Engineering Technician II

  • University of Florida
  • United States
  • Aug 6, 2022
Full Time - Continuing

Job Description:

Classification Title:

Engineering Technician II

Job Description:

The Department of Chemistry is seeking an Engineer Technician II. This position is responsible for repairing, maintaining, designing and troubleshooting electrical and electronic equipment for chemical research. Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Provide engineering support in troubleshooting and repairing a broad range of scientific instruments in the context of teaching, research, and departmental service instrumentation. This includes a wide range of equipment from precision temperature measurement devices through complex computer-controlled mass spectrometers. Work involves analog legacy instrumentation up through modern digital microcontroller-based instruments.

Provide engineering support and guidance to those faculty and students who require the shop’s services, such as intricate electronic assembly, assistance in component selection, and cost effective problem solutions.

Aid the operation of the electronics shop by maintaining inventory, shop maintenance, and the sourcing and purchasing of components.

Design and construct equipment and software for use in teaching and research, such as high voltage AC power supplies, analog and digital circuitry for class exercises, custom DC power supplies, and other specialized lab equipment.

Other duties as assigned.

Expected Salary:

The salary range is $19.01 - $21.75 per hour, commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Minimum Requirements:

High school diploma or equivalent and three years of relevant experience. Appropriate college coursework or vocational/technical training may substitute at an equivalent rate for the required experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

Associates or technical degree and one year of appropriate experience.

Knowledge of basic electrical systems including motors.

Knowledge of CAD schematic entry and creation of circuit board fabrication package.

Soldering ability to replace through hole and SMD components by hand under a microscope.

Knowledge of troubleshooting methods.

Experience using basic tools for making/modifying electronic prototype equipment.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

In order to be considered, you must upload your cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information of at least three professional references.

This position is eligible for veteran’s preference. If you are claiming veteran’s preference, please upload a copy of your DD 214 Member Copy 4 with your application for consideration. See our Veteran's Preference Page for more specific information.

Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (ET) of the posting end date.

Health Assessment Required:Yes