DISH Network L.L.C.

  • Engineering Technician I - First Shift

    Location US-CO-Denver
    Job ID
    2019-48638
    Category
    Manufacturing
  • Summary

    DISH is a Fortune 250 company with more than $13 billion in annual revenue that continues to redefine the communications industry. Our legacy is innovation and a willingness to challenge the status quo, including reinventing ourselves. We disrupted the pay-TV industry in the mid-90s with the launch of the DISH satellite TV service, taking on some of the largest U.S. corporations in the process, and grew to be the fourth-largest pay-TV provider. We are doing it again with the first live, internet-delivered TV service – Sling TV – that bucks traditional pay-TV norms and gives consumers a truly new way to access and watch television.

     

    Now we have our sights set on upending the wireless industry and unseating the entrenched incumbent carriers.

     

    We are driven by curiosity, pride, adventure, and a desire to win – it’s in our DNA. We’re looking for people with boundless energy, intelligence, and an overwhelming need to achieve to join our team as we embark on the next chapter of our story.

     

    Opportunity is here. We are DISH.

    Job Duties and Responsibilities

    SUMMARY

     

    The position requires the ability to identify and resolve issues, concerns and equipment problems. The position also requires individuals to think independently. This technician also provides support on data tracking, time collection, audits, and collaborating on special projects.

     

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following.

     

    Engineering Tech I:

     

    • Troubleshoot mechanical and basic electrical issues to ensure production equipment is operating according to requirements and specifications. Some of the equipment includes conveyors, industrial robots, case erectors and others.
    • Be able to interact with a proactive attitude and customer mindset when working with production associates, supervisors and coworkers from other areas or departments.
    • Ability to perform his/her daily duties following Standard Operating Procedures (SOP), Sequence of Events (SOE) and other related documentation.
    • Able to work on tasks as directed with minimal supervision and as part of a team. Not afraid to ask questions or seek out information or help as needed.
    • Experience with safe operation of standard power tools (drills, drivers, saws, etc.) highly desired.
    • Familiarity with 5S, TPM and other Lean Manufacturing techniques is a plus.
    • Assist other groups (IT, Maintenance, Facilities, Production) as required or instructed by supervisor
    • Physical ability to lift and move production equipment such as benches, racks, carts, cabling and computers.

     

     

    Additional requirements for Engineering Tech I Include the following:

     

    • Track progress, resolve problems, and report results through end of shift summaries.
    • Flexibility to take on additional tasks as assigned by supervisor. May be required to swap shift schedules periodically to accommodate shifts in production and maintenance scheduling.
    • Participate in improvement events and provide feedback regarding trials, projects, and opportunities for improvement.
    • Collect data to support time studies, reports, work instructions, visual aids, flowcharts and be able to submit recommendations for change.
    • Assist with special engineering projects such as new product introduction, layout and/or process changes.
    • Other duties as required. This list is not a comprehensive inventory of all duties and responsibilities assigned to this position.

    Skills - Experience and Requirements

    QUALIFICATIONS

     

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Position requires basic knowledge of time studies.

     

    EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

     

    High school diploma or general education degree (GED) and at least 12 months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

     

    Technical school or service training beyond high school desired.

     

     

    SKILLS

     

    Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, memos and instructional emails.  Need to be able to work alone and in groups. Ability to write simple correspondence and activity reports. Good communication skills, detail oriented with good organizational skills. Must know how to use a computer (Windows environment). Knowledge of Google Docs, Sheets and Slides and maintenance management software is a plus.

     

    MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

     

    Ability to calculate figures and amounts.  Ability to apply concepts of basic math and algebra.

     

    REASONING ABILITY

     

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

     

    CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

     

    None required with required experience.

     

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS 

     

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

     

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk around considerably, kneel down, crawl in confined spaces, use ladders and not be afraid of heights.  He/she must help move benches and racks, pull cables, lift fixtures, computers, monitors alone or in a team.  Must have the ability to lift 45 lbs, sit for long periods of time and stand for long periods of time.

     

    WORK ENVIRONMENT

     

    The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

     

    The technician will respond to calls in the production floor, and all other areas where a production needs assistance; from time to time the technician will assist production at the start of the shift or on weekends during ramp up phases or layout/process changes.

     

    REPORTS TO:    Manager

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