Mechanical Test Technician Job Description Sample
Mechanical Test Technician
A Mechanical Test Technician job in Wilmington, DE is currently available through Belcan. In this job you will be responsible for supporting the development of end-use products made from the clients product portfolio. To be considered for this job, you will have an Associate of Applied Science in Mechanical Engineering with two years of mechanical testing experience.
Mechanical Test Technician Job Duties:
Support the development of end-use products made from the clients product portfolio.
Provide technical service consulting to support various client stakeholders.
Learn new instrumentation and equipment to keep up with new measurement technologies.
Mechanical Test Technician
Associate of Applied Science in Mechanical Engineering with two years of mechanical testing experience.
Proficiency using Instron and MTS servohydraulic and screw machines.
Knowledge of technical software such as: TestWorks, WaveMatrix, DASYLab, Matlab, and Labview.
Experience with instrumentation used in mechanical measurement programs and transducer (sensor) technology.
If you are interested in this Mechanical Test Technician job in Wilmington, DE please apply via the apply now link provided.
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We are the employer of choice for thousands worldwide. Our overriding goal is to provide quality staffing solutions that help people, organizations, and communities succeed. Belcan is a team-driven Equal Opportunity Employer committed to workforce diversity. For more information, please visit our website at http://www.belcan.com.
Mechanical Test Technician
Meggitt is a global engineering group specializing in extreme environment products and smart sub-systems for aerospace, defense and energy markets. We employ over 11,000 people across manufacturing facilities in Asia, Europe, North America, with regional bases in India and the Middle East.
The Product Test Technician, completes work according to instructions, specifications and procedures. Conducts a variety of tests and verifications on electro and electromechanical equipment, while providing accuracy, productivity and on-time delivery.
Job Core Responsibilities
Sets up test equipment and tests per specification
Performs troubleshooting and failure analysis of analog and digital circuitry malfunctions to the component level
Provides detailed written failure description with root cause analysis to production and engineering
Follows written and verbal instructions, adheres to all company guidelines, policies and procedures
Assists other departments with tasks in other production cells/locations
Maintains a safe and clean work environment, an acceptable safety record and follows company safety rules
Other responsibilities as assigned
Regular, consistent and punctual attendance is required. May need to work nights and weekends, variable schedule(s) and additional hours as necessary
Education: A Secondary Certificate/High School Diploma or equivalent combination of relevant education and work experience that will allow successful performance of job expectations
Certifications: Vocational training, apprenticeships or the equivalent experience in related field
Years Experience: 2 years or more of relevant experience
Skilled in the use of test equipment, hand tools, power tools and electric soldering
Good reading and comprehension skills to understand regulations and instructions
Ability to analyze and determine methods and procedures
Good oral and written communication skills and attention to detail
Proficient Microsoft Windows software applications
This position requires use of information which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.
Meggitt is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.
If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request an accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our career center as a result of your disability. To request an accommodation, contact a Human Resources Representative at 1-855-474-7665 or HRISon@meggitt.com.
Mechanical Systems Technician I - IV (Shift 1), Heating Mechanic I, Randolph Depot, Division Of Maintenance (Ad Closes Mar. 20, 2018 Written Test Required
Staff in this job family provides all levels of mechanical skills trades support and maintenance of school and building equipment. Based on the assigned level, this work may include analyzing, diagnosing, troubleshooting, installing, repairing, replacing, building, prefabricating, altering and maintaining equipment related to HVAC, refrigeration, boilers, gas, plumbing, heating, firebrick and sheet metal; performing related duties as required or assigned.
Supervises the CPF Equipment Operator. Supervision Received/Given - Under general direction from a team leader or supervisor; frequently works independently; may assist with the training/mentoring of employees in other mechanical skills trades, as assigned.
Possession of a valid driver's license. Journeyman certificate, preferred.
Pass MCPS written (knowledge) and skills (demonstration) tests. Equivalent certifications and/or state and county licenses, preferred.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, and ABILITIES:
Completion of the MCPS written test at the required score. Can demonstrate knowledge of principles, concepts, and methods of electrical and mechanical components and equipment; good working knowledge of, or ability to quickly learn new equipment and technology requirements; knowledge of standard equipment operating systems; proficiency at use of tools associated with the trades; ability to operate in a safe working environment; possess computer skills including Internet access.
Knowledge of and the ability to meet the seven core competencies of the Supporting Services Professional Growth System (SSPGS). Requirements are as follows:
For MST I - skilled; proficient in one mechanical trade. For MST II - highly skilled; proficient in one mechanical trade; capable in others.
For MST III - very highly skilled; proficient in two mechanical trades. For MST IV - most highly skilled; proficient in three mechanical trades
EDUCATION, TRAINING, and EXPERIENCE:
High School or GED diploma required. Experience in mechanical skills trades as follows:
For MST I - at least two years in trade-related work under professional supervision.
For MST II - at least three years in trade-related work under professional supervision.
For MST III - at least five years in trade-related work under professional supervision.
For MST IV - at least seven years in trade-related work; have worked independently. Completion of certified courses, i.e., heat pump, universal refrigerant certification, cross-connection certification. Other combinations of applicable education, training, and experience which provide the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform effectively in the position may be considered.
Mechanical Engineering Test Technician
Textron Systems, leading developers of high performance Unmanned Systems and a proven partner for both military and commercial applications, is offering a full time opportunity for a Mechanical Engineering Test Technician to provide mechanical support for the design, integration, and maintenance of mechanical systems on a variety of technologies, including Unmanned Aerial Systems for commercial and military programs as well as Naval Surface Systems. These advanced systems are experimental, cutting-edge technology that are intended to protect the warfighter in various theaters as well as provide civil support to commercial applications. This individual will have an opportunity to travel, test experimental military hardware, and grow in their role in a fast paced environment. This individual will report to the Unmanned Systems Engineering Support Manager.
The position involves supporting lab operations to include, small engine integration, component integration, modifications, and assembly and test of air vehicles, naval surface vessels, and ground support equipment. Individual must be willing to support at remote test sites of UAVs and on water operations of surface vessels to include serving as a crew chief, small craft operator, safety lookout, and support and maintenance crew member during field testing. Individual must be able to work from assembly documentation (i.e. Work Instructions, Drawings etc.), parts lists, and diagrams to assemble, wire and install a wide variety of components. May assemble by hand or operate semiautomatic assembly equipment. Operates test equipment. Use small hand tools such as wrenches, screwdrivers, pliers, taps, and drills. Identify and document work order instruction or drawing errors. Assist engineering in issue resolution. May assist engineering in basic process development or evaluation. A successful candidate will be a part of ground crews and maintenance crews during test flight operations of unmanned aircraft. Will provide technical troubleshooting, inspections, as well as the proper notation of logbooks and flight records to Unmanned Systems operations. Requires basic knowledge of procedures and technical theory in assigned product areas.
Maintain Unmanned Systems craft and ground support equipment
Troubleshoot propulsion and general mechanical systems
Assist Engineers and Designers with prototype development and testing
Support offsite testing and demonstrations
Actively perform lab maintenance, safety audits, and material tracking
This position does not directly provide leadership or supervision to other employees.
Strong ability to interpret drawings and schematics
Willing to travel (25%-50%)
Boating/Water experience is preferred
Ability to swim
Ability to work in tight quarters and confined spaces
Related technical training and 2 or more years of experience with mechanical systems.
FAA licenses or certificates such as A&P, IA, private pilot, commercial pilot, instrument rating, CFI, CFII are also highly desirable.
General Mechanical aptitude
Effective written and oral communication skills
Ability to multitask and prioritize tasking
Ability to work extended hours to meet program goals
Ability to work in extreme weather conditions
Ability to obtain and maintain a SECRET level security clearance
Working knowledge of Military specifications is a plus
Working knowledge of Military hardware is a plus
Metal fabrication skills is a plus
Basic computer skills such as word processing, spreadsheets, database & technical drawing packages
Must be a team player and able to work with minimum supervision
Mechanical Force Test Technician (Compliant Pin)
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We are currently building our in house Reliability Lab staff and are looking for a talented Mechanical Force Test Technician to join our team. If you are looking for a way to accelerate your career and be part of a great company, this may be the opportunity for you.
In this role you will have the opportunity to perform setup and standard testing on Molex products for reliability prior to their release and also to perform annual validation testing.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Prepares samples for validation testing according to standard methods and Best Practices.
Sets up and operates standard and custom testing equipment.
Performs general testing as required and assists with measurement systems analysis for routine testing procedures.
Provides feedback to Senior Test Technicians and Test Engineers on means to improve sample preparation and testing procedures.
Assists in training laboratory technicians.
Assists in resolving test problems when necessary.
Summarizes test results using Microsoft Excel and Word. Reviews test results with Test Engineer and alerts engineer to abnormalities or inconsistencies in test results.
Tracks work hours performed and records notes on testing as instructed.
Understand, support, and contribute to Molex Total Quality Management (TQM), Quality (QS9000), and Environmental Management (ISO14000) Systems by following approved policies and procedures.
EDUCATION & WORK EXPERIENCE:
- Two (2) years of college training in a technical field, or 3 or more years of laboratory testing experience
- 3 or more years of mechanical testing/micro-sectioning analysis experience
SKILLS & ABILITIES:
Experienced in product mechanical force tester. Familiarity with load cell operation with compression and extension testing to failure, distance, specific load, or time duration.
Occasional electrical testing to evaluate acceptable product/component continuity or dry circuit resistance values.
Intermediate to Advanced MS Word and Excel user capability.
Familiarity with automotive specification interpretation and test execution.
Capable of detecting defects and evaluating product performance utilizing microscopes, visual inspection, and micro-sectioning analysis equipment.
Capable of interpreting and evaluating product performance using test system software force/displacement curves.
Experienced in metallographic procedures of epoxy mounted specimen analysis – polishing, etching, and dimensional measurements.
Assist in developing lab micro-sectioning capability, technique, and analysis improvements.
Ability to assemble test fixtures from best practice documentation, or customized application, and provide continuous improvement input.
Demonstrated ability to work independently and in a collaborative setting.
Comfortable performing product testing on product sizes ranging from 0.5mm terminals to large capacity electrical connector/header assemblies.
Strong attention to detail with a desire contribute to product development and lab process improvements.
Shop experience with equipment such as Bridgeport, bandsaw, and surface grinding is desirable.
Mechanical Test Engineer 2
At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems in air and space that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our work preserves freedom and democracy, and advances human discovery and our understanding of the universe. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have a lot of fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work — and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.
Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems sector is seeking a Mechanical Test Engineer 2 to join our team of creative and diverse engineers. The position will be located in El Segundo, CA. The Mechanical Test Engineer 2 analyzes, researches, designs and develops materials and their related fabrication and application processes to develop and optimize materials for use in engineering design of and/or application in structures, systems and subsystems. Applies principles of chemistry, physics, and material behavior to develop metallic, non-metallic and composite material and processing specifications, fabrication and assembly processes. Develops, analyzes and applies material properties and design allowables, processing processes and quality engineering specifications.
Perform laboratory, ground test, design development, qualification, and acceptance test activities of systems and subsystems
Concept development, design, planning, scheduling, test coordination and conduct, and report generation
Characterization and evaluation of microstructures and failure modes of research and developmental materials, current manufacturing materials, and materials deployed on fleet aircraft
Materialography, optical metallography, scanning electron microscopy, aircraft teardown and inspection, process anomaly investigation, fracture mode analysis, and report writing
A Bachelor of Science degree in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Math) discipline from an accredited university and 2 years of engineering experience in an aerospace environment
Technical experience in the characterization and evaluation of microstructures and failure modes of research and developmental materials
Proficient in writing test plans/documenting test results and producing test reports and briefings
Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret or Top Secret, and/or SCI clearance
A Master's Degree in Mechanical Engineering or Material Science from an accredited university
Experience running tests, writing up test descriptions, and overseeing the technicians
Demonstrated capability to provide design support and solve various manufacturing problems
Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.
Materials Engineer- Mechanical Test Lab
SpaceX was founded under the belief that a future where humanity is out exploring the stars is fundamentally more exciting than one where we are not. Today SpaceX is actively developing the technologies to make this possible, with the ultimate goal of enabling human life on Mars.
MATERIALS ENGINEER, MECHANICAL TEST LAB
Work with brilliant, passionate engineers to tackle difficult problems and push the boundaries of space flight. This is the team that will engineer the materials and processes that will take mankind to Mars and beyond.
Develop the capabilities and execute mechanical testing and evaluation, including tensile, compression, fracture, creep, and fatigue techniques
Work with materials engineers to assess best in class approaches for mechanical test plans and data analysis
Develop laboratory capabilities and analysis methods to implement
Collaborate with external labs and universities to augment internal capabilities
Develop and operate best in class methods to assess mechanical behavior including cryogenic to high-temperature tensile, fracture and fatigue behavior of metals, composites, and ceramics
Regularly setup and perform mechanical testing alongside lab technicians to ensure timely completion of testing backlog
Gain and maintain NADCAP accreditation for materials mechanical test lab
Ensure all lab testing is performed per applicable ASTM standards
- Bachelor's degree in material science, materials engineering, metallurgy, mechanical engineering, or physics
- 3+ years of experience in mechanical test setup, execution, data collection, reporting, and analysis
- 1+ years of experience performing fatigue crack growth and fracture testing and leading sample/data analysis
PREFERRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:
Master's or doctorate degree in materials science with focus on mechanical test setup and execution per industry specification
Experience/knowledge of ASTM mechanical testing specifications for plastics, metals, composites, and ceramics
Proficiency in mechanical test methods and data analysis for test methods including tensile, compression, fracture, creep, and fatigue testing at cryogenic to high-temperature conditions
Familiarity with torque, bend, shear, stress rupture, and flaring/expansion test methods
Demonstrated track record of success in a laboratory setting in a fast paced and highly competitive environment
Experience applying mechanical testing techniques to support materials and allowables development in addition to regular production testing support
Personality and drive to execute in a scrappy entrepreneurial environment that operates under tight timelines and aggressive schedules
Effective written and interpersonal communication skills
Capable of interacting with and conveying concepts within all levels of our organization
Strong academic foundation coupled with hands on experience
Must be willing to work long hours and weekends as needed
Must be willing to travel as needed
- To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, applicant must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State. Learn more about ITAR here.
SpaceX is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with SpaceX is governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status.
Applicants wishing to view a copy of SpaceX's Affirmative Action Plan for veterans and individuals with disabilities, or applicants requiring reasonable accommodation to the application/interview process should notify the Human Resources Department at (310) 363-6000.
Mechanical Test Engineer
Job ID#: 16335BR
Company: General Atomics Aeronautical Systems
Job Title: Mechanical Test Engineer
Job Category: Engineering
City: San Diego
Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Salary
General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI), an affiliate of General Atomics, is a world leader in proven, reliable remotely piloted aircraft and tactical reconnaissance radars, as well as advanced high-resolution surveillance systems. We recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply.
We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Flight Test Engineer to join the Mechanical Test Engineering Team, in Poway, CA. This senior level engineer will be expected to work independently to plan, execute and report on system level UAV flight test programs. This is a highly cross-functional role, with high expectations to build and maintain positive working relationships at all levels of the organization.
At GA-ASI, you will have the opportunity to work in a fast-paced, low density and high-demand organization, that has the luxury to operate like a start-up tech firm, with the product and support of a DoD contractor.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Develop System Test Plans, execute simulator and system flight tests, and document test results.
Perform Modal and Ground Vibration Tests of components both on and off of the aircraft.
Determine, communicate, and document the flight test objectives, and develop tests accordingly.
Estimate the time required to conduct testing and complete assigned tasks within the project schedule.
Work closely with other test engineers and technicians on the Flight Test Team to complete aircraft level and component level testing.
Ensure test assets are prepared to support testing, including checking that product hardware and software are properly configured, procedures are written, equipment is operational, etc.
Direct test activities, fill in test data sheets, and transfer telemetry files to the network.
Create flight test reports and analyze flight test or simulated flight data.
Debrief engineering and management team on results of flight and simulator tests.
Assess system performance and provide detailed descriptions of anomalies to software and hardware teams.
Provide technical support to responsible engineers and communicate post-flight results.
Must be able to prioritize and multi-task while conducting test flights.
Will work with flight operations, engineering, and program management in support of flight test activities.
May assist Project Engineers with scheduling and logistics of unmanned and manned flight tests.
Will work closely with the customer during test plan development and test execution.
Typically requires a bachelors degree, masters degree or PhD in engineering or a related technical discipline from an accredited institution and progressive engineering experience as follows; four or more years of experience with a bachelors degree or two or more years of experience with a masters degree.
Deep understanding of the functionality of major aircraft sub-systems and avionics preferred.
Excellent communication skills, including documenting test plans, procedures, and reports; verbally directing a crew during flight tests; capturing system test requirements; recording test failures; and reporting test results.
Ability to analyze test data using software tools like MATLAB or Excel.
Ability to work with product development engineers to derive test requirements based on product specifications or component modifications.
Demonstrated ability to develop ad hoc tests to troubleshoot test failures.
Demonstrated ability to independently lead a team with minimal supervision.
Good interpersonal skills and able to work well with others across disciplines.
Travel required: 50-75%
Travel Percentage Required : 50% - 75%
Clearance Required? No
Test Engineer – Mechanical
Applied Engineering, Inc. is accepting applications for a Test Engineer position with our team in Fargo, ND. The Test Engineer is responsible for troubleshooting and testing a variety of mechanical and electrical systems on agricultural and construction equipment. Specifically, the Test Engineer will be responsible for troubleshooting; test set-up and design; interpreting test results; supervising test technicians in test set-up and operation; documenting test results; and communicating results in written and verbal form. As a consultant at Applied, the Test Engineer will also have the opportunity to work on projects in other engineering fields, such as design or manufacturing engineering.
In this role, you will have the chance to work with a team of passionate, innovative engineers who are focused on solving a wide variety of engineering challenges in a product development environment or manufacturing environment. We offer an exciting career where you can work in a collaborative team environment, solve complex and interesting problems, and learn and develop new skills through a variety of engineering projects.
If you have the talent and the desire to work on a variety of consulting projects in a 100% employee-owned team, see how you fit at Applied!
Test Engineer Qualifications:
Bachelor's Degree in Agricultural or Mechanical Engineering or Technology (or related field)
Working knowledge of mechanical, hydraulic, and electrical systems
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Good working knowledge of MSOffice suite
Excellent hands-on mechanical skills and experience
Ability to conduct technical hands-on and analytical tasks with little supervision
Agricultural, construction, automotive or similar background
Knowledge of tractor systems and operation
Experience in a lab environment with data acquisition systems and test instrumentation
Experience with eDAQ, Morphee, LabView, and/or CANalyzer data acquisition systems
Knowledge of Team Center, Creo, and/or AutoCAD
Experience with vehicle HVAC systems
Experience with Dynamometer testing, controls and operation
Open to working 2nd shift
Applied Engineering is a 100% employee-owned engineering and technology consulting company that is dedicated to providing exceptional talent and technology with offices throughout the Midwest. We have won numerous awards, including Best Place to Work awards and Top Place to Intern awards, for our unique company culture that blends top talent, total technology, and absolute adaptability. We offer a career trajectory that few other companies can offer, including the ability to take on roles and projects aligned with your skills, your interests, and your passions. In addition, we offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits package including a competitive salary; 401K retirement plan; paid time off; paid holidays; tuition reimbursement; medical, dental, vision, life, disability, and other insurance options; plus a flexible work schedule.
Please consider joining Applied's team of talented engineers!
Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States. We regret that we do not offer sponsorships.
Applied Engineering is committed to a diverse workforce and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Apply online at http://www.go-applied.com/careers/job-openings/!
Test Engineer - Mechanical
Provide engineering assessment of upgrades provided to engine test stations. Test stations include fuel accessories, constant speed drives, air accessories, electrical accessories and aircraft structural components. Legacy documentation and current upgrade documentation needs to be incorporated into the same document and the candidate will need the knowledge to analyze existing test configurations for accuracy and conformance to current test and maintenance philosophies.
Mechanical engineer with a minumum of seven (7) years experience.
DoD Clearance preferred.
This position requires an understanding of jet engine propulsion fundamentals, components associated with jet engines and automated test stations.
The candidate shall have a working knowledge of and may or may not need access to the following systems:
Enhanced Technical Information Management System (ETIMS)
Federal Logistics Data (FED LOG)
Joint Computer-Aided Acquisition and Logistics Support System (JCALS)
Joint Engineering Data Management Information and Control System (JEDMICS)
Logistics Installation and Mission Support - Enterprise View (LIMS-EV)
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