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Electronics Engineer (JHB)

Engineering/Technical
Johannesburg – Gauteng

ENVIRONMENT:
THE technical expertise of a highly meticulous & solutions-driven Electronics Engineer is sought to join the Joburg team of a provider of cutting-edge Electronics Solutions. Your role will entail experiments, tests or other physical and/or computer simulations of electronic and/or systems, where the tools, equipment and time provided can determine the test outcomes. You will also utilize software such as Design Spark PCB to generate schematics and PCBs if required to do so while compiling technical reports, technical studies, Quality Assurance documentation, procedures, bills of materials and master design files. Applicants must possess a B.ENG Electronic Degree with relevant work experience including Technical Writing; PCB Design; Embedded C Firmware Development; Android Development & Leadership ability – must be able to provide training when and if requested.
 
DUTIES:
  • Product Quality Assurance. Testing and inspection of equipment to ensure manufactured or repaired equipment meets the company standards.
  • Electronic PCB Repairs and troubleshooting. Studying and understanding schematics for the purpose of diagnosing a problem or fault.
  • Experiments, tests or other physical and/or computer simulations of electronic and/or systems, where the tools, equipment and time provided can determine the test outcomes.
  • Inspect and evaluate PCB and schematic designs produced by other team members for the purposes of quality control once trained to do so.
  • Inspect and evaluate PCB and schematic designs produced by other team members for the purposes of quality control once trained to do so.
  • Electronic PCB Repairs and troubleshooting. Studying and understanding schematics for the purpose of diagnosing a problem or fault.
  • Take instructions from the Research and Development Manager. and Managing Director about work that needs to be completed, including:
  • Experiments, tests or other physical and/or computer simulations of electronic and/or systems, where the tools, equipment and time provided can determine the test outcomes.
  • Production of reports for activities undertaken by the company, where such information can be obtained from data, persons and storage systems present at the company.
  • Inform the Research and Development Manager of the status of all tasks and activities assigned, at reasonable intervals, in relation to the tasks being undertaken.
  • Record all tests taken in a manner where such information is reasonably accessible for other staff members of the company.
  • Use the electronic design computer software Design Spark PCB to generate schematics and PCBs if required to do so. (Skills and Proficiency dependent).
  • Documenting including but not limited to, technical reports, technical studies, Quality Assurance documentation, procedures, bills of materials and master design files.
  • Source and order components for projects.
  • Ensure that all documents produced are stored in their correct locations on the server on the company internal network.
  • Respond to instructions and requests for information sent via email or phone, from employees and management, in a reasonably timeous manner.
  • Produce embedded code and computer code for tasks as instructed, including programming embedded microcontrollers and computer systems. (e.g., Embedded C – Typically on Microchip PIC 12,16,18,32. Linux, Node.js, React). (Skills and Proficiency dependent).
  • Use mechanical computer aided design packages, where available, for the generation of technical drawings. (Skills and Proficiency dependent).
  • As far as is feasible, diagnose, debug, and interact with blast control systems in the field when required to do so, given the level of training currently exposed to.
  • Interact with other employees in assisting the Research and Development team in the execution of projects, where possible.
  • Inspect and evaluate PCB and schematic designs produced by other team members for the purposes of quality control once trained to do so.
  • Assist with, as much as is reasonable, the maintenance of the telecommunications and network infrastructure of the company.
  • On observation of systems that could be improved; including all aspects of production, administration, and development; direct such observations and suggestions to the responsible management persons.
  • Request details from Quality Assurance and Research and Development regarding changes made to production processes and designs; and where appropriate recommend and compile the changelog for the changes.
  • Facilitate meetings of the Research and Development team when required for the transfer of information with regards to team projects and activities.
 
REQUIREMENTS:
Qualifications –
  • B.ENG Electronic Degree from a University (no colleges or Btech)
 
Experience/Skills –
  • Technical Writing.
  • PCB Design.
  • Embedded C Firmware Development.
  • Leadership ability – must be able to provide training when and if requested.
  • Android Development.
 
ATTRIBUTES:
  • Able to handle pressure.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Be able to meet deadlines.

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