Lead Electrical Technician
Thermo Fisher Scientific

South San Francisco, California

Posted in Science and Research

$32.11 - $53.51 per hour

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Job Info

Job Description

How will you make an impact?

Lead (Electronic) Engineering Technician, you will be working with a dynamic cross functional team of engineers and scientists to develop exciting new genetic analysis instruments based on qPCR, Capillary Electrophoresis, Rapid DNA, and Microarray technologies to make the world healthier, cleaner, and safer.

What will you do?

You will assist engineers and scientists in developing new or updated electronics and electro-mechanical systems or components for genetic analysis instruments.

  • You will set up electronic systems and devices, assemble and connect system components.
  • You will troubleshoot, test, modify, repair, malfunctions in circuitry in existing electronic products, equipment, and controls.
  • You will assist in electronic component layouts and create schematics for PCBAs.
  • You will assist in general procurement of components and hardware for the engineering development team.
How will you get here?
  • An AA degree in electronics or electrical engineering or the completion of an electronics technician certification program.
  • 5+ years hands on experience assembling, repairing, troubleshooting and inspecting electronics or electronic systems as well as electro-mechanical assemblies.
  • Experience with using an electronics CAD package such as Altium Design and 3-D CAD package such as SolidWorks to create schematics and electro-mechanical drawings for manufacturing.
  • Experience with using MS Office software such as Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
  • Ability to understand electrical diagrams, electrical and mechanical drawings, as well as written instructions and specifications.
  • Ability to solder, assemble and create PCBAs from schematics and electro-mechanical assemblies from drawings.
  • Ability to use a multimeter and oscilloscope to troubleshoot PCBAs.
  • Ability to layout electronic components and create schematics of PCBAs.
  • Ability to create drawings of electro-mechanical assemblies with practical knowledge of general drafting practices. Knowledge of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing per ANSI- Y14.5 is a plus.
  • Good communication skills (written and verbal).
  • The ability to work with team members across disciplines as well as good trouble-shooting skills, creative thinker and a positive attitude is a must.
  • Willing to learn to use a business spend management (BSM) tool such as Coupa to procure electronic and mechanical hardware and manage payment.
Compensation and Benefits
The hourly pay range estimated for this position based in California is $32.11-$53.51.

This position may also be eligible to receive a variable annual bonus based on company, team, and/or individual performance results in accordance with company policy. We offer a comprehensive Total Rewards package that our U.S. colleagues and their families can count on, which includes:
  • A choice of national medical and dental plans, and a national vision plan, including health incentive programs
  • Employee assistance and family support programs, including commuter benefits and tuition reimbursement
  • At least 120 hours paid time off (PTO), 10 paid holidays annually, paid parental leave (3 weeks for bonding and 8 weeks for caregiver leave), accident and life insurance, and short- and long-term disability in accordance with company policy
  • Retirement and savings programs, such as our competitive 401(k) U.S. retirement savings plan
  • Employees' Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP) offers eligible colleagues the opportunity to purchase company stock at a discount
For more information on our benefits, please visit: https://jobs.thermofisher.com/global/en/total-rewards

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