Electronics Technician 

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


Founded in 1937, R.H. Sheppard Co. Inc. has a rich history of innovative design and American manufacturing excellence. Headquartered in Hanover, Pa., our dedicated team of over 700 employees 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.

Whatever your career path – whether it’s product innovation through engineering, working directly with our customers, manufacturing quality products or supporting our business in some other way, Sheppard – a Bendix CVS Company – delivers. Visit us online at www.rhsheppard.com/careers




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.


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


What does Sheppard have to offer you? 
- Work/life balance that includes Paid Vacation & Holiday Paid Time Off 
- 401k Plan with Company matching 
- Retirement Savings Plan
- Educational Assistance Program (Tuition Reimbursement)
- Wellness Program and incentives
- Health and Welfare Insurance Benefits that start on your 1st day of employment:

Company-Paid Benefits:
- Basic Life Insurance
- Basic Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance
- Short Term Disability
- Business Travel Accident Insurance
- Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Voluntary Employee-Paid Benefits:
- Medical and Prescription insurance
- Dental insurance
- Vision insurance
- Supplemental Life Insurance Plans
- Supplemental AD&D insurance for Employee and Family
- Long Term Disability
- Accident Plan
- Critical Illness Plan
- Hospital Indemnity Plan


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.