Electronic Repair Technician II
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Troubleshoots and diagnoses equipment failure to determine component level needs for repair and/or replacement.
- Uses diagnostic tools and equipment, such as oscilloscopes, multi-meters and other specialized equipment.
- Follows engineering instructions, technical manuals, customer specifications and/or other documented work instructions, including schematics or drawings.
- Completes Parts Requisition Form listing each component needed to repair unit.
- Updates progress notes in the designated system to document the steps taken to repair the unit.
- Starts up and shuts down unit in compliance with company and OSHA safety procedures for machine activation and shutdown.
- Maintains company and/or customer required performance documentation and maintenance records for specified unit/customer.
- Communicates with multiple departments regarding the status of the unit, including Purchasing, Engineering, Sales, Customer Service, Logistics, and IT.
- Maintains a neat, orderly and clean work area.
- Cross trains in other areas.
- Performs other duties as directed by leadership.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
- Requires a two-year degree in electronics or related technical discipline or equivalent related work experience or combination of training, education and experience.
- Previous experience with test equipment, such as oscilloscopes, digital multi-meters, power supplies, Huntron, Pinpoint, IC programmers or test fixtures.
- At least 4-8 years of experience with industrial repairs to drives, PCB’s, PLC’s, power supplies, inverters, controls, HMI’s, etc.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY
- Knowledge of electrical/electronic and mechanical principles.
- Knowledge of and ability to apply electronic principles including analog, digital and microprocessor circuit concepts and related components.
- Ability to troubleshoot electronic devices and individual components without schematics or documented test procedures.
- Ability to read and understand component data sheets, diagrams and schematics.
- Ability to cross reference electronic components.
- Ability to follow oral and written policies, procedures and instructions.
- Ability to work independently and maintain a high level of productivity while achieving quality workmanship to achieve established metrics.
- Ability to effectively communicate with multiple levels and cross functionally.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- Frequent standing at a workstation to perform diagnostic and repair tasks.
- Occasionally required to lift 35-50 pounds without assistance to waist or shoulder height in order to move units from a cart to workstation and from workstation to cart.
- Requires fine motor skills due to the small size of components and precision work performed.
- Frequent bending, stooping and walking.
- Frequent use of hand tools, including screwdrivers, pliers, wrenches, etc.
- Occasional computer work.
- Consistent attendance with occasional off-shift support required.
- Occasional travel equivalent to less than 50% of the time.
The work environmental characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- Works in a clean, well-lit, climate controlled area with minimal noise.
- Frequently works in manufacturing and warehouse environments when traveling for on-site repair jobs. Settings may or may not be climate controlled with various amounts of noise and light depending on the facility.
Occasional: activity exists less than 1/3 of the time.
Frequent: activity exists 1/3 and 2/3 of the time.
Installs and repairs a wide variety of electrical/electronic equipment including automatic machine and process controls, timers, counters, PLC’s, drivers, monitors, thermostats, power supplies, switchboards, control centers and panels, relays, circuit breakers, electronic controls including alarm and communication systems, tape-actuated controls, or other equipment involving transistor circuits. Tests units for proper function and makes final adjustments.
Associates Degree in Electronic Engineering is required as well as a minimum of 4-8 years of industrial electronic repair experience.