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Development & Test Technician


  • Participate in the assembly of prototypes or test equipment according to engineering specifications.

  • Work with engineers to refine designs and address issues.

  • Collaborate with engineering teams to understand testing requirements and specifications.

  • Set up and configure test environments, ensuring accuracy and reliability of tests.

  • Conduct functional and performance testing using a variety of testing equipment.

  • Maintain cleanliness and organization in the lab, ensuring a safe and efficient working environment.

  • Perform routine maintenance on testing equipment and coordinate repairs or replacements as needed.

  • Organize and maintain tool and test equipment in the lab and prototyping area.

  • Create and maintain detailed records of tests, results, and any deviations from expected outcomes.

  • Document the prototyping process, including tools, materials used, assembly procedures, modifications, and any deviations.

  • Collaborate with engineers and cross-functional teams to troubleshoot issues, identify improvements, and optimize assembly or testing processes.

  • Provide feedback on performance and suggest enhancements.

  • Manage inventory of testing equipment and components, ensuring availability and proper calibration.

  • Assist in the procurement of new equipment and tools as needed.

  • Adhere to safety protocols and guidelines in all lab and test activities.

  • Promote a culture of safety awareness and compliance among team members.

  • Work with manufacturing to implement new designs into production, support training of staff.

  • Provide frequent progress updates to direct manager as needed.

  • Note that this job description does not cover or contain a comprehensive listing of all activities, duties, or responsibilities of the job and may change with time.


  • Minimum six (6+) years of mechanical or electro-mechanical assembly required.

  • Exposure to electrical systems, routing, terminating, and diagnosing beneficial.

  • Prior experience with engineering change processes and product improvement.

  • Practical application and understanding of proper rigging and lifting techniques.

  • Knowledge of hydraulic, mechanical, and electrical assembly principles.

  • Familiarity with reading CAD drawings, wiring diagrams, and other engineering documentation.

  • Familiarity with using DMMs, isolation meters, oscilloscopes, etc.

  • Strong technical and mechanical aptitude with ability to think outside the box.

  • Experience with Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems and Bills of Materials.

  • Hands-on experience with high voltage batteries beneficial.

  • IPC, SAE, or similar technical training is a plus.

  • Experience with the use of MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and related Microsoft Office software


  • High school diploma or equivalent.

  • Two-year certification from a college or trade school is beneficial.

  • Courses or work experience with a focus in the related field.

  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite


$25.00 - $31.00 Hourly

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