SP Industries is seeking an Engineering Test Technician with aptitude for running electro-mechanical tests, systematically gathering data and making informed conclusions. Experience in Mechanical, Controls, or Electrical technologies would be helpful in the role. An outstanding candidate will be able to research, plan, design, and create intelligent test plans without supervision. The role will initially support testing of current development projects and transition with newly developed products to support testing and QA of manufactured product. Full training will be provided.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
- Preparation of samples and test materials for use in testing program
- Operation of electro-mechanical systems following defined test procedures
- Set up of electrical data logging systems for use in testing
- Collection of data using Windows based PC systems
- Summation and evaluation of the data, drawing conclusions and making recommendations for further work
- Presentation and communication of results in MS Excel and via MS Power Point
Education, Experience, and Work Skills
- High school certificate with leaning toward sciences / engineering
- A Bachelor's degree in Mechanical, Electrical or Software Engineering would be an asset, but are not essential
- Experience of working in an assembly shop / line an asset, but not essential
- Experience of working in a laboratory an asset, but not essential
- Work experience within an ISO quality environment preferred
- Must have good structured problem solving and analytical skills
- Able to communicate data clearly in written and spoken English
- Competency with MS Office – Outlook, Power Point & Word and particularly Excel
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- The employee is regularly required to talk and listen.
- The employee is regularly required to use color vision and work with computerized data.
- The employee is regularly required to stand, walk, and sit
- The employee is occasionally required to lift up to 30 pounds.
- The employee is regularly required to use normal office tools, equipment and PC's.
The work environment characteristics described here are typical of those an employee might encounter while performing the essential functions of this job.
- Work is normally performed in both the office and the shop.
- The office environment is an interior office with air conditioning.
- The shop contains mobile equipment, machinery, and high voltages.
- The shop noise level is variable and may require hearing protection in some areas.
- The shop is heated when required but many areas are not air conditioned.
Some shop processes use high voltage arcs or concentrated magnetic fields.