Hardware PCB Repair Technician

Location: Elgin, IL

Overview

Are you searching for a challenging and rewarding occupation? Heartland Services has career opportunities for experienced circuit board repair technicians. Specifically we are seeking technicians, to join our rapidly growing department, with proven abilities in troubleshooting and repairing PCBs. Individuals must be flexible to work 6-8 hours a day, 5-6 days a week.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Test, troubleshoot, and diagnose circuit board failures
  • Replace and/or repair faulty components using solder techniques including but not limited to through-hole, surface mount, and high temperature soldering
  • Conduct testing and troubleshooting functions with the assistance of information in the form of written or verbal descriptions/diagrams
  • Conduct engineering change orders with minimal quality defects
  • Perform data input of required material
  • Perform quality inspections for all completed processes

Qualifications:
  • AA/AS degree in electronics with 2-year minimum related experience. In lieu of degree, must have 5 years related experience.
  • Extensive experience in troubleshooting, soldering, and repairing multi-layered circuit boards down to the component level, including but not limited to the removal and replacement of surface mount components
  • Must possess basic knowledge of electronic test equipment such as an oscilloscope, digital multi-meter, logic probe, and tracker
  • Current knowledge of ASIC, chip scale, BGA and other SMT technologies
  • Ability to adapt to soldering under a microscope, learning enhanced soldering techniques, and using highly specialized equipment
  • Ability to view and handle very small components while working in a fast-paced environment
  • Must possess good organizational, decision-making, and logical troubleshooting skills
  • Ability to read and interpret schematic diagrams and technical manuals
  • Effective communication skills
  • Detail-oriented
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment
  • Working knowledge of MS-DOS and Windows 95/98/NT/2000/XP
  • A+ Certification a plus

If you have skills that do not meet the requirements of this job, you may also qualify for a position in another area of our company. These positions currently are as follows:

  • Controlling and monitoring the quality of repaired products
  • Shipping and receiving equipment/parts
  • Assisting with inventory control
  • Repairing commercial Security Products
  • Repairing Copier or Fax PC boards and other components

Your resume must indicate the specific skills and work experience you have in circuit board repair. This is bench technician work. It is NOT helpdesk, networking, software applications, or PC assembly work. Applicants must be very dependable and have an excellent attendance history. Drug tests and criminal background checks will be performed. Qualified candidates must be highly motivated, show aptitude for learning as new products are introduced, and have a strong desire for career stability. Positions will be filled on a temp-to-hire basis.

Our environment is challenging and positive within an exciting growth industry. We are an EOE/Affirmative Action employer.

Candidate must:
  • Pass drug screen and background check.
  • Pass Pre-selection Technical Test.

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Heartland Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status. If you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process because of a disability, it is available upon request. The company is pleased to provide such assistance, and no applicant will be penalized as a result of such a request.

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