Job Description

The Hardware Test Engineering Team is looking for a Lab Technician with a solid background the electrical and mechanical aspects of automated equipment. They will be responsible for characterization builds, retrofit, and troubleshooting of complex test stations. These stations will consist of a PLC controlling motion stages, robotics, and optical instruments. A successful candidate must be a high-energy tactical execution expert and a team player, with a friendly can-do attitude. Highly organized with strong analytical capabilities and communication skills, independently motivated, a resourceful individual with the ability to prioritize and excel in a fast paced environment.


• Station equipment preparation and setup (instruments, cables, fixtures, station SW install, network setup etc...)

• Act as laser safety officer and handle all laser safety practices.

• Organize, audit, and manage a lab equipment assets, HW prototypes, supplies and tools to ensure high productivity for multiple engineering teams.

• Enforce lab safety and compliance policies.

• Build characterization stations on optical tables or using 80/20 hardware.

• Retrofit stations with new hardware and conduct alignment procedures using measuring tools and gauge blocks.

• Set up data acquisition systems using a PLC.

• Work closely on site or remotely with vendor support to retrofit stations and bring up new stations.

• Troubleshoot station problems that occur in software, electrical or mechanical systems.

Education + Experience

• Familiarity with proper laboratory safety and housekeeping practices.

• Excellent communication in English (written and verbal).

• Ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment.

• Make measurements using calibers micrometers gauge blocks and other metrology tools.

• Troubleshoot electrical systems using DMM, Oscilloscope and signal generator.

• Conduct mechanical assembly using hand and power tools. Preferred skills.

• CAD: Ability to review designs, pull off critical dimensions, modify drawings, and create solid models and drawings for fabrication.

• Software: Ability to create and modify software scrips.

• PLC: Familiar with operation, setup, and programming.

Other Benefits

Job Summary

  • Published on: 2020-11-04 07:38:37
  • Vacancy: 08
  • Employment Status: Contract
  • Experience: 3 Year
  • Job Location: Cupertino, CA
  • Salary: $30 - $90 k
  • Gender: Any
  • Application Deadline: 2020-11-27

About the Company

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  • Address: Cupertino, CA
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