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Mechanical Test Technician Job in Piscataway


Transport and Rail

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Salary Range

Up to USD15/hr

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Branch Information

Central New Jersey, NJ - (USA) 561 US Highway 1 South Unit 4A NJ Edison , NJ - 08817 Phone : 732.393.0180



Job Description

Maintenance Test Technician job in Piscataway.

Large manufacturer of products for the Railroad and Transit Industry and is seeking a versatile and innovative Mechanical Test Technician to design, manage and coordinate our internal testing facility. This is a growing company as the result of new products and holds a strong position within the industry. All new products require substantially higher levels of testing in order to meet new regulations and performance standards.

The Mechanical Test Technician must have formal technical training and a minimum of 3 years related professional experience. Responsibilities include using basic mechanical and electrical knowledge to setup and conduct tests on assemblies. There will be opportunities to build test fixtures and control stands, using conventional shop machines. Often there will be a need to operate environmental test equipment (e.g. Thermal Chambers, Vibration Tables, etc.)

Qualities of a strong candidate include:

* Knowledge and experience of data acquisition

* Experience with hydraulic systems and designing test equipment

* Working knowledge of test measurement equipment (transducers, encoders, pyrometers, etc)

* Experience programming in LabView or similar language a plus

* Formal Design of Experiments (DOE) training preferred

* Hands on working experience using mechanics and similar tools required

* 3D modeling engineering software experience is required

* Electronics and wiring knowledge is beneficial.

Physical Requirements

* Must be able to work in a standing position for up to 8 hours

* Ability to stand and walk on concrete flooring all day, frequently stooping, bending, kneeling, crouching, reaching, and twisting

* Ability to lift and move 20 lbs. repeatedly, 20-50 lbs. occasionally and over 50 lbs. rarely.

* Able to climb, push, pull or move tools and equipment.

* Exposed to grinding dust, welding dust, burrs and sharp edges

* Occasionally operate vibrating and oscillating equipment such as grinders, impact drills, etc.

* As needed, wear protective and safety equipment such as safety shoes, glasses, gloves, hearing protection, or hard hats

Complete benefit package is available including medical, dental, 401K and much more. For consideration for this position please submit your resume.