PDS Tech Inc Lead Engineering Associate in Clearwater, Florida
PDS Tech Inc. is seeking a Lead Engineering Associate, in Clear Water, FL.
Performs hands-on diverse technical tasks related to testing of advanced electronics assemblies for space and defense applications.
This position supports testing, troubleshooting and fault isolation of these assemblies by performing well defined development tests, system integration, and formal acceptance tests, which includes environmental testing.
Pro-activeness, good communication skills, and discipline are essential for this position.
This job entails dynamic, thermal, and functional testing.
It includes the ability to set-up, program, and operate special test equipment for the program to perform Acceptance Test Procedures.
It also requires lifting and handling fixtures as well as the ability to handle and manipulate delicate inertial hardware and circuit card assemblies.
Must be able to keep detailed test logs, follow detailed test procedures without error and provide daily pass-along shift information (both verbal and written documentation).
Execute on cleanliness/standardization, Safety, equipment/lab maintenance and Operating System tasks on a daily basis; demonstrate commitment to continuous improvement.
Daily interaction with both test technicians and engineers.
Communication and Teamwork skills are extremely important.
Associates or technical degree required.
Familiar with computers/computer applications (i.e. Word, Excel,).
Experience with Guidance and Navigation systems a plus.
Experience with General Purpose Test Equipment (i.e. as oscilloscopes, spectrum analyzers, and logic analyzers).
Attention to detail is a must. Ability to follow step-by-step procedures and follow precise instructions.
Environmental test experience is a plus.
Ability, flexibility and willingness to work different shifts, flex shifts and alternate work weeks including overtime and weekends on a long-term daily basis as business needs require
Technical education is a plus along with a minimum of 4 years experience in an electronics discipline.
Have an understanding of digital electronics and proficient use of general purpose test equipment such as oscilloscopes and multi-meters along with exposure to environmental testing for space flight products.
Ability to read schematics, follow procedures, and apply computer skills and technical knowledge to competently troubleshoot and resolve technical problems.
Capable of generating clear and precise technical documentation for the preparation of action registers, engineering orders, and data book entries.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.