ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
General duties include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Test, troubleshoot, repair electronic assemblies and test equipment by aligning, testing, and troubleshooting down to the component level many different types of digital, analog, and RF circuitry.
Set up and operate all types of standard and special purpose laboratory equipment, including environmental stress screening, and computer-controlled equipment.
Implement routine preventative maintenance tasks on test equipment.
Measure parts for conformity with specifications.
Alert supervisors to test failure trends.
At times, may disassemble and reassemble production assemblies and equipment and inspect components for defects.
Maintain legible records of daily tasks and test data, and log data into a computer database.
Derive formulas and generate innovative techniques to aid in the troubleshooting process of production failures and field returns.
Assist engineers in formulating test procedures and evaluating prototype circuitry and production failure trends.
Cross train and assist other technicians on projects.
Provide training and support to other technicians, assemblers and other personnel as needed.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
Two year degree plus 4 years direct experience preferred, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Prior bench technician experience with an emphasis on component level troubleshooting preferred.
Must have good electro-mechanical aptitude, be able to stand while performing duties of this job, use hands and fingers to handle or feel objects, tools, or controls, and reach with hands and arms, occasionally must lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, regularly exposed to the risk of electrical shock, able to work under time constraints, and work with some chemical and bonding agents. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.