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.


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