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Instrument Technician (2nd or 3rd Shift!)
Ref No.: 19-06939
Location: Tucson, Arizona
Instrument Technician (2nd or 3rd Shift!)
Oro Valley, AZ
2nd Shift Hours: M-F 3:00 pm- 11:30 pm
3rd Shift Hours: M-F 11:00 pm- 7:30 am

Starting Pay Rate: $18.70-$19.29/ hr
Start Date: ASAP
Contract length: 12 months *extension possible based on performance*

This is an exciting opportunity to join a global leader in biotechnology and pharmaceutical research that helps millions of people every day. If you enjoy helping people and are interested in starting a career with one of the world's largest and most innovative biotech companies- this is the job for you!


A Technician's responsibilities include testing of Company products following documented procedures to assure conformance to specifications and standards, completing written records of work done, and identifying and documenting non-conformances in piece parts, assemblies and test results. In addition, an Associate Technician must be able to effectively troubleshoot routine test failures to the subassembly level, consulting with more experienced technicians as needed. Responsibilities may also include assembly of Company products.

  • Reads and follows assembly drawings, test procedures and other written instructions
  • Strips and crimps wires, and assembles into electrical connectors
  • Identifies defects and non-conforming parts and performs in-process inspections
  • Completes appropriate manufacturing forms accurately, to include fan charts, hour/hour charts
  • Troubleshoots routine test failures to the subassembly level
  • Monitors work to ensure quality, and continuously promote Quality First Time

Formal Training/Education: Associates degree in electronics, electrical engineering, or other technical field.

Experience: 1-3 years related experience and/or training. OR equivalent combination of education and experience.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Read and understand electrical, mechanical, and pneumatic schematics, assembly drawing and work procedures.
  • Use of test equipment; for example, digital voltmeter and precision weight scale
  • Use of hand tools; for example, screwdrivers, wrenches, nut-drivers and ruler
  • Accurately recognize non-conforming test results
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed written or oral instructions
  • Ability, with training, to use PC-based applications such as the Intranet, Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel and Oracle to view assembly and test instructions and to create the work records described above
  • Communicate the theory of operation for systems under test
  • Ability to accurately calculate and use fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables
  • Interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form