Test Technician I

Milford, Michigan
09 Oct 2016
26 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
The Test Technician will be responsible for the day-to-day support of automotive fuel system component testing in the Lansing, Michigan area.

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.

The ideal candidate will have a balance of mechanical and electrical background. They must a self-starter that can work independently with minimal supervision, but will also function as a member of a team. They must be capable of safely stopping work when interrupted.

The individual will be responsible for developing/fabricating test fixtures using standard hand tools, setting up tests, and performing testing on fuel system components. Must be able to design and fabricate custom test fixtures, operate test equipment (e.g., meters, oscilloscopes, etc.), and monitor testing through the use of computers. Knowledge of automotive systems is preferred; experience with fuel system components is a plus. Experience with hydraulics and/or pneumatic systems are a plus.

This position will have direct, daily interface with client engineering staff and external customers. General responsibilities include:

• Must be a hard worker, requiring little supervision, and have the ability manage their own workload.

• Must be willing to learn and take on new responsibilities.

• Must be capable of maintaining a safe, clutter free work area.

• Must be a good communicator and comfortable working with others.

• Must be able to work on and coordinate multiple projects at the same time (multitask).

• Must be able to work closely with clients and coworkers to identify and carry out projects.

• Must be able to work off-shift or extended shifts from time-to-time, depending on client needs.

• Must be on-call and available to provide support during off-shifts in the event of a crisis.

Services will be delivered at a client facility in Lansing, MI.A minimum of 2 years of related work experience or vocational training. Preference will be given to those with detailed experience in automotive testing. The successful candidate must possess an aptitude either in electrical/electronic, instrumentation, and or mechanical systems. Fabrications skills are desirable. The candidate must be able to read and interpret technical literature and manufacturers specifications. Strong verbal and written communications skills accompanied by good organizational skills.

Candidate must:

• Have good analytical and technical skills

• The highest level of attention to details

• Work independently and seek to expand knowledge in all assigned areas

• Be capable of safely stopping work when interrupted

• Provide constructive feedback on tasks and the manner in which they are executed

• Receive feedback and be accountable for own actions

• Display confidence and ask questions

• Communicate clearly (verbally and in writing) with customers and inter-department teammates

• Read and interpret technical literature and manufacturers' specifications

• Proficient with PCs and common software, e.g. Microsoft Excel ® and PowerPoint ® , Lotus Notes, and Adobe Acrobat

• Properly use Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), including safety glasses, gloves, safety shoes, and other gear, as required.

• Ability to operate a forklift (preferable)

• Operate an aerial left (preferable)

• Perform welding, cutting or brazing (preferable)