POSITION PURPOSE: This is a volunteer, non-paying (pro bono) position that is responsible for testing, repairing and troubleshooting electronic appliances and equipment donated to Habitat for Humanity ReStore. This role requires the application of knowledge and ability to test, diagnose, and repair or eliminate donated items from ReStore’s inventory. Such isolation may uncover component failure, power failure and/or communication failure amongst other issues.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Diagnose and repair electronic devices down to the simple repair level.
Perform testing per specific test procedures by using measuring instruments and computer test programs.
Read and interprets specific test procedures to properly perform and document test results.
Download software and drivers to test devices.
Solder and rework surface mounts and BGA components.
Organize and maintain testing area.
Document test results with appropriate information in a complete manner.
Alert manager of repaired devices ready for pricing and display.
Alert manager of failed devices to be consigned to e-waste.
Perform other related duties as assigned by manager.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
This individual must understand and appreciate the mission of Habitat for Humanity.
Time commitment: The volunteer(s) will fill at least one (1) three (3) hour shift per week at a time agreed to with Volunteer Coordinator.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Ability to read English (instructions manuals, etc.).
Ability to use hand tools, soldering irons, drills, etc.
Ability to diagnose and repair electronic devices.
Be knowledgeable in electronic measuring instruments and assorted related tools, computer test programs, meters, basic wiring and power supplies.
Understand some computer architecture, software tools and operating systems.
Ability to self-start and work independently.
Ability to work at a fast pace.
Ability to multi-task.
Strong problem-solving skills.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS / WORKING CONDITIONS:
Ability to lift at least 70 pounds.
Stand or sit at a workbench for extended periods
Work in an open-air environment (no heating or air conditioning) during all seasons.
Experience in electronic repair
- Appliance Repair
Good Match For
Requirements & Commitment
- Must be at least 16
- Orientation or Training
- 1-40 hrs per week, determined by volunteer.
- 16-17 yrs require parental waiver.
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