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Sr. Engineering Technician

Kirkland, WA 98034

Posted: 04/16/2024 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Core Technologies - Contract Job Number: 28695

Job Description

Position Title: Sr. Engineering Technician
Position Description: Protingent Staffing has an exciting long-term contract opportunity for several Sr. Engineering Technicians  with our client located in Kirkland, WA.     
Job Description: The Sr. Engineering Technician will perform complex technical tasks to assist engineers with electronic systems and technical activities relating to product development.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Performs engineering activities such as, test, check-out, modification, fabrication and assembly of prototype electromechanical systems, experimental design circuitry, or specialized test equipment.
  • Works from knowledge, skills and abilities to generate conceptual plans based on discussions, notional diagrams, written and verbal descriptions, or layouts to perform testing, checkout and trouble-shooting functions.
  • Determines methods or actions to remedy complex malfunctions.
  • Design, construct, test and verify test equipment.

Job Qualifications:
  • Associate degree (AS) in Electronics Technology or related field/ equivalent electronics military schooling and experience required.
  • 4 years or more of direct experience in the essential functions of the position)
  • Advanced Electrical/electronic circuit/component knowledge
  • Aerospace equipment test experience, such as DO-160 testing, preferred.
  Minimum Job Requirements:
  • Aptitude in aircraft power electronics testing and troubleshooting, especially DO-160 qualification testing
  • Aptitude and experience in board level testing and component level troubleshooting, repair, and rework
  • Experience in using computer-based tools and procedures to perform, document and track testing
  • Assemble, test and debug test fixtures and informal test procedures
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, team structured environment and support extended business hours or weekends, as required.
  • Coordinate work effort with other groups as required
  • Coordinate with minimal supervision and high personal initiative
  • Self Motivated
  • Support of APC qualification testing to include electrical performance testing and DO-160
  • Test equipment build and checkout
  • Provide excellent project team support by completing tasks on time
  • Actively support company processes and procedures such as Safety, ESD, procurement and calibration of lab equipment
  • Troubleshoot and fix switched mode power electronic circuitry down to the component level - Must Have
Job Details:
  • Job Type- Contract hire
  • Location:  Kirkland, WA
  • Pay Range: $41 - $43/hr.
  • An offer of employment is contingent on successfully passing a drug test and background check, and applicants who do not successfully pass both the drug test and background check will not be considered for employment.
  •  ITAR obligations are associated with this role, U.S. citizenship, U.S. legal permanent resident status, or protected person status under 8 U.S.C. § 1324b(a) (1), (3) is required.  

Benefits Package: Protingent offers competitive salaries, insurance plan options (HDHP plan or POS plan), education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.
About Protingent: Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom, and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding, and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

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