement. Payments under these annual programs are not guaranteed and are dependent upon a variety of factors including, but not limited to, individual performance, business unit performance, and/or the company’s performance.

This position is part of a collective bargaining agreement. Wage and workplace conditions, including shift times, are subject to this agreement. Individuals hired into this position will be represented by a union.

Please consider the following role type definitions as you apply for this role.

Onsite: Employees who are working in Onsite roles will work primarily onsite. This includes all production and maintenance employees, as they are essential to the development of our products.

• Hybrid: Employees who are working in Hybrid roles will work regularly both onsite and offsite. Ratio of time working onsite will be determined in partnership with your leader.

• Remote: Employees who are working in Remote roles will work primarily offsite (from home). An employee may be expected to travel to the site location as needed.

Clearance Information: This position requires the eligibility to obtain a security clearance. The Defense Industrial Security Clearance Office (DISCO), an agency of the Department of Defense, handles and adjudicates the security clearance process. More information about Security Clearances can be found on the US Department of State government website here:

RTX is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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