Engineering Technician

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Overview

Sealevel Systems, Inc is a mature embedded computing hardware manufacturer, providing serial and digital interface solutions across a wide array of computing platforms to customers since 1986.

This role requires a detailed and organized individual that is capable of using principles and theories of engineering to solve technical problems in research and development as well as manufacturing. The Engineering Technician will focus on the application-oriented functions of our products by assisting the Engineers through conducting testing, inspecting products or processes, collecting data, and calculating and reporting results. The successful candidate should be able to communicate effectively within the production and engineering departments and must work with great detail and a sense of urgency.

Reporting Relationship
The position will report to the Engineering Team Lead.

Compensation
The objective of the compensation structure is to attract an individual who is interested in growing with a company that can offer an opportunity to learn about new technology.

  • Base Salary – commensurate with experience and earnings history

Competencies
The person we are seeking will:

  • Be organized and detail oriented
  • Have experience in building circuit boards
  • Have soldering knowledge and experience (board level SMT and through-hole components)
  • Have experience in circuit board repairs
  • Be comfortable and able to operate in a rapidly growing environment.
  • Have experience with database tracking (Excel experience)
  • Be able to react to changes and handle requests from different sources (multi-task)
  • Have demonstrated experience with product prototyping
  • Be well versed in the scientific method
  • Be competent at reading electrical schematics
  • Be able to create simple board schematics
  • Be able to create simple board layouts
  • Be capable of performing simple to complex mechanical fabrications and modifications for prototypes

The Ideal Candidate will:

  • Have the flexibility to adapt to business conditions to achieve corporate goals and meet customer demand
  • Possess the ability to interact with other departments within organization, to ensure that internal customer demands are met
  • Have a can-do attitude and show interest in learning more about technology
  • Be driven and results oriented with a positive outlook
  • Have experience with schematic capture and layout software Altium Designer
  • Display familiarity with PCI, PCIe, USB, Ethernet, RS232, RS422, RS485 and embedded processors

Objectives & Responsibilities

The role of the Engineering Technician is primarily to provide support for the Engineering staff. The successful Engineering Technician will look for ways to offload the Engineering staff whenever possible. The primary objectives of the Engineering Technician are to:

  • Assist Engineers in design, development, testing and manufacturing of Sealevel products
  • Be a liaison between engineering and other departments within the company
  • Prepare and conduct experiments, collect data, calculate or record results for engineering and product research
  • Perform engineering analysis of new third-party products
  • Perform environmental analysis of new products
  • Create reports of analysis and experiments work
  • Build prototypes and perform engineering modifications to Sealevel products
  • Work in product evaluation and testing, using measuring and diagnostic and electrical equipment
  • Conduct simple board layouts
  • Perform hardware repairs as required
  • Identify equivalent lower cost alternatives for existing components used in designs
  • Create mechanical prototypes and modifications as required
  • Assist Engineers in the maintenance of product BOMs
    • Component crosses
    • BOM data entry
    • BOM database management
    • BOM cost reduction

Previous Experience

The ideal candidate will have experience in circuit assembly in a manufacturing type environment. Additionally, they should possess:

  • Associates Degree in Engineering Technology
  • A minimum of 3 years fine pitch circuit board component soldering
  • Competence with mechanical fabrication equipment
  • Experience with schematic capture and board layout
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Applications

Benefits

Sealevel offers an array of employee benefits to address our employees’ health and wellness needs, long-term savings goals, and much more.

Health and Well Being

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Long-Term Disability

Financial Security

  • Matched 401k
  • Flex Spending
  • Credit Union Membership

Work-life Balance

  • 3 Weeks PTO to Start
  • 10 Holidays (Including your birthday!)
  • Corporate Sponsored Events

Sealevel Systems is conveniently located in Liberty, SC, a short drive from Greenville and Clemson. Our 45,000 square foot facility sits on almost twenty acres of land. The Company offers a comprehensive benefits package, competitive salary, and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Interested candidates should forward a resume with cover letter to:

Sealevel Systems, Inc
Attn: Human Resources
PO Box 830
Liberty, SC 29657
Fax: (864) 843-3067
E-mail: hr@sealevel.com