As an Electronics Repair Technician, the employee is responsible for performing diagnostics and repair on a wide variety of electronic devices such as power supplies, analog/digital input/output boards, inverters and other control devices used in industrial manufacturing. Technicians use knowledge of general electronic circuits, experience and a variety of testing and diagnostic equipment to isolate failures and validate repairs through proven functional tests and mythologies. Critical Skills / Experience Education / prior work experience: A 4-year degree in Electronics Technology (BSEET) with prior work experience preferred, or a 2-year degree in Electronics Technology (ASEET) with 1-3 years of work experience in a related field or 5+ years of related work experience. Candidates with military experience as electronics technicians are highly desirable. Excellent Soldering skills of electronic components on various types of circuit boards and electronic assemblies including double or multi-layer electronic circuit boards. Proficient in the use of desolder tools, talon and/or hot air for component removal. Electronic Component diagnostics of standard devices such as resistors, capacitors, diodes, simple integrated circuits devices such as voltage regulators and optical isolators. Highly skilled in the use of a Digital Multimeter, Oscilloscope, Frequency Generator and a Huntron tracker to perform diagnostics Able to perform electronic circuit tracking to detect circuit board failures Experience and knowledge of analog circuits using OpAmps, TTL and CMOS devices are also desirable Good verbal and written skills Daily Responsibilities Daily Activities will focus on the following: Consulting with a senior technician on the various products to be repaired. This includes learning and developing a troubleshooting strategy for the device to isolate the cause of the failure, and recommended repair techniques. Locating replacement or equivalent parts through the use of bill of materials, schematics (where available) and internet searches. Performing a final functional test of the device using a wide variety of test fixtures and test procedures to validate the repair and full functionality of the device. Where necessary, completing additional work required for devices that do not pass functional testing. Creation of service reports that detail the scope of the damage on the device, repairs made including a listing of the components that were replaced and a description of functional testing results. Advanced activities include the development of limited test procedures, the creation of test fixtures for unique devices using breadboards, various standard electronic components such as voltage regulators, potentiometers, and/or simple integrated circuit devices.
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