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Test Technician (CREE) in Durham, NC with Greene Resources

Date Posted: 1/25/2018

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Job Number: 28575

Test Technician (CREE)

Job Description:

Our client in Durham has an immediate contract to hire opportunity for a Test Technician. The Test Technician will work in a clean room setting and will perform set-up, calibration, preventative maintenance, testing, troubleshooting and support of Cree Photometric Test Equipment, Applications, and Reports as a service to the organization. Position will train on 1st shift and then transition to a Mon - Fri 1pm - 10pm 2nd shift schedule. Pay range is $14-16/hr


  • Assist in integrating hardware/software/procedural systems for measurement of photometric, spectrometric, and colorimetric applications to the LED Lighting business unit

  • Provide and support test and measurement activities whether relevant systems are internally implemented, outsourced or some combination thereof

  • Responsible for performing tests by operating a variety of test equipment ranging from Integrating Spheres, Spectrometers, Goniospectrophotometers Colorimeters, etc

  • Offer technical input for departmental and customer documentation, equipment procedures, and calibration procedures

  • Generate detailed customer reports for communicating the results of testing performed

  • Maintain technical logs, files and records, databases, troubleshooting guides, and spare parts inventories/lists

  • Perform execution of certification, verification, calibration, MSA, Gage R&R, and preventative maintenance procedures on an ongoing basis for test and measurement systems and physical standards managed

  • Proposes and assists in implementing enhancements that will improve the performance and reliability of the system

  • Available for after-hours support

  • Assist with test and measurement equipment installations and training at off-site customer facilities

  • Perform other miscellaneous duties as required or requested from time to time

Education Requirements:

  • AS or Bachelor degree in Engineering or related field

Desired Background/Skills:

  • Understanding of photometric, colorimetric, and spectrometry a plus

  • Experience with electrical and semiconductor test equipment


  • 2-3 years of related experience preferred

  • Strong mathematical and problem solving skills

  • Good technical writing and communication skills required

  • Strong ability to analyze data and communicate results within a team setting

  • Familiar with PC-based software tools (Microsoft Office, Excel, JMP, etc.)

  • Strong personal work ethic

  • Works independently and is highly motivated

  • Excellent written and verbal communication

  • Resourceful, hands-on, problem solving individual with initiative and drive to work around technical obstacles

  • Demonstrated understanding of appropriate handling of confidential information.

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