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Nu Advisory Partners

Electromechanical Technician, Project Starline



Mountain View, CA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, May 24, 2023


Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering, a related field, or equivalent practical experience
  • 2 years of experience working on electromechanical system integration
  • Experience integrating camera, compute, and display modules into high-fidelity prototypes
  • Experience with standard lab electromechanical tools (e.g., soldering iron, screw drivers, pliers, wire strippers)

Preferred qualifications:

  • Master's degree or PhD in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering, or a related field
  • Experience with laboratory test equipment (multimeter, oscilloscope, thermocouples, data loggers, etc.)
  • Experience with basic machining, 3D printing, and laser cutting
  • Experience using MCAD, ECAD, and Linux-based environments
  • Ability to deliver high-quality work independently, while highlighting risks and identifying design improvements
  • Ability to communicate effectively with engineers and cross-functional partners

About the job

With our team you will have the opportunity to work on the next generation of videoconference and telepresence devices. You will be part of a multidisciplinary team tasked with building, troubleshooting, and testing complex systems.

As an Electromechanical Technician you’ll span a broad range of activities, participate in prototyping of new concepts, and work in a product-oriented development environment. You'll work on small electromechanical assemblies, calibrating highly sensitive components, or assembling and bringing up full video-conferencing stations.

Labs is a group focused on incubating early-stage efforts in support of Google’s mission to organize the world’s information and make it universally accessible and useful. Our team exists to help discover and create new ways to advance our core products through exploration and the application of new technologies. We work to build new solutions that have the potential to transform how users interact with Google. Our goal is to drive innovation by developing new Google products and capabilities that deliver significant impact over longer timeframes.

The US base salary range for this full-time position is $114,000-$167,000 + bonus + equity + benefits. Our salary ranges are determined by role, level, and location. The range displayed on each job posting reflects the minimum and maximum target for new hire salaries for the position across all US locations. Within the range, individual pay is determined by work location and additional factors, including job-related skills, experience, and relevant education or training. Your recruiter can share more about the specific salary range for your preferred location during the hiring process.

Please note that the compensation details listed in US role postings reflect the base salary only, and do not include bonus, equity, or benefits. Learn more about benefits at Google.


  • Build, test, and maintain advanced telepresence systems.
  • Ideate, build, and troubleshoot experimental electromechanical and computational hardware alongside engineering teams and researchers.
  • Author and maintain detailed technical documentation.
  • Manage of laboratory spaces, inventory control, and component procurement.

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