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Job Req ID:  10173

Electrical Engineering Assistant

General summary/purpose:

 Implement circuit designs.

 Facilitate the design and construction of prototypes of devices for the ongoing research

The successful candidate will be given design parameters for electronic circuits used for filtering, amplification, and pulse generation. These specifications will be implemented in circuits using computer-aided design software which can be Multisim or a similar circuit design package. Once the circuits are designed, the printed circuit boards will be implemented.

The successful candidate will also help with the wiring and validation of electronic equipment used for electrophysiology procedures. This will consist of developing pin out diagrams, constructing cables, testing cables, and end to end testing of the overall wiring.

Knows the informal policies, procedures, and practices necessary to conduct the normal function of a specific section, unit, or work area.  Is aware of the role of the position and its potential impact on the working unit.


Decision Making:

Carries out duties and responsibilities with supervision.  



Exchanges routine information in an appropriate manner requiring good oral and written communication skills.


Education / Experience:

Required: High School Diploma/GED. Coursework in Electrical Engineering at the undergraduate level.  



Able to work under guidance on designing and constructing prototypes of electronic circuits to meet the needs of the research group.

Has working knowledge of NI Multisim and Ultiboard

Proficient in: Assembly Language, C++, Matlab, MPLAB.X IDE, Proteus, Multisim, LabView, Simulink, AutoCAD, Microsoft Office, Simatic7 and Zelio.

Ability to communicate and collaborate with non-engineers.

Able to use: Oscilloscopes, spectrum analyzers, circuit assembly, troubleshooting


Classified title: Engineering Assistant

Working title: Electrical Engineer Assistant

Role/Level/Range: ATO, 2, OB

Starting Salary Range: $14.40-$15.64 (commensurate with experience)

Employee group: Casual (summer only)

Employee subgroup: Non-Exempt

Schedule: Working 40 hours per week; Monday-Friday

Location:  Johns Hopkins East Baltimore Campus



The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.


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