Electronics Technician 

LOCATION: Hanover / Pennsylvania (US-PA), United States | BRAND: Sheppard | REQUISITION ID: 3388 | JOB GRADE: 12 

Are you looking for a stable company known for innovation to grow your career? At R.H. Sheppard, we’ve been leading our industry for nearly 90 years. It’s an exciting time to be part of our growing team! Under new local leadership, we are even more commited to finding new ways to improve employee experience, customer satisfaction and our overall business results.  Bring your passion, skills and experiences and join us in our journey toward continued success!


Why join the Sheppard team:

  • Compensation is reviewed annually to ensure you are earning a competitive wage. Overtime is regularly available for hourly employees interested in increasing their weekly pay.
  • Advance and earn more as you increase your knowledge and versatility. Learn new skills with our various training programs or explore new roles through our internal recruiting process.
  • Enjoy work / life balance with 14 paid holidays and two weeks of paid vacation time (accrued based on start date). Starting a family? Take six weeks off for paid parental leave to bond with your new addition. 
  • DAY ONE coverage for medical, dental, vision, life insurance, a variety of voluntary benefits, on-site healthcare facility for you and your family, wellness program incentives, and more!
  • Plan for your future goals with our 401K with company match, Retirement Savings Plan and Tuition Reimbursement programs

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The primary responsibility of this position is to install, maintain, repair, construct, modify and service electrical and electronic equipment.  The incumbent will analyze the equipment by using an oscilloscope, volt meter, ammeter, power supplies, capacitance meters and recording style meters under minimal supervision. Responsibilities captioned below are considered essential job functions: 

•    Adhere to established safety procedures and 5 “ S ” standards (Sort, Set in order, Shine, Standardize and Sustain the cycle) required to perform daily duties in this position, including the proper techniques used in lifting/moving of parts
•    Fabricate, install and maintain all electrical systems and panels, i.e. air conditioning, lighting, mechanics, gages, clocks, boiler controls, generators, compressors, etc.  
•    Replace and test electrical circuits, equipment and appliances using hand tools and testing instruments.  Incumbent will work regularly with voltages up to and including 480 volts
•    Wire, rewire machinery using various circuits and phases, prints, charts or wiring diagrams.  Installs conduit and piping; works on wiring system for machinery 
•    Remove and replace motors, shields, covers, panels, solenoids and other similar electrical components; make repairs as needed by soldering
•    Inspect completed work to assure it conforms with requirements of local building and safety codes
•    Perform required operations on equipment by reading electrical prints and electrical diagrams accurately and follow layout of circuitry necessary to the machine function
•    Modify and incorporate changes to files, create a backup as needed to enable restoration of machine memory 
•    Identify and replace printed circuit boards found to be faulty
•    Other duties as assigned


•    Communication skills, ability to read, write and comprehend instruction
•    PC, analytical and problem solving skills
•    Ability to stand, stoop, bend, walk, reach
•    Ability to lift items up to 50lbs without assistance
•    Ability to convey electrical, electronic and mechanical logic as well as complex drawings, specifications and formulas
•    Ability to use a wide variety of precision and complex  instruments 

Working Conditions/Physical Requirements:  General shop and machine tool noise, dirt, grease, and coolants from the operation of machine tools and the assembly of machines and equipment.  Normal working position is standing or walking through the plant. Some repetitive lifting/moving is required, depending on the daily assignment or tasks being performed. May work from a ladder, platform, scaffold inside or outside of the plant and in wide temperature extremes.  The weight can range up to 75 lbs therefore proper lifting/moving techniques, i.e. use of a crane, are required in excess of 50 lbs.  

Tools Required:  Standard machine tools are required to perform most of the daily responsibilities.  Any specialized tools or measuring equipment will be provided by the company as needed.


Education & Minimun Requirements

One year of manufacturing preferred.  High School Diploma or equivalent required.



Sunday-Thursday 10pm-6am core hours + OT




R.H. Sheppard Co. Inc. has a rich history of innovative design and American manufacturing excellence. Headquartered in Hanover, Pennsylvania, our dedicated team supply components for the trucking and transportation industry worldwide. We are a wholly-owned subsidiary of Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC and a proud member of Knorr-Bremse Group. Whatever your career path, Sheppard is committed to delivering diverse experiences, challenging opportunities and an unparalleled commitment to ethics and integrity.


R.H. Sheppard Co. Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. It is the policy of the Company to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.