OSI Systems, Inc

  • Engineering Technician

    Location US-MA-Billerica
    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(5/24/2018 12:55 PM)
    Requisition #
  • Overview

    AS&E is an industry leader in detection technology, providing cargo and vehicle inspection systems and services for ports, borders, military, high-threat facilities, and checkpoints to help customers combat terrorism, drug smuggling, illegal immigration, and trade fraud.  We offer a broad array of scanning system configurations that leverage low-, medium-, and high-energy X-ray technology—or multiple X-ray technologies—to address each customer’s unique security application requirements. Our commitment to excellence in imaging performance, innovative design, and uncompromising quality ensures our solutions consistently deliver best-in-class imaging, high reliability, and operator satisfaction, to help customers find threats and contraband with ease and confidence.


    American Science and Engineering, an OSI Systems Company is seeking an Engineering Technician in its Billerica, MA Facility. 


    The Engineering Technician will test, build, modify, repair, troubleshoot and debug electronic and electromechanical equipment. Will support products in all phases of the development cycle and provide technical support to Electrical Engineers and other team members.


    • Support a broad spectrum of activities related to our X-Ray Detection Systems, including but not limited to design, build & test of electronic & electro-mechanical assemblies
    • Assist engineers with the creation of schematics, wiring diagrams, panel layouts, and BOMs
    • Assist engineers with the selection of; system components such as sensors, lamps, beacons, sounders; panel components such as circuit breakers, relays, terminal blocks; printed circuit board components such as resistors, capacitors, integrated circuits; and cables & connectors
    • Works from schematics diagrams, written and verbal descriptions, layouts or defined plans to perform builds, tests, and troubleshooting functions
    • Performs assembly tasks such as control panel builds, printed circuit boards assemblies, multiconductor cable assemblies
    • Performs manual tasks such as soldering, crimping wires, drilling, tapping, punching holes, cutting wood & metal
    • Performs sustaining engineering tasks such as ECOs of released documents due to obsolescence, defects, and new features
    • Promote continuous product improvement by conceptualizing and implementing new procedures, processes or fixtures
    • Work closely with Product Development Engineers and Scientists, and handle a variety of diverse tasks with project responsibility
    • Uphold the company’s core values of Integrity, Innovation, Accountability, and Teamwork
      Demonstrate behavior consistent with the company’s Code of Ethics and Conduct
    • It is the responsibility of every employee to report to their manager or a member of senior management any quality problems or defects in order for corrective action to be implemented and to avoid recurrence of the problem
    • Duties may be modified or assigned at any time to meet the needs of the business


    • Bachelor's degree or higher in an Engineering related field
    • 5 years' experience with electrical, electronics, and/or electromechanical systems desired
    • Proficient with the use of standard test equipment such as multimeters, oscilloscopes, and signal generators
    • Knowledge & experience with PLCs, embedded circuits, optoelectronic components and/or low voltage power distribution (up to 480VAC) preferred
    • CAD experience (OrCad, AutoCAD, EPLAN) preferred
    • Must have PC experience especially with Microsoft office packages i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc. and an extra advantage would be knowledge of LabView, schematic capture and PCB layout software
    • Must be US Persons based on ITAR definition (US Citizen or Permanent Resident)**This position is expected to be exposed to information which is subject to US export control regulations, i.e. the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) or the Export Administration Regulations (EAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of U.S. regulations
    • Physical Requirements

      • Due to the nature of our products, job duties are occasionally performed in confined areas, in awkward positions and/or in high places and may require climbing ladders, bending, stooping and/or crawling.
      • Ability to occasionally lift/carry objects up to 35 pounds


    This position includes an education verification as part of our background check. 



    Equal Opportunity Employer


    EEO is the Law


    Poster Link: http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf


    OSI Systems, Inc. has three operating divisions: (a) Security, providing security and inspection systems, turnkey security screening solutions and related services; (b) Healthcare, providing patient monitoring, diagnostic cardiology and anesthesia systems; and (c) Optoelectronics and Manufacturing, providing specialized electronic components and electronic manufacturing services for original equipment manufacturers with applications in the defense, aerospace, medical and industrial markets, among others.


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