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Engineering Tech III in Durham, NC with Greene Resources

Date Posted: 5/22/2018

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Job Number: 30281

Engineering Tech III

Job Description:

Self-motivated, hands-on technician with experience in power electronics to support the development of power electronics for LED-based lighting products. This position will work within cross functional groups consisting of electrical, mechanical, optical and manufacturing members to develop, design, qualify and introduce products and systems into production. A successful candidate will be a resourceful problem solver who is able to work around technical obstacles and will be adept at the implementation of practical solutions.


  • Support design engineering from concept through production including component selection, test, prototype build, safety testing and production integration.

  • Work from schematics, diagrams, written and verbal descriptions, layouts or defined plans to perform testing, checkout and troubleshooting functions.

  • Use test equipment including, but not limited to, digital multimeters, oscilloscopes, power supplies, signal generators and specialized test apparatus.

  • Assemble prototype circuit boards consisting of surface-mount and through-hole components.

  • Test and troubleshoot new LED driver designs.

  • Capture oscilloscope waveforms, make power and efficiency measurements, gather additional data and provide clear, concise reports for review.

  • Complete tasks in creative and effective ways with minimal guidance and oversight.

  • Work across company functional organizations to ensure project success.

Education Requirements:

  • EET or AS degree or equivalent training in Electrical Engineering or other related technical field.

Desired Background/Skills:

  • 10+ years experience in power electronic testing and troubleshooting.

  • Hands on experience with EMC equipment and test protocol.

  • Experience in construction of inductors and transformers.

  • Background in LED lighting.


  • 5+ years experience in power and analog electronics with working knowledge of passive component testing, power semiconductor performance, thermal and EMC testing and qualification testing of electronics.

  • Ability to troubleshoot analog and digital circuits with equipment such as; oscilloscopes, power meters, AC and DC power supplies and multimeters.

  • Proficient with MS Office tools including Excel and Word or equivalents.

  • Ability to work independently and be self-sufficient while knowing when to ask for help.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

  • Background in LED lighting and power supply.

Other Information:

  • PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.