ACLARA Lab Engineering Technician Salary in the United States

How much does a Lab Engineering Technician make at companies like ACLARA in the United States? The average salary for Lab Engineering Technician at companies like ACLARA in the United States is $61,254 as of November 27, 2023, but the range typically falls between $49,272 and $73,236. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities2


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What does a Lab Engineering Technician do at companies like ACLARA?

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Our 800 energy and utility customers across the globe ask us to solve complex challenges from making the power grid smarter, to delivering clear water, to empowering their customers to conserve energy. We’re a hardware, software and network engineering company building new solutions to hard problems. We’re big data gurus and in-the-field problem solvers.

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We offer competitive benefits such as medical, dental, and vision care, flex spending, 401k, tuition reimbursement, vacation, holiday & personal time, and we are committed to diversity and to our veterans.


The Engineering Technician performs non-routine and complex assignments involving responsibility for planning, conducting and delivering a complete project of relatively limited scope; or a portion of a larger and more diverse project.

Essential Functions:

  • Performs a combination of duties such as:
    • Designing, developing, and constructing test facilities, devices, or equipment.
    • Planning or assists in planning tests to evaluate product performance; determines test requirements, equipment modifications, and test procedures; analyzes and evaluates data.
    • Preparing reports on findings and recommendations.
    • Reviewing and analyzing a variety of engineering data to determine requirements to meet engineering objectives; may calculate data.
    • Preparing/interpreting schematics, layouts, detailed specifications, parts lists, etc.
    • Checking and analyzing drawings or equipment to determine adequacy of drawings and design.
    • Building and preparing samples for test.
  • Requires minimal supervision in performing lab tasks and prioritizing assignments, completing tasks thoroughly and to established schedule.
  • Will coordinate portions of overall assignments; reviews, analyzes, and integrates the technical work of others.
  • Thorough working knowledge of complex test and troubleshooting equipment and techniques
  • Initializes and updates test/information procedures
  • Recommends new equipment and upgrades
  • Trains others on equipment, procedures and updates
  • Routinely performs a wide range of common tests. Demonstrates the ability to upgrade and maintain proficiencies in new technologies
  • Will be proficient in assigned ongoing responsibility for certain areas, equipment, and/or processes required to operate the lab. This would include, insuring readiness, proper operations, in depth knowledge and training others.
  • Perform related duties as assigned.


  • Associates Degree in a technical discipline or equivalent military education.
  • In lieu of degree, at least two years of pertinent technical education beyond high school diploma.
  • 1 year experience using scripting languages and/or machine programming.
  • 3 years’ experience working as an Engineering Technician.
  • Required to become IPC J-STD-001 certified IPC Application Specialist (CIS) within the first year of taking the job.
  • Excellent skills using Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Skilled in the use of common electronics lab test equipment.
  • Skilled in the following technologies: Electromechanical & Electronics, Standardization, Test Facilities, Product Software,
  • Equipment software and understanding of other technologies.
  • Demonstrates advanced Communication, Responsibility, Ownership and Leadership skills.
  • Proficient in Quality Control procedures and practices, industry standards and regulatory compliance.

Physical Demand:

  • Lift Carry 10lbs, push pull 40 lbs.
  • Normal 8 hr. shift involves walking standing sitting, stairs, hand/finger dexterity; with occasional Bend, stoop, twist, reach 

Responsibility of Equipment or Process:

  • Conducts routine Safety Audits and makes minor repairs based on the audits
  • Will be responsible for designated work areas and equipment maintenance and calibration
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The chart shows total cash compensation for the ACLARA Lab Engineering Technician in the United States, which includes base, and annual incentives can vary anywhere from $49,272 to $73,236 with an average total cash compensation of $61,254. Total compensation includes the value of any benefits received in addition to your salary and some of the benefits that are most commonly provided within a total compensation package including bonuses, commissions, paid time off, and Insurance. The total cash compensation may get paid differently by industry, location, and other factors.
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