• Test Technician Jobs in United States Of America

  • Jacobs Engineering Group Inc.
  • United States Of America, Usa

Job Description:

Test Technician - ( AER0002XV )


This position is not currently funded When funded, eligible candidates will be contacted regarding the funded posting

The test technician will be responsible for day-to-day support for testing automotive systems, sub-systems and components Prepares full vehicles for testing and returns vehicle to pre-test condition after testing is complete Installs and verifies test instrumentation such as thermocouples, pressure transducers, shunts, flow meters, etc Creates fixtures or parts modifications for specialized tests Conducts basic equipment setup diagnostics and troubleshooting Operates and modifies complex data acquisition equipment and analysis software as needed Evaluates and confirms test data for accuracy and consistency Potential for occasional travel to test locations as necessary overtime and afternoon shift work is required

The selected candidate will be required to become familiar and comply with Jacobs and Client policies for safety, security, and the rules associated with outside contractors working on-site

This position will have direct, daily interface with client engineering staff and external customers Under direct supervision, the test technician will prepare and conduct standard and special tests on vehicle parts and full vehicle assemblies This position requires a basic understanding of procedures and techniques in a trained area of expertise Specific responsibilities include

Manages test schedule and test equipment
Prepares, installs, and performs tests on vehicle assemblies, parts, and material samples
Fuel vehicles between tests
Troubleshoot and repair vehicle instrumentation
Install and remove vehicle components as needed to meet test requirements
Fabricate/modify parts and/or vehicles to meet design intent
Test and analyze parts by performing bench testing and testing on-vehicle
Troubleshooting design related problems and suggesting countermeasures
Compile and report test data to test requestor and supervisor
Collection and inventory control of test parts as directed
Read and learn test standards to ensure correct application of test methodology
Maintain testing equipment and keep testing space organized, clean, and safe
Source, purchase, and manage inventory of consumable test supplies

Services will be delivered at a client facility


Minimum of four (4) years of relevant work experience

Preference for an associates degree in a technical discipline such as Automotive Technology

Fabrications skills are desirable

The candidate must be able to read and interpret technical literature and manufacturers specifications

The following skills and attributes for the ideal candidate include, but are not limited to

Well organized, self-motivation, and team player
Ability to balance multiple tasks of equal priority within the same timeframe (multitask)
Ability to control own schedule and complete tasks with limited supervision
Have good analytical and technical skills with a high level of attention to details
Working knowledge of automotive vehicles and vehicle systems
Experience with data acquisition systems and data analysis programs
Ability to develop and follow standard operating procedures; written and verbal instructions
A high mechanical aptitude and troubleshooting experience
Competent in use of general hand and machine shop tools to fabricate fixtures and mounting brackets
Perform welding, cutting or brazing (preferable)
Communicate clearly (verbally and in writing) with customers and inter-department teammates
Complete tasks on-schedule or report delays and recovery plan to supervisor
Provide constructive feedback on tasks and the manner in which they are executed
Read and interpret technical literature and manufacturers specifications
Proficient with PCs and common software, eg Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook or Lotus Notes, and Adobe Acrobat
Ability to follow safe working practices
Properly use Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), including safety glasses, gloves, safety shoes, and other gear, as required
Have and maintain a valid drivers license


Unusual or Special Physical Requirements of Position (specify and provide PERCENT of time required)

Lifting 15 PERCENT Not more than 50 pounds
Climbing 15 PERCENT Climbing in, on, under equipment and systems
Crawling NA
Special clothing/equipment (wearing) 60 PERCENT Slip resistant hardened toe shoes, safety glasses, gloves hearing protection in designated areas
Unusual physical requirements 75 PERCENT Sitting, 50 PERCENT Standing, 25 PERCENT Bending, 25 PERCENT Stooping
High noise level 10 PERCENT
Other NA

Description of Work Environment (specify and provide PERCENT of time required)

Inside Outside Combination Where 95 PERCENT Inside, ambient temperatures
Extreme (hot/cold) temperatures involved 15 PERCENT Work in proximity of extreme temperatures (-40F to 130F) temperature chambers
Hazardous conditions - What are they 50 PERCENT Combustible liquids, flammable gases, and compressed gases
Travel/transportation requirements NA
Other NA

Equipment and Machines Involved in Work Tasks (specify and provide PERCENT of time required)

Office equipment/machines electrically/battery operated - which 35 PERCENT General office equipment (computers)
Vehicles, forklifts, etc operated which 5 PERCENT
Tools used in trade - which ones 60 PERCENT Basic hand tools and meters
Other NA

Criticality of Attendance (specify and provide PERCENT of time required)

Overtime, regular days, off days 10 PERCENT Occasional overtime (OT)
Shift, 1st, 2nd, 3rd Days Primarily 1st shift (days)
Necessity for regular attendance 100 PERCENT Regular attendance is mandatory
Urgency for punctuality 100 PERCENT

Other Essential Functions (List other essential functions here)

Ability to work well with clients and equipment vendors, as well as function in a team environment

Must take and pass a drug screening test and background check

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law

Jacobs is a background screening, drug-free workplace

Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : Engineering/Projects, Consulting Services
Functional Area : Production/Manufacturing/Maintenance/Packaging
Role : Production/Manufacturi ng/Maintenance
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 08th Apr 2020

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