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Electronic Technician

Coralville, IA

Job Information:

VECTRONIC Aerospace is a medium-sized innovative German company in the area of space and environmental technology. We develop and produce highly specialized electronic devices used in these two Collaborative Research Centers. Visit our website and find out about our extraordinary profile.

We are looking for a full time Electronic/Mechatronic Technician to support our Wildlife Division located in Coralville, IA, USA. Our Wildlife Division is responsible for assembling GPS satellite tracking collars for wild animals. Our customers include State/Federal wildlife agencies (DNR, Nat. Park Service, Universities ect.). We require a high degree of quality workmanship given the product application.

Electronic / Mechatronic Technician Responsibilities and Duties

  • As Assembly and bonding of electro-mechanical assemblies and electronic components

  • Calibration of high-quality electronic devices

  • Testing of electronic GPS, Satellite modems, VHF beacon subassemblies.

  • Regular use of soldering iron, wire cutter/stripper/crimper, screwdriver, hand drill, grinder, cutter, drill press, digital multi-meter, oscilloscope, etc.

  • Performing functional and quality controls of final products. 

  • Analyze faults and causes of faults on electronic devices.

  • Identifies, evaluate and write reports on customer returns. 

  • Handling of small and very small electronic parts of very high quality.

  • May train others on various company standards.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Completed training as, electronics or mechatronics technician.

  • Familiar with GPS receivers and Satellite modems a plus.

  • Practiced handling of measuring and test equipment including oscilloscopes and spectrum analyzer.

  • Excellent hand soldering skills.

  • Mechanical aptitude.

  • Strong PC skills.

  • High level of concentration and accuracy.

  • Very good craftsmanship with attention to detail. 

  • High level of concentration and accuracy.

  • Independent, structured work, teamwork, flexibility and commitment.

  • Reach objectives within given time-frames.

  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high pressure seasonal environment.

  • Able to work in a team internal customer service environment.

  • Continuously complete assigned tasks and meet production goals.

High School or equivalent education.
2+ years’ experience soldering
2+ years’ using MS Office Applications
Preferred technical degree or certification in electronics
Military or aeronautics training/experience
Ability to obtain a passport for overseas travel to Germany for training.
Ability to lift and move up to 30-40 lbs.
Ability to sit for long periods of time.
US citizen required.

Offers Interesting, challenging and demanding job with attractive conditions in a successful company. A work environment in the field of environmental and space technology.

Attractive conditions with good development and career prospects in an international, highly innovative technology company.  Would you like to make a difference in the world by helping environmental researchers?

Please email a list of qualifications and desired salary and the earliest possible starting date.

Application Instructions:

Please email resume and letter of interest.

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Electronic Technician

VECTRONIC Aerospace Inc.

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Posted 05/11/18

Job ID: 41948924