Engineering Technician II
The Department of Chemistry is seeking an Engineering Technician II. The technician will work on repair, modification, and design of scientific and custom instrumentation. Repairing, maintaining, designing and troubleshooting electrical and electronic equipment for chemical research. Duties and responsibilities include, but not limited to:
Provide engineering support in troubleshooting and repairing a broad range of scientific instruments in the context of teaching, research and departmental service instrumentation. This includes a very wide range of equipment from precision temperature measurement devices through complex computer controlled mass spectrometers. Work involves pure analog legacy instrumentation up through modern digital microcontroller based instruments.
Provide technical support and guidance to faculty, students, and staff who require the shop's services, such as intricate electronic assembly, assistance in component selection, and cost effective problem solutions.
Aid the operation of the electronics shop: maintaining inventory, shop maintenance, and sourcing and purchasing components.
Design and construct equipment and software for use in teaching and research, such as high voltage AC power supplies, analog and digital circuitry for class exercises, custom dc power supplies, and other specialized lab equipment.
Other duties as assigned.
$19.25 - $21.55 per hour, commensurate with qualifications and experience.
High school diploma or equivalent and three years of relevant experience. Appropriate college coursework or vocational/technical training may substitute at an equivalent rate for the required experience.
Associates or technical degree and one year of appropriate experience
Ability to read electrical schematics and trace operational circuit flow.
Knowledge of basic electrical systems including motors.
Knowledge of CAD schematic entry and creation of circuit board fabrication package.
Soldering ability to replace through hole and SMD components by hand under a microscope.
Knowledge of troubleshooting methods.
Experience using basic tools for making/modifying electronic prototype equipment.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
In order to be considered, you must upload your cover letter and resume. Selected candidates will be expected to demonstrate technical competence at on site interview.
Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (ET) of the posting end date.
This position is eligible for veteran's preference. If you are claiming veteran's preference, please upload a copy of your DD 214 Member Copy 4 with your application for consideration. See our Veteran's Preference Page for more specific information.
Health Assessment Required: No
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