Engineering Technician - #100032


Date: 04/19/2022 16:30 PM

City: Boxborough, Massachusetts

Contract type: Full Time

Work schedule: Full Day

Qualcomm Technologies, Inc

Job Area:
Engineering Services Group, Engineering Services Group > Engineering Technician

General Summary

Manages, sets up, and maintains benches, testers, and other equipment. Responsible for installing, upgrading, configuring, and optimizing utilization of equipment and components. Performs measurements and executes test plans, as well as failure analysis and debugging of issues. Monitors manual and automated equipment performance, troubleshoots issues, and repairs as needed. Documents SOP of equipment and processes. Responsible for upkeeping and implementing housekeeping and safety standards in the workplace

The responsibilities of this role include:

  • Works under some supervision.
  • Provides some supervision/guidance to other members; does not have direct reports.
  • Responsible for own work. Decision-making is limited. Impact of decisions is readily apparent. Errors made typically only impact timeline (i.e., require additional time to correct).
  • Requires verbal and written communication skills to convey information that may be somewhat complex to others who may have limited knowledge of the subject in question. Role may require basic negotiation and influence, cooperation, tact, and diplomacy, etc.
  • Most tasks require multiple steps which can be performed in various orders; some planning and prioritization must occur to complete the tasks effectively; mistakes may result in some rework.
  • Some creativity may be required to troubleshoot technical problems or deal with novel circumstances.
  • Deductive problem solving is required to solve moderately complex problems; most problems have defined processes of diagnosis/detection; some limited data analysis may be required.

The responsibilities of this role do not include:

  • Does not have financial accountability.
  • Has no influence over key organizational decisions.
  • Does not have a role in strategic planning.


  • Sets up and maintains benches, testers, and other equipment. Installs, upgrades, and configures moderately complex equipment and components, with minimal supervision.
  • Performs moderately complex measurements and produces necessary documentation.
  • Monitors equipment performance and identifies and analyzes failures or malfunctions.
  • Troubleshoots and performs basic repair work, rework, removal, and adjustments to equipment as necessary.
  • Sets up test equipment using hand tools or automatic test methods to perform moderately complex tests of circuits, components, instruments and mechanical assemblies.
  • Documents test results, KPIs, and other outcomes, and maintains malfunction records.
  • Executes manual and automated test plans and provides some input on test cases and test procedures. Reproduces and debugs moderately complex issues.
  • Conducts analyses to identify, troubleshoot, and/or diagnose simple technical issues, escalating to leaders as needed.
  • Gathers, integrates, and creates reports on data and information from stakeholders to understand simple specifications and develop basic solutions.
  • Collaborates with individuals inside own team and with other teams to complete project work.
  • Tracks the purchasing, shipping, receiving and usage of inventory for test labs, field engineering, and business unit projects.

Good hands on skill in lab module level assembly, has to be a team-player to support design team


  • Frequently transports between floors, offices, buildings, and campuses up to ½ mile.
  • Frequently transports and installs equipment up to 25 lbs.
  • Performs required tasks at various heights (e.g., standing or sitting).
  • Monitors and utilizes computers and test equipment for more than 6 hours a day.
  • Continuous communication which includes the comprehension of information with colleagues, customers, and vendors both in person and remotely.

Minimum Qualifications


High School Diploma or Equivalent

Work Experiences:

2+ years basic electrical/electronics engineering, electronics or RF testing, or related experience



Preferred Qualifications


Associates - Computer Science, Associates - Electrical Engineering, Associates - Mathematics

Work Experiences:

1+ years experience working in a large matrixed organization. ,2+ years experience in Semiconductor or related industry. ,2+ years experience with general computer skills and Microsoft applications



Engineering Concepts, Engineering Technology, Industrial Safety, Post Implementation Support, System Designs

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