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Test Technician
Summary
Title:Test Technician
ID:170602
Department:Manufacturing
Description

General Micro Systems, Inc. has been an innovator in embedded system technology since 1979 encompassing all phases of the design and manufacture of Single Board Computers and Systems. GMS products are used around the globe in diverse industries such as aerospace, defense, medical instrumentation, industrial control, robotics, telecommunications and semiconductor manufacturing.

           

With an unparalleled commitment to modern technology, GMS has earned the highest level of respect from our customers, the media and even the competition. GMS has been recognized by the media for our innovation and we have received more ‘Product of the Year’ awards than all of our competitors combined.

 

We are proud of our professional staff, with members that have been called “the most dedicated to its customers and vendors in the industry.”

           

Please visit our website at www.gms4sbc.com to learn more about General Micro Systems, Inc.

                                                                       

We offer a competitive compensation and benefit package.

 

Summary

Conducts variety of electronic, mechanical, and electromechanical tests on electronic systems, subassemblies, and parts to ensure unit functions according to specifications or to determine cause of unit failure by performing the following duties.

Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:

  • Reads test schedule, work orders, test manuals, performance specifications, wiring diagrams, and schematics to determine testing procedure and equipment to be used.
  • Tests functional performance of products, subassemblies, and parts under specified environmental conditions such as temperature change.
  • Connects unit to be tested to test equipment.
  • Reads monitor that indicates electronic characteristics such as voltage, frequency, distortion, inductance, and capacitance.
  • Analyzes test results on defective units to determine cause of failure.
  • Recommends replacement of defective wiring and/or components and records defects on traveler attached to unit and returns unit to production department for repair.
  • Confers with engineers, technicians, production personnel, and others regarding testing procedures and results and to resolve problems.
  • Verifies dimensions of pins, shafts, and other mechanical parts.
  • Devises test equipment setup to evaluate performance and operation of nonstandard or customer returned units.
  • Programs components for product.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

 

Qualification Requirements

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Ability to read/follow test procedures and conduct product testing
  • Must be detail oriented and balance multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced environment
  • Must possess the ability to successfully plan, prioritize and organize work activities and adhere to strict deadlines follow instructions, procedures, and policies; identify and solve problems
  • Must be conscientious about assignments and complete work in a timely, accurate and thorough manner
  • Require minimal supervision to successfully complete tasks and assignments
  • Must demonstrate initiative and ownership of assignments/projects
  • Must report to work at scheduled time and maintain satisfactory attendance with limited unscheduled absences
  • Must exhibit a professional appearance and behavior and maintain satisfactory performance consistent with expectations of the position and GMS policies
  • Requires excellent communication skills, both verbally and in writing with executives, colleagues and individuals, internal or external
  • Must possess strong interpersonal skills, able to effectively interact with all levels of employees and management
  • Must remain poised, professional and diplomatic under pressure
  • Strong computer skills with a working knowledge of programs such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and Power Point
  • Must possess the ability and desire to encourage and facilitate a positive and productive work environment for all employees

 

Education and Experience

  • AA degree in electronics required or degree/training and equivalent years of experience
  • 2 years of experience in testing and troubleshooting computer boards preferred
  • Working experience in testing and understanding of Microprocessors and Digital circuitry with a strong knowledge of hardware and software with microprocessor.
  • Familiar with computer software functionality such as BIOS, EEPROM, programmable devices, etc.  Basic familiarity with operating systems (Windows, DOS)
 

Language Skills

Ability to effectively write routine reports and correspondence.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, vendors, customers and employees in writing and verbally.

 

Mathematical Skills

Ability to work with mathematical concepts and to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions to practical situations.

 

Reasoning Ability

Ability to apply principles of logical thinking to a wide range of intellectual and practical problems.  Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

 

Physical Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to: sit, talk, hear, stand, walk, twist, bend, stoop, reach above shoulder level, and lift up to 30 lbs. with hands and arms, use hands to finger, handle, feel or type and utilize a telephone, copier, printer, computer, calculator, mouse, keyboard and monitor to perform daily duties. The employee regularly engages in personal interaction with company personnel. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision and ability to adjust focus and utilize a computer monitor under florescent lighting and/or daylight where applicable.

 

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Employee work area is located in the engineering lab
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate
  • While performing duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to risk of electrical shock
  • While the performing duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk up and down one flight of stairs


Must be a US Citizen, Permanent US Resident, or currently authorized to work in the U.S. on a full-time basis without future employment sponsorship.

 

General Micro Systems, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind: GMS is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at GMS are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. GMS will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. GMS encourages applicants of all ages.

 

General Micro Systems, Inc. does not use any outside recruiting firms in our talent acquisition process; therefore, recruiters need not contact. Any questions, concerns, or correspondence need be directed to Justin Peck, HR, General Micro Systems, Inc.

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