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Electronics Laboratory Technician — Tier I/Tier II/Tier III

This full-time position requires fundamental knowledge of electronics, familiarity with basic test equipment, a general mechanical aptitude, application of organizational skills and retention of basic principles of acoustics as learned through Wilson Ihrig work experience. There are up to three tiers within this position, and advancement to higher tiers will require the ability to instruct and oversee the work of other Laboratory Technicians and work closely with the acoustical consultants planning, preparing for, and executing many types of measurements both in the laboratory and in the field.

This position will require travel:  local area, regional, national, international. This position will also entail occasional work at odd hours, outdoors, and in physically challenging conditions. The Laboratory Technician must have the ability to climb ladders and lift awkward shaped containers that weigh up to 50 lbs.

The minimum requirement for entry level is possession of a two-year associate degree and/or relevant work experience in the field of electronics, engineering measurements, and instrumentation. Tier II would have 4-8 years of experience and Tier III more than 8 years of experience. Salary for Tier I is $24-$29 per hour and Tier II/Tier III is $30-$38 per hour, depending on experience.

Basic Duties and Tasks:

  • Data Reduction, data collection/field Work; familiarity with accelerometers, geophones, LVDTs, microphones, hydrophones, etc. is highly desirable
  • Prepare, assemble, package, ship and track equipment for projects requiring field measurements in other cities. Prepare carnets for international shipments
  • Lab and field equipment maintenance, repair and calibration
  • Lab and field equipment construction for special projects
  • General office maintenance, including light duties not requiring outside services, such as:  small carpentry, electrical, plumbing, phones, trash, or moving furniture, etc.
  • Procure parts and supplies for all operations described above
  • Attend job-related training seminars and workshops
  • Prepare drawings using CAD or other drafting or figure preparation methods

Demonstrated abilities:

  • Design new electronics and devices
  • Read detailed schematics, technical descriptions, and complicated circuit diagrams and troubleshoot complex problems
  • Plan, coordinate and execute specialty testing
  • Successfully manage and lead others in field work and lab analysis
  • Be creative and practical to achieve successful outcomes in challenging work situations
  • Work under challenging conditions to achieve the work objectives
  • Must demonstrate, at the time of hire, proof of permission to work permanently in the U.S.

Benefits include health care, dental, vision, 401(k), PTO, good work/life balance. Wilson Ihrig is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Career development is encouraged through participation in professional organizations.

Please submit a cover letter introducing yourself and why you would like to work for us, along with your resume, Employment Application Form, and Permission to Obtain Information and Release (Wilson Ihrig Job Application) Form that can be found at Wilson-Ihrig-Job-Application-2020. Send all in PDF format to: