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Frankie Lam

San Jose, CA

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

Work Experience

Engineering Technician

google
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Mountain View, CA
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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
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San Jose, CA
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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

Solyndra
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Fremont, CA
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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

Opnext
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Los Gatos, CA
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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
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Mountain View, CA
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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

Education

A.S in Electronic Technology

Bay Valley Tech -
Santa Clara, CA

Generals

San Jose State University -
San Jose, CA

Skills

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

Additional Information

QUALIFICAIONS 
• 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 
 
SKILLS 
• 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