Consulting engineering company in Somerset West has a 2 year contract position for an Electronic Technician to support the design, development, testing and manufacture of electronic equipment for use in satellite based systems. The incumbent will be based at a client site in the Middle East.
•At least 2-year associate degree or other post-secondary training in electronic engineering technology.
•At least 5 years of professional hands-on experience in electronic equipment design, manufacturing, debug, and testing
•At least 5 years of experience in use of electronic test and debug equipment and tools
•Experience in aerospace or space environment will be beneficial.
•Extended duration on-site support of overseas clients.
•Pro-actively support the design, develop, test, and manufacture of electronic equipment such as on-board computers, memory stores, imaging sensors, actuators, and attitude determination sensors for use in satellite based systems.
•Pro-actively support the design, develop, test, and manufacture of relevant test and monitoring devices for use in satellite based systems.
•Design, assist and lead all aspects and phases of electronic manufacturing and quality assurance.
•Design and assist in setting up and maintaining ground support and test equipment.
•Execution of qualification and acceptance testing of satellite and ground station electronic equipment.
•Assist in design work, using computer-aided design (CAD) tools.
•Responsible for electronic lab setup and maintenance of equipment.
Knowledge and experience:
•Experience with electronic equipment design, debug, test and installation.
•Broad knowledge of relevant EEE parts, electronic packaging, reliability and environmental effects on electronic systems and components.
•Experience with printed circuit board composition using CAD tools.
•Experience in interpretation and composing of detailed bill of materials.
•Experience with integration of electronic sub-assemblies into mechanical structures.
•Experience in and aptitude for compiling detailed assembly and integration instructions.
•Experience in compiling and presenting inspection reports on assembled products.
•General technical insight in support of fault finding and repair.
• English (excellent)
• Afrikaans (proficient)
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