Long term contract
Job Description - Engineering Lab Technician
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:
Proficient in Microsoft Office products; Excel, Word, Outlook. Web search for parts, tools, data sheets and solutions to problems.
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.
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.
Test fixture build
Oscilloscopes, signal generators, spectrum analyzers, DVMs, solder/rework stations, 3D printing, Lab view programming.
Responsible for the general lab safety and organization. Hand tool condition and replacement.
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.