Applied Physics Systems is always interested in experienced electrical and mechanical engineers with specific experience in oil field applications, sensors (magnetic and accelerometers), and high temperature, high vibration electromechanical systems, and high end assemblers with experience in high temperature solder assembly and complex calibration procedures.

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Engineering Manager
Location: Oakridge North, Texas | Posted: 09/21/17

Job Description | Engineering Manager
To plan, develop and design activities in commercial downhole tools used for testing in the oil and gas exploration field, manage customers, technology partners and projects. Knowledge of designing in operating MWD drilling equipment, and mud pulse telemetry required.

Travel may be required to work on projects at various, unanticipated sites throughout the United States.

Your required education is a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Science, Management with five years’ experience in oil and gas industry.

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Electronic Test Technician
Location: Sunnyvale, California | Posted: 10/30/17

Applied Physics Systems is hiring an Electronic Test Technician.

Applied Physics Systems is an electronics manufacturer in the Oil & Gas Drilling & Exploration and Scientific & Technical Instruments industries.  For more information, please refer to our website at


Conduct, maintain, test and repair electrical/electronic, mechanical, and components. Applies knowledge of electrical/electronic and mechanical principles in determining equipment malfunctions and applies skills in restoring equipment to operation. Provides skilled electrical/electronic and mechanical to support Service/Repair Department.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Troubleshoots and repairs electrical/electronic equipment including but not limited to directional instrument sensors, gamma sensors, programmable modules, power supplies, magnetometers, current meters, and similar test equipment.
  • Installs, starts up and shuts down equipment in accordance with company safety procedures for machine activation and shutdown, also in line with OSHA requirements.
  • Maintains performance and repair records for further analysis.
  • Performs other similar duties as required.

Experience/Qualifying Skills

  • 2 years of proven experience in the electrical/electronics, mechanical fields are required and the ability to demonstrate high proficiency in these areas.
  • Experience and ability to work in a fast-paced repair/service environment.
  • A thorough knowledge of electrical/ electronic components and equipment including the use of special instruments for diagnostic purposes (oscilloscopes, signal generators, RMS multi-meters, etc.).
  • Must be able to work well with all levels of personnel whether individually or in a team environment, and especially must be able to interface and communicate with service coordinator in order to assist with repairs and troubleshooting.
  • Willing to work overtime as required.
  • Computer experience/operation is necessary.
  • Ability to lift/turn up to 30 pounds continuously up to 80% working time.


Associate of Science two-year technical degree in Electrical Engineering or in similar field of technology or the equivalent combination of education and experience is required.

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Applied Physics Systems is an EEO employer.

Assembler 3
Location: Sunnyvale, California | Posted: 10/30/17


Assemble and package product and operate assemble equipment.  The candidate must be customer service oriented by taking proactive approaches to the job.  Will perform a variety of duties that may include:

  • Demonstrates capability of setting–up complex equipment within targeted time.
  • Perform complex trouble shooting on equipment, products and processes
  • Demonstrates comprehensive knowledge of the functionality of equipment, products, and process
  • Responsible for component part preparation
  • Responsible for component stuffing
  • Use of soldering iron with microscope
  • Prepares boards for solder
  • Responsible for electro-mechanical assembly
  • Must be able to use calipers and be mechanically inclined
  • Makes decisions that support the business without waiting for guidance when appropriate.
  • Dismantles, adjusts, repairs and assemblies equipment according to layout plans, blueprints, operating or repair manuals, and/or rough sketches or drawings. Uses test and diagnostic equipment to perform checkouts.  May perform equipment modifications as directed by test/manufacturing engineers.
  • Work with components including regulator, air and vacuum gauges and electrical switches. Assemble multiple sub-assemblies, including, chamber, robort, track , controller….install wiring, tested point to point, trouble shoot and using ohmmeter DVM.


  • Hand/eye coordination needed and ability to see/read serial numbers and codes on small electronic components.
  • Able to read and follow work orders and assembly aids
  • Able to lift 50 pounds

Customer Focus:

  • Takes responsibility for quality and fulfilling orders on time
  • Shows sense of urgency and prioritizes properly to meet the needs of the customer
  • Shows initiate and looks for ways to improve process
  • Willing to work in other departments or sites when there is a need
  • Displays a positive attitude when changes are made

Equipment/Machinery/Tools required to operate:

Screwdriver, pliers, wrenches, scissors, tweezers, xacto knife, lead cleaner, p.c. board drill press.

Education/Experience:  High School degree or equivalent experience.

Language Ability:

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.

Math Ability:

Basic math and geometry.

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Computer Skills:

Able to navigate through window based PC. Data entry. Microsoft Excel a plus.  The company uses a computer based work order and inspection tracking system.
Certificates and Licenses:

IPC-A-610 Certified-a plus.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk and sit.

The above job description is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and standards of the position. Incumbents will follow any other instructions, and perform any other related duties, as assigned by their supervisor.

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Applied Physics Systems is an EEO employer.

Applied Physics Systems
281 East Java Drive
Sunnyvale, CA. 94089
+1 650.965.0500
Monday – Friday: 9 AM - 5 PM PST
+1 650.965.0404