Electronic Technician

Job ID 2018-3027
Location Sioux Falls, South Dakota
Full Time



** Accepting applications until 22 March 2018. **


Every day, in nearly 100 countries around the world, millions of people depend on Daktronics scoring and display systems for information and entertainment. Our displays provide vital travel information in airports and train stations and along highways. They advertise the price of gas, store specials, and more as you make your daily commute. They also enhance spectators’ experiences at sporting events of all kinds, from Little League to the major leagues.


This position would typically work Monday-Thursday 6am – 4:30pm, with overtime before/after shift or on Fridays as needed.


The Plant will be responsible for the timely and quality production of digital billboards fuel lights displays and additional products as business needs demand. 

  1. Inspect, test, troubleshoot and repair Printed Circuit Boards assemblies, subassemblies and displays under the direction of a supervisor/Test Engineer. Perform these tasks using the applicable drawings schematics and parts lists in addition to test procedures written for the product under test. This includes configuring enclosures and loading firmware and software.
  2. Assist in training assemblers on setting up and performing functional tests.
  3. Effectively operate within the Glovia software environment.
  4. Work with other areas of manufacturing to identify and resolve defects and identify and implement improvements to increase the overall quality of the product.
  5. Assist in maintaining reviewing and updating existing test procedures as well as assist in part or in total with developing and implementing new test procedures. Work to reduce scrap and rework in Testing area.   Effective communication with Test Engineer will be essential to improving processes.
  6. Coordinate with Test Engineer to best determine the shift testing and repair priorities. Report against plan.
  7. Ensure that systems being shipped meet the quality and performance requirements.
  8. Be safety conscious at all times when performing testing or troubleshooting operations.
  9. Learn Daktronics products systems and processes. Become knowledgeable of company policies and procedures.
  10. Regularly and reliably work the scheduled hours. Work additional hours as necessary to meet the challenges of the position.
  11. Perform other duties as assigned and needed to meet customer and department expectations.



  • Associates degree in electronics or a Bachelors degree in Electronics Engineering Technology or equivalent.
  • Prefer strong background and experience in troubleshooting to the component level on through hole and SMT technology.
  • Computer skills including keyboarding Excel and Glovia ERP.
  • Good technical writing and verbal communication skills required. Fluent in English both written and verbal.
  • Demonstrated experience interacting with a variety of individuals in a positive professional manner.
  • Must be self-motivated and organized in order to plan execute and document work plus work with a high level of independence.
  • Ability to travel via ground and air. Valid driver’s license and good driving record. Motor vehicle records will be verified.
  • Physical requirements include the ability to
    • distinguish and identify wire and paint colors
    • read fine print with or without the use of corrective lenses
    • work with odors (solder, paint, solvent, manufacturing odors)
    • lift and carry heavy (up to 50 lbs.) and/or awkward items
    • stand or sit for the full shift and have full range of motion (including but not limited to bending and lifting) required to perform the job functions
    • maintain steady hand-eye coordination
    • reach in all directions and in potentially awkward positions.
  • Wear all proper protective equipment as required in work area in accordance with Daktronics Safety Policy and OSHA standards. Items may include the following safety glasses safety shoes/boots hearing protection electrostatic discharge wear and others as determined necessary by Daktronics Risk and Safety Department.
  • Background check will be conducted.
  • Daktronics does not sponsor, renew, or extend immigration visas for this position. 

Daktronics is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, genetics, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or citizenship status. If you would like more information on your EEO rights under the law, please click here.


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