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16 Mar 2023

Full-Time Hardware Engineering Technician

ZincFive – Posted by lmccrabb Tualatin, Oregon, United States

Job Description

The Hardware Engineering Technician will be part of an engineering team developing power management hardware in NiZn battery backup systems for multiple industries.  The technician will be responsible for performing electrical and mechanical tests on engineering prototypes and preproduction units under the guidance of Engineers and Project managers.  The selected candidate will also be supporting the development of electrical architecture and design, integration and debugging of new electrical hardware and firmware, and validation of the design in a structured engineering environment. This role is to be worked onsite at ZincFive headquarters in Tualatin, Oregon. 

Hardware Engineering Technician Job Duties: 

  • Perform product qualification tests
  • Document, analyze data and present qualification reports to the team
  • Create, assemble, and modify test fixtures
  • Modify circuits as directed by the engineers
  • Set up and operate test equipment to evaluate performance of prototype parts, assemblies, or systems under simulated operating conditions and record results
  • Test and monitor the performance of electrical circuits as designed by engineers
  • Set up and perform reliability tests on various key system components
  • Participate in failure root cause analysis and support the corrective actions implementation

Job Requirements: 

  • Associate degree in Applied Science, Electronics or similar
  • 3-5 years’ experience in related field
  • Able to execute product qualification plans involving hardware and firmware validation
  • Experience debugging systems with microcontrollers
  • Experience building fixtures for test setups
  • Experience using DAQs
  • Experience with Oscilloscopes, DMMs, Power Analyzers, Signal Generators etc.
  • Experience reading electrical schematics and mechanical P&IDs
  • Aptitude in the use of hand tools for mechanical assembly, electrical soldering, and wiring
  • Experience working in an engineering test Lab and product development environment
  • Requires excellent written and verbal communication skills

Physical Requirements and working conditions:

  • Work involves sitting, walking, standing, bending, stooping, and lifting up to 40 pounds
  • Requires close visual acuity and the ability to distinguish color
  • Office and lab environments 

Salary offers will depend on factors that include the location you work from, your level, education, training, specific skills, years of experience and comparison to other employees already in this role. 

In addition, the successful candidate for this position will become eligible for a comprehensive set of outstanding benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401k, paid sick time, paid time off for vacation, paid holidays, paid community service days, professional/personal learning program, and applicable state/federal paid family leave. 

ZincFive is committed to employing a diverse workforce. As an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status. We maintain a safe workplace and perform pre-employment testing. ZincFive is a participant in E-Verify and receives employment authorization of new hires through Social Security and the Department of Homeland Security databases.


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Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: 60,000 - 80,000.

Job expires in 35 days.

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