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Ametek Inc. Electronic Technician in Rochester, New York

Title: Electronic Test Technician

About Us:

At AMETEK, we don't just manufacture market-leading electronic instruments and electromechanical devices - we are using innovation to make the world a better place; technology to improve lives; and talent to solve challenges that matter.

Job Summary:

Conducts a variety of simple and complex electronic, mechanical, and electromechanical tests on electronic systems, subassemblies, and parts to ensure unit functions according to specifications or to troubleshoot product failure.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ability to read and understand test schedule, work orders, test manuals, specifications, wiring diagrams, schematics, and test procedures.
  • Provide customers with technical backup information and hands-on assistance to allow them to operate and maintain equipment used with various applications.
  • Install, troubleshoot, test and repair any product as assigned or directed.
  • Tests functional performance of systems, subassemblies, and parts following procedures and drawings.
  • Connects unit to be tested to test equipment such as signal generator, frequency meter, test fixture, or other electronic test equipment.
  • Reads dials or digital displays that indicate electronic characteristics such as voltage, frequency, distortion, inductance, and capacitance.
  • Analyzes test results on defective units to determine cause of failure, compares results with specifications and records test data.
  • Replaces defective wiring and components (if cost effective), or records defects on tag attached to unit and returns unit for repair.
  • Confers with engineers, technicians, production personnel, and others regarding testing procedures and results, and to resolve problems. Recommends corrective action to drawings, procedures, etc.
  • Knowledge of computers and various programs used to communicate with products.
  • Must follow safety policy and procedures.
  • Verifies mechanical assembly of unit under test.
  • Other duties may be assigned.
Minimum Qualifications:

Associate's degree in electronics, or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or two years of experience in electronic technician position.

The Technician must be able to read and understand technical documents and procedures to allow proper set-up and test of product using multiple pieces of test equipment. This position also requires the ability to troubleshoot to the component level when required and cost effective. The Technician must have thorough technical knowledge of all products within their work group, and must have the ability and desire to be cross trained on all products. The Technician must be able to work in a team environment and must be able to communicate effectively with customers if required.

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk and reach with hands and arms. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.


While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is frequently exposed to units under power and must be able to safely work with higher voltage/current applications. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

What's in It for You:
  • Competitive compensation, holiday pay, and paid time off
  • Great benefits package that includes health, vision, and dental insurance
  • 401(k), plus matching
  • Flexible spending accounts (FSAs), health savings account (HSA) with AMETEK contribution, life insurance, disability insurance, and family medical leave
  • Employee referral program
  • Tuition reimbursement program
  • Employee assistance program
  • Exciting, fast-paced environment where you could make a true impact
  • Opportunities for career advancement within our business unit and across all other AMETEK business entities
Additional Details:

This position is located in Rochester, New York. Rochester will allow you to experience the four seasons. The city has multiple parks and more than 100 miles of trails. You can bike, hike, paddleboard, fish, ski, snowboard, and snow shoe - there are activities for everyone all year long. Rochester is home to the Strong National Museum of Play which offers interactive exhibits that provide entertainment and nostalgia for attendees of all ages. There are also options to visit a photography museum, listen to live music, attend the Rochester Jazz Festival, walk around public markets and the historic Erie Canal, relax at the botanic gardens, visit the beach, take a lighthouse tour, attend a lilac festival, and explore a planetarium. No matter the weather, you'll be able to entertain the whole family.

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Salary Minimum: $40, 000

Salary Maximum: $60, 000


Disclaimer: Where a specific pay range is noted, it is a good faith estimate at the time of this posting. The actual salary offered will be based on experience, skills, qualifications, market / business considerations, and geographic location.

AMETEK is committed to making a safer, sustainable, and more productive world a reality. We use differentiated technology solutions to solve our customers' most complex challenges. We employ 18, 500 colleagues, in 30 countries, that are grounded by our core values: Ethics and Integrity, Respect for the Individual, Diversity and Inclusion, Teamwork, and Social Responsibility. AMETEK is a leading global provider of industrial technology solutions serving a diverse set of attractive niche markets with annual sales of over $6.0 billion. Traded publicly (NYSE: AME), we are a component of the S& P 500. Visit for more information.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. Individuals who need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process should call 1 (866) 263-8359.

Nearest Major Market: Rochester

Equal Opportunity Employer - minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity

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