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Electro mechanical Technician

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    Berkeley, California
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An immedicate need for a contract Electro Mechanical Technician in Berkeley, CA is available courtesy of Modis Engineering & Technology. Our client is a group of coffee industry pros, engineers, designers and "mad scientists" who are deeply committed to the betterment of coffee. In this role, the qualfied candidate needs to be electro-mechanically inclinded; very skilled at instrument calibration and failure analysis; able to use basic hand tools, including hand drills, dremel tools, multimeters and can do light soldering. Do you love to put things together, test those things and partner with Engineers, Designers, and start-ups? We are looking for you!


Supporting the day-to-day operations of the engineering team, including hands-on technical support for a variety of routine tasks
Operating prototype roasters and following all safety procedures and protocols
Timely execution of tests, reporting out about said tests, and maintenance of testing databases/documentation
Hardware assembly, and assisting engineers in the testing of assemblies
Test request processing and handling
Instrument calibration
Performance of failure analysis
Maintenance and repair of prototypes
Creative, in-the-moment problem solving
Shipping and receiving
Keeping the workstation clean and organized
Perform other duties as assigned by the supervisor

Technical Qualifications:

Associate'sā€™ Degree or above in a technical field is preferred; high school diploma required
Expert-level proficiency with basic hand tools, including soldering irons, hand drills, Dremel tools, and multimeters
Work experience in a R&D lab environment is a plus
Accountability, ownership of tasks, striving for accomplishment and success, results oriented
Familiarity with Microsoft Office and cloud based equivalents (e.g. Google Docs)
Good dexterity, attention to detail and quality as well as excellent work discipline
Strong interpersonal and communication skills

Team Qualifications:

Familiarity with the startup world ā€“ well funded.
Humility and flexibility: small but strong team made up of many different disciplines and backgrounds.
Authorized to work in the U.S.

If you are interested in this Electro Mechanical Technician job in Berkeley, CA, then please click APPLY NOW. If you have questions about the position please contact Christine Burke at (925) 349-0305 or

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