2nd Shift Engineering Technician

  • Location: Canonsburg, Pennsylvania
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #75876

Our client is a high-tech business focusing on software and hardware system integration, cutting-edge research and development, and manufacturing. They provide premium systems, services, and products for the Department of Defense, government agencies and commercial clients.
We have an immediate opening for a 2nd Shift Engineering Technician who will be responsible for circuit card assembly or rework.

Job Title: 2nd Shift Engineering Technician
Location: Canonsburg, PA 15317
Contract Duration: 12 months or longer
Pay: $21.95/hr.
Shift: 2PM – 10PM usually
Note:  Due to the nature of work all candidates must be US Citizens. Secret Security Clearance is REQUIRED.
Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Population/de-population of fine-pitch surface mount parts, BGAs, and through-hole components
  • Isolation of components/circuits by lifted pins, cut traces, and kapton tape
  • Repair of cut traces, lifted pads
  • Addition of floating circuits to existing pads, exposed copper, and vias
  • Board clean-up and mechanical securement of all modifications
  • Conformal coating removal and touch-ups
  • Documenting all changes cable assembly/rework including:
  • Initial assembly/build-up of cables per engineering drawings
  • Soldering, crimping, and termination of wires to connectors, lugs, or terminal blocks
  • Applying strain relief, potting, and isolation mechanisms in accordance with the drawings
  • Labeling the components Performing continuity/resistance measurements, hi-pot tests
  • General assembly tasks including:
  • Initial assembly of modules, enclosures, and rack system
  • Applying proper torque to fasteners
  • Use of adhesives, thermal pads
  • Cable management
  • Maintaining As-Built Lists
  • Maintaining equipment necessary in the lab to perform tasks
  • Reviewing drawings for necessary tools such as crimpers, press-fit pieces, etc. in advance of assembly
  • Identification and procurement of consumables such as IPA, conformal coating touch-up pens, flux, cotton swabs, solder tips, etc.
  • Tracking of equipment calibration, location, etc.
  • Researching opportunities to improve the engineering team's in-house capabilities and turnaround (e.g. re-work stations, etc.)
  • Communicate with the engineering team for alignment on goals and schedule
  • Ability to put in extra hours when necessary to meet milestones

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:

  • An Associate’s degree in Electrical Engineering or related technical field (or equivalent experience) is required.
  • Certified in IPC J-STD-001 Class 3, WHMA-A-620, IPC-7711/IPC-7721 standards
  • Surface mount and through hole assembly
  • Understanding of basic electrical principles
  • Knowledge and hands-on experience with reading electrical schematics, assembly drawings, and re-work documentation
  • Adaptability to changing environments and projects needs
  • Practical problem-solving and decision making-skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure and manage deadlines
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft applications such as Word, Excel, Power Point, and Visio Strong communication skills
  • High level of knowledge of Microsoft Visio, Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel.

About APR:
Since 1980 APR Consulting, Inc. has provided professional recruiting and contingent workforce solutions to a diverse mix of clients, industries, and skill sets nationwide.
We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Don't miss out on this amazing opportunity! If you feel your experience is the match for this position, please apply today and join our team. We look forward to working with you!


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About APR Consulting
APR Consulting, Inc., is one of the most trusted talent acquisition and workforce solutions providers in the United States. Known for exceptional responsiveness, agile strategies, and consistently high-level talent, the firm has become a go-to for organizations and managed services providers navigating complex change and urgent challenges. Since its founding in 1980, APR has transformed from a California IT-focused staffing firm to a full-service solutions provider filling a wide range of positions and serving over eight industries — including aerospace and defense, healthcare, IT, telecom, hospitality/gaming, sports/entertainment, government, and utilities –– in all 50 states, with a loyal roster of more than 850 specialized professionals.