Electronics Test Technician

Shared Services Technology


Research Products Corporation, parent company of Aprilaire and DriSteem, has led the industry in manufacturing and engineering superior indoor air quality products for over 79 years.  As the number one manufacturer of indoor air quality products, we know that smart, accomplished people are the reason for our success. To create the best, we need to be the best and that’s why Research Products/Aprilaire has been designated by InBusiness magazine as one of Madison's Best Companies to Work For and why we are a Worksite Superstar Award Winner and a Bicycle Friendly Business.


We are a very successful, proactive, growth company, and are seeking a talented Electronics Test Technician who is motivated to join a winning team. 


Under the direction of the Engineering Lab Supervisor, the Electronics Test Technician performs new product and existing product testing, competitive product testing, and analyzing and reporting of the resulting information, in accordance with company policies and procedures.


Additional responsibilities include:

  • Testing concerned with the development of new products and existing products.
  • Calibration of instruments, equipment, and control devices.
  • Build Test Fixtures and PCB prototypes as needed.
  • Review or create test procedures and methods for electrical products or components.
  • Develop firmware test procedures to validate that products meet their engineering specifications
  • Perform firmware testing following established procedures and report results
  • Prepare and perform testing on non-electrical devices according to established test procedures.
  • Determine conditions under which tests are to be conducted and sequences and phases of test operations.
  • Analyze and interpret test data and prepare technical reports for use by electrical engineering and management personnel.
  • Train other employees on test procedures and safety requirements to maintain a thoroughly trained workforce.
  • Confer with scientific, engineering, and technical personnel to resolve testing problems, such as product or system malfunctions, incomplete test data, and data interpretation.
  • Maintain technical competency and remain current on new technology and trends in the industry.
  • Participate on cross functional teams to ensure the continuous, on-going improvement of processes, methods, productivity, and quality, while reducing costs.
  • Follow and comply with all safety and work rules and regulations. Maintain departmental housekeeping standards.
  • Travel as required for testing and training.


Candidates for this position must demonstrate the following experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities:


  • Requires an Associate Degree in Engineering Technology or equivalent and six to twelve months related experience; or four years of high school and two to three years of progressively responsible related experience.
    • Required Experience
      • Building electrical prototypes with both thru hole and surface mount components
      • Diagnosing and fixing electronics circuits using equipment including DVM, oscilloscopes, power supplies
    • Desired Experience
      • Electrostatic Discharge Per IEC 6100
      • Electrical Fast Transient Noise (EFT) Per IEC 610-4-4
      • Radio Frequency Immunity and Generation Testing
      • Electrical Dielectric Test
      • Thermal Mapping
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills. Ability to work with minimal supervision and to participate and contribute positively in work teams.
  • Demonstrated initiative and ability to complete projects, document work and communicate clearly both in writing and verbally.
  • Demonstrates high urgency when working.
  • Ability to learn and perform non-electrical standard tests for which a written procedure is provided for all products.
  • Requires the knowledge of and the ability to apply computers and the related software to the solution of engineering problems, etc.


Pre-employment, post offer drug and background screen are required for all positions. 




We offer a rewarding career with growth potential, the ability to make a difference in both your work and community, and the opportunity to work with a fantastic team. Our Competitive Salary and Outstanding Benefits Package includes:

  • Platinum Rated Health Insurance Plan (The Company covers 80% cost of the premium with a low annual deductible.)
  • Comprehensive Wellness Program (On-site Health Educator, Fitness Programs, Biking Initiatives Including Indoor Bike Parking, On-site Farm Delivery of Organic Produce, and much more!)
  • 401k with Company Matching
  • Profit Sharing - 6% in 2016
  • Vacation & Holiday Pay
  • Dental & Vision Insurance
  • Basic Life Insurance (Employer Paid)
  • Supplemental Life Insurance
  • Short-Term & Long-Term Disability (Employer Paid)
  • Tuition Assistance
  • And much, much more! 


Apply online with your resume. Online applicants only please.  www.aprilaire.com/jobs



Aprilaire, a Division of Research Product Corporation

1015 East Washington Avenue

P.O. Box 1467

Madison, WI 53701-1467



Applicants have rights under federal and state employment laws:

Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)  En Español

Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)  En Español

Wisconsin Family and Medical Leave Act (WFMLA)  En Español

Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA)  En Español


Aprilaire is an E-Verify company.


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