Engineering Technician II
Posted on: February 22, 2021
DISH's Manufacturing and Distribution team ensures the
high-quality condition of millions of satellite receivers and
remote controls. State-of-the-art facilities in Denver, CO, El
Paso, TX, Spartanburg, SC, Suwanee, GA, and Englewood, CO, use
advanced diagnostic tools and automated equipment to test,
refurbish and redistribute hardware to customers. SUMMARY The
position requires the ability to coach employees, identify and
resolve issues, concerns and equipment problems. The position also
requires individuals to think independently. This technician also
provides support on data tracking, time collection, audits,
preparing work instructions and collaborates on special projects.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Participate in the production and build out of highly technical
broadcasting equipment solutions to support the growing and
ever-changing nature of our business. This includes process
initialization, implementation and sustaining efforts.
- Troubleshoot mechanical, electrical and electronic issues to
production equipment is operating according to requirements and
specifications. Some of the equipment includes conveyors,
industrial robots, scanners, PLCs, case erectors and others.
- Be able to interact with a proactive attitude and customer
mindset when working with production associates, supervisors and
coworkers from other areas or departments.
- Ability to perform his/her daily duties following Standard
Operating Procedures (SOP), Sequence of Events (SOE) and other
- Read and interpret schematic drawings, diagrams, blueprints,
specifications and work orders to determine materials requirements
or troubleshooting instructions or ensure compliance.
- Be able to work on specific items with little to no supervision
as well as being part of a crew or team.
- Experience with safe operation of standard power tools (drills,
drivers, saws, etc.) highly desired.
- Experience working with a Maintenance management system such as
SAP-Maintenance or Mpulse is desired.
- Familiarity with 5S, TPM and other Lean Manufacturing
- Assist other groups (IT, Maintenance, Facilities, Production)
as required or instructed by supervisor
- Physical ability to lift and move production equipment such as
benches, racks, carts, cabling and computers. Additional
requirements include the following:
- Assists the group lead with work results; establishing
priorities; monitoring progress; revising schedules; resolving
problems; reporting results of the team on end of shift
- Audits team member performance for quality, productivity and
alignment with standards.
- Supports the labor plan by filling in for missing personnel;
accomplishing work results; driving established priorities;
monitoring progress; resolving problems; reporting results to the
- Validates and provides input for trials and projects;
- Collect data to prepare time studies, reports, work
instructions, visual aids, flowcharts and be able to submit
recommendations for change.
- Assist with special engineering projects such as new product
introduction, layout and/or process changes.
- Other duties as required. This list is not meant to be a
comprehensive inventory of all duties and responsibilities assigned
to this position. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES Coaches staff with
the support of the Engineering Group Lead. QUALIFICATIONS To
perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to
perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed
below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability
required. Position requires basic knowledge of time studies.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE High school diploma or general
education degree (GED) and at least 12 months related experience
and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and
experience. Associates Degree in electronics, mechanical or
Technical school or service training beyond high school preferred.
SKILLS Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short
correspondence, memos and instructional emails. Need to be able to
work alone and in groups. Ability to write simple correspondence
and activity reports. Good communication skills, detail oriented
with good organizational skills. Must know how to use a computer
(Windows environment). Knowledge of Google Docs, Sheets and Slides
and maintenance management software is a plus. MATHEMATICAL SKILLS
Ability to calculate figures and amounts. Ability to apply concepts
of basic math and algebra. REASONING ABILITY Ability to apply
common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in
written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems that
involve several concrete variables in standardized situations.
Ability to work under pressure. CERTIFICATES, LICENSES,
REGISTRATIONS None required with required experience. PHYSICAL
DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of
those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the
essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be
made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the
essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the
employee is regularly required to walk around considerably, kneel
down, crawl in confined spaces, use ladders and not be afraid of
heights. He/she must help move benches and racks, pull cables, lift
fixtures, computers, monitors alone or in a team. Must have the
ability to lift 45 lbs, sit for long periods of time and stand for
long periods of time. WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment
characteristics described here are representative of those an
employee encounters while performing the essential functions of
this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable
individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions
The technician will respond to calls in the production floor, and
all other areas where a production needs assistance; from time to
time the technician will assist production at the start of the
shift or on weekends during ramp up phases or layout/process
changes. REPORTS TO: Manager Compensation: $18.63/Hr. From
versatile health perks to new career opportunities, check out our
benefits on our careers website . Employment is contingent on
successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background
check, which may include a drug test.
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