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Engineering Technician 5
OutBack Power Technologies Arlington, Washington, United States 193 Days Ago
Req. #: 270-2018
Job Category: Engineering
Sub Category: Engineering Technicians
Job Type: Full-Time
Job Shift: Day
Zipcode: 98226
Posted: 2018-11-13
Minimum Education: 2 Year Degree
Degree Title:
Minimum Experience: 6-8 years
Career Level: Experienced (Non-Manager)
Job Status
Start Publishing: 2018-11-12
Stop Publishing: 2018-12-12

We are seeking a Engineering Technician 5 for the Outback Power Technologies team in Arlington, WA. Under minimal supervision, position will assist electrical and mechanical engineers in the design, build, test and documentation of new products


 Assemble circuits from schematics and test functionality
 Develop test setup and fixtures to verify design and electrical circuits or mechanical assemblies
 Execute test plans per engineering specifications
 Document test setups and build notes and record results for analysis
 Assist in the creation of Engineering Change Orders (ECOs)
 Assist in the automation of test plans
 Maintain test area with coordination of supplies and tools
 Hand solder wire terminations, connectors, through-hole and surface mount components

Requirements and Skills:

Education: 2 Year Degree or equivalent military training in the field of technical, electronics, engineering related

Experience: 6-8 years in the field of analog and digital circuits, power circuits, power electronics

Supervisory: N/A

 Excellent record of attendance
 Will work on-site (no tele-commuting)
 Ability to speak/read/write English
 Detail oriented with strong organizational skills
 Work well under pressure
 Current driver’s license and acceptable driving record
 Ability to read schematics and component data sheets
 Ability to solder both through-hole and surface mount components
 Ability to do board level, system and complete product testing and verification
 Work in highly motivated team environment
 Collaborate and work effectively with team members

PC Application Skills:

Basic level:
Intermediate level: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook
Advanced level:

Travel Requirements: N/A


 Experience as an electrical technician with electrical products
 Electrical and/or mechanical design, prototyping and testing experience with hardware products
 Experience designing, testing, and documenting power conversion products
 Experience writing simple software for testing products
 Magnetics experience measuring and testing power inductors, transformers and other electrical components
 High voltage experience to at least 600VDC/AC
 Experience testing high voltage power electronics, semiconductors such as IGBTs, MOSFETs, gate drivers, power supplies

No phone calls please. Equal Opportunity Employer

To Apply:
E-mail resume to: or fax resume to: 360-392-2148. For more info on OutBack Power visit or The Alpha Group


The Alpha Group offers a competitive package of employee benefits, including:
 A comprehensive healthcare plan with dental, prescription and vision coverage
 Company paid group life/AD&D insurance, an Employee Assistance Program and a voluntary life insurance, short-term disability and long-term disability program
 Flexible spending plans for Healthcare and Dependent Care, including a substantial company contribution available toward annual licensed childcare costs
 A robust 401(k) plan with varied investment options. Alpha contributes matching dollars annually at the discretion of its trustees
 An annual tuition reimbursement program to encourage learning and growth
 Eight paid holidays each year
 Up to two weeks of vacation time accrued annually at the start of employment and sick time

About OutBack Power Technologies:

OutBack Power Technologies is the premier designer, developer and seller of off-grid and grid hybrid power electronics and balance of system components, for renewable energy and other power systems.
OutBack is part of The Alpha Group, a global alliance of independent companies, creating world-class power solutions. As a member of The Alpha Group, OutBack shares a common philosophy: create best-in-class powering solutions for communications, commercial, industrial and renewable energy applications. Alpha Technologies is a pioneer in the concept of reliable, uninterruptible power for communications and broadband networks and has a 40-year legacy of delivering visionary, market-driven power solutions. It is one of the largest private employers in the Bellingham, Washington area, with over $600 million in sales and 1,000 employees worldwide. OutBack Power leads Alpha’s renewable energy business growth strategy

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