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Frankie Lam

San Jose, CA


Seeking for an Engineering Technician position in a growing company that will utilize  
and challenge my knowledge, skills, and experience

Work Experience

Engineering Technician

Mountain View, CA

January 2012 to January 2013

Engineering Technician 
•Support Engineers prototype hardware which includes build mechanical assembly, test and maintenance, cable harness assembly, wiring, electro/mechanical assembly 
•Build optical-mechanical subassemblies using epoxies, laser, solder and microscope 
•Perform technical benchmark test measurements using internally development tools  
and generate test report follow test plan/procedures 
•Works from schematics, verbal descriptions to checkout and trouble-shooting functions 
•Maintain lab space, tools, and materials of a hardware lab

Lab Technician

CAE Healthcare
San Jose, CA

September 2010 to December 2011

Lab Technician 
• Support engineering and production activities such as test, calibration, modification,  
and integrated of medical device simulator 
• Build assemblies, assemble sub-assemblies, and test product performing 
• Troubleshoot prototypes using electronic lab test equipment 
• Assist in production test fixture development 
• Support Engineering activities address at improving product quality and reliability 
• Write manufacturing process work instructions, update test procedures, validate and update quality inspection documentation

Engineering Technician

Fremont, CA

January 2010 to June 2010

Engineering Technician 
• Perform technical reliability tests and experiments for process engineering 
• Build complex electro/mechanical assemblies for semi-conductor solar equipment including: breadboards, soldering, panel layout, wiring, and cabling/harnessing 
• Maintain lab environment, keeping parts inventory organized 
• Assist with prototyping activities (assemble/rework/debug) related to the new products 
• Interface with engineering on issues related to bill of materials, purchasing support for engineer needs and maintenance of lab equipment, tools and supplies

Test technician

Los Gatos, CA

January 2007 to October 2009

Test Technician 
• Responsible for final assembly and sub-assembly of electro-mechanical systems and  
test of 40G broadband fiber optics transmission for telecom and data applications 
• Perform verification tests on transport modules and reliability of prototype and production modules per test procedures using automated test systems (ATE) 
• Support production on troubleshoot and perform isolation on modules: laser/fiber optic and sub-assembly components 
• Assist in development of manufacturing procedures to create the most efficient processes 
• Support engineering processes including build of prototype electro-mechanical test fixtures, test racks, load boxes, cables harnesses and other documentation 
• Special emphasis on complex prototype rework of fine pitch, manual soldering of electronic components, through-hole and surface mount electronic circuits

Lab Technician

Catapult Communications
Mountain View, CA

October 2002 to September 2006

Lab Technician 
• Involve in board level and final system test of complex digital telecom products 
• Able to debug circuits and systems to component level to achieve project goals while completing a wide range of tasks including build electro-mechanical operations on sub-assemblies 
• Track test results and clearly communicated issues to the appropriate engineer 
• Work from highly complex test procedures, electro-mechanical schematics, diagrams, written and/or verbal descriptions, and layouts to perform testing, checkout, and troubleshooting functions 
• Experience in working with little or no formally released documentation


A.S in Electronic Technology

Bay Valley Tech -
Santa Clara, CA


San Jose State University -
San Jose, CA


* Basic knowledge of the Linux/Solaris/Python/Lab View operating system commands.

Additional Information

• Assisting production/engineers in verifying, testing, and collecting data 
• Build complex electro-mechanical assemblies, integration and test 
• Experience with rework under microscope and ECO proto-typed boards 
• Able to build prototype electro-mechanical test fixtures and test racks 
• Familiar with first article electrical/mechanical inspection requirements 
• Team player, organized, hard working, willing to learn and extremely flexible 
• Excellent verbal and written communications skills 
• Willing to do what needs to be done, even if its outside the job description 
• Working knowledge of Linux/Solaris/Python/Lab View operating system commands 
• Hands on experience with the following test equipment:  
Oscilloscope, Volt Meter, Network/Spectrum Analyzers, Signal Generator, Power Meter, Noise Figure, Bit Rate Analyzer, Scalar Analyzer, Fire Berd 
• Ability to operate and maintain a wide variety of hand/power tools, shop tools/equipment 
• Able to read and understand Solid works drawings 
• Proficient/Advanced in Excel and MSWord