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Instrumentation Electronics Technician
The Amy Instrumentation Facility has a long-standing tradition of collaborating with faculty to develop new instrumentation hardware and methodologies to solve their research and education objectives. We pride ourselves in applying / developing new technologies to further science. We have an opening on our electronics team for a highly motivated electronics technician seeking to apply their skills in this unique facility. Major responsibilities include troubleshooting, repair, calibration of electronic and electromechanical devices. Responsibilities can include the recommendation / procurement of components needed in new construction and fabrication of devices / chassis. Preference will be given to applicants with circuit board layout and fabrication experience.
What You Will Do:
- Diagnose and repair instruments down to the circuit board level that may include complex analog circuits, power supplies, digital circuits, microcontrollers, and high voltage circuits.
- Assemble prototype circuits that commonly include SMT and through-hole components based on circuit schematics.
- Perform basic electrical testing on components and instruments using multimeters, oscilloscopes, function generators, and other test equipment.
- Fabricate circuit boards, devices and chassis
What You Must Have:
Education and Experience:
- High school diploma/GED
- Four (4) years of experience in electronics, fabrication/repair
- Knowledge and skill in the use of electronic test equipment, soldering irons, hand tools, power tools, wiring and assembly
- Experience with CAD software
- Familiarity with scientific instrumentation
- Must be willing to learn and adapt to new and changing technology
- Motivated individual with ability to efficiently multitask, work under pressure, handle interruptions, and meet deadlines
- Strong organizational and time management skills with emphasis on accuracy and attention to details
- Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to influence and build work relationships among a diverse workforce
- General computer proficiency in the use of productivity software and software specific to PCB design/layout Demonstrated proficiency in circuit board assembly techniques
- Demonstrated proficiency in electronic chassis design and fabrication
- Ability to:
- Troubleshoot and repair electronic devices and instruments at the component level
- Read and generate electronic schematics and mechanical drawings
- Take initiative, assume responsibility and handle confidential information with discretion
- Work both independently and in a team environment
- Diagnose problems, analyze information, and implement solutions
- Lift and carry 10 - 25 pounds frequently and 40 pounds occasionally
- Skills in the use of precision machining equipment.
- Programming or system administrative skills
- All new hires will be expected to follow Protect Purdue (https://bit.ly/3DH3z6f)
- Purdue University will not sponsor employment authorization for this position
- A background check will be required for employment in this position
- FLSA: Non-Exempt (Eligible for Overtime)
- Retirement Eligibility: Defined Contribution Waiting Period
Purdue University is an EEO/AA employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply
- Benefit Statement: Purdue University offers a substantial Benefit Package including medical, dental, and vision insurance as well as a generous paid time off package for sick and vacation days
To apply, please visit: https://careers.purdue.edu/job-invite/23768/
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