Engineering Lab Technician

semiconductor, lab technician, cable, pcb, troubleshoot
Contract W2, 18 Months
Depends on Experience

Job Description

Engineering Technician
Long term contract
Fremont, CA
 
Job Description - Engineering Lab Technician
 
Required qualifications:
At least an Associates degree in electronics or related field required and/or equivalent military experience that includes electronics, such as avionics technician
Typically requires a minimum of 2-4 years of semiconductor capital equipment industry
 
General Responsibilities / Job Functions:
 
Office/PC:
Proficient in Microsoft Office products; Excel, Word, Outlook. Web search for parts, tools, data sheets and solutions to problems.
 
Rework PCBs:
Through-hole, surface mount soldering. Jumper wires, dead-bug ICs. Document rework done.
 
Troubles Shoot PCBs:
Able to trouble shoot a PCB with schematic provided and minimal guidance.
Cable assemblies: Build new and modify existing cables/harnesses.
Experience with: Harting, Molex, CPC, Ring Lugs, Ferrules, DSUB and combo DSUB connectors.
Including crimp tools used, proper shield termination and wire gauge size. Propper application of Shrink tubing.
Bonus points for coax cables with RF connector experience.
3 and 2 phase 208/480VAC wiring to circuit breakers and contactors. Proper torqueing of connections.
 
Enclosure Build:
Modifying (drilling, cutting) engineering box/enclosure to house all the above items. Bulkhead connectors to internal cables, internal PCB mounting, Circuit breaker, contactor, EMO and panel mount status LED mounting. Prototype fabrication skills such as sheetmetal punching/nibbling bending shearing drilling.
 
Engineering test support:
Able to assist Engineering in a wide range of tests/experiments.
Thermal/Humidity chambers
Test fixture build
Component cycling
Test/Diagnostic Equipment:
Oscilloscopes, signal generators, spectrum analyzers, DVMs, solder/rework stations, 3D printing, Lab view programming.
 
Engineering Lab:
Responsible for the general lab safety and organization. Hand tool condition and replacement.
 
Perspective:
The ideal candidate for this position is comfortable working independently, but also closely with engineering when necessary. You must be “hands on” and highly motivated to finish the job in a timely but quality manner. Quick is no good if it doesn’t work. You are confident to suggest improvements and ask for help when needed. Genuinely curious about electro-mechanical systems.
Dice Id : 10120741
Position Id : 6584182
Originally Posted : 1 month ago
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