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Senior Research Technician

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Work Type: Staff Full Time (1500 hours or greater)
Location: Dayton, OH
Category: Research Staff
Department: Failure Analysis Electron - 250461
Pay Grade: T3 - Non Exempt
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Position Summary: The Senior Research Technician preforms electrical/electronics technician work in UDRI’s Electrical/Electronics Failure Analysis Laboratory. This position is located at WPAFB, Area B, building 652. Roles and responsibilities include hands-on failure analysis of electrical and electronic components, systems, and use of electronic test equipment.
Minimum Qualifications:

• High school degree
• Eight years of experience with electricity and/or electronics
• Hands-on experience in a laboratory or production environment
• Experience with electronic test equipment such as digital multimeters and oscilloscopes
• Experience with hand-soldering and using common hand tools
• Experience with troubleshooting electronic equipment and systems
• Ability to read and analyze simple wiring diagrams and schematics
• Due to the nature of this position , U.S. citizenship is required.
• A current U.S. DoD Secret Clearance, or ability to obtain DoD Secret Clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

• Associate degree or higher from nationally-accredited college/university
• Experience in electrical/electronic failure analysis techniques
• Ability to design simple electrical/electronic systems
• Experience in environmental testing (temperature, vibration, etc.)
• Experience with analytical tools such as scanning electron microscope (SEM) and energy-dispersive X-ray spectroscopy (EDS)
• Experience with performing cross-sections of components
• Experience with electrical power systems (generators, circuit breakers, contactors, etc.)
• Ability to write test reports
• Familiarization with material properties
• Experience with electrical wiring and connectors
• Familiarization with electronic manufacturing and related hardware (printed circuit board fabrication, soldering, component packages, etc.)
• Proficiency with Microsoft Excel

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Closing Statement:

Informed by its Catholic and Marianist mission, the University is committed to the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Informed by this commitment, we seek to increase diversity, achieve equitable outcomes, and model inclusion across our campus community. As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, we will not discriminate against minorities, women, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, or on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity.


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