Engineering Technician II

Fargo, ND 58102

Posted: 08/22/19 Employment Type: 3 years Industry: Other Job Number: JDJP00020488



Develops and evaluates new technologies or methods (mechanics hydraulics algorithms software etc.) Plans and executes engineering work for product validation and verification of significant parts of major projects or complete projects with well defined objectives. Responsible for problem identification and resolution corrective action tracking reliability analysis and verification/validation test plan development. Is a member of a product/project team. Provides guidance on test procedures to engineers and support personnel. Duties: Designs schedules and performs field and/or lab tests to validate new product designs. Analyzes complex test data draws conclusions and summarizes reports acting as liaison between the Product Verification & Validation (PV&V) dept and product engineering. Performs analyses of customer data (i.e. warranty Dealer Technical Assistance Center (DTAC) customer satisfaction surveys Early Detection Problem Resolution (EDPR)). Plans and performs analytical and experimental work to obtain undefined operating loads and/or develop new test procedures. Gives work direction to test operators. Assists in developing and coordinating changes to product definition documents. Coordinates problem identification activities and tracks corrective action progress.


Position Title


Electronics Test Technician

Specific Position Requirements


Visa sponsorship is not available, now or in the near future, for this position. 
Driving between JDES locations will be required under 5% of the time. JDES facilities are within 5 miles of each other. 

Shift Hours 3:30pm-11:30pm; vouchers provided for metatarsal shoes 

Technical military experience is a plus
Electronic testing, aviation testing, locomotive industry
Computer literacy is VITAL 
familiar with electronics, multi-meters, or underlying theory 

Position Qualifications:

• REQUIRED EDUCATION: A.S. in Electronics or a two-year technical diploma, equivalent military certification or equivalent experience

• Required: Minimum one year of related experience in electronics, manufacturing, or engineering
• Preferred: Three or more years of related experience in electronics, manufacturing, or engineering

1. Possess effective written and verbal communication skills, enabling correspondence with internal departments, vendors, and customers
2. Working knowledge of personal computers, spreadsheets, and word processing 
3. Understanding of manufacturing processes and electronic components 
4. Possess a thorough understanding of test equipment and methods e.g., multimeters, oscilloscopes, etc. 
5. Hands-on experience troubleshooting to identify root cause
6. Ability to read intermediate engineering documents, e.g., schematics or diagrams
7. Maintain necessary product records and documentation
8. Ability to comprehend and use product/process component datasheets
9. Ability to assemble and disassemble products
10. Ability to maintain lab equipment
11. Ability to perform basic mechanical work
12. Ability to train a Electronics Technician I
13. Ability to work with minimal supervision

1. Hands-on SMT soldering experience

Job Purpose: 
• Performing electrical/ mechanical testing, design validation, and verification of electronic or electro-mechanical equipment and products.

Job Duties:
1. Perform intermediate validation testing on prototypes and existing products.
2. Work with Engineering to understand and apply defined test requirements.
3. Troubleshoot defective lab equipment and provide required maintenance as needed.
4. Build intermediate test harnesses, loads, and circuit boards to support product verification as required.
5. Document and maintain records relating to work performed.
6. Inform supervisor of process, test, or design problems and assist in the corrective action.
7. Assemble (mechanical/electrical) fixtures and test setups as required. This will require performing intermediate design functions
8. Perform inspection, test, and failure analysis as necessary to determine cause of defective tests or assemblies.
9. Conduct functional test of electronic circuits and PCBs according to engineering instructions.
10. Create test documentation when required for prototype products if engineering instructions are not available.
11. Design basic engineering test boxes.
12. Communicate in a professional and effective manner.
13. Perform other associated tasks as required.


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