Electronics Assistant / Electronics Bench Technician

The Open University
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Up to £11.78 per hour
Closing date
16 Aug 2019

Manpower is currently recruiting for an experienced Electronics Assistant to work on a temporary assignment with the Open University starting immediately for 8 weeks.

Skills Required, to a high standard

  • Soldering of both through hole and surface mount technology components, working with single and double sided PCB's
  • Assembly of cables, including fitting of multipole connectors such as DIN, Molex (soldered) and screw terminal types
  • Basic fault-finding skills, such as testing cables and PCB's for short/open circuits
  • Experience of working in a laboratory/electronics workshop environment, including associated health and safety considerations
  • Ability to construct circuits on PCB, veroboard and breadboard from a schematic diagram or drawing
  • Knowledge of different types of electronic components and their uses
  • Fault-finding/repair of electronics equipment would be advantageous
  • Good communication skills both written and oral
  • Ability to work alone and as part of a team

The ideal candidate will have:

  • BTEC National Certificate Electrical/Electronics
  • NVQ Level 3
  • At least 3 years' experience as an Electronics Bench Technician

However someone who has had experience of servicing and /or repairing domestic equipment may have the necessary skills set to perform the role.

Please apply here today!

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