Empowered 2 Be Better
Reports to: R&D Manager
Location: Branford, CT
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform
Read and interpret analog and digital electrical circuit schematics and printed circuit board layouts for prototype circuit creation and debugging
Develop printed circuit boards using OrCAD layout development tools compatible to EMC requirements
Convert electrical schematics provided by engineering to prototype test hardware using surface mount components in an expeditious manner with minimal supervision
Provide general electronics and mechanical developmental testing and support for the research and engineering department
Work to internally written test plans and acceptance test procedures, or to customer or Government documentation
Coordinate and participate with outside test facilities as required for certification testing, which cannot be performed at HarcoSemco
Perform Failure Analysis / Debugging / Problem Solving on various products and prototypes
Work with electronics test equipment such as multimeters, oscilloscopes, function generators, soldering tools, data acquisition test boxes (RS-232/485), environmental chambers for testing and debugging
Mechanical and electrical assembly of hi-tech products with unsurpassed attention to detail
Operate, maintain and troubleshoot all equipment (production and engineering research) in the engineering laboratory
Participate in training as required
Must be able to push, pull, and lift at least 20 lbs.
Must be a “US Person” as defined by US Govt. and able to work without restriction with ITAR related data
Other duties as assigned
Education and Experience:
Education: Associates in Electronics Technology, Electronics Technician Certificate or equivalent desired
Experience: 5+ years of experience, or some combination thereof
Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Highly-skilled in general electronics circuit theory (basic circuit laws, OpAmp theory, communication protocols, power supplies) and circuit elements (resistors, capacitors, inductors, OpAmps)
Experience with printed circuit board layout using OrCAD development tools a plus
Proficient with the following electronics test equipment: multimeters, oscilloscopes, function generators, soldering tools, data acquisition test boxes (RS-232/485) for testing and debugging
Able to work independently, under the general guidance of the Research and Development Manager, for such tasks as soldering, prototype circuit creation, running calibrations, debugging and maintaining test equipment
Prior work (basic architecture, programming, debugging) with in-circuit microcontrollers a plus
Able to read, interpret, and understand electrical circuits, component datasheets, and general analog and digital circuitry discrete components
Able to operate all standard lab equipment or learn how to operate it from reading manuals
Must be computer literate
Must be detail oriented and able to perform work with complete accuracy
Complete various trainings as required
Some lifting, moving instrumentation, performing tests in various areas of the facility required
Regularly required to sit, stand, reach, bend, and move about our facility
Work usually performed in a combination of office and plant setting
Will be required to perform other duties as requested, directed or assigned.
HarcoSemco provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law. Further, the company takes affirmative action to ensure that applicants and employees are treated fairly during employment without regard to any of these characteristics. Discrimination of any type will not be tolerated.
Personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.
*Subject to change with or without notice.
Employees may be subject to random drug and alcohol testing under FAA regulations.
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