Test Technician Job Description

Test Technician Job Description

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Test technician provides component level troubleshooting on electronics, vacuum, pneumatic and mechanical systems to facilitate repair of the scanning electron microscopes and supporting equipment.

Test Technician Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Perform set-up and testing of camera sub-assemblies, mechanical assemblies, and finished goods that are rejected or discrepant
Operate test software on standard computer systems
Complete technical assessment of supplier-furnished materials, to include PCBAs and electronic components
Rework and repair customer returned products prior to final disposition by company
Prepare written reports, as necessary, to include yield data, rework results, tact time, and corrective actions taken
Complete data entry input and product label creation
Perform incoming inspection and audit of supplier raw materials to company specifications
Support Engineering department members
Enter all test data into TAD’s accurately and promptly
Maintain test/validation equipment

Test Technician Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Test Technician

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: SAE, IPC, ASE, ISO9000, EPA, CW, HVAC, ASQ, ACI, ISTQB

Education for Test Technician

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the test technician job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Associate and Bachelor's Degree in Technical, Electronics, Associates, Electrical Engineering, Education, Engineering, Military, Electrical Technology, Math and Science, Manufacturing

Skills for Test Technician

Desired skills for test technician include:

Jabil’s software packages
Boundary-scan basics
Laboratory safety
De/soldering and repair
Electronics board troubleshooting
Industry specific tests and testing equipment
Functionality when information is not available
Excel
Electronics
Alignment and troubleshooting test failures

Desired experience for test technician includes:

Ability to instrument test samples with thermal couples/accelerometers/strain gauges/pressure sensors/etc., and operate data acquisition systems for data collection
Understanding of Pneumatic and Hydraulic schematics preferred
Travel overnight up to 50% of time
Basic stick welding and steel fabrication experience preferred OR willingness to learn
Experience with power tools required
Developing, constructing and testing highly complex components, assemblies, devices, circuits and systems

Test Technician Examples

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Test Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of test technician. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for test technician
  • Identifying potential trends and bringing them to the surface in a timely manner
  • Entering failure mode information into database in a clear, concise and detailed manner
  • Testing as per Acceptance Test Procedures (ATP)
  • Adjust on test and the tracking of electronic components
  • Re-submitting product to assembly for re-soldering
  • Return to assembly for soldering and receipt for final test
  • Supports special assignments as required, flex on shutter line
  • Performs the set-up and testing of more complex systems and mechanical assemblies
  • Follows test process instructions (TPI)
  • Determines test specifications, methods and procedures from statement of work (SOW)
Qualifications for test technician
  • Experience and demonstrated success in Machining preferred
  • Experience and demonstrated success Fabrication and Welding preferred
  • Experience with Electrical Circuitry and schematics
  • Ability to operate and maintain a wide variety of hand and power tools, shop tools, and shop equipment
  • Working experience or knowledge of one of prevailing digital communication protocols GPIB, Arinc429, VXI, PXI, e-PCI, Ethernet, USB, JTAG, Flash programming, FPGA programming, Micro-processor, data loader, CPU Emulator
  • Hands-on CAD Tools (Mechanical Drafting, Schematic Capture, PCB Layout) experience preferred
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Test Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a test technician. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for test technician
  • The Technician will primarily test dry type transformer designs to numerous standards including UL, IEEE, IEC, Nuclear 1E, IBC
  • Destructively test composite test articles using a servo-hydraulic test frame
  • Collect data using computerized data acquisition equipment (Windows baseCollect data using computerized data acquisition equipment (Windows based) • Carefully follow procedures outlined by our engineering sta
  • Carefully follow procedures outlined by Intec Project Managers
  • Application of instrumentation (gaging)• Collect data using computerized data acquisition equipment (Windows base
  • Thermal/Chemical analysis (DMA/DSC/FTIR)
  • Conduct chemical tests under a fume hood
  • Photomicroscopy
  • Perform non-destructive inspection (Ultrasonics)
  • Add and remove specimens from environmental conditioning chambers and perform measuring and inspection of specimens
Qualifications for test technician
  • Knowing software programming language C, C++, DBA, Java a plus
  • Automated Test Equipment development or maintenance experience
  • Lean or GB certified
  • Ability to read wire tables, system schematics, assembly drawings, process
  • Computer literate with experience in Microsoft Office programs
  • Able to work independently in a group effectively
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Test Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a test technician. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for test technician
  • Design, assembly, and use of mechanical and electrical equipment (cycle fixtures, control boxes, cables, vibration fixtures)
  • Follow standard methodical analysis procedures to perform initial investigations for customer returned Electric Power Steering (EPS) systems
  • Receive, inspect, and initiate testing on returned systems
  • Identify root cause sub-system, component or software issue within EPS systems
  • Adapt to testing requests based on customer demands as directed by the Lab Supervisor
  • Document the results of electrical investigations by writing clear and concise reports
  • Maintains 5S in workspaces
  • Follows ESD protocols
  • Supports facility during External and Internal audits
  • Receives, packages, and ships EPS returns and components
Qualifications for test technician
  • Must Ability to work in a Clean room environment (gown and hood / bunny suit)
  • Ability to work in a Multi-discipline cross departmental environment Substrate and chip handling experience
  • Interest in rapid skill development and progressively increased responsibility
  • Experience with integrated circuits (fabrication and handling)
  • Working knowledge of electricity and electrical testing
  • Excellent communication and collaboration
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Test Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a test technician. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for test technician
  • To provide electronics technician service to the new products development team, connecting boards under test
  • Based on knowledge and experience, may also be responsible for the following
  • Implementation and use of special facility controls that may be required, for example ESD, cleanliness
  • Position will work within the test group, supporting all engineering efforts and assisting test engineers with qualification of brake equipment
  • Check results of test output to ensure results are in line with customer requirements
  • Test and develop new vehicles and/or components, conduct safety and road ability inspections
  • Assemble and test hydraulic components
  • Construct test circuits using written instructions and/or diagrams/drawings as directed
  • Setup instrumentation and collect data
  • Review and comment on Engineering Test Procedures or written instructions
Qualifications for test technician
  • Provides technical support in the area of electronic or mechanical operations, tests, experiments and/or problem resolution associated with components, parts, products or processes/systems
  • Demonstrates appropriate judgment, initiative, dependability, planning and organization
  • Ability to follow LEAN manufacturing practices
  • Experience with JMP, C++, VB.net, SQL, and scripting languages
  • Knowledge in schematics design and circuit layout
  • Knowledge in semiconductor die attach, wire bond, and encapsulation processes
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Test Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a test technician. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for test technician
  • Order supplies needed to build and maintain test systems
  • Troubleshooting will be performed with peer support and may not always have work instructions to assist in the work
  • Assist in producing analysis and reports
  • Works under limited supervision and normally receives no instruction on routine work and general instructions given for new assignments
  • Candidate will be responsible for the layout, build, and wiring of custom test systems
  • Printed circuit board fabrication, troubleshoot, and rework
  • Also responsible for inspection, test, and failure analysis of defective electronic assemblies
  • Evaluating new BOMs compared to current BOMs and ensuring that no changes are made
  • Evaluating new Specifications compared to current specifications and ensuring that no changes are made
  • Evaluating new routings compared to current routings and ensuring that no changes are made
Qualifications for test technician
  • Associates Degree in electrical engineering or electrical technology and 0 to 4 years related experience required OR
  • Formal education equivalent to an Associates Degree with studies in math and science and 0 to 4 years related experience required
  • Knowledge of electrical and electronic components, circuitry, and systems
  • Ability to use computer based technology with various types of operating systems
  • Knowledge of specialized instrumentation use and application
  • Knowledge of CONVEX switching and tagging procedures

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