semi-routine and non-routine tasks to ensure repair shop quality standards are met by calibration, testing, troubleshooting and repair of parts, components, circuits and mechanical assemblies. Recognize failures and set-up problems, and determine the need for appropriate verification. Interact with senior internal and external personnel to resolve technical repair issues. May be called upon to perform as informal team lead for special projects and repair programs. May train lower level Repair Technicians and customers.
Perform the set-up, calibration, testing, and troubleshooting of circuits, components, instruments, and mechanical assemblies.
Perform hand set-ups for digital tests, recognize failures and set-up problems and determine need for appropriate verification.
Record required information on all repairs and publication discrepancies (English and Portuguese).
Regularly assist test or design engineers with fabricating and assembling electronics subassemblies for prototype test fixtures or systems from schematics, rough sketches, and verbal instructions.
Lead special projects and repair programs; May train lower level Repair Technicians and customers
Prepares written reports
High School Diploma or equivalent.
Associates Degree in Electronics or Electronics Technology preferred or equivalent military education and experience.
Multilingual- Ability to speak, read and write in both English and Portuguese.
Airframe and Powerplant License highly preferred.
Technician Certificate equivalent to AAS or equivalent military technical education.
Ability to obtain FAA, JAA or region specific Repairman Certification.
5 - 8 years bench experience in an electronic systems repair environment.
Ability to operate programmable auto-testers, samplers, real-time oscilloscopes, pulse generators, meters, power supplies, and special test fixtures.
Must possess advanced skill in reading and interpreting schematics and other technical publications in order to facilitate troubleshooting, repair and testing.
Understanding of electronic circuit design for fault isolation and troubleshooting.
Ability to use Volt-ohm meters, oscilloscopes, frequency meters, distortion analyzers, audio and video signal generator, and semi-automatic test equipment.
Ability to work on complex miniature electromechanical devices using common hand tools.
Use advanced soldering techniques on surface mount technology where acrylic conformal coating is used is required.
Advanced ability in the use of power tools.
Effectively communicate with shop supervision, Engineering and Quality departments to solve technical repair problems.
Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment and communicate effectively in English, both written and verbal.
Must have a working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications.
As a skilled specialist, completes tasks in resourceful and effective ways.
Works on assignments requiring considerable judgment and initiative.
Understands implications of work and makes recommendations for solutions.
Determines methods and procedures on new assignments. May be informal team leader.
Ability to travel, up to 10-20% of the time to domestic and/ or international locations.
Ability to lift, push and pull up to 50 lbs.
Panasonic - 16 months ago