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Engineering Technician II
Ref No.: 18-00368
Location: Mountain View, California
Position Type:Contract
Position Overview:
This role is for a mid-level mechanical builder. You will assemble, test, and debug complex electro/mechanical devices, in a small-scale pilot production environment.

Top 3 Daily Responsibilities:
  • Assembly of precision electro/mechanical systems including tight tolerance mechanical assemblies, electrical wire routing, cable termination.
  • Align, fit, and assemble component parts, using hand tools, power tools, fixtures.
  • Install electrical and electronic parts and hardware in housings or assemblies, using soldering equipment and hand tools.
Overall Responsibilities:
  • Read blueprints, schematics, diagrams, and technical orders to determine methods and sequences of assembly.
  • Test performance of electromechanical assemblies, using test instruments such as oscilloscopes, electronic voltmeters, and bridges.
  • Very good mechanical intuition, very “hands on”
  • Careful attention to detail and quality, able to catch and debug new not-seen-before problems
  • Design and build fixtures and tools to assist with assembly
  • Able to learn quickly by example and work in a fast-changing prototype environment where work may change week to week, without detailed step by step instructions
  • Run experiments to improve our processes
  • Run test stations and do light data entry
  • Flexible and able to take on different projects day to day as needed including assembly, repair, lab organization
  • Verify dimensions and clearances of parts to ensure conformance to specifications, using precision measuring instruments.

Required Skills:
  • 2-4 years of experience as a Engineering Technician
  • Able to read 3D diagrams and schematics
  • Able to assemble and repair builds and provide troubleshooting feedback to Engineers
  • Experience in circuit design and troubleshooting
  • Machining experience (mill, lathe, laser cutter)
  • 3D CAD experience (Solidworks)
Nice to have Skills/Not Required:
  • BS/BA Mechanical Engineering
  • Operate manual Mill and Lathe