Electronic Technician


Minneapolis, MN

tools, drawings, circuit boards


We are looking for an Electronics Technician with 5+ years experience for a 4 months+ contract opportunity in the Minneapolis, MN area.
Required skills:
 •  Proficient use of laboratory tools such as soldering irons, wire & cable assembly tools, and operations of basic electrical measurement equipment (DVM and Oscilloscopes)
 •  Able to read and interpret technical drawings and documents
 •  Able to work with a group or team and also work independently with little supervision
 •  Familiar with industry assembly standard such as IPC-610 & IPC-620
 •  Able to fabricate and repair circuit boards containing through hole and surface mount components
 •  Maintain a safe work environment and ensure compliance with safety objectives and policies
 •  Fabricate mechanical, electrical or plastic parts (e.g. sheet metal, circuit boards, moldings) from sketches/ drawings and prepare samples for testing
 •  Operate equipment necessary to fultill these duties

Preferred skills:
 •  Assist engineers in the design and development of new systems and equipment
 •  Develop and prepare schematics, design specifications, and parts lists, or make recommendations regarding these items
 •  Reveiw designs, specifications of test equipment or tools for adequacy
 •  Conduct tests or experiments requiring selection, set-up, operation, maintenance and calibration, troubleshooting or repairing a wide variety of critical test equipment
 •  Tesing may also require the troubleshooting of electronic, electrical, mechanical and/or hydraulic systems
 •  Determine engineering/ test data to be collected, extract information, and perform calculations to analyze test data
 •  Document test procedures and write detailed reports on test results
 •  Conduct product, prototype or laboratory testing, analyze and report test results
 •  Trained and proficient using industry manufacturing and quality standards such as IPC-610 & IPC-620

Experience required:
 •Minimum of 5 years as a technician performing related tasks, either in a production or prototype environment
 •  Desire experience working in an engineering product development and/ or product test environment

Education required:
 •  Two year technical degree in electronics or related area

OPEN TO US CITIZENS ONLY.  Due to the nature of the work, only US citizens (either born or naturalized) will be considered for this role.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex or national origin.  This position does not qualify for sponsorship.  NO THIRD PARTY RESUMES PLEASE.  Applicant must be able to prove authorization to work in the US as part of Form I-9 verification.

If you are interested and available for this full-time position please use the apply process where you found this job or apply directly on our website at the following URL:  http://www.newtownsolutions.com/show_job.cfm?ID=00003467&SRC=NTS