Part-Time Engineering Technician

Elemental Machines is looking for an experienced Part-time Engineering Technician.

The Engineering Technician is a key contributor to Elemental Machines IoT Connected Lab platform. You will be an integral part of the Engineering team to help build and test high-quality products for our customers.

Candidate must be able to work both independently and as a member of a team, remain flexible by being  able to reprioritize tasks to meet the fluid needs of a growing company, and strive for personal growth in line with company goals.

Education or experience in life sciences is a huge bonus. This is a part-time position located at our Cambridge, Mass. office with the potential to grow into a full-time position. Applicants must reside in the Greater Boston Area.

Fantastic opportunity for professional growth in the life sciences/tech sector.

Engineering Technician Responsibilities:

  • Assemble and rework intricate electronic devices
  • Interpret wiring and assembly drawings and build cables and devices using schematics
  • Help build, troubleshoot, and maintain prototypes
  • Conduct functional tests on component and unit assemblies and document results in appropriate systems
  • Provide feedback on how to optimize our processes
  • Support local customers with on-site visits, as needed (PPE provided)

Engineering Technician Requirements:

  • Electronics prototyping including hand soldering, building cables, and device assembly 
  • Experience with using a range of mechanical and electrical equipment (crimps, soldering iron, multimeters, oscilloscopes, etc.)
  • Proactive, adaptable to shifting priorities, and eager to learn
  • Experience with Linux and command line interfaces
  • Experience with spreadsheets (used for tabulation of test results or other documentation)
  • Writing skills for documenting issues and test results
  • High school diploma and 5+ years industrial experience