Electrical Technician 
Job Type: Full-Time 
As an Electrical Technician at Wavemaker Labs, your core competencies in hands-on design, fabrication, bring-up, and troubleshooting of electrical and electro-mechanical systems will allow you to shine.  You will join a talented team in the development of robotics and automation systems as part of the Wavemaker Labs start-up incubator.

  • Commit to desired outcomes...define desired outcomes and achieve them vigorously
  • Challenge assumptions...to ensure great outcomes
  • Prudent optimism...glass-half-full, with a dose of caution to challenge our assumptions
  • No egos, no jerks...no joke

  • Excellence/Quality: Is attentive to detail and accuracy, is committed to excellence, looks for improvements continuously, monitors quality levels, finds the root cause of problems, owns/acts on resolving problems
  • Teamwork: Meets all team deadlines and responsibilities, listens to others and values opinions, helps team meet goals, welcomes new team members, and promotes a team atmosphere
  • Learning/Self-Development: Seeks out and accepts feedback, is a proactive learner, takes on tough assignments to improve skills, keeps knowledge and skills up-to-date, turns mistakes into learnings

  • Two-year Electrical, Technical, or related degree and 2+ year experience as an Electrical Technician
  • Experience reading and following wiring, general electrical and electro-mechanical assembly drawings
  • Expertise in building a wide variety of complex connector assemblies, and handling crimping tools
  • Expertise in building reliable wire harnesses for systems exposed to harsh environments 
  • Ability to read and interpret basic electrical and electronic circuit diagrams 
  • Expert soldering, PCBA, surface mount and electrical rework skills
  • Intimate familiarity with electrical bench instruments (Voltmeters, Oscilloscopes, Logic Analyzers, etc)
  • Ability to troubleshoot basic electrical/wiring/grounding/shielding problems in mechatronic systems
  • Ability to support the engineering team with the bring-up of complex robotic systems
  • Proficiency in at least one computer language
  • Proficient with basic shop hand and power tools
  • Ability to work with ambiguity and partially defined requirements
  • Strong competency and understanding of shop safety in a normal workshop

Bonus Qualifications
  • Experience with high voltage systems (up to 480 V)
  • Ability to program PLCs in ladder logic
  • Experience with 3D printing processes
  • Experience with robotic and mechatronic assemblies
  • Experience in food-safe applications

Wavemaker Labs is a product development and startup incubator. We are a diverse team of innovators, builders and entrepreneurs, developing advanced technologies for practical use in robotics, automation and mobility… to name a few.

Department: Fabrication
This is a full time position

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