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Job ID: 38985

Engine Design Technician
Our client is looking for a Engine Design Technician to join their team to perform engine testing to include performance testing, combustion measurement, engine calibration, fuel consumption measurement, temperature measurement, durability testing, environmental/altitude testing and component strength testing. 

Engine Design Technician Responsibilities 
Gathers and summarizes test data. 
Fabricates test specimens and fixtures. 
Modifies engines, components and the associated test equipment. 
Performs engine disassembly, diagnostics and troubleshooting. 
Conducts root cause of failure analysis and makes design recommendations. 
Maintains/repairs laboratory and testing equipment. 
Drafts and/or contributes to the development of engine assembly, testing, operation and maintenance procedures. 
Provides ad hoc field technical support and troubleshoots/repairs fielded equipment. 
Dispositions or elevates maintenance and operational exception requests.
Support and assist Engineering team by performing engine testing, combustion measurement, engine calibration, fuel consumption measurement, temperature measurement, durability testing, environmental/altitude testing and component strength testing. 
Assist Engineers with design changes, system testing, data collection, and document preparation for continuous product improvement and development. 
Develop, write, review and edit technical work instructions, AS9100 Quality documentations and procedures to illustrate and standardize system processes.

Engine Design Technician Qualifications
Knowledge of and previous experience troubleshooting and repairing 2-stroke engines strongly preferred.
Knowledge of machines and tools, uses, repair, and maintenance.
Determining causes of operating errors and deciding what to do about it.
The ability to make precisely coordinated movements of the fingers of one or both hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble very small objects
Knowledge of AS9100 requirements.
Experience with, and working knowledge of, the effects of Electrostatic Discharge (ESD) on electromechanical and electronics systems, and associated precautionary practices.
Ability to lift 50 lb loads repeatedly during a working day.
High School and 4 years of related experience.



Benefits
Benefits are available to eligible VanderHouwen contractors and include coverage for medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long term disability, and matching 401k.

About VanderHouwen 
VanderHouwen is an award-winning, Women-Owned, WBENC certified professional staffing firm. Founded in 1987, VanderHouwen has been successfully placing experienced professionals throughout the Pacific Northwest and nationwide.  Our recruitment teams are highly specialized in either Technology and IT, Engineering, or Accounting and Finance career markets. Our recruiters value building meaningful, professional relationships with each candidate as well as developing honed knowledge of companies' staffing needs and workplaces. Partner with us to land your next exciting career.

VanderHouwen is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify. VanderHouwen does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state or federal civil rights laws.

 

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