Job ID: #9641

Engineering Technician

Andover, MA
Technology Technology
Engineering Technician

Position located in Andover, MA


Responsibilities of the Engineering Technician:

  • Responsible for maintaining an orderly work area and adhering to safety mandates and work practices.
  • Orders routine supplies required to maintain operation of equipment assigned to work shop area.
  • Interfaces with engineers and other personnel regarding product information such as design, purpose, and types of materials to be used to prototype products.
  • Reviews work orders, written specifications, drawings, rough sketches, and verbal instruction to plan the layout and determine sequence of shop and prototype operations.
  • Designs fixtures, jigs, and experimental parts to meet special engineering design needs.
  • Sets up and operates machine tools such as hand power tools, drill press, lathe, grinder, etc. as needed.
  • Evaluates prototype components for feasibility; coordinates with external suppliers (e.g. machine shops) to prepare prototype components for prototyping.
  • Maintains shop equipment to ensure safety and performance.


Requirements of the Engineering Technician:

  • High School Diploma or G.E.D. required.
  • Must have 5+ years technician experience.
  • Experience in machining and welding background preferred.
  • Strong mechanical aptitude with the ability to troubleshoot equipment issues.
  • Possesses a stable work history and a strong personal desire to work safely and maintain a safe working environment.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of basic math, including working with metric.

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