Repair Technician, Grade A

Valcor specializes in the design and manufacture of Solenoid Valves and control components for liquids and gases in critical applications in the aerospace, nuclear, light industrial and scientific industries.

Valcor is one of the largest and most recognized suppliers of fluid control products in the aircraft, aerospace, and military fields. In fact, almost every airborne vehicle depends on Valcor in some way.

Valcor’s strength and reputation are the result of delivering high-quality, reliable fluid control products to customers with unique and hard-to-handle applications. Our heritage of more than six decades of technical innovation and reliable performance is evident in every valve we manufacture and supply to customers. Valcor’s professional production staffs take pride in applying their skills, with the latest technology and equipment, to create truly superior products.

Thus, the millions of diverse valves we’ve made have one basic thing in common: QUALITY.

Job Title Repair Technician, Grade A
Location Springfield, NJ
Benefits Company Sponsored Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Company Matching 401(k)
Compensation Compensation commensurate with experience/education
Report To Manager, FAA Repair and Overhaul Department
Accountability Perform disassembly, repair, or overhaul of product as required to generate a working unit. Set up and perform testing to written procedures, record test data product performance per FAA regulation and Valcor Repair Station Manual. Performs extensive repairs on full range of products with minimal supervision.
Education Required High School or Vocational School Graduate and equivalent
Experience Required Minimum three years’ mechanical assembly with a working knowledge of assembly blueprints
Other Requirements Airframe and Powerplant Certification/License (A & P Maintenance Technician License) is required.
Duties (Under Limited Supervision)
  • Test, inspect, and troubleshoot to determine incoming product discrepancies. Repair and or overhaul products per blueprints, overhaul manuals, customer specs, as well verbal instructions from management and engineering staff.
  • Assemble test setups and perform testing in accordance with standards, manuals, and verbal instructions from management and engineering staff.
  • Perform above duties on direct acting, pilot operated, balance operated, latching valves, regulators, and accumulators.
  • Use blueprints and specifications to align, adjust, and match parts and subassemblies to required tolerances and fits.
  • Perform complex machining operations including drilling, tapping and lathe turning to restore valve components to required dimensions and finishes.
  • Must be proficient in use of measuring equipment, including different types of micrometers, depth gages, dial indicators, and optical comparator.
  • Perform soldering of electrical components to Military specification as well as Valcor requirements.
  • Move material, parts and finished product to and from work area.
  • Maintain the work area in a clean and orderly manner at all times.
  • Work within the team to ensure accurate and timely response to customer requirements.
Requisite Skills Required
  • PC computer and MS Office Applications.
  • CMM and like equipment knowledge and practical capability.
  • Through contact with professional organizations, educational institutions, and perusal of text books, periodicals and technical papers, keep abreast of new developments on quality control and related procedures.
Relationships Perform all work under the supervision of the department manager or lead person