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JOB TITLE:

Electronics Technician

JOB TYPE:

Full-time

JOB LOCATION:

Mountain View Capellen United States

JOB DESCRIPTION:

OUR STATEMENT
The San Jos State University Research Foundation (SJSURF) is committed to building a work environment where everyone can show up as their own self and have an opportunity to contribute, develop, and advance in their career.
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) are core values of the organization.
We strive to attract, retain, and develop employees who reflect the community and society where we work and live.
The Research Foundation aims to develop a culture where everyone feels welcome, shares their views, and where differences in backgrounds and perspectives are seen as adding value.


GENERAL NATURE OF POSITION
San Jos State University Research Foundation is seeking an electronics technician to collaborate with the U.
S.
Army in the design, development, fabrication, integration, and installation of various test stands, models, support equipment, hardware, and instrumentation used in wind tunnel test activities.
The applicant will serve as an electronics technician within the U.
S.
Armys 7-by 10-ft Wind Tunnel Operations Branch located on NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, CA.
The wind tunnel branch supports Army research and development test activities related to rotorcraft and vertical flight technology as well as external customers such as NASA.


The incumbent must be familiar with and know how to safely use various electronics equipment for the checkout, operation, troubleshooting and calibration of load cells, actuators, strain gages, test equipment, power supplies, data acquisition components and various electronics components used with test stands, test models, and wind tunnel systems.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Operate and maintain various electronics equipment to include voltmeters, ammeters, ohmmeters, power supplies, calibration equipment, transducers, amplifiers.
  • Analyze and diagnose faults in the operational configuration of electronic systems and equipment.
  • Interpret circuit wiring, logic cable diagrams, drawings, specifications and schematics of complete systems and equipment to understand the function and interconnections of the various assemblies.
  • Fabricate and install wire/cables associated with test models, load balances, strain gages, test equipment, load cells, power supplies, and data acquisition system components.
  • Install and verify proper function of test instrumentation.
  • Fabricate components (wire bundles, harnesses, connectors) using the aforementioned equipment based on 2-dimensional drawings or 3-dimensional manufacturing models.
  • Operate support equipment to include man-lifts, forklifts, electric carts, pallet jacks, dollies, and overhead cranes.
  • Assist with the assembly and disassembly of test stands, support structure hardware, support equipment, and wind tunnel test articles using appropriate tools and safety measures.
  • Review and provide feedback on wind tunnel test project instrumentation plans.
  • Maintain, clean and organize equipment lockers, storage areas, workshops, and test areas.
  • Operate, with training, the wind tunnel fan drive system and hover chamber power console.
  • Provide support to other technicians, engineers and support staff with the setup and operation of instrumentation, equipment and test articles used in wind tunnel tests and support activities.
  • Other duties as assigned.
INTERPERSONAL CONTACTS
  • Reports to project director.
  • Frequently interacts with SJSURF staff and civil service staff daily.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
None, though may be called upon for advice and direction by others.
Education and Experience
  • Associates Degree or formal technical training in electronics and instrumentation.
  • Minimum of 1-3 years of experience working with electronics equipment to include, but not limited to, voltmeters, ammeters, ohmmeters, power supplies, calibration equipment, transducers, amplifiers, and strain gauges.
  • Experience with Army rotorcraft is a plus, but not required.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities Required
  • Knowledge of the techniques and theories characteristic of electronics, such as a knowledge of basic electricity and electronic theory, algebra, and elementary physics.
  • Knowledge of electronic equipment design, development, evaluation, testing, installation, and maintenance.
  • Knowledge of the capabilities, limitations, operations, design, characteristics, and functional use of a variety of types and models of electronic equipment and systems related to, but less than, a full professional knowledge of electronic engineering.
  • Ability to adhere to safety standards in all aspects of duties.
  • Ability to read and interpret electrical schematics.
  • Ability to work independently/alone or as part of a team.
  • Computer literacy with basic applications such as email, Word, Excel.
Physical Requirements
  • Climbing and descending stairs and ladders.
  • Working in small spaces.
  • Physical lifting required within OSHA standards.
  • Located at the NASA Ames Research Center.
    Employee must meet security qualifications for entrance to the Center.
  • Must be a US citizen or Permanent Resident.
  • Telework/remote work is not an option.
    Physical presence is required in position.
NOTE: This position description intends to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job.
It is not intended to include all duties and responsibilities.
The order in which duties and responsibilities are listed is not significant.

BENEFITS
The SJSURF provides an excellent benefits package to benefited employees.
The comprehensive benefits package includes:
  • Four company health insurance plans to choose from (employee contributions differ according to plan and level of coverage).
  • Employer-paid dental and vision for both employee and eligible dependents.
  • Life, AD&D, LTD with supplemental coverage opportunities.
  • 14 paid federal & state holidays.
  • Retirement Plan: 403 (b) employee contribution plan component and a 403 (b) employer contribution component, which vests immediately.
  • Vacation-hour accruals and separate sick-hour accumulations.
  • Employee discounts.
  • Paid training and professional-development conferences.
Please visit the Benefits & Compensation page on the SJSURF website for more detailed information.
APPLICATION PROCEDURE
To apply for this position, an applicant must submit a formal application for employment.
Select Apply Now to complete the SJSURF online employment application.
REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION
The SJSURF is committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodation for individuals with physical or mental disabilities in the employment, recruitment, examination, interviewing, and hiring processes.
If you are a job seeker with a physical or mental disability, and you require a reasonable accommodation to search, apply, or interview for a job opening or otherwise need a reasonable accommodation during the application and hiring process, please contact us at foundation-jobs@sjsu.
edu.
In the email message, please indicate your full name, phone number and the type of assistance required.
You must not reveal the underlying medical reason for your needed reasonable accommodation or otherwise disclose confidential medical information.
ABOUT THE SJSU RESEARCH FOUNDATION
SJSURF employment is separate and distinct from San Jos State University (SJSU) or state of California employment.
SJSURF employees are not employees of SJSU or of the state of California.


SJSURF is a non-profit auxiliary of SJSU.
SJSURF is totally self-supported.
The majority of the organizations funding comes from the federal government, and other public and private entities.
With annual revenues totaling over $65 million, programs managed through SJSURF cover a rich diversity of applied research, public services, and educational-related activities.


SJSURF is an equal opportunity employer, and it does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, gender, religion, marital status, registered domestic partner status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sex, genetic information, sexual orientation, military and veteran status or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state, or local laws.
It also prohibits unlawful discrimination based on the perception that anyone has any of those characteristics, or is associated with a person who has or is perceived as having any of those characteristics.


San Jos State University Research Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, gender, religion, marital status, registered domestic partner status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sex, genetic information, sexual orientation, military and veteran status or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state, or local laws.
It also prohibits unlawful discrimination based on the perception that anyone has any of those characteristics, or is associated with a person who has or is perceived as having any of those characteristics.


It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment.
All employment practices such as recruitment, selection, promotions, and other terms and conditions of employment are administered in a manner designed to ensure that employees and applicants for employment or services are not subjected to discrimination.
We are committed to providing a work environment free from discrimination and harassment, and where employees are treated with respect and dignity.
This policy is in accordance with federal, state and local laws and reaffirms the Research Foundations continuing commitment to both the spirit and intent of equal employment opportunity laws and policies.


If you have any questions or need assistance or an accommodation in completing this application, please contact Research Foundation HR at (408) 924-5582.

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Position Details

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EMPLOYMENT:

Full-time

SALARY:

115000 per year

SNAPRECRUIT ID:

S-1707480974-b929b2f47255289da6abb26499663526

LOCATION:

Capellen United States

CITY:

Mountain View

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OUR STATEMENT
The San Jos State University Research Foundation (SJSURF) is committed to building a work environment where everyone can show up as their own self and have an opportunity to contribute, develop, and advance in their career. Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) are core values of the organization. We strive to attract, retain, and develop employees who reflect the community and society where we work and live. The Research Foundation aims to develop a culture where everyone feels welcome, shares their views, and where differences in backgrounds and perspectives are seen as adding value.

GENERAL NATURE OF POSITION
San Jos State University Research Foundation is seeking an electronics technician to collaborate with the U.S. Army in the design, development, fabrication, integration, and installation of various test stands, models, support equipment, hardware, and instrumentation used in wind tunnel test activities. The applicant will serve as an electronics technician within the U.S. Armys 7-by 10-ft Wind Tunnel Operations Branch located on NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, CA. The wind tunnel branch supports Army research and development test activities related to rotorcraft and vertical flight technology as well as external customers such as NASA.

The incumbent must be familiar with and know how to safely use various electronics equipment for the checkout, operation, troubleshooting and calibration of load cells, actuators, strain gages, test equipment, power supplies, data acquisition components and various electronics components used with test stands, test models, and wind tunnel systems.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Operate and maintain various electronics equipment to include voltmeters, ammeters, ohmmeters, power supplies, calibration equipment, transducers, amplifiers.
  • Analyze and diagnose faults in the operational configuration of electronic systems and equipment.
  • Interpret circuit wiring, logic cable diagrams, drawings, specifications and schematics of complete systems and equipment to understand the function and interconnections of the various assemblies.
  • Fabricate and install wire/cables associated with test models, load balances, strain gages, test equipment, load cells, power supplies, and data acquisition system components.
  • Install and verify proper function of test instrumentation.
  • Fabricate components (wire bundles, harnesses, connectors) using the aforementioned equipment based on 2-dimensional drawings or 3-dimensional manufacturing models.
  • Operate support equipment to include man-lifts, forklifts, electric carts, pallet jacks, dollies, and overhead cranes.
  • Assist with the assembly and disassembly of test stands, support structure hardware, support equipment, and wind tunnel test articles using appropriate tools and safety measures.
  • Review and provide feedback on wind tunnel test project instrumentation plans.
  • Maintain, clean and organize equipment lockers, storage areas, workshops, and test areas.
  • Operate, with training, the wind tunnel fan drive system and hover chamber power console.
  • Provide support to other technicians, engineers and support staff with the setup and operation of instrumentation, equipment and test articles used in wind tunnel tests and support activities.
  • Other duties as assigned.
INTERPERSONAL CONTACTS
  • Reports to project director.
  • Frequently interacts with SJSURF staff and civil service staff daily.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
None, though may be called upon for advice and direction by others.
Education and Experience
  • Associates Degree or formal technical training in electronics and instrumentation.
  • Minimum of 1-3 years of experience working with electronics equipment to include, but not limited to, voltmeters, ammeters, ohmmeters, power supplies, calibration equipment, transducers, amplifiers, and strain gauges.
  • Experience with Army rotorcraft is a plus, but not required.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities Required
  • Knowledge of the techniques and theories characteristic of electronics, such as a knowledge of basic electricity and electronic theory, algebra, and elementary physics.
  • Knowledge of electronic equipment design, development, evaluation, testing, installation, and maintenance.
  • Knowledge of the capabilities, limitations, operations, design, characteristics, and functional use of a variety of types and models of electronic equipment and systems related to, but less than, a full professional knowledge of electronic engineering.
  • Ability to adhere to safety standards in all aspects of duties.
  • Ability to read and interpret electrical schematics.
  • Ability to work independently/alone or as part of a team.
  • Computer literacy with basic applications such as email, Word, Excel.
Physical Requirements
  • Climbing and descending stairs and ladders.
  • Working in small spaces.
  • Physical lifting required within OSHA standards.
  • Located at the NASA Ames Research Center. Employee must meet security qualifications for entrance to the Center.
  • Must be a US citizen or Permanent Resident.
  • Telework/remote work is not an option. Physical presence is required in position.
NOTE: This position description intends to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. It is not intended to include all duties and responsibilities. The order in which duties and responsibilities are listed is not significant.
BENEFITS
The SJSURF provides an excellent benefits package to benefited employees. The comprehensive benefits package includes:
  • Four company health insurance plans to choose from (employee contributions differ according to plan and level of coverage).
  • Employer-paid dental and vision for both employee and eligible dependents.
  • Life, AD&D, LTD with supplemental coverage opportunities.
  • 14 paid federal & state holidays.
  • Retirement Plan: 403 (b) employee contribution plan component and a 403 (b) employer contribution component, which vests immediately.
  • Vacation-hour accruals and separate sick-hour accumulations.
  • Employee discounts.
  • Paid training and professional-development conferences.
Please visit the Benefits & Compensation page on the SJSURF website for more detailed information.
APPLICATION PROCEDURE
To apply for this position, an applicant must submit a formal application for employment. Select Apply Now to complete the SJSURF online employment application.
REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION
The SJSURF is committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodation for individuals with physical or mental disabilities in the employment, recruitment, examination, interviewing, and hiring processes. If you are a job seeker with a physical or mental disability, and you require a reasonable accommodation to search, apply, or interview for a job opening or otherwise need a reasonable accommodation during the application and hiring process, please contact us at foundation-jobs@sjsu.edu. In the email message, please indicate your full name, phone number and the type of assistance required. You must not reveal the underlying medical reason for your needed reasonable accommodation or otherwise disclose confidential medical information.
ABOUT THE SJSU RESEARCH FOUNDATION
SJSURF employment is separate and distinct from San Jos State University (SJSU) or state of California employment. SJSURF employees are not employees of SJSU or of the state of California.

SJSURF is a non-profit auxiliary of SJSU. SJSURF is totally self-supported. The majority of the organizations funding comes from the federal government, and other public and private entities. With annual revenues totaling over $65 million, programs managed through SJSURF cover a rich diversity of applied research, public services, and educational-related activities.

SJSURF is an equal opportunity employer, and it does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, gender, religion, marital status, registered domestic partner status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sex, genetic information, sexual orientation, military and veteran status or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state, or local laws. It also prohibits unlawful discrimination based on the perception that anyone has any of those characteristics, or is associated with a person who has or is perceived as having any of those characteristics.

San Jos State University Research Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, gender, religion, marital status, registered domestic partner status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sex, genetic information, sexual orientation, military and veteran status or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state, or local laws. It also prohibits unlawful discrimination based on the perception that anyone has any of those characteristics, or is associated with a person who has or is perceived as having any of those characteristics.

It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment. All employment practices such as recruitment, selection, promotions, and other terms and conditions of employment are administered in a manner designed to ensure that employees and applicants for employment or services are not subjected to discrimination. We are committed to providing a work environment free from discrimination and harassment, and where employees are treated with respect and dignity. This policy is in accordance with federal, state and local laws and reaffirms the Research Foundations continuing commitment to both the spirit and intent of equal employment opportunity laws and policies.

If you have any questions or need assistance or an accommodation in completing this application, please contact Research Foundation HR at (408) 924-5582.
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