Nevis Laboratories is searching for a full-time Electronics Technician to support our experimental physics laboratories. The Electronics Technician is responsible for testing, troubleshooting, repairing and modifying electronic equipment, parts, components and systems. This position will be working on multiple projects simultaneously and requires excellent organizational and time management skills.
**This is a five-year, grant-funded position with the possibility of extension if additional funds are secured.**
The Electronics Technician will build, modify, and repair printed circuit boards for the Nevis Laboratories.
Build part lists and assemble drawings from Mentor Power PCB tools. The Technician will also be archiving the parts lists for laboratory projects.
Work with multiple principal investigators to determine project timelines.
Use technical skill set to complete soldering, cable and test fixture assembly for the department's laboratories.
Performs related duties & responsibilities as assigned/requested (5%)
Bachelor's degree or equivalent in experience required.
2 years of relevant experience in a research environment.
Extensive mechanical skills for electronics shop requirements.
Mechanical skills to assemble test fixtures
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Computer skills including Microsoft office, advanced excel skills.
Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran
Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.
Internal Number: 513134
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