Mechanical Builder - Mechanical Technician

  • Company: Adecco
  • Posted: December 06, 2016
  • Reference ID: 286929136

A Mechanical Engineering Technician - Mechanical Builder Job in Mountain View, CA, is available courtesy of Modis. As an expert-level mechanical builder, you will assemble, test and debug complex electro/mechanical devices.This is a very hands on, small-scale pilot production environment, where you will be mostly autonmous. You need to have experience with mechatronic wiring and hands on mechanical building experience. This is a six month long contract opportunity with the opportunity for extension with a world leading high tech company headquartered in Mountain View, CA.

Mechanical Engineering Technician - Mechanical Builder Job Responsibilities Include:

Primary responsibility: assembly and debug of precision electro/mechanical systems including tight tolerance mechanical assemblies, electrical wire routing, cable termination.

Align, fit, and assemble component parts, using handtools, power tools and fixtures.
Install electrical and electronic parts and hardware in housings or assemblies, using soldering equipment and hand tools.
Read blueprints, schematics, diagrams, and technical orders to determine methods and sequences of assembly.
Verify dimensions and clearances of parts to ensure conformance to specifications, using precision measuring instruments.
Test performance of electromechanical assemblies, using test instruments such as oscilloscopes and multimeters.
Train others to install, use, and maintain robots.
Very good mechanical intuition, very "hands on"
Careful attention to detail and quality, able to catch and debug new not-seen-before problems
Design and build fixtures and tools to assist with assembly.
Able to learn quickly by example and work in a fast-changing prototype environment where work may change week to week, without detailed step by step instructions.
Run experiments to improve our processes.
Run test stations and do light data entry.
Flexible and able to take on different projects day to day as needed including assembly, repair, lab organization.
Experience in circuit design and troubleshooting.
Machining experience (mill, lathe, laser cutter) strongly desired.
3D CAD experience (Solidworks) desired.
Experience with general linux commands/syntax - basic navigation and file/directory management, executing scripts, network configuration and troubleshooting, etc.
Experience with ethercat communications a plus.
Use existing failure tracking software to organize, triage, and complete maintenance tasks/actions across multiple platforms.
Experience in cable manufacturing a plus.

Required Qualifications:

BA/BS Mechanical Engineering preferred not required
Four to Six years of experience as Engineering Technician
Able to read 3D diagrams and schematics
Able to assemble and repair builds and provide troubleshooting feedback to Engineers
3D cad experience (SOLIDWORKS)
Electrical circuiting
Standard C++ Programming
Person is more autonomous

If you are interested in Mechanical Engineering Technician - Mechanical Builder Job in Mountain View, CA then please click APPLY NOW. For other opportunities available at Modis, visit If you have questions about the position please contact Cheryl Mitchell at 512-823-2391 or

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