Engineering Technician
REC10021637 Thomaston, CT Updated 1m ago
Positions 1
Type Direct Hire
Salary $16 - $22/hour
Other Manufacturing
High School
2-5 years
A lot
No - Will consider candidates that relocate on their own
US Citizen
90 days
90 days

Job description


The Engineering Technician is responsible for:

  • Maintaining the Advanced Development Laboratory
    • Order and Organize Supplies
    • Maintain Lab Test Equipment
    • Maintain Laboratory Facilities
  • Supporting Advanced Development Engineering
    • Building Prototype Products
    • Building Production Test Equipment
    • Documenting Manufacturing Processes
    • Assist Development Engineers with Qualification testing at outside test labs
  • Supporting Manufacturing
    • Providing training and Technical Support
    • Travel to Customer Sites as required, supporting Ward Leonard Products   


Essential Functions

  • Understand and demonstrate competence building electrical control panels
  • Understand and demonstrate competence in basic shop practices
  • Repair and modify PC Boards including surface mount and thru hole technology
  • Troubleshoot analog and digital circuits
  • Use lab test equipment, voltmeters, oscilloscopes, PC based test systems
  • Familiarity with embedded controls a plus
  • Read, interpret schematics and write procedures
  • Read, interpret and follow MIL or Commercial Test Procedures


Customer/Vendor Work Relationships

  • Works mostly with other members of the Engineering Department
  • Performs other duties as assigned.



Reports to Controls Engineering Manager 


Physical Requirements

  • This position includes sitting at a desk doing normal office work, including phone communications and using a computer but primarily involves working in a development laboratory fabricating, building and testing, electromechanical and electronic equipment and products.


Environmental / Safety / Time Allocation

  • Spends approximately 25% of time working at a desk in a laboratory environment.
  • Spends about 75% of time on work away from desk building equipment or products.  Must wear eye protection and any other required personal protective equipment while in the Lab or on the shop floor.


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