Bench Technician: Survey and Construction Instruments

Date: Feb 20, 2023

Location: Mesa, AZ, US, 85210

Company: Empire

Requisition # : 25968 

Location: Mesa 

Position Status:  Full Time (40 hrs week) 

Shift : 1 

Start Time :  8:00 am 

End Time :  5:00 pm 

Schedule Days : Monday - Friday  

Pay Range: $17.45  -  22.86 




Job Summary:

Repair, maintain and support technology equipment for the heavy earth moving and mining industry. Provide technical support to internal and external clients. Promote industry leadership and ensure maximum market share through highest level of professionalism and technical expertise.

Essential Functions:

  1. Repair and maintain technology hardware including lasers, total stations, UAVs, high precision GPS components.
  2. Calibrate, troubleshoot, repair and perform tests on digital and analog electronic components, electrical wiring and related mechanical systems.
  3. Perform repairs utilizing a variety of tools including tweezers, picks,  and solder equipment, drills.
  4. Maintain tools and equipment in optimal condition through preventative maintenance, regular cleaning and lubrication.
  5. Maintain complete, up-to-date maintenance/repair logs and performance data records.
  6. Maintain high productivity and quality standards.
  7. Maintain product knowledge and appropriate certifications in order to support client needs.
  8. Works safely at all times and makes safety the highest priority.  Complies with all company and customer policies, procedures and standards.

Additional Responsibilities:

  1. Maintains open communications with manager and team members.
  2. Work within and promote corporate values.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities:

  1. Must have strong computer skills to include e-mail, Microsoft Office, networking, software installation, registry editing, hardware specification analysis, Internet, Hyper Terminal, and IP Protocols.
  2. Must have strong attention to detail
  3. Must have the ability to understand analog and digital sensors and their application and utilization to augment GPS data.
  4. Must have the ability to understand electrical circuit theory and be able to read electrical schematics, interpret blueprints, drawings, and diagrams.
  5. Must have strong hand-eye coordination and ability to use variety of small tools including tweezers, picks,  and solder equipment to perform repairs.
  6. Ability to work efficiently in an independent manner.
  7. Interpersonal skills sufficient to communicate effectively and professionally with external and internal clients.
  8. Strong oral and written communication skills.
  9. Must have the ability to download and install product related software.
  10. Must have ability to use a multi-meter and test for voltage, current, and continuity.
  11. Must have ability to understand a basic level of Global Positioning Systems and its theory.
  12. Must have basic mechanical skills and knowledge.
  13. Must be able to work as a team player.
  14. Ability to maintain consistent attendance.

Education and Experience:

  1. Proof of high school diploma or General Education Degree (GED).
  2. A plus to have  Associate’s degree in electrical or technical field or equivalent work experience.
  3. Must be able to communicate (speak, read, comprehend, write) in English.

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.

  1. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands and talk or hear.
  2. The employee frequently is required to sit; stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
  3. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
  4. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

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.

  1. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to risk of electrical shock.
  2. The employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; and outside weather conditions.
  3. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, extreme cold, and extreme heat.
  4. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.
  5. Machinery and tool operation requires the use of safety equipment to include but not limited to: eye safety glasses, hearing protectors.


Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. The roles and objectives of this job do not include setting corporate policy, and does not constitute a managing agent of the company.


Empire is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please call 480-633-5440 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.


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