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Electronic Technician

Nevis Laboratories

Electronic Technician

  • 518917
  • Nevis
  • Nevis Laboratories
  • Full Time
  • Opening on: Sep 29 2021
  • Grade R6
  • Job Type: Support Staff - Non-Union
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours Per Week: 35
  • Salary Range: $43,800 minimum
 

Position Summary

Nevis Laboratories of Columbia University, located in Irvington, NY, is searching for a full-time Electronics Technician to support our scientific staff of physicists developing electronics instrumentation for high energy physics experiments. The Electronics Technician will be responsible for assembling, repairing and modifying electronic equipment, parts, components and systems, and must have excellent soldering and technical skills. This position will be working on multiple projects simultaneously and requires excellent organizational and time management skills.

**This is a five-year, grant-funded position with the possibility of extension if additional funds are secured.**


Responsibilities

  • The Electronics Technician will build, modify, and repair printed circuit boards for the Nevis Laboratories.
  • Build part lists and assemble drawings from Mentor Power PCB tools. The Technician will also be archiving the parts lists for laboratory projects.
  • Work with multiple principal investigators to determine project timelines.  
  • Use technical skill set to complete soldering, cable and test fixture assembly for the department’s laboratories.
  • Performs related duties & responsibilities as assigned/requested (5%)

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in experience required.

  • 2 years of relevant experience in a research environment.


Other Requirements

  • Extensive mechanical skills for electronics shop requirements.

  • Mechanical skills to assemble test fixtures
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Computer skills including Microsoft office, advanced excel skills.


Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran

Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.

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