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Engineering Technician - Power Electronics

Tesla Motors Palo Alto, CA
  • Posted: February 08, 2020
  • Full-Time

Engineering Technician - Power Electronics
Job Category
Engineering & Information Technology
Location
Palo Alto, California
Req. ID
59294
Job Type
Full-time
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BUILD THE FUTURE

THE ROLE

Support
engineering groups while working within the research and development of power
electronics systems, including fabricating test setups, fixtures, cable
harnesses, troubleshooting electromechanical issues in a high voltage lab
environment.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Read
electronic schematics, mechanical drawings and plumbing diagrams or work from
written / verbal instructions using little or no formally released
documentation.
Familiar
with test equipment such as oscilloscopes, DMMs, signal generators, power
supplies and other standard EE lab equipment.
Experience
building, operating and troubleshooting electromechanical assemblies
Familiar
and comfortable with hand tools and some power tools. Knowledge of machine
shop practices a plus.
Machine
shop experience, knee mill, lathe, drill press, vertical and horizontal band
saw, bench grinder.
Construct,
test and repair prototype devices under test.
Troubleshoot
various systems using documentation, instrumentation and input from engineer.
Experience
building high current, high voltage test fixtures and knowledge of high
voltage safety.
Fabricate
cable harnesses, familiar with various connector types and crimp tools,
automotive a plus.
Familiarity
in fabrication with aluminum t-slot extrusion medium
Navigate
computer systems and software necessary to perform test using programs such
as Windows, Outlook, Word, Excel. LabView, Python, MySQL, Solidworks, CATIA,
Altium, JIRA a plus.
CNC
programming and operation experience a plus.
PCBA
rework and soldering a plus.
Knowledge
of plumbing, pneumatic, and hydraulic systems

REQUIREMENTS

Associate degree or equivalent experience.
Research and Development lab experience.
Strong skills in problem solving, communication, personal
effectiveness, quality and common sense, team player, organization, task
management.
Self-starter, motivated person.
Ability to regularly lift 40 lbs.

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