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Engineering Technician

San Leandro, CA 94577

Job Title:  Engineering Technician

Job ID:  AS20201305-45511

Job Location: San Leandro, CA

Job Description:

Performs a variety of duties in the electronic, mechanical, electromechanical, research or telecommunications. Constructs, troubleshoots, calibrates, adjusts, tests and maintains equipment, components, devices or systems. Incumbent is experienced and has considerable knowledge of the job and knowledge of scientific/engineering principles involved in the system/project. Works under limited supervision.

Job Responsibilities:

Incumbents are responsible for applicable activities, responsibilities, knowledge, skills and activities covered in the previous Technician descriptions, plus the following:

  • Performs a variety of complex technical functions related to the support of development engineering activities such as fabrication, set up, operation, maintenance, modification, testing, calibration and troubleshooting of systems, experiments, prototypes or equipment.
  • Develops or evaluates test procedures and requirements, determines circuit requirements and develops diagnostics and applications software.
  • Generates rough sketches and engineering drawings and special techniques for control and implementation of research experiments.
  • Participates in design modifications in the development of experimental circuitry, systems or prototype models.
  • Develops or modifies equipment to meet requirements.
  • Recommend changes or modifications to improve the operation of equipment.
  • Writes or interprets specifications used in designing, maintaining and calibrating electronics systems, chassis or components.
  • Prepares reports, charts and graphs for scientific or engineering personnel to use in making decisions on design or experiment development.
  • Interprets engineering drawings.
  • May perform machining activities.
  • Interface with customers and vendors and coordinate with various engineering and fabrication departments.
  • Assists in preparation of instructional guides for repairing, calibrating and maintaining equipment and systems.
  • Recognizes, follows and enforces safety practices and performs safety inspections.
  • May lead lower level technicians.

    Job Qualifications:

    • 3 Years of experience
    • Associates degree.  Equivalent experience may substitute for education.
    • Use basic hand tools, test equipment, electronic instruments and assembly techniques.

      Additional Preferred Skills:

      • Apply basic electronic/mechanical theory.
      • Read blueprints, drawings or schematics.
      • Practical application of arithmetic including arithmetic functions with fractions and converting linear units of measure.
      • Use MS Office products.
      • Physical Abilities: Use of arms, hands, and fingers to operate tools and computer.
      • Use of arms, hands, and fingers to operate tools and computer. Focus on items less than 20 inches away, see in three dimensions, and distinguish all colors.

        Other:  Work Environment - The noise level in the environment is usually low to moderate.  The environment is well lit and ventilated.  Hazards - Occasional risk of burns, electric shock, cuts and burns from tooling. Exposure to unpleasant odors and chemicals under safe conditions.


Posted: 2020-05-18 Expires: 2020-06-17

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