ECAD/PCB/EDA Librarian, Tuscon, AZ 85756

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ECAD/PCB/EDA Librarian, Tuscon, AZ 85756

Tucson, Arizona Contract Job ID: 2010110997
Estimated Duration: 12 months


PDS Tech, Inc. is seeking an ECAD/PCB/EDA Librarian, in Tucson, AZ 85756. Contact Elisabeth Laspe for details. 314-669-8020
12 month contract with possible extensions.  Must be a US Citizen to qualify.


Would like to see ECAD Library development responsibilities and maintenance with xDM/EDM and for a couple years in those roles, while supporting a large group of designers and maybe including being a member of an ECAD Library team or a national ECAD Library team.
We are looking for someone with a long span of experience in just an ECAD Lib development role using xDM/EDM that understands what this role entails.
  • Individual will be responsible for development of electronic schematic symbols and PCB footprint cells using the Mentor Graphics Expedition/EDM tool suite utilizing vendor datasheets as well as industry and company standards.
  • Additional responsibilities include interfacing with varying engineering disciplines including, the corporate National ECAD Library team, ECAD/PCB Layout Design Engineers, Product Development Engineers, Component Engineers, Program Management, Engineering and project leads and external electronic component manufacturers.
Required Skills:
  • A minimum of two years of experience in ECAD/EDA library development of symbols and cells using Mentor Graphics Expedition software suite; DMS or xDM or EDM.
  • A Minimum of two years of technical working knowledge of electronic components including semiconductors, passive components and electromechanical commodities and their applications.
  • Understanding of the ECAD/PCB layout design processes, PCB/CCA fabrication and board manufacturing processes.
  • Knowledge of ECAD library management practices and ECAD Library development principles to minimize design risks and hazards.
  • Familiarity and/or experience with a parts request tool and library maintenance and management practices.
  • Ability to navigate multiple complex specifications, processes and tools.
  • Ability to interpret component manufacturer’s data sheets including electrical, functional and mechanical data as well as MIL specs and standards related to library development.
  • Understanding of IPC-7351 standard land patterns and/or other footprint calculation methods and standards or IPC-7351 like automation development tool(s)
  • Ability to effectively multi-task and shift from one task to another as priorities dictate.
  • Experience in a fast-pace, high volume ECAD Library environment for production work with shifting priorities and measured throughput.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Windows including standard business application software (Word, PowerPoint, and Excel).
  • Knowledge of operating system concepts and implementations as well as networked services including collaboration tools and documentation archives.
  • Ability to produce and evaluate high quality deliverables as well as receive feedback from peers for improvements to work quality on a regular basis.
  • Self-starter that is comfortable with and knows when to ask questions or ask for help Desired Skills.
  • Effective communication skills and ability to work with and take directions from Functional Management, Component Engineers, Sr. ECAD Librarians, Product Development Engineer, ECAD/PCB Design Layout Engineers and varying levels of related engineering disciplines.
  • Strong written communication skills as well as strong customer interaction skills using a variety of communication methodologies including Email, telephone, instant messaging and video conferencing.
Preferred Education:
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Preferred major in Electrical, Industrial or Computer Engineering, or similar relevant technology degree.
More Details

PDS Tech, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.

Founded in 1977, PDS Tech, Inc. is one of the nation's premier specialty staffing firms with 31 offices nationwide. We offer a full range of benefits including:

  • Health insurance
  • Paid holidays
  • Weekly payroll
  • Immediate 401(k) eligibility
  • Completion Bonuses
  • Training
  • Please note availability of benefits may vary by position

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