Simsbury, CT

Ensign-Bickford Aerospace & Defense Company (EBAD) is a leader in energetic system solutions offered to aerospace and defense customers for a wide array of applications.  EBAD products and capabilities set the U.S. standard and are highly sought after in the international community. 

EBAD seeks a capable individual for the position of Electro-Mechanical Technician, reporting to the Manager of Test Services. This is a second shift position is located in Simsbury, CT.


The Electro-Mechanical Technician position supports environmental testing of development and production products. 

  • Test evaluation, set-up and performance

  • Equipment preventive maintenance and calibration

  • Test data reporting

  • Equipment troubleshooting and repair

Primary responsibility will be evaluation, set-up and performance of vibration, shock and climatic testing.  Testing will be performed in accordance with written procedures, MIL-STD’s and industry specifications.  Test data will be generated to support customer requirements.  Occasional heavy lifting, travel and overtime may be required. 


Education: High School Diploma (Associate Degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering preferred).

Candidates must be able to work independently and interface with individuals at multiple levels in the organization.  Strong mechanical aptitude, problem solving and communication skills are required.  Candidates must be able to interpret and execute test requirements provided in written specifications.  Knowledge of explosive materials and/or ordnance devices is beneficial. Experience working in an aerospace industry is preferred.  The ideal candidate will have experience in a test lab environment with exposure to a number of the following areas:

Climatic Testing

·         Thermal Cycling & Shock

·         Temperature & Humidity

·         Temperature & Vacuum / Altitude

Dynamic Testing

·         Random & Sine Vibration

·         Classical & SRS Shock

·         Acceleration


·         Pressure Transducers

·         Accelerometers

·         Oscilloscopes

·         Charge Amplifiers & Signal Conditioners

·         Constant Current Supplies

·         Digital and Analog Filters

·         Thermocouples & Humidity Probes


The Ensign-Bickford Aerospace & Defense Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, national origin, or veteran status.