Electrical Engineering Technologist
Engineering & Design
Lexington, KY USA
This position is for an Electrical Engineering Technologist in the Controller Electronics lab. The applicant does not need to be an engineer but performs professional engineering and scientific assignments of a basic degree of complexity under limited direction and supervision. The applicant will be responsible for maintaining this facility for the use by the engineering staff and associated product engineers. A variety of tasks will be assigned on a daily or weekly basis and the applicant will be responsible for completing these tasks in a timely and accurate fashion.
Tasks will include maintaining lab equipment, performing experiments, documenting results and communicating results back to engineering personnel. The applicant is expected to demonstrate electrical technician type work including soldering a finely pitched parts, BGA replacement, and constructing cables or electrical fixtures. The applicant should be proficient in reading and interpreting drawings, diagrams and schematics to assist in reworking and debugging of complex designs. The applicant may also be expected to handle activities associated with the lab including the purchasing and shipping of parts and assemblies.
This applicant must be capable of working with a large team of engineers. The person in this position is expected to be meticulous in their organizational skills and have excellent communication skills. The applicant is expected to be proficient with basic Microsoft packages such as Word and Excel. This person must be flexible as the responsibilities of this job will change daily. Candidate must be self-directed and able to work with minimum supervision.
Types of equipment applicant is expected to operate & maintain: ESPEC Thermal Chambers (SH-641, EGNU12-4NAL, LU-113), VJ Electronix BGA Rework Stations (Summit 1800, Summit 2100), Manncorp Automated Pick & Place (MC385V2V), DDM Novastar Reflow Oven (GF-12-ST) & Zevac Solder Station.
Two year applicable degree or Four year applicable degree (preferred)
IPC Certification preferred
Extremely detail oriented
Motivated, goal oriented and persistent
Ability to work independently
High level of initiative; works well in a team environment
Must handle stress and deadlines well
Able to prioritize and handle multiple tasks while ensuring quality work
5-8 years work experience
*Relocation Assistance will be offered for this position.