Journeyman Electronics Technician III

Location US-OH-Cleveland
Posted Date 3 months ago(5/1/2024 2:13 PM)
Job ID
# Positions
Experience (Years)
Technical - Electrical
Type of Position
Regular Full-Time
Skilled Trade/Journey Level
Visa Requirements
Citizen only


The Test Facilities Operation, Maintenance and Engineering (TFOME) team at the NASA Glenn Research Center provides engineering and technical services in the areas of aeropropulsion and space propulsion and power test facilities. TFOME management is dedicated to excellence in service and to providing outstanding technical opportunities for our employees. We specialize in providing unique products and services to NASA Glenn. We are currently seeking a Journeyman Level Electronics Technician to apply technical knowledge to perform routine and non routine electronics tasks following detailed work instructions. Performs such tasks as replacing instrument and control components, building & wiring ac/dc circuits, repairing electronic equipment; troubleshooting and installing PLC systems, pressure transducers, and motor controllers; taking test readings using common instruments such as digital multi-meters, signal generators, semiconductor testers, curve tracers, and oscilloscopes. This person will work in a technical team or at times independently. Work schedules will involve rotating shifts and overtime as needed.


HX5 Sierra, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer that recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, disability, or veteran status.


  • Troubleshooting manufacturing equipment which uses electronic and computer systems to control hydraulic, pneumatic, and electromechanical subsystems and components.

  • Diagnose problems based on observations of malfunction, deviations from manufacturer's specifications, and problem reports from shop staff.

  • Dismantle machinery as needed to access, inspect, repair or replace defective components.

  • Test machines following repair and prior to return-to-service to ensure operation within manufacturer's specifications and Government requirements.

  • Replacing instrument and control components.

  • Building & wiring ac/dc circuits.

  • Repairing electronic equipment.

  • Troubleshooting and installing PLC systems, pressure transducers and motor controllers.

  • Taking test readings using common instruments such as digital multi-meters, signal generators, semiconductor testers, curve tracers, and oscilloscopes.

  • Determining the location and density of circuitry.

  • Evaluating electromagnetic radiation.

  • Isolating malfunctions.

  • Incorporating engineering changes.

  • May work with a technical team and/or at times independently.


1. New hires with more than 4 years of verifiable electronics experience, and apprenticeship graduates with 2 additional years of NASA related experience and who have completed an Associate’s degree in Electronics Technology, or an equivalent vocational trades program.

2. Familiarity with basic electrical codes and knowledge of proper use of the NEC handbook.

3. Ability to follow verbal and written instructions from engineering or supervision.

4. Ability to use own judgment and decisions to allow continuity of work-flow.

5. Must be self-motivated and a "Team Player" with good interpersonal and communication skills.

6. Must be able to organize time and assignments to properly prioritize efforts for maximum effectiveness.

7. Direct knowledge of electrical equipment, electronic sensors that monitor equipment, electronics, multimeters, advanced multimeters, signal generators, and oscilloscopes.

8. Knowledge/experience of one or more aspects related to Data Systems/Computer Engineering.


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