Test Technology Technician- 2nd Shift

  • Location: Whitakers, NC
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #631

2ND SHIFT Test Technology Technician needed in  Rocky Mount, NC

Starting offering salary up to $67,200/year depending on experience.

This is an Endurance Test cell Technician position in a Product Engineering Lab in Rocky Mount. The Product Engineering Lab tests diesel and natural gas engines for emissions compliance, product validation, aftertreatment integration and engine calibration development.

The responsibilities of this role are expansive and include but are not limited to building, repairing and preparing engines for engine testing, installing engines into test cells, maintaining and troubleshooting test cell and control systems and ensuring operational compliance and quality of engine test data and equipment.

Individuals applying for this role should have experience and/or education in any of the following areas: Diesel engine fundamentals, Instrumentation and controls, equipment maintenance and operation, project management, basic computer networking and programming.

Key Responsibilities:
* Train with skilled journey workers under the direction of Lab managers.
* Work in the Product Engineering Lab to set up test cycles for engine performance and development while maintaining maximum utilization of the test cell.
* Follow standardized processes for engine builds, teardown and component installations
* Install/uninstall engines in test cells, set up computer-based test cycles for engine performance, development, stress, vibration and emissions tests and verify in-coming data quality.
* Calibrate, troubleshoot and implement instrumentation and facility systems critical for engine testing and data measurement.
* Develop proficiency with dynos, driveshafts, cell connections and test rigs.
* Gain experience troubleshooting mechanical/electrical equipment.
* Gain experience with hydraulics, pneumatics, pumps, motors, etc.
* Participation in Lab Team Base Work Systems (TBWS).
* Actively improve skills and track on Apprentice Skill Matrix; this matrix is reviewed weekly with journeyperson(s) and manager.
* Demonstrate learned skills through end of rotation skills assessment.
* Comply with RMEP safety practices and procedures including but, not limited to, Lockout * Tagout (LOTO), Powered Industrial Vehicle (PIV), Hoist and Crane, Working from Heights and Confined Space.
* Participate in Health, Safety and Environmental initiatives.
* Help improve housekeeping in the work areas.
* Must be able to lift one to forty-five pounds frequently and seventy-five pounds or more infrequently with assistance.

Position Expectations:
* Work 40hr week. Available to work weekends and overtime, dependent on business needs.
* Demonstrate learned skills through end of rotation skills assessment.
* Follow safety practices and procedures regarding Lockout Tagout (LOTO), Powered Industrial Vehicle (PIV), Hoist and Crane, Working from Heights and Confined Space.
* Performs work in a wide variety of conditions, such as extreme heat, cold, moisture.

Required Skills:
* Action oriented – Taking on new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy, and enthusiasm.
* Communicates effectively – Developing and delivering multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences.
* Manages complexity – Making sense of complex, high quantity, and sometimes contradictory information to effectively solve problems.
* Decision quality – Making good and timely decisions that keep the organization moving forward.
* Drives results – Consistently achieving results, even under tough circumstances.
* Data Acquisition – Prepares samples, verifies equipment calibration and performs tests according to an approved standard procedure or work instruction in a manner which ensures, and results in, data that can be trusted and delivered to the engineer or customer.
* Data Reporting – Prepares documentation in a manner which clearly organizes and presents testing methods, instrument settings, the data and analysis to allow the engineer and customer to understand the results and form accurate conclusions and recommendations.
* Product Function Test System Design – Interprets test equipment specifications from test standards or lab customer requirements; selects and integrates appropriate equipment, instrumentation and software to control boundary conditions and collect measurement data; assesses capability of the lab equipment against the requirements and support infrastructure.
* Test Setup and Configuration – Interprets test plan to determine optimal location and orientation within a test space in accordance with local safety and environmental requirements and fabricates required system with appropriate materials.
* Test Article Build – Assembles test articles according to test requirements, including all necessary installation or accommodations for instrumentation, in a manner that allows the test articles to successfully undergo product functional test.

Education, Licenses, Certifications:
* High school diploma or certificate of completion of secondary education or equivalent experience to the extent such experience meets applicable regulations.
* This position may require licensing for compliance with export controls or sanctions regulations.

* Requires some work experience and intermediate level knowledge obtained through training or on-the-job experience.

Compensation and Benefits:
* Base salary rate commensurate with experience. Additional benefits vary between locations and include options such as our 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan, Cash Balance Pension Plan, Medical/Dental/Life Insurance, Health Savings Account, Domestic Partners Coverage and a full complement of personal and professional benefits.

We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer dedicated to diversity in the workplace. Our policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified persons without regard to race, gender, color, disability, national origin, age, religion, union affiliation, sexual orientation, veteran status, citizenship, gender identity and/or expression, or other status protected by law. The client validates right to work using E-Verify. The client will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization,


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