Columbia Tech

Job Summary 

Tests and troubleshoots a variety of electrical, electronic, mechanical and electro-mechanical assemblies, systems, subsystems subassemblies, fixtures, PCBA’s and power control panels in a large-scale manufacturing environment. Often performs repetitive duties, can troubleshoot to the component level using a range of electronic and mechanical measurement and test equipment.  

Duties and Responsibilities 

Uses standard test equipment and written procedures to test electromechanical parts,  subassemblies, and finished goods. 

Works from specifications, technical manuals, schematics and written/verbal instruction. 

Uses a variety of test equipment including oscilloscopes, signal generators and other input/output  electronic test devices.  

Comfortable training other technicians and manufacturing personal.  

Discusses technical problems encountered with supervisor.  

Compiles and records test results.  


High School diploma or GED with Technical School diploma. Associates Degree preferred.  

3 – 5 experience testing systems, PCBA’s assemblies and other devices.  

Proficient with test equipment (oscilloscopes, signal generators and other input/output electronic test devices). 

Has experience working in a clean room and understands the standard clean room protocols

Basic understanding of optics, optics assembly and optics testing.  

Experience in precision assembly, fine pitch soldering and rework 

Strong attention to detail, focus, and highest standards for quality. 

Working knowledge of common workmanship and inspection standards such as J-STD-001 and  IPC-A-610  

Tests and troubleshoots power panels that use common currents such as 110/115 VAC and 208/480  VAC 3 phase  

Working knowledge of Product Safety Testing; UL, Intertek  

Ability to redline existing test procedure and write new test procedures.  

Good communication skills (English), both written and verbal. 

Must be able to read and understand diagnostic data. 

Performs repetitive duties to test, troubleshoot and repair a wide variety of electro-mechanical products. 

Working Environment 

Approximately 90% of the work is performed in a precision, light industrial production area. The remaining time will be spent in office and warehouse areas. 

Physical Requirements 

While performing the duties of the job, the employee is regularly required to stand for an extended amount of time, walk and reach with hands and arms. Able to lift and move up to 50 pounds.   

Note:  The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and/or skills required of all personnel so classified.