Company: NES Fircroft
Skills: Engineering Technician
Experience: 2 + Years
Education: Tech/Vocational Cert/Apprenticeship
Employment Type: Full Time Contractor
Location: Conroe, Texas, United States

Brief Description:

The Electronic Technician's primary responsibility is to support Survey Operations in the   troubleshooting and maintaining of all survey equipment.


The Electronic Technician works under the direction of the Tech Services Manager, but must also be responsive to Survey Operations management company-wide.


Detailed Description:

  • Provide support to Operations in determining the cause and effect of the gyro system malfunctions (troubleshooting) with minimal feedback from surveyors.
  • Disassemble electronic and/ or electromechanical survey systems, inspect, and evaluate system components deemed as possibly defective-- suspicious. 
  • Communicate with Operations to confirm technical analyses and conclusions are consistent with problems encountered in the field.
  • Assemble, build and test gyro and magnetic survey instruments from components (such as gyro spin motors) to sub-assemblies to complete systems using tools such as oscilloscopes, soldering irons, etc.
  • Record and report all lab test results to the senior management and notify them about defects and inconsistencies, if any.
  • Perform periodic repairs/ maintenance and upgrades to survey equipment to ensure consistency with quality parameters/ specifications.
  • Take additional care and effort to ensure that all equipment coming through the survey lab complies with industry standard safety measures and do not pose a threat to the users.
  • Perform documentation using Microsoft spreadsheet and Labview software products as necessary on all tests, repairs, and maintenance conducted (and the results derived) to maintain a record of the product development procedures and history.
Job Requirements:

· Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing coworkers, internal and external customers, and third parties

  • Able to study and understand all electronic schematics and mechanical blueprints in order to learn the configuration and methods of assembling new products and maintaining existing fleet of equipment and machinery.
  • Clear vision and fine hand skills to perform soldering and electronic equipment repair tasks on a microscopic level.
· Willing to work extended schedules; nights, weekends, and holidays in cases when special situations arise


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Two years of formal vocational technical electronics education or equivalent training
  • Electronic component soldering proficiency comparable to NASA certified personnel   

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Associates degree in electronics and/ or computer technology

With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining, Automotive and Chemicals sectors worldwide.With more than 100 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.