Test Equipment Technician

Reliance One, Inc.
Job Description
Test Equipment Technician Responsibilities
  • Co-ordinates all test equipment related activities for test / prototype departments
  • Is self-disciplined and undertakes planning for test equipment and measurement activities
  • Key member for all business units in regards to test equipment, measurements and test methods
  • Influences test equipment design and development to ensure realistic testing methods in regards to vehicle conditions, customer and internal requirements and specifications
  • Supports procurement planning and realization for all business units and coordinates with cost center manager
  • Planning and realization of test equipment procurements in teamwork with the requestor
  • Takes care of all preventive maintenance, maintenance and repair activities (all test equipment including climate chambers) to ensure failure-free operations of all equipment (includes ordering of spare parts)
  • Coordinates the continuous calibration activities of all test equipment as input for the quality department which coordinates the calibration of measurement equipment e.g. gauges or sensors etc.
  • Is responsible for troubleshooting on different test equipment
  • Supports different measurement requests including: basic knowledge in software programming, programmable controller programming (for ex. Siemens S7 / Logo or Allen Bradley) and Diadem measurements and analysis
  • Has basic knowledge in bus systems (for ex. CAN / LIN)
  • Implements and maintains measurement equipment administration and tracking system
  • Performs trainings for test stands, test-, measurement- and data acquisition methods
Test Equipment Technician Requirements
  • Experienced in electrical trouble shooting in low voltage systems using a multi meter and other measurement tools
  • Experienced in using electrical / mechanical tools (crimper, wire stripper, soldering iron, drill, hammer, etc.)
  • Knowledge of electrical components (e.g. relays, diodes, resistors, power supplies, etc.)
  • Capable of reading and understanding electrical schematics, block diagrams and wire plans
  • Knowledge of fixture building, properties of different materials and fabrication techniques
  • Knowledge in metal fabrication / machining (Mill, Lathe, etc)
  • Experience in programming PLC’s (ideally with programming language CoDeSys)
  • Experience in building electrical controls and / or wire harnesses
Reliance One, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.
This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
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