Controls Engineering Technician (Weekday Nights)

Cue Health

Cue Health

Vista, CA, USA
Posted on Monday, September 25, 2023

About Us:

Cue Health (Nasdaq: HLTH) is a mission-driven healthcare technology company that puts consumers in control of their health information and places diagnostic information at the center of care. Cue Health enables people to manage their health through real-time, actionable, and connected health information, offering individuals and their healthcare providers easy access to lab-quality diagnostics anywhere, anytime, in a device that fits in the palm of the hand. Cue Health’s first-of-its-kind COVID-19 test was the first FDA-authorized molecular diagnostic test for at-home and over-the-counter use without physician supervision. Outside the United States, Cue Health has received the CE mark in the European Union, Interim Order authorization from Health Canada, and regulatory approval from India’s Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation. Cue Health was founded in 2010 and is headquartered in San Diego. For more information, please visit

Cue Health Inc. seeking to hire a full-time Controls Engineering Technician. This position is designed to enhance our automation and manufacturing capabilities.



  • Ability to design, develop, troubleshoot and supervise all aspects of electrical control systems and equipment used in our automated manufacturing systems.

  • Provide timely and detailed status updates

  • Assist in process development activities as needed

  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • Understand electrical designs, schematics and drawings for automation control systems

  • Work with mechanical engineers to assist with electrical requirements for new systems

  • Ability to troubleshoot electrical system issues


  • Support software applications for automated systems including:

    • Robotics

    • PLC

    • Pneumatics

    • Servo Motors

    • HMI devices

    • Vision Systems


  • Education - a bachelor's degree in electrical, mechanical or controls engineering or 2-4 years of experience

  • 2 years minimum experience in the field or in a related area

  • Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within this field

  • Knowledge base in the use of industrial automation devices (i.e. sensors, switches, load cells, cylinders, valves, motors, encoders, etc.)

  • General mechanical aptitude

  • Must be capable of taking direction and following through with assigned tasks

  • Practical skills in troubleshooting and general problem-solving

  • Ability to work well cross-functionally and in a team environment

  • Prior industry knowledge and the ability to adapt quickly to changing environments

  • Travel Required: 20% of the time, travel between Vista work location and Sorrento Valley work location.

Environment and Physical Activities/Requirements:

  • You will work in an indoor manufacturing environment, which may occasionally be noisy, subject to climate and humidity requirements, and hazardous substances. This position requires the following physical activities and/or requirements:

    • Remaining in a stationary or sedentary position, often standing and/or sitting for prolonged periods of time

    • Moving about to accomplish tasks or moving from one worksite to another, including possibly tight or confined spaces

    • Reaching, crouching, or stooping

    • Repeating motions that may include the wrists, hands, and/or fingers

    • Adjusting, moving, carrying, lifting, pushing or pulling objects up to 50 pounds

    • Operating machinery, power tools, motor vehicles, and/or heavy equipment

    • Ascending or descending ramps, ladders and/or stairs

    • Communicating with others to exchange information

    • Visual acuity, including peripheral vision

Your contribution will set the pace and have an impact in the technology, health, and diagnostic industry. Your work and ideas will be valued and respected, and we hope you will find enjoyment working with a collaborative team on an innovative device. We offer upgraded computer equipment, unlimited snacks, and a competitive salary.

Cue Health Inc. is an equal opportunity employer, consistent with applicable laws. Individuals seeking employment are considered without regards to race, color, religion (including religious accommodations), creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, marital status, national origin (including language use restrictions), ancestry, mental and/or physical disability, medical condition (cancer, genetic information and characteristics, requests for medical and family care leave), age, military or veteran status, and any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, and local laws.

The estimated base compensation range for this role is shown below. This range is based upon current market data and other factors, all of which are subject to change. Individual pay will be determined in accordance with a candidate's location, skills, expertise, background, experience, and other relevant factors. Applicants are always welcome to direct questions regarding this range to the Talent Acquisition specialist recruiting for this position.

Base Compensation Range:

$20.91 - $34.86

Pay Rate: