Contract position: An American multinational corporation specializing in Internet-related services and products is currently seeking a Hardware Engineer in the Palo Alto, CA area. This is a 3-month CONTRACT position. No per diem available.
Responsibilities for the Hardware Engineer
- Build simple or complex mechanical and electrical prototypes, take measurements, follow directions, create reports and presentations.
- Use of basic electrical engineering equipment - power supply, voltage/current meter, oscilloscope. Create spreadsheets, graphs and presentations derived from hardware experiments.
- Create models and output to a 3D printer. Create schematics and circuit boards. Order mechanical and electrical parts to build prototypes.
Requirements for the Hardware Engineer
- High school diploma and experience in a manufacturing environment. Basic lab technician skills - soldering, mechanical assembly, wiring, and building working prototypes