Electronics Repair Technician
As an electronics repair technician, for Rockwell Automation, the employee is responsible for performing diagnostics and repair on a wide variety of electronic devices such as power supplies, analog/digital input/output boards, inverters and other control devices used in industrial manufacturing. We repair devices from all major manufacturers of industrial electronics, not just the Allen Bradley brand.
The position has technicians working with a wide variety of devices to be evaluated and repaired. Employees are challenged daily, by problem solving, in the analysis and repair of a device. Technicians use knowledge of general electronic circuits, experience and a variety of testing and diagnostic equipment to isolate failures and validate repairs through proven functional tests and mythologies.
Daily Activities will focus on the following:
Consulting with a senior technician on the various products to be repaired. This includes learning and developing a troubleshooting strategy for the device to isolate the cause of the failure, and recommended repair techniques.
Performing the repair actions as directed by the senior technician or documented repair procedure, then performing standard component diagnostics on the remaining components to ensure product integrity
Locating replacement or equivalent parts through the use of bill of materials, schematics (where available) and internet searches.
Performing a final functional test of the device using a wide variety of test fixtures and test procedures to validate the repair and full functionality of the device. Where necessary, completing additional work required for devices that do not pass functional testing.
Creation of service reports that detail the scope of the damage on the device, repairs made including a listing of the components that were replaced and a description of functional testing results.
Advanced activities include the development of limited test procedures, the creation of test fixtures for unique devices using breadboards, various standard electronic components such as voltage regulators, potentiometers, and/or simple integrated circuit devices.
Critical Skills / Experience
Education / prior work experience: A 4year degree in Electronics Technology (BSEET) with prior work experience preferred,
Ora 2year degree in Electronics Technology (ASEET) with 13 years of work experience in a related field or 5+ years of related work experience.
Excellent Soldering skills of electronic components on various types of circuit boards and electronic assemblies including double or multilayer electronic circuit boards. Proficient in the use of desolder tools, talon and/or hot air for component removal.
Electronic Component diagnostics of standard devices such as resistors, capacitors, diodes, simple integrated circuits devices such as voltage regulators and optical isolators.
Highly skilled in the use of a Digital Multimeter, Oscilloscope, Frequency Generator and a Huntron tracker to perform diagnostics
Able to perform electronic circuit tracking to detect circuit board failures
Experience and knowledge of analog circuits using OpAmps, TTL and CMOS devices are also desirable
Good verbal and written skills
Proficient in Microsoft Office and general computer use
Control Products and Solutions
Engineering and Technicians
Munster - Indiana
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