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Electronics Lab Technician

FSD Robotics (Factory Surplus Direct Inc)

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Posted on 12/03/2021


St. Catharines, ON, Canada


The FSD team is growing! Interested in a career in the robotics and automation industry? With over 20 years of experience in the automation industry, Factory Surplus Direct is a trusted source for automation and robotic parts, service, and support. Be a part of our team!

We are looking for a resourceful, energetic problem solver that can work efficiently both individually or in a team setting and can also interact effectively with customers and vendors when necessary.

The Electronics Lab Technician will be responsible for troubleshooting, repairing, and testing industrial electronic equipment.

The ideal candidate will be a well-rounded individual with an educational background in industrial controls, automation, or electronics. Preference will be given to electronic technicians, technologists, and engineers. Experience in lab repair environments would be an asset. The ability to comfortably use a wide range of tools, computers, and software would be required.

FSD provides a great workplace environment, focusing on our core values: Integrity & Respect, Teamwork, Health & Happiness, Innovation & Speed, and Resourcefulness. We get involved in the community in multiple ways, through charity sponsors, corporate events, and trade shows. We also offer a comprehensive benefits package after a specified probationary period.


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Major Duties & Responsibilities

Duties Include:

  • Repairing and troubleshooting industrial electronics at the component level
  • Assisting engineering team with test stand design and implementation
  • Assisting with electronic repairs in other departments such as our servo motor lab, and robotics lab

Minimum Skills & Abilities


  • Minimum five years of experience
  • Familiar with IPC-7711C/7721C standards
  • Experience in repairing Fanuc, Siemens, Indramat, Allen Bradley Mitsubishi, and other major brands for drives, power supplies, controllers, HMI’s, PLC’s, etc.
  • Sufficient background knowledge on PCBs, electrical schematics, and electrical components
  • Previous repair facility experience is an asset
  • Proficient in the use of electronic test equipment
  • Must have a strong background in electronics
  • College or University graduate from a related program
  • Knowledge and or experience in reading technical documentation.
  • Strong oral and written English communication skills with a technical mindset.
  • Must have strong organizational and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong skills with MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
  • Experience with ERP software systems an asset
  • Must be organized and punctual
  • Additional languages are an asset


Minimum Education & Experience

* Compensation to be determined based on experience/qualifications

Job Type: Full-time


  • Electronics - 5 years (Required)


  • College or University from related program (Required)


  • Driver’s License G (Preferred)

Job Type: Full-time

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