Engineering Technician (ET)

Location: Gilbert, AZ
Date Posted: 10-31-2018
Engineering Technician
Position Reports To:  Project Engineer Lead                                 Department:  Engineering 
Location:  Gilbert, AZ                                                                      Status:  Full Time/Hourly/Non-Exempt
                                                                                                                                Safety Sensitive
The Engineering Technician will be responsible for developing and testing machinery and equipment under the direction of Engineering Management.
  • Associates degree from accredited college in electrical, mechanical and/or engineering discipline preferred
  • 1 - 4 years of hands-on experience
  • 3+ years of hands-on experience as a technician is a plus
  • Must possess high mechanical/electrical aptitude
  • 3+ years of experience with industry workmanship specifications; such as, IPC 610 (soldering) and IPC 620 (Wire/Crimp), software/testing programs preferred
  • Must have strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of basic computer technology required
  • Possess ability to work independently and as a team player
  • Must be analytical, creative, and detail-oriented
  • Must be flexible in the ability to support other process areas when needed
  • Must demonstrate ability to multi-task several priorities and possess time management skills
  • Ability to read and understand drawings, basic schematics, and work instructions required
  • Must have ability to understand a test plan and/or procedure
  • Must be familiar with testing equipment, firmware, and software
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Government security clearance
  • U.S. Citizenship is required
  • Assemble mechanical and electrical components per established process manual
  • Use power tools and hand tools to complete daily tasks
  • Troubleshoot mechanical and electrical components using measurement tools and meters
  • Follow all established processes and instructions ensuring the process area is compliant with company standards
  • Continually assess the manufacturing documentation to determine adequacy and correctness; then communicate issues to supervisor/lead
  • Program and configure network components
  • Moderate process and/or product failure/root cause analysis
  • Liaise between production and engineering departments
  • Take the initiative to achieve available training that applies to the process area
  • Other duties as assigned
Physical Demands & Work Environment
  • Work may be performed outside in hot and cold desert environments or inclement weather conditions
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, sit, demonstrate manual dexterity, talk, hear, and see (must be able to stand for long periods of time)
  • Must be able to lift at least 150 pounds during the course of the workday
  • Personal protective equipment is required when performing work including hearing protection, safety glasses, safety footwear, and other protective equipment as required
  • Must be able to read, write, and speak English
  • STARA-C is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides Equal Employment Opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status, genetics or any other protected status
  • In addition to Federal law requirements, STARA-C complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.  This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training
  • STARA-C expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability or veteran status.  Improper interference with the ability of STARA-C’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge
  • STARA-C promotes a drug/alcohol free work environment through the use of mandatory pre-employment drug testing and on-going random drug testing
  • We participate with the E-Verify Employment Eligibility program
  • Position contingent upon contract funding/approval
  • Must have a valid driver’s license
  • Responsibilities sometimes require working evenings and weekends, sometimes with little advanced notice
  • Due to the nature of work performed within our facility, U.S. citizenship is required
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