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Senior Hardware Engineering Technician

Dexterity

Dexterity

Other Engineering
Redwood City, CA, USA
Posted on Friday, March 15, 2024
Senior Hardware Engineering Technician
Location: Redwood City, California
Job Classification: Full Time
About Dexterity
At Dexterity, we believe robots can positively transform the world. Our breakthrough technology frees people to do the creative, inspiring, problem-solving jobs that humans do best by enabling robots to handle repetitive and physically difficult work.
We’re starting with warehouse automation, where the need for smarter, more resilient supply chains impacts millions of lives and businesses around the world. Dexterity's full-stack robotics systems pick, move, pack, and collaborate with human-like skill, awareness, and learning capabilities. Our systems are software-driven and hardware-agnostic and have already picked over 15 million goods in production. And did we mention we’re customer-obsessed? Every decision, large and small, is driven by one question – how can we empower our customers with robots to do more than they thought was possible?
Dexterity is one of the fastest-growing companies in robotics, backed by world-class investors such as Kleiner Perkins, Lightspeed Venture Partners, and Obvious Ventures. We’re a diverse and multidisciplinary team with a culture built on passion, trust, and dedication. Come join Dexterity and help make intelligent robots a reality! At Dexterity, we believe robots can positively transform the world. Our breakthrough technology frees people to do the creative, inspiring, problem-solving jobs that humans do best by enabling robots to handle repetitive and physically difficult work.
About the role
As a Senior Hardware Engineering Technician at Dexterity, you'll play a crucial role in building and troubleshooting 1st articles of new electronic, electro-mechanical, and mechanical sub-assemblies and robotic systems. You will be an integral part of the team of hardware and system engineers chartered with designing new products and transitioning them to contract manufacturers. This role offers hands-on experience in the newly emerging field of AI-powered robotics, and a chance to make a meaningful impact in this new industry.
Responsibilities
Build, setup, calibrate, test, troubleshoot, and commission electronic, electro-mechanical, and mechanical sub-assemblies and robotic systems. Rework sub-assemblies as a result of testing or failures.
Execute test plans of sub-assemblies and robotic systems and collect detailed results for engineering analysis. Prepare technical reports summarizing findings and recommend solutions to technical problems.
Conduct preventive and predictive maintenance of sub-assemblies and robotic systems in the lab. Support 24X7 continuous testing of robotic systems.
Create and maintain a safe and organized testing lab environment.
Support manufacturing during new product introduction to Contract Manufacturers.
Support Product Operations during new product introduction to the field / customers including upgrades.
Qualifications:
Diploma or degree in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or a related field.
Proven hands-on experience in building, testing, and troubleshooting electrical, electro-mechanical, and mechanical systems.
Strong understanding of testing methodologies and troubleshooting techniques.
Ability to interpret schematics, drawings, and diagrams to execute test plans or troubleshoot issues.
Familiarity with specialized lab test equipment, tools, and software to perform testing.
Excellent communication skills, a service-oriented attitude, and the ability to provide timely technical support to resolve urgent issues.
Ability to work collaboratively with cross-functional teams.
Base pay is one element of our Total Rewards package which may also include comprehensive benefits and equity etc., depending on eligibility. The annual base salary range for this position is from $103,000 to $135,000. The actual base pay offered will be determined on factors such as years of relevant experience, skills, education etc. Decisions will be determined on a case-by-case basis.
Equal Opportunity Employer
We are an equal-opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.