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Technician

Asheville - North Carolina - USA

Jun 04, 2021

Full time

R2021-2523


POSITION SUMMARY:
Reliably set-up and perform gas stand, engine dynamometer, special testing, and other bench work. Complete engineering reports, present data to Engineering, as well as other lab duties.


KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Read and understand instructions and secure the necessary procedure(s), work instruction(s), or specification(s) to complete Engineering/Customer requests (GEMS Tickets).
  • Reads engineering prints, and is able to measure hardware utilizing the proper measurement tools and techniques.
  • Measures and assembles hardware prior to testing.
  • Performs setup of gas and engine stands and changeover of hardware for the next test sequence using correct adapters and connections for testing per specification(s).
  • Independently operates gas stands, engine dynamometers, and other special testing equipment, observes and immediately interprets data and reacts accordingly.
  • Performs system-level performance, sub-system level, and component qualification testing on gas stands. Also performs gas stand functional and durability testing on gas stands.
  • Performs engine durability testing, which includes installation of engine and dynamometer, dynamometer and engine installation checks, as well as writing and editing test schedules.
  • Prepares components for burst and containment testing by performing component balancing in preparation for assembly, and weakening of components for burst and containment testing.
  • Completes component level qualification testing such as blade frequency measurements and fatigue testing.
  • Demonstrates understanding and knowledge of measurements, temperatures, pressures, and frequencies.
  • Performs maintenance on gas stands, engine stands, and test equipment as defined in the Operator Preventive Maintenance (OPM) log.
  • Completes logbooks, testing notes, and other related records as required per Engineering requests, work instructions, procedures, or specifications.
  • Gathers, processes, and prepares data for Supervisor to distribute to Engineering. Demonstrates good interpersonal, communications, and decision-making skills.
  • Maintains safe and professional appearance, habits, and work area. Actively participates in 5S activities.
  • Continues training to upgrade capabilities.
  • Understands and adheres to current quality and control policies.
  • Understands and adheres to current health, safety, and environmental policies. Performs other duties as requested, directed or assigned.


QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Associates Degree in an engineering related field is preferred or related education and experience in an automotive technical field or certification from an Airframe and Powerplant technical school.
  • Willing to consider in lieu of degree: Equivalent mechanical powertrain experience in the automotive industry (in-depth engine work including tear down, reassembly, measurement, and dynamometer testing) if coupled with a minimum of 2 years of relevant R&D or technical lab testing experience.
  • Experience in general machining and fabrication, including basic welding.
  • Experience in a professional automotive components test environment (powertrain systems, lab or R&D) is desired. Demonstrated mechanical aptitude is a must, combined with ability and willingness to complete both on the job and other formal training as required. Must be proficient in reading and interpreting mechanical and engineering drawings.
  • Must have a demonstrated mechanical aptitude and ability to learn required. Strong blue print reading experience and ability to utilize dynamometers, indicators, micrometers and dial calipers required related equipment; and be willing to train on the use of advanced measurement devices if requested.
  • Ability to carry out multiple tasks simultaneously with minimal supervision.
  • Must be able to demonstrate basic Computer literacy including the ability to use lab related software as well as Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel etc.).
  • Must be able and willing to attend courses related to specific test protocols.

BEHAVIORAL COMPETENCIES:

  • Action Oriented Listening
  • Dealing with Ambiguity Creativity
  • Timely Decision Making Decision Quality Problem Solving
  • Functional/Technical Skills Informing
  • Learning on the Fly

REPORTING LINES:

Direct Reports: None

Indirect Reports: None

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