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Senior Electronics Technician

Lightship

Lightship

Other Engineering
Broomfield, CO, USA
Posted on Saturday, May 4, 2024
Overview
Lightship is the first American all-electric recreational vehicle manufacturer currently developing an aerodynamic, battery-powered trailer for the electric age. As the macro transition to an all-electric transportation ecosystem accelerates, Lightship is bringing the increased convenience and superior performance that electrification offers to a pastime enjoyed by over 11 million American families.
Honoring Diverse Perspectives
Lightship is committed to hiring and developing top talent from diverse backgrounds. We believe representing and supporting diverse groups is key to the success of our team members, customers, shareholders and the achievement of our mission and vision. We operate in a collaborative environment with a flat organizational structure and expect a high degree of integrity, autonomy and creativity from all members of the team.
About the Role
Lightship’s mission to modernize and electrify RVs demands building cutting edge electronics and controls. As a Senior Electronics Technician, you will work in the lab and collaborate with engineers and technicians on electronics to create an exciting product. You will assemble, test, debug, and repair circuit boards and clearly document the status of hardware. This role will also be responsible for lab management.

Responsibilities

  • Assemble, install, repair, troubleshoot, and maintain electronic components, PCBAs, and systems.
  • Determine requirements and install modifications as set forth by engineering drawings, engineering change notices, schematic diagrams, and other applicable documentation
  • Test and troubleshoot printed circuit boards using power supplies and other equipment
  • Ownership of PCBA checkout and logging of issues on returned PCBAs.
  • Source or fabricate replacement parts for electronic systems
  • Engage in system-level testing and debugging
  • Carry out scheduled preventative maintenance and service equipment
  • Adhere to electrical safety, ROHS and ESD protocols
  • Organize and help maintain the electronics lab
  • Participate in PCB design review process
  • Travel up to 10% to support engineering builds and troubleshooting in the field

Minimum Qualifications

  • High school degree or equivalent
  • 8 years experience working with hardware systems
  • Proficient with electronic lab tools (multimeter, oscilloscope, thermocouples, etc.)
  • Experience creating prototype wire harnesses for device bring-up
  • Ability to read electrical schematics and datasheets
  • Experience in visual board inspection, PCB level component testing, and troubleshooting
  • Excellent PCBA soldering skills, including SMD components up to 0402, QFN
  • Good hand-eye coordination and physical dexterity
  • Experience working with high voltage DC (~400V) and AC (~240V)
  • Attention to detail and a commitment to producing high-quality work
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with demonstrated cross-functional teamwork

Preferred Qualifications

  • Some advanced technical training or coursework in engineering or electronics
  • Operate basic power tools to accomplish fabrication of new or converted equipment
  • Experience creating test setups and basic test fixtures
  • Experience with data acquisition systems and measurement devices
  • Comfortable loading software onto PCBAs
  • Knowledge of computer programs such as Altium, Word, Excel and JIRA
  • Basic knowledge of health and safety regulations
  • Passion for electronics
  • Self-directed and motivated with the ability to work effectively in uncertain situations
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills

Equity

  • Lightship compensation consists of the hourly rate above plus equity, which gives you a stake in the company.
  • Note: hourly rate offered will depend on level of experience
Employee Benefits & Philosophy - Applies to Full Time Employees only
- Healthcare, Dental, Vision
- 401k
- Flexible Paid Time Off - that we actually want you to use!
- 12 weeks paid parental leave
- $2,000 per year towards an RV trip of your own &/or professional development opportunities - we call this a LightTrip
Lightship offers all of its full time employees and their dependents full benefits including health, dental and vision insurance and covers 100% of the insurance premium. We are on a mission to create a more healthful all-electric experience for a pastime that millions of families enjoy and believe strongly that our team should not have to worry about quality healthcare for themselves or their loved ones along the way.