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Technician General - 5078 in Saginaw, MI at Fast Switch

Date Posted: 3/5/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Saginaw, MI
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    1 to 2 years
  • Date Posted:

Job Description

Job ID: 51649

Position Description:

  • Supports engineering activities such as design test, checkout, modification, fabrication, and assembly of prototype electromechanical systems, experimental design circuitry or specialized test equipment. 
  • Applications may include analog, digital and/or video circuits and logic-systems. 
  • Works from schematics, diagrams, written and verbal descriptions, layouts or defined plans to perform testing, checkout and trouble-shooting functions. 
  • Conducts engineering tests and detailed experimental testing to collect design data or assist in research work. 
  • Performs operational test and fault isolation on systems and equipment. 
  • Assists in determining methods or actions to remedy malfunctions. 
  • Assists in the design, construction, test and checkout of test equipment. 
  • Uses manufacturing test, development or diagnostic equipment including but not limited to such equipment as oscilloscopes, signal generators and specialized test apparatus. 
  • Organize, focus, and plan group activities for scheduling equipment resources and test activities. 
  • Develop and analyze lab metrics to focus on continuous improvement. 
  • Provide cost and timing estimates. 
  • Acquire and maintain staff and laboratory equipment.

Skills Required:

  • Ability to understand and read technical specifications. 
  • Effectively work with others. Proficient in MS Word and Excel. 
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills. 
  • Has analytical ability to aid in resolution of complex problem. 
  • Can interpret engineering drawings, specifications, test procedures, and quality requirements. 
  • Has effective time-management and multi-tasking ability. 
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and tasks. 
  • Ability to conduct short-term and long-range planning. 
  • Has a thorough understanding of capabilities and application of laboratory instrumentation.

Experience Required:

  • 1-2 yrs.

Education Required:

  • Minimum of a two -year degree in a science discipline and/or equivalent.

At Fast Switch, Our Purpose is Our People and Our Planet. We come to work each day and are reminded we are helping people find their success stories.  Isn’t that cool? Also, Doing the right thing is our mantra.  We act responsibly, give back to the communities we serve, and have a little fun along the way.

We at Fast Switch have been doing this for 22 years. We’re doing business in almost half the states in the union with offices in Detroit, MI, Columbus, OH, New York, Hartford, CT, Massachusetts, Minneapolis, MN, Los Angeles, CA, San Francisco, CA, and Tucson, AZ.

We're a financially strong, privately-held company that is 100% consultant and client focused.

We've differentiated ourselves by being fast, flexible, creative and honest. Throw out everything you've heard, seen, or felt about every other IT Consulting company. We do unique things, and we do them for Fortune 10 companies, Inc. 500 companies, and technology start-ups. We also have a strong belief in giving back to the communities we serve.

Our benefits are second to none and thanks to our flexible benefits options you can choose just the benefits that you need or want, options include:

• Medical and Dental (Fast Switch pays majority of the medical program)

• Vision

• Personal Time Off (PTO) Program

• Long Term Disability (100% paid)

• Life Insurance (100% paid)

• 401(k) with immediate vesting and 3% (of salary) dollar-for-dollar match

Plus, we have a lucrative employee referral program and an employee recognition culture.

In 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018, Fast Switch was named one of the Top Work Places in Michigan by the Detroit Free Press and one of the Best Staffing Firms in 2016 and 2017. We have won the Columbus Business First “Fast 50” award 9 times in 12 years because of our strong growth which translates into more and better opportunities for our consulting staff members.

Ranked '#1' supplier by over 50% of our customers nationally.

Ranked 'Top 3' supplier by over 75% of our customers nationally.

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