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Electronic Repair Technician


Krauth Electric Company and IRD, LLC


IRD, LLC is an affiliate to Krauth Electric Company. IRD manufactures industrial test equipment used to test rotating machinery. The company has been in business since the early 1950's. Krauth Electric has been around in Louisville, Kentucky since 1911. Currently, IRD is looking for an Electronic Repair Technician to assembly and repair its balancing instruments. See our website at www.irdproducts.com. SUMMARY OF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Troubleshoot, calibrate and repair IRD Balancing production instrumentation. Interface with customers to provide phone technical support for production instrumentation. Utilize production drawings and control documentation to assemble and test electronic components, sub-assemblies, assemblies, printed circuit boards, wire harnesses and cables. Manage, prepare and pack for shipping IRD Balancing rental instrument inventory. Maintain work area including inventory, tools and equipment. PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Perform troubleshooting, testing, disassembly, repair and calibration of IRD Balancing production instrumentation. Advise customers on IRD Balancing production instruments and, as necessary, coordinate the return of the instruments for repair. Repair, calibrate and coordinate the shipping/use of rental instrument stock. Prepare, document and process required paperwork related to instrument repair and warranty processing. When instructed, assist in the assembly of new production instruments, including: assemble various electronic assemblies and sub-assemblies to engineering specifications; perform routine electronic operations including wiring circuits; setting up test equipment; taking test readings using multimeters, oscilloscopes and other test equipment; solder components onto printed circuit boards; document all work performed and test results; perform re-certification of transducers on shaker table. Participate in LEAN activities to develop and implement continuous improvement within the production process. Cross train to other production areas.
Maintain assigned work area including inventory, tools and equipment.
Perform other duties as assigned.


PRIOR WORK EXPERIENCE: Two years electronic assembly experience is preferred. Experience in electronics repair is preferred.
SPECIALIZED SKILLS/KNOWLEDGE: Soldering experience and proficiency is required. Basic understanding of electronic components is required.
Good math and verbal communication skills is required.
Computer literacy including MS Office programs required.

Multimeters, soldering equipment, oscilloscopes, function generators. Must provide and use own standard hand tools. Standard assembly tools such as jigsaw, drill, hydraulic knockout and air ratchet. Forklift. PHYSICAL DEMANDS/ENVIRONMENT/WORKING CONDITIONS: Excellent dexterity, good hand/eye coordination, fine motor skills required. Must be able to lift 80 pounds.
May be required to climb and/or use ladders.
Must be able to use hand tools, electric and air operated tools on a repetitive basis.
Must be able to work in non-air conditioned environment. Must hold a valid driver's license.



Work Schedule

Other — 7 a.m - 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday with overtime possible, but somewhat predictable.


$15-18 per hour based on skill level


Health insurance, life insurance, disability, dental, vision, supplementary, paid vacation and holidays, 401k

Required Education

Associate Degree — Two-year associate degree in electronics or equivalent work experience is required.

Work Location


Application Process

Send resume to hr@krauthelectric.com or mail to HR, 4742 Allmond Avenue, Louisville, KY 40209, or fax to 502-367-811.

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