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Electronic Design Mechanical Technician

Company: ABB LTD
Location: Plano
Posted on: June 10, 2021

Job Description:

Electronic Design Mechanical Technician

Take your next career step at ABB with a global team that is energizing the transformation of society and industry to achieve a more productive, sustainable future. At ABB, we have the clear goal of driving diversity and inclusion across all dimensions: gender, LGBTQ+, abilities, ethnicity and generations. Together, we are embarking on a journey where each and every one of us, individually and collectively, welcomes and celebrates individual differences.

ABB's Electrification business is a leading provider of a full range of protection, control and measurement solutions - enabling safer and smarter electricity flow from substation to the point of consumption. We deliver products and systems designed to connect, protect and control electrical systems, ensuring reliability, efficiency and safety for equipment and personnel. Our R&D engineers and scientists develop breakthrough technologies that change the way the world works and industries do business. We constantly push the limits of convention, while retaining our focus on delivering solid returns for our customers and shareholders. This role reports to Testing and Laboratory Manager and is located in Plano, Texas. As an Electronic Design Mechanical Technician, you will be responsible for performing prototype assembly, validation testing and Failure Mode Analysis (FMA) of electronic power supplies during New Product Introduction (NPI) and Engineering Change (EC) processes. The technician role consists of executing a comprehensive list of thermal and electrical stress tests and documenting the results.

Your responsibilities

  • Interpret engineering specifications, electrical schematics and block diagrams.
  • Assemble board level electronics including soldering surface mount and through-hole components and applying thermocouples to critical components.
  • Setup instruments and test fixtures.
  • Perform thermal testing of electronic power supplies.
  • Execute detailed test plans to validate component stress conditions.
  • Document all test results in accordance with standard formats.
  • Assist engineering teams to interpret and duplicate non-compliances.
  • Maintain lab testing and calibration standards per ISO (International Organization for Standardization) requirements.
  • Follow all EH&S (Environmental, Health and Safety) safety requirements such as LOTO (Lock Out Tag Out).

Your background

  • Associates Degree (2 years) in Electronics with minimum 1 to 2 years of experience in related field.
  • Candidates must already have a work authorization that allows them to work for ABB in United States.
  • Experience with oscilloscopes, meters and data logging instruments.
  • Experience with soldering techniques.
  • Knowledge of thermal measurement techniques.
  • Ability to interpret technical requirements as they apply to power systems to determine whether documented requirements and standards are met.
  • Working knowledge of AC (Alternating Current) sources, electronics loads and thermal chambers.
  • Experience with Microsoft MACROs, Visual Basic and other lab automation software.
  • Ability to efficiently manage time and coordinate priorities with multiple engineers.
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft EXCEL and WORD.


  • Retirement plan
  • Life insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Medical insurance
  • Wellbeing program

More about us

We look forward to receiving your application. If you want to discover more about ABB, take another look at our website Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action at ABB ABB is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, creed, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, citizen status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, marital status, family medical leave status, or protected veterans status. For more information regarding your (EEO) rights as an applicant, please visit the following websites: As an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, applicants may request to review the Affirmative Action Plan of a particular ABB facility between the hours of 9:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. EST Monday through Friday by contacting an ABB HR Representative at 1-888-694-7762. Protected veterans and qualified individuals with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access ABB's career site as a result of your disability. You may request reasonable accommodations by calling an ABB HR Representative at 1-888-694-7762 or by sending an email to Resumes and applications will not be accepted in this manner.

Keywords: ABB LTD, Plano , Electronic Design Mechanical Technician, Other , Plano, Texas

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