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:
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.