May 01, 2021

Electrical Service/Solder Technician

$40,000 - $70,000 yearly
  • SyncWise
  • San Diego, CA, USA
Full-Time Engineering Installation - Maint - Repair

Job Description

Position Title: Service Technician

Full-Time, Non-Exempt

Salary: $40,000 - $70,000

Reports To: Project Manager

For more information and to be considered for this position, please submit your application at the job posting link or email resume to [email protected] 


SyncWise specializes as a proprietary Platform As A Service, and enables enterprise partners the ability to connect with their customers in the digital age.

SyncWise provides a complete end-to-end solution, by developing advanced wireless and cellular products that tie in seamlessly into existing systems and our comprehensive SyncWise 360 website - that reports applicable device information that are unique to each products' features, function and purpose.  



The Electronic Service Technician plays a key role in supporting in market wireless products as well as providing test support for new products in development. Will work in conjunction with field support teams, customer account managers, project engineers. Products include wireless location tracking devices and Android based tablets. 


  • Responsible for organizing and tracking inventory of all returned and refurbished hardware by documenting detailed notes/ reports in inventory management and CRM systems 
  • Follow standard operating procedures to disassemble, test, and analyze hardware to diagnose reasons for device failure 
  • Diagnosing, troubleshooting, debugging hardware defects on a PCB board level
  • Create test/debug cables and equipment as required
  • Service/repair any hardware that can be refurbished in house and determine when hardware should be recalled and returned to the manufacturer
  • Identify defects that require further escalation and analysis by Project or Test Engineers
  • Log all inspection, service, testing notes in Redmine
  • Perform final QA for RMA devices before return
  • Flash latest FW/SW on all devices/cables before deployment
  • Perform incoming inspection of PVT boards and finished products  
  • Maintain organization of all service equipment and tools 
  • Support testing team as needed to support new software / hardware releases 
  • Generate detailed written reports to management to detail RMA progress reports and detailed failure analysis reports
  • Assist in creating written SOP documentation for internal and external use 


  • Associate's Degree in science, technology, or engineering field or  2+ years of experience in a hands on technical support role 
  • Experience with PCBs: soldering,  replacing, troubleshooting components at the micro-level and reviewing schematics when needed.
  • Well versed in operating electrical test equipment (power supplies, multimeters, oscilloscopes) 
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel 


  • Reading Comprehension - Understand written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents 
  • Time Management - Manage ones own time and the time of others 
  • Active Listening - Give full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate and not interrupting at inappropriate times 
  • Critical Thinking - Use logic and reason to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems 
  • Active Learning - Understand the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making 
  • Independence - Ability to function independently 
  • Problem Solving - Must possess as problem solving mindset that is analytic and process driven 
  • Communication Skills - Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills 



  • This position operates in a professional office environment and routinely uses standard office equipment 
  • The ability to sit, stand or walk for long periods of time (8+ hours/day) 
  • The ability to lift up to 25 lbs. (with or without assistance) 
  • The ability to push, pull, bend, kneel, reach, stoop and crouch 
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job includes near, far, peripheral and depth and ability to adjust focus (with or without the use of corrective lenses) 



  • Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance benefits 
  • Paid vacation and sick leave 
  • 401k 
  • Incentive bonus compensation plans 
  • Tuition reimbursement 
  • Company sponsored events and casual work environment 
  • Community outreach programs 


Electrical-Electronics Engineering, Equipment Install-Maintain-Repair



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