Lab Technician - Highland, IL


Build and test units and circuits required with assistance, document test and related data, and assist in providing technical support as assigned.

Reports to: Manager, Eng. Lab & Returned Materials

Essential Duties

  • Build test circuits or prototypes as specified by and assisted by the project engineer(s).
  • Develop test procedures and reports based on design specifications and/or other functional defining documentation.
  • Conduct design verification and functional tests on various products and records data utilizing electronic documentation formats.
  • Utilizes problem tracker system to identify functional or test problems found.
  • Assist in providing information for instruction manuals.
  • Assist in training production technicians and others.
  • Troubleshooting down to component level with assistance as needed.
  • Provide assistance to Quality Engineering for failure analysis.
  • Provide customer technical assistance on testing and/or unit set-up.
  • Assist in the evaluation of electronic components.
  • Build test equipment/set-ups needed with assistance.
  • Maintains a clean and safe work environment.
  • Assist in providing estimates for testing time for project schedules.
  • Informs management and project engineer of work progress.
  • Ensure equipment used for testing remains calibrated.
  • Assist in developing automated testing programs and set-ups.
  • Performs minor circuit modifications to meet specifications with assistance.
  • Works directly with project engineer(s), with minimum supervision required.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Associate's degree in Electronic Technology or Equivalent.
  • Basic computer knowledge of Microsoft Windows, Word, and Excel.
  • Ability to occasionally lift/move 25 to 50 lb. weight materials.
  • Ability to use hands for simple grasping and fine manipulation.
  • Travel as required to provide on-site technical assistance, testing, etc. for a specific product or may be required to perform testing at an external lab facility.

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