Electronics Technician

  • Engineering
  • Littleton
  • Full-time

The Electronics Technician will be responsible for electromechanical build and assembly tasks for AimLock experimental and production projects to include board stacks, cabling and connectors, electromechanical assembly, and testing. This role will work closely within a diverse team of electrical, software, and hardware engineers, along with project and supply chain functions. Responsibilities also include assembly and installation of PCBA’s, routing of power and data lines, and supporting debugging of digital and mixed-signal electronics. Your participation in design reviews, to include both hardware and software team members, is crucial to providing constructive feedback during the development process as well as gaining context for other technical and programmatic decisions. As an individual contributor in the team, you will execute on assignments and produce desired results in an efficient and effective manner, paying close attention to quality, documentation, and consideration for the manufacturability and assembly maturity of hardware. A critical part of your success includes the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships between the department and the rest of the organization. You will also perform other tasks as necessary.

Salary Range: $30.25/hr - $37.46/hr


  • Support electromechanical assembly tasks, from individual parts through complete assemblies
  • Fabricate electrical wiring bundles, pigtails, and cable assemblies which include a variety of connector types, including 38999 and other crimp/solder circular connections common in embedded hardware
  • Assemble and install PCBAs, while routing and connecting I/O within tightly constrained housings
  • Revise assembly documentation when necessary to document build steps
  • Support testing, verification, and validation from component level through higher level assemblies
  • Provide schematic input and updates as necessary to the engineering team for incorporation into documentation
  • When schematics or pin-out information is incomplete, take proactive measures to support revisions
  • Participate in electrical design reviews, providing constructive and experienced input into assemblies to be released for prototype or production manufacture
  • Support the software development team with hardware-in-the-loop preparation and support tasks
  • Collaborate with supply chain and sourcing functions to verify the quality and delivery to electrical specifications for turn-key assemblies as required by part and assembly BOMs
  • Support electrical part inventory management and part kitting · Support the management of the inventory, supply, and tools for the electronics lab, while maintaining a clean, safe, and orderly working environment
  • Provide ancillary support for vehicle and facility improvement projects


  • High school diploma or technical degree from accredited school, civilian or military
  • 4+ years of hands-on experience performing similar functions and responsibilities • Expert in the use of soldering, crimping, and rework tools
  • Fluent in the use of diagnostic instrumentation and equipment including oscilloscopes, power supplies, multimeters, function generators, impedance/continuity/insulation resistance test equipment
  • Familiar with cable/conductor/insulation types, including shielding, grounding, bend radii, strand quantity and types, and impedance sensitivities for a variety of power and data transmission protocols
  • Awareness and best practices regarding ESD for sensitive equipment
  • Willingness to be flexible and adaptable to changing priorities
  • Openly collaborative with ability to create success within a team-based environment
  • Effective communication skills (verbal & written)
  • Honor and demonstrate behaviors consistent with AimLock core values – Attitude of Service / Fearless Innovation / Relentless Learning / Dedication to the Mission
  • Soldering and rework certifications (IPC620, J-STD-001)
  • Familiarity with military connector specifications and types 
  • Familiarity with building and maintaining electromechanical systems in rugged environments
  • Familiarity with electromechanical systems that include robotic controllers, motors, power regulators, amplifiers, imagers, inertial devices, servos, and batteries (both primary and secondary cells)
  • Familiarity with different types of battery chemistries and charging/discharging/maintenance requirements

Physical Demands

  •  Work is performed in an office, laboratory, or machine shop environment
  • Travel and local commute between AimLock offices and remote test sites, and other possible non-AimLock locations may be required.
  • We are a small team of experts. When necessary, we will approach deliverables with all hands on deck regardless of title or position
  • Must be able to remain in a stationary position for more than 75% of the time
  • Must be able to travel approximately 10% for government and industry meetings
  • Must be able to occasionally move about inside the office to access equipment and office machinery
  • Must be able to regularly lift and /or move up to 5-pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds
  • Must be able to position oneself to move in a manner required to perform the daily work associated with this role
  • Must be able to operate standard office productivity machinery and equipment including a phone, computer, mouse and keyboard, photocopy machine, scanner and e-fax
  • Daily work environment and noise level is that of a standard office
  • Occasionally you may experience, or be in the vicinity of, outdoor weather conditions at a field test site, although basic shelter from the elements is provided it is not constant, based on the scope of tasks being performed
  • Occasionally you may experience, or be in the vicinity of, a noise level consistent with a warehouse work environment