Engineering Technician – PCBA (HV Battery Electronics)

Tesla

THE ROLE 

Support engineering groups while working within the research and development of battery electronics systems, including fabricating test setups, fixtures, cable harnesses, troubleshooting PCBA issues in a high voltage lab environment. 

RESPONSIBILITIES 

·        Read electronic schematics, mechanical drawings and plumbing diagrams or work from written / verbal instructions using little or no formally released documentation. 

·        Fabricate cable harnesses, familiar with various connector types and crimp tools, automotive a plus

·        Familiar with test equipment such as oscilloscopes, DMMs, signal generators, power supplies and other standard EE lab equipment

·        Familiar and comfortable with hand tools and some power tools. Knowledge of machine shop practices a plus

·        Familiar with PCBA rework and soldering preferred

·        Construct, test, and repair prototype devices under test. 

·        Troubleshoot various systems using documentation, instrumentation, and input from engineer 

·        Experience building high current, high voltage test fixtures and knowledge of high voltage safety 

·        Familiarity in fabrication with aluminum t-slot extrusion medium 

·        Navigate computer systems and software necessary to perform test using programs such as LabView, Python, and Golang

·        Familiarity with MySQL, Solidworks, CATIA, Altium, JIRA a plus

·        CNC programming and operation experience a plus

·        Organize lab space and keep working station clean

REQUIREMENTS 

·        Associate degree or equivalent experience. 

·        Research and Development lab experience. 

·        Strong skills in problem solving, communication, personal effectiveness, quality and common sense, team player, organization, multi-tasks management. 

·        Good documentation skills, and attention to details. 

·        Self-starter, motivated person. 

·        Ability to regularly lift 40 lbs.