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Sr. Technician - Engineering

Company name
Microchip Technology, Inc.

Garden Grove, CA, United States

Employment Type

Bluecollar, Aerospace

Posted on
Oct 31,2019

Valid Through
Feb 13,2020


The Space & Power Management Group (SPM) is the power systems division of Microchip. We have an opening at our Garden Grove, California facility for a Sr. Technician - Engineering to work on design verification for our line of Space and Aviation power conversion products. Microchip takes the approach of providing complete sub-system level power solutions for our customers. Our primary market is in Space Systems and other high reliability applications such as flight critical aviation systems. We see ourselves as partners to our customers and define and provide differentiated solutions that address system and sub-system level challenges. We place great emphasis on validated solutions that work right the first time.

This position within Engineering supports power conversion product development by providing Test Set design and construction, bread-boarding, brass-boarding and product prototype design verification and validation.

Essential duties:

Supports the development and first-time execution of Qualification and Production Acceptance test procedures.

Participates in the design, development, construction and laboratory testing of developmental equipment and assemblies.

Performs set-up and execution of internal and external laboratory environmental qualification testing

Using basic Engineering principles, develops or directs the setup of test equipment and the appropriate testing on new or experimental units.

Analyzes and summarizes test results.

Assignments are typified by their non-repetitive R&D nature and complexity requiring considerable judgment and initiative in resolving problems and making recommendations.

Performs electronic assembly routine tasks such as cutting wire to specified size, stripping, tinning or bending wire parts, wiring, soldering and fastening terminal connections.

Assembles and/or installs various electrical electronic components to self-designed breadboard assemblies

Requires light supervision only to perform duties. Initiative and independent work execution required.

Job Requirements

Electronics training equivalent to two (4) years of technical trade or military technical school.  Equivalent work experience will be considered. 

Five (5) years of directly applicable work experience in aerospace.

Must have experience working on electronic assemblies (as opposed to components).

Experience in analog and/or power conversion products.

Good understanding of function and operation of Power Supply design topologies 

Familiar with Electronic Power Converter design to the extent of identifying circuit performance issue and partnering with a design engineer to resolve

Must be proficient in reading test requirements and accurately documenting test issues.

Knowledge of soldering techniques, color codes and component identification.

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.  Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and raw and interpret bar graphs.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand and use hands to finger, handle, or feel.  The employee frequently is required to walk and reach with hands and arms.  The employee is occasionally required to sit and talk or hear.  The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

This job requires access to technology, materials, software or hardware that is controlled by the export laws of the United States. Candidates are required to provide proof of either US

citizenship, Permanent US residency or classification as a protected individual as defined in 8 USC 1324b (a) (3).

Percentage of Shift and Longest Time (Enter Standing %, Walking %, Sitting %, Driving %, Inside %, Outside %, Hours standing, walking, sitting, driving, and Usual shift hours and days)

Sitting 80%, Standing 10%, Walking 10%, Inside 100%

Check Each Essential Physical Functions, Maximus LBS and Working Conditions

Reaching, Handling, Feeling, Hearing, Talking, Seeing, Works Alone, Works Around Others

Equal Opportunity Employer

- Microchip is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer of Disabled/Veterans/Minorities/Women. We provide equal employment and affirmative action opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected under applicable federal, state or local laws.

For more information on applicable equal employment regulations, please refer to the EEO is the Law Poster

and the EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

. Please also refer to the Pay Transparency Policy Statement

Applicants with Disabilities

- If you need accommodation for any part of the employment process because of a medical condition or disability, please send us an email here

with “Applicant Accommodation Request” in the subject line of the email. Alternatively, you may call us at 480-730-7330 to let us know the nature of your request.

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