Engineer I

  • University of Florida
  • United States
  • Jul 21, 2021
Full Time - Continuing

Job Description:

Classification Title:

Engineer I

Job Description:

The Department of Physics is seeking an Engineer I. This position is responsible for component-level troubleshooting, repair, & calibration of sensitive electronic equipment. Responsible for the design and construction of novel electronic equipment for research experimentation. Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Repair, calibrate, and modify a wide range of complex state-of-the-art analog, digital, and microprocessor-based electronic devices, including commercially manufactured test and measurement instrumentation and devices built in-house, which includes small-signal processing, analog-to-digital conversion, digital-to-analog conversion, computer interfaces, embedded microprocessors, and electromechanical devices.
  • Design and construction of electronic equipment. This includes initial circuit design and circuit board layout, as well as the manufacture and assembly of the circuit and associated hardware. Create and maintain detailed project documentation, included computer-aided schematic diagrams, printed circuit layout, and mechanical assembly.
  • Collaborate with, and provide technical assistance to, faculty members, staff members, and graduate students during the construction of one-of-a-kind, state-of-the-art electronic equipment
  • Responsible for general shop operation, including maintenance of parts and materials. Oversee student assistants during project construction, equipment repair, and general shop maintenance.
Expected Salary:

The salary range is $50,000 - $58,000, commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Minimum Requirements:

Bachelors degree in an appropriate area; or a high school diploma or equivalent and four years of relevant experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong background in Analog, digital, and mixed-mode electronic theory and principles.
  • A strong background in the principles of operation of analog and digital electronic equipment.
  • Familiarity with the manufacturing techniques necessary to produce electronic systems.
  • A strong background in electronic systems troubleshooting and component-level repair.
  • Experience with appropriate soldering/de-soldering methods in the repair and manufacture of electronic systems.
  • Experience in using electronic test equipment, including digital multimeters, oscilloscopes, signal sources, spectrum analyzers, and logic analyzers.
  • Background in RF electronic theory and circuits
  • Background in embedded processors and microcontrollers.
Special Instructions to Applicants:

In order to be considered, you must upload your cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information of three (3) professional references.

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

Health Assessment Required:No