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  • Software engineers
  • Mechanical engineers
  • Electrical engineers
  • Engineering test technicians
  • Production assemblers
  • Purchasing
  • IT
  • Sales
  • Marketing
  • Training instructors

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IT Technician (Specialized Area)
Position Summary

The IT Technician responsibilities will include specific information technology roles as
defined by the IT Manager and general information technology support to all areas of
REI. The job could require tasks which include hardware or software installation,
implementation or management of security components and policies, general support
of a variety of technological devices, other tasks as defined by the IT manager.

Supervisory Responsibilities


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Tasks that are related to a defined area(s) of information technology as assigned
  • Support to REI’s hardware or software environment
  • Support for REI’s users
  • Implementation of REI’s security policies
  • Support of REI’s security and policy compliance
  • REI user or device management
  • Other responsibilities as defined by the IT Manager
  • Help Desk ticket processing and problem resolution

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities


  • A working knowledge of a variety of Microsoft Office applications
  • Basic knowledge of networking and networking principles
  • Basic knowledge of hardware components and troubleshooting
  • Basic knowledge of software installation principles
  • Basic knowledge of troubleshooting techniques and resolution management
  • Basic Knowledge of information technology security concepts and management at a
    user level
  • Basic knowledge of remote access concepts and usage
  • Good time management and communication skills


  • Proficient in most Microsoft applications and some open-source tools
  • Intermediate working level of support and management of networking concepts
  • Proficient in support, repair, and operation of a variety of hardware devices across all
  • Proficient in time management and troubleshooting techniques to resolve a variety of
    support issues
  • Intermediate working level of support in a mixed onsite/remote work environment

Education and Experience

  • At least one year of post-secondary training in an information technology area;
    Preferred at least an associate’s degree
  •  Any information technology certifications related to hardware, software, network, or
    security concepts
  •  Preferred experiences in supporting a manufacturing environment

Physical Requirements

  • Prolonged periods sitting or standing at a work station on a computer
  • May be required to lift up to 50 pounds at one time without an accommodation
  • May be required to work on a ladder or platform in areas outside of normal traffic
    paths in a multi-floor building

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Perform light assembly work with small components, hand tools, and automated equipment. Perform light construction, maintenance, and other shop tasks.


  • Good interpersonal skills and experience working with a team
  • Ability to work both individually and in a team
  • Focus on quality and attention to detail
  • Familiar with soldering iron, hand tools, and personal computers
  • Experience with shop and power tools, light construction, and basic repair and maintenance tasks


  • Build sub-assemblies for electronic equipment
  • Use shop equipment to make production parts
  • Assist shop operator with finish work and other tasks
  • Assist maintenance coordinator with facility and equipment maintenance tasks
  • Construct jigs and fixtures for assembly work
  • Inspect work for good quality appearance and functionality, using prints, work instructions, and/or basic measurement and test equipment
  • Cross-train other production employees as needed for backup
  • Other duties assigned by production supervisor and/or management


  • Adhere to all safety policies and instructional procedures
  • Use soldering iron, hand tools, measurement tools, and power tools; may also use automated assembly equipment
  • Work with computer data base and maintain accurate inventory transactions; use basic office software, including e-mail
  • May occasionally lift containers of parts weighing up to 60 lbs.

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Test, repair, and troubleshoot circuit boards and system level equipment.


  • Electronics technical school, including working knowledge of test equipment, schematics, RF receivers, and low power transmitters;
  • Advanced soldering skill and attention to detail;
  • Ability to work both alone and in teams of people;
  • Familiar with personal computers and experience with automated test software programming.


  • Test, troubleshoot, and repair circuit boards and sub-assemblies for electronic test equipment, using oscilloscope, multi-meter, RF signal generator, RF spectrum analyzer, etc.;
  • Inspect own work for quality appearance and functionality, using schematics, work instructions, and test equipment;
  • Assist with construction of test jigs and fixtures;
  • Cross-train other production employees as needed for backup;
  • Other duties assigned by management.


  • Use soldering equipment and some power tools; may use automated assembly equipment;
  • Work with computer data base, automated test programs, and basic office software, including e-mail;
  • Maintain accurate inventory transactions;
  • May occasionally lift containers of parts weighing up to 60 pounds;
  • Adhere to all safety policies and instructional procedures.

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