• Engineering Lab Technician Intern

    Location US-NV-Reno
    # Positions
  • Position Description/Company Info

    Legrand, has an exciting opportunity for a Engineering Lab Technician Intern to join the Server Technology (Data Center Power & Control Division) team in Reno, Nevada. The Engineering Lab Technician will assist engineers as they create, modify, and test electrical circuits, and power distribution products. 


    About Legrand

    Every day, Legrand brings power, light and data to millions of spaces around the world. Legrand is a global, publicly-traded company listed on the Euronext (Legrand SA EPA: LR) with 36,000 employees worldwide, a market cap of $16B, revenue of more than $5 billion, with products sold in 180 countries. Legrand is listed on the Forbes Global 2000 as one of the world’s best employers.  Legrand’s CEO, Gilles Schnepp is one of Harvard Business Review’s best-performing CEOs in the world.  For more information, visit legrand.com.


    About Legrand North and Central America

    Legrand North and Central America (LNCA) employs over 5,000 associates in 90 locations, working in 6 product categories (Electrical Wiring Systems, Building Control Systems, AV, Data Communications, Power Distribution and Control, and Lighting).  LNCA offers distinctive benefits like high employer 401K match, above-benchmark paid maternity leave, paid time off to volunteer, and an active women’s network.  LNCA is an employee-centered, growth company with tremendous opportunity.  For more information, visit legrand.us.


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    Equal Opportunity Employer



    • Associate of Science Degree with minimum 2 years of engineering experience (or equivalent experience).  Current junior status working toward a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering.



    • Engineering Technician experience in a large volume production environment, preferred.



    • Ability to use electronic test equipment, such as, Oscilloscopes, Electronic Loads, Meters,
    • Function Generators, etc.
    • Experience programming embedded microcontrollers, preferred.
    • C programming experience.
    • Computer proficient with knowledge of Microsoft Office products (Word/Excel/Outlook.
    • Ability to work on live high voltage circuits.
    • Strong attention to detail.
    • Exceptional organizational and planning skills and the ability to work independently.

    Work environment is fast paced and priorities can shift quickly. All employees are expected to go outside their primary responsibilities when required, and multi-task job duties on a regular basis. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    Position Attributes


    • How to create, modify and test electrical circuits, and power distribution products.
    • How to perform research and development during creation phase of product.
    • In collaboration with Test Engineers, inspect products for flaws and identify areas of improvement.
    • How to Conduct tests and collect data using electronic test equipment.
    • Assist Test Engineers with product design, development, and production.
    • How to build and test prototype circuits.
    • How to prepare and conduct product test experiments.
    • Assist Test Engineers to record results during experiments.
    • How to write test code for newly developed printed circuit board assemblies.




    PHYSICAL AND MENTAL DEMANDS : The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by employees to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


    Mental Demands

    While performing the duties of this job, employees are regularly required to:

    • Use written and oral communication skills
    • Read and interpret data, information and documents
    • Analyze and solve non-routine and complex office administrative problems
    • Use math and mathematical reasoning
    • Observe and interpret situations
    • Learn and apply new information or skills
    • Perform highly detailed work on multiple, concurrent tasks
    • Work under intensive deadlines with frequent interruptions
    • Interact with managers, staff, customers, the public and others encountered in the course of work


    Physical Demands

    While performing the duties of this job, employees are regularly required to:

    • Sit, walk and stand
    • Talk or hear, both in person and by telephone
    • Use hands repetitively operate standard office equipment
    • Reach with hands and arms; and lift up to 25 pounds
    • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and the ability to adjust focus 


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