Electronics Engineering Technologist (Multiple Openings)

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Lawrance Berkeley National Laboratory’s (LBNL) Engineering Division has immediate openings for Electronics Engineering Technologists to join the team!

 

This career opening supports Electronics Maintenance Shop for the Advanced Light Source (ALS), the leading soft x-ray synchrotron in the world.  The matrix structure of the Engineering Department provides the opportunity to work independently, in teams, and to experience a wide range of technical challenges in many scientific disciplines.

 

In this role, you will provide advanced technical support of a variety of electronics systems. You will test, evaluate, troubleshoot, repair and maintain complex electronic and electro-mechanical equipment and systems with the use of technological skills, scientific principles and mathematics.

 

This position will be hired at a level commensurate with the business needs; and skills, knowledge, and abilities of the successful candidate.

 

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Read and interpret schematics, sketches, parts lists, component layout diagrams, assembly, maintenance, calibration and operating manuals.

  • Perform general troubleshooting, repair and calibration of complex electronics or electro-mechanical circuits, on commercial and custom built equipment, instruments and systems to component level applying a high degree of technical creativity, innovation, expertise and judgment.

  • Run system, board and component level diagnostic routines on complex systems by following general procedures. Plan work methods, determine the type of tests, select test equipment, and analyze test results to assure performance compliance with technical specifications.

  • Perform routine maintenance, repair and calibration of complex electronics or electro-mechanical circuits, mechanisms, equipment, instruments and systems, by applying technical concepts that require both standard and unique methods to ensure optimum functioning of equipment.

  • Operate a variety of hand, power and machine tools, complex electronics systems and test equipment.

  • Assist in the design of general electronics equipment or systems; provide design details and recommend modifications to engineering designs as required. Generate rough sketches and drawings of electronic equipment to communicate the modifications and designs.

  • Select appropriate components, packaging enclosures and manufacturing techniques and procedures.  Implement appropriate codes and standards associated with the trade.

  • Assist with on-the-job training to lower level or less experienced staff on matters relating to general troubleshooting, repair and calibration techniques and procedures

 

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Prepare formal instructional guides for repairing, calibrating and maintaining complex equipment and systems.

  • Broad knowledge of high voltage and high current power supplies and RF systems.

 

Required Qualifications:

  • AA Degree in Electronics Engineering Technology, or the equivalent in formal military or industrial training and at least three years’ experience working in the electronics field.

  • Substantial understanding of electronics theory, electro-mechanical, scientific principles, and mathematics. Knowledge and ability to use complex test equipment, diagnostic routines and procedures and appropriate hand, and power tools of the trade.

  • Ability to correctly interpret complex schematics, and assembly, calibration, maintenance and operating manuals.

  • Ability to safely operate a variety of electronics test equipment including oscilloscopes, digital and analog multimeters, function generators and pulse generators.

  • Work experience performing general troubleshooting, repair and calibration of complex electronics.

  • Ability to exercise independent judgment to successfully accomplish assignments.

  • General knowledge of equipment design procedures and techniques.

  • General personal computer application skills with spreadsheets, databases and word processors.

  • Color vision sufficient to discern wiring and component color codes, and safety related colored signs, lamps and warning devices.

  • Ability to climb stairs and ladders, work from heights and confined spaces, and move/lift up to 23 kg (50 lbs.).

 

Additional Desired Qualifications:

  • Broad knowledge of high voltage and high current power supplies and RF systems.

  • General electronics drafting and design-documentation skills desired.

  • Knowledge of NFPA 70E electrical safety work practices.

 

The posting shall remain open until the position is filled.

 

Notes:

  • This is a full time career appointment.

  • Full-time, M-F (for first 6 months), after completing approx. 6 months of training individual will be assigned to one of the three shifts working a 7-3, 7-4 Schedule, non-exempt (hourly paid) from overtime pay.

  • Salary will be determined based on range by collective bargaining agreement.

  • Classification will depend upon the applicant's level of skills, knowledge, and abilities. This position will be filled at the Electronics Engineering Technologist 2 or Electronics Engineering Technologist 3 level, dependent on experience and business needs.

  • This position may be subject to a background check. Any convictions will be evaluated to determine if they directly relate to the responsibilities and requirements of the position. Having a conviction history will not automatically disqualify an applicant from being considered for employment.

  • Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, 1 Cyclotron Road, Berkeley, CA.

 

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Working at Berkeley Lab has many rewards including a competitive compensation program, excellent health and welfare programs, a retirement program that is second to none, and outstanding development opportunities.  To view information about the many rewards that are offered at Berkeley Lab- Click Here.

 

Berkeley Lab (LBNL) addresses the world’s most urgent scientific challenges by advancing sustainable energy, protecting human health, creating new materials, and revealing the origin and fate of the universe. Founded in 1931, Berkeley Lab’s scientific expertise has been recognized with 13 Nobel prizes. The University of California manages Berkeley Lab for the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Science.

 

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Equal Employment Opportunity: Berkeley Lab is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status. Berkeley Lab is in compliance with the Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision under 41 CFR 60-1.4. Click here to view the poster and supplement: "Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law."

 

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