Supports engineering activities such as design, test, verification, modification, fabrication, and assembly of prototype electro-mechanical systems, prototype design circuitry or specialized test equipment. Works from schematics, diagrams, written and verbal descriptions, layouts or defined plans to perform testing, verification and troubleshooting functions. Performs operational test and fault isolation on systems and equipment. Assists in determining methods or actions to remedy malfunctions. Assists in the design, construction, test and verification of test equipment. Uses manufacturing, test, development or diagnostic equipment, including, but not limited to test programs, oscilloscopes, signal generators and specialized test apparatus.
The advanced engineering technician is a skilled specialist who completes tasks in resourceful and effective ways. The tasks may include:
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Associates degree or equivalent and at least ten years of experience in related complex electronics systems. The advanced engineering technician requires very limited direction and provides a very high level of problem solving and productivity.
Individuals may be required to sit/stand in one place for long periods of time. They might be required to lift and move related equipment up to 50 pounds from time to time. This may include bending or kneeling briefly. Required to use PC/laptop/mouse for significant time virtually every day. Works in an office and lab environment with visits to the manufacturing floor to observe issues that may arise. Work in labs and manufacturing requires appropriate safety and ESD protections. Work in an x-ray environment requires x-ray safety training as well as a dosimeter badge.
Supervise others with respect to technical work. Makes technical decisions in areas of responsibility.
Receives general supervision with respect to priorities, schedule, and company goals.
Primarily office, with regular lab work involving electro-mechanical rotating equipment.
Office, laboratory, manufacturing and customer sites.