R&D Lab Technician

Bullard Center, Lexington, KY

E.D. Bullard Company manufactures thermal imaging devices, hard hats, firefighter and rescue helmets, supplied air respirators, powered air-purifying respirators and air quality equipment.

Essential Responsibilities

·         Orders sample parts, assembles, troubleshoots, repairs and modifies products in development.

·         Tests developmental devices or subsystems according to specification and writes technical reports to summarize results.

·         Coordinates prototype builds, distribution and maintenance of pre-production build samples to internal stakeholders.

·         Maintenance and installation of test equipment and prototyping tools necessary for new product development including regular calibration.

·         Enforces company safety policies for R&D lab occupants.

·         Maintains organization and overall upkeep of the R&D lab.


·         3+ years of technician experience. Product Technician experience preferred.

·         Ability to work in a fast-paced product development environment.

·         Highly organized and motivated.

·         Good communication and documentation skills.

·         Ability to identify and self-direct on unassigned value-add activities.

·         Experience with following test plans, performing tests and validating electromechanical products.

·         Experience with prototyping equipment and related tools.

·         Experience with handling, soldering and unsoldering electronic components preferred.

·         Experience with painting, priming and sanding a plus.

·         H.S. diploma or GED required

·         Associates degree in a technical field preferred.

Job Type: Full-time


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