Associate Test Engineer

  • location: Milpitas, CA
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $32.16 - $37.16 per hour

job description

Associate Test Engineer

job summary:
Performs the set-up, calibration, testing and troubleshooting of circuits, components, instruments and mechanical assemblies. Determines and may develop test specifications, methods and procedures from blueprints, drawings and diagrams. Tests and troubleshoots assemblies and/or final systems. May complete rework on assemblies and/or systems as a result of testing. Prepares technical reports summarizing findings and recommending solutions to technical problems. May assist in the selection and set-up of specialized test equipment. Typically requires a minimum of 2 - 4 years of related experience.

Must have:

- You have hands-on experience in electrical component level testing, troubleshooting and repair.

- Ability to work in a 100-class clean room environment is required.

- You hold a Technical Certificate, or AS degree, or military technical training experience, or equivalent vocational training in a technical discipline and a minimum of 5 years of related experience.

- You are able to work extended hours, including weekends

- You are able to stand, sit, bend, and periodically lift up to 50 pounds with assistance.

Nice to have:

- You have experience with systems development and testing, including formulating system level requirements, test specifications and test results.

- You are able to use and manipulate a variety of fine adjustment hand tools, torque wrenches and calipers.

- You work effectively across different functional teams in different locations.

- You demonstrate written and oral interpersonal skills in English.

- You demonstrate excellent organization skills, with a logical approach to problem solving, good time management and task prioritization.

- You are dedicated and able to work with a minimum of supervision.

- A BSEE, BSEET or similar degree in an engineering discipline is strongly preferred.

- A demonstrated ability to work with little or no instruction on routine work, and with general instructions on new assignments.

- You have prior hands-on experience testing digital and/or analog components and systems.

- You are able to demonstrate the ability to read and comprehend complicated drawings, mathematics, and handbook formulas, and use a variety of testing and measuring instruments.

- A willingness to learn, collaborate effectively within and across teams, and strive for continuous improvement.

- LabView, Linux and MS Office suite software knowledge is a plus. 
location: MILPITAS, California
job type: Contract
salary: $32.16 - 37.16 per hour
work hours: 8am to 4pm
education: Associates
 
responsibilities:
We are looking for Associate Test Engineers for positions in manufacturing who will be involved with the testing of new technologies such as optics/opto-mechanical and assembly. In these positions you will work on assignments that are moderately complex in nature where judgment is required to resolve problems and make routine recommendations. If you enjoy working in a collaborative, continuous learning environment while working on industry leading technology, we want to hear from you! In addition, you will:

- Manufacture optical parts and devices, follow checklists and procedures to assemble components using optical parts

- Perform set-up, calibration, testing and troubleshooting of components, instruments and mechanical assemblies.

- Test and troubleshoot assemblies and/or final systems, and complete rework on assemblies and/or systems as a result of testing.

- Prepare technical reports summarizing findings and recommending solutions to technical problems. May assist in the selection and set-up of specialized test equipment.

- Work on assignments that are moderately difficult, requiring judgment in resolving issues or in making recommendations.

- Perform ongoing daily work with minimal instruction, and with general instructions on newly introduced assignments.

- May provide work assignment direction and technical training to peers.

 
qualifications:
  • Experience level: Experienced
  • Minimum 3 years of experience
  • Education: Associates
 
skills:
  • Testing
  • Manufacturing

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

Qualified applicants in San Francisco with criminal histories will be considered for employment in accordance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

We will consider for employment all qualified Applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.

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