Electrical Test Technician



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Reading, PA - (USA) 3564 Penn Avenue Suite 6 Spring Market Shopping Center PA Sinking Spring , PA 19608 Phone : 610-678-1701



Job Description

Seeking for 1st shift Electrical Test Technician.

The Electrical Test Technician role is hands-on testing of batteries, chargers, and electronic devices. The primary job function is electrical product testing following procedures and written instructions. This requires the operation of load banks, power supplies, data acquisition units, and automated battery testers. Other job responsibilities may include physical testing, metrology, equipment preventative maintenance, and packaging of hazardous materials. Qualified candidates should have a basic understanding of DC electricity.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

* Primary duty is to independently perform electrical testing on batteries following laboratory procedures with minimal supervision while working closely with other members of the laboratory team.

* Operate electrical instrumentation to measure the performance of batteries.

* Generate accurate technical reports for the engineering groups.

* Ensure that testing is started and completed on time by maintaining a flexible schedule and practicing good time management.

* Ability to clearly communicate both written and orally.

* Maintain clean and organized work areas.

* Assist engineering groups in performing dissections of battery components.

* Ability to operate battery powered equipment for material handling.

* Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

* 2 years of experience in the following disciplines: Electronics, Electrical Utility, Physical Sciences, or Electro-Mechanical Engineering; or a related discipline.

* Previous experience with a lead-acid battery, battery chargers, DC electricity, or electrical measurement/data acquisition devices is required. Good problem solving and visualization skills needed.

* Position requires proficient understanding of Microsoft Office products such as Excel, Outlook, SharePoint, Word, etc.

* Associate's degree in a related field, such as Electronics, Electrical Utility, Physical Sciences, or Electro-Mechanical Engineering.

* Previous certification on operating material handling equipment, PLC programming, or calibration certification is beneficial, but not required.

* Must be able to stand for long periods of time

* Must be able to frequently bend; twist; reach; stoop; kneel or crouch.

* Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds/23 kilos on a daily continuous basis. Anything heavier will be done with the assistance of a mechanical device or another employee.

* Must be able to differentiate colors.

* This position may be exposed to harmful materials such as lead/fiberglass products. Periodic blood tests are required as a precaution taken by the company/employee to reduce the risk of exposure of lead and help ensure everyone's safety.

* Due to the risk of electrical and chemical hazards, employees are responsible for wearing the required Personal Protective Equipment in the proper manner.

Call Krissin at 484-818-7192 for immediate consideration.