Instrument Technician – Electro-mechanical, Assembly, 1434

Location Oro Valley, AZ
Date Posted March 7, 2018
Category Commercial Projects
Job Type Full-Time


Apex Life Sciences is seeking an Instrument Technician for a large, international medical instruments company for a long term contract position. This position will be working on the 1st shift, Monday – Friday from approximately 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM.  This is a great company to work for with the opportunity to move up and take on increasing responsibilities!


  • Perform testing of company products following documented procedures to assure conformance to specifications and standards, completing written records of work done, and identifying and documenting non-conformances in piece parts, assemblies and test results.
  • Reads and follows assembly drawings, test procedures and other written instructions.
  • Strips and crimps wires, and assembles into electrical connectors.
  • Identifies defects and non-conforming parts and performs in-process inspections.
  • Completes appropriate manufacturing forms accurately, to include fan charts, hour/hour charts.
  • Troubleshoots routine test failures to the subassembly level.
  • Monitors work to ensure quality, and continuously promote Quality First Time.
  • Responsibilities may also include assembly of company products.


  • HS Diploma or GED required; Associates degree in Electronics, Electrical Engineering, or other technical field desired.
  • 1+ years related experience or training working with tools and instruments (torque drivers, multi-meters, hand tools, etc.)
  • Assembly background is highly desired
  • Ability to read and understand electrical, mechanical, and pneumatic schematics, assembly drawing and work procedures.
  • Use of test equipment such as digital voltmeter and precision weight scale
  • Use of hand tools such as screwdrivers, wrenches, nut-drivers and ruler
  • Accurately recognize non-conforming test results
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions.
  • Ability to use PC-based applications such as the Intranet, Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel and Oracle to view assembly and test instructions and to create the work records described above.
  • Communicate the theory of operation for systems under test
  • Ability to accurately calculate and use fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions in practical situations.
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
  • Interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

***For immediate consideration, please email your updated resume to [Click Here to Email Your Resumé] with 'Instrument Technician' in the subject line.

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