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Engineer Technician

Yuba City, CA
June 29, 2018

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Carey Cowan

*** ********* **.

Yuba City, CA. ***93

Home: 530-***-****

Cell: 530-***-****


EDUCATION: De Anza College (General Education and Electronics)

Certification in Electronics (O.I.C.W)

Certification in Fujitsu Scanners and printers (FCPA)

OBJECTIVE: To obtain an Electronic/Test Engineer-Technician position where over 15 years of Electronic/Broadcasting/Semiconductor work experience will add value to your operations.


6/2014 – 2/2018 Telestream LLC

QA Hardware Software Technician III

*Test software on Servers. Tracking problems with Jira software. Super micro mainly.

*Debug down to component level for failures.

*Validate GPU's and CPU's from Super micro and Dell.

*Build and repair all Microsoft operating systems.

5/2006 - 12/2012 Grass Valley Group

Senior Switcher\Servers\Debug Technician III- Test Engineer I

*Test and repair Servers and K2 Clients.

*Debug Switcher boards down to component level and repair in house.

*Test all Switcher products for shipment.

*Working with engineering to clean up MRB room and get inventory back in stock for production.

*Knowledge of all types of troubleshooting equipment to validate failures.

*Responsible for troubleshoot, test and repair of video switchers, panels, other video products.

*Systems testing, performing analysis, initiate the tests & obtain the results.

*Responsible for data entry and keeping it up to date according to sales orders and license options.

*Create, load license options and final configuration of all out going switchers.

*Modify and record data, creating system requirements, test methodologies.

*Analyzing data and recommending solution to resolve system performance issues.

*Process flow diagrams.

*Set-up, configure and repair test bays as required.

*Combination of functional and diagnostic testing software configuration.

*Participated in meetings with end clients to understand their needs and requirement.

*Worked closely with Project lead and manager to make sure the new application meets the business requirements.

*Communication well with Engineers, Product Marketing, Customer Service and FG.

*Assist supervisory/ managerial, Labor relations and member of Quality team.

*Test plans, test scenarios, schedules and analysis and presentation of results.

*Documented all test results.

*Training of new technicians on Server/News/Client/Summit Browse line.

*To provide fully integrated solutions for L10 through Custom Redundant systems.

8/2005 - 3/2006 Eagle Global Logistics (Contract with Fujitsu (FCPA)

Equipment Technician III

*Under moderate supervision, assembles, troubleshoots, repairs, calibrates, and modifies firmware & hardware to assigned equipment.

*Install hardware, software, drivers and test equipment to effectively troubleshoot scanner problems.

*Perform preventive maintenance procedures, establish and maintain record database.

*Develop and maintain calibration schedules, troubleshoot inoperative scanner and maintain liaison to engineering team.

*Trouble shooting in the block level based on the schematic, manual and block diagram for the scanners.

*Capable of finding problems and getting the solutions in the system level.

*Able to identify recurrent failure points (trend) in scanner and communicate findings to engineering team.

*Monitor and track scanner repaired quality and report any trend to management for evaluation and

report failure tends to engineering team.

* Perform other duties as assigned.

10/1998 - 8/2003 Watkins-Johnson Company

Electronic Test Technician/Manufacturing/Production III

*Perform on-wafer RF/DC, Ip3 (sample and final) testing of PCM'S, FETS and MMICS.

*First interconnect and OHMIC testing.

*Curve trace failures to see if software or hardware was the problem.

*Scribe and Break GAAS wafers using Dynatex Scribers.

*Oracle transactions knowledge, (shop floor moves, WIP, etc.) paperwork entries and data files.

*Manual and automated testing on production mixer test stations while calibrating daily.

*Sub-assembly pre-testing and final system testing of clients' product PC’s.

*Perform troubleshooting repair on mechanical assemblies down to board level.

*Perform set-up: calibration, testing of circuits, components, instruments, and mechanical

assemblies per client's testing procedures.

*Perform hand set-ups for AC/DC digital and analog tests.

*Recognize failures/set-up problems and determines need for appropriate verification.

*Operates special testers, sampling and real time Oscilloscopes, pulse generators, analog-digital

multi-meters, power supplies and special AC test simulator fixtures.


Windows, Mac, DOS, Unix, Broadcasting, Media,LabVIEW, HP Basic, AutoCAD, Oracle, Word, Excel, Schematics, Electronic Assembly, Quality control testing, Preliminary testing, Final testing, Pulse generators, Multi-Meter, Soldering, Database knowledge, Component level testing, Spectrum analyzer.

References available upon request.

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