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Show map Location:
Arlington, United States, North America
Career Level:
High Mid Career (3 to 5 years of experience)
2 Year Degree
Job type:
Full time

Engineering Technician 5

About this job

OutBack Power Technologies, a member of the Alpha Group, seeks an Engineering Technician 5 for its facility in Arlington, WA.  Under minimal supervision, this position will assist electrical and mechanical engineers in the design, build, test and documentation of new products.

  • Assemble circuits from schematics and test functionality
  • Develop test setup and fixtures to verify design and electrical circuits or mechanical assemblies
  • Execute test plans per engineering specifications
  • Document test setups and build notes and record results for analysis
  • Assist in the creation of Engineering Change Orders (ECOs)
  • Assist in the automation of test plans
  • Maintain test area with coordination of supplies and tools
  • Hand solder wire terminations, connectors, through-hole and surface mount components


Requirements and Skills

Education:   2 Year Degree or equivalent military training in technical, electronics, engineering or related field


Experience:  6 – 8 years in field of analog and digital circuits, power circuits, power electronics


  • Ability to read schematics and component data sheets
  • Ability to solder both through-hole and surface mount components
  • Ability to do board level, system and complete product testing and verification
  • Work in highly motivated team environment
  • Collaborate and work effectively with team members


PC Application Skills

Intermediate level:  Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook

Keyboarding Skills



  • Experience as an electrical technician with electrical products
  • Electrical and/or mechanical design, prototyping and testing experience with hardware products
  • Experience designing, testing, and documenting power conversion products
  • Experience writing simple software for testing products
  • Magnetics experience measuring and testing power inductors, transformers and other electrical components
  • High voltage experience to at least 600VDC/AC
  • Experience testing high voltage power electronics, semiconductors such as IGBTs, MOSFETs, gate drivers, power supplies


Travel Requirements:   N/A


To Apply:

E-mail resume to: or apply online using the 'Apply Now' button below. Fax resume to: 360-392-2148.



For more info on The Alpha Group visit

No phone calls please.  Equal Opportunity Employer

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