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Mechanical Lab Technician

Website TRIAD Engineering Corp

Our well-established client is seeking a Mechanical Lab Technician to join their successful team. In this role you will be working in the R&D engineering department assembling, operating, troubleshooting, testing and experimenting with gas and diesel engines and generators. If you have strong, solid work ethic, mechanical and diagnostic skills & abilities, a desire to take on challenges and are a true team player dedicated to exceptional workmanship, this position may be for you.

• Applicant must have mechanical aptitude to utilize hand tools and basic electric tools with no supervision.
• Excellent experience is to have worked as an automotive, light truck, generator or marine mechanic.
• Applicant must have working knowledge of gasoline (primarily) and also diesel engines including fuel injection systems, ignition systems, sensors, wiring, etc.
• Applicant must be able to interpret electrical diagrams, wiring schematics and engineering drawings of mechanical parts and assemblies.
• Applicant must have excellent written and verbal communication skills and must be able to generate detailed technical notes and document his/her work.
• Ability to sit, kneel, stand, bend, squat, twist, and work with arms raised, and lift up to 50 lbs
• Applicant must have mathematical skills to compute basic volts/amps/power calculations, metric and standard unit conversion, etc.
• Applicants must also have a complete set of hand tools.
• Must demonstrate a strong work ethic, great attitude and be able to work independently with minimal direction
• Must be computer literate and experienced with standard Microsoft Windows software (Word, Excel, Outlook)

Education/Experience background

• Applicants must have a valid driver’s license and must be able to fluently read, write and speak the English language.
• High School Diploma and at least some post-high school education OR 5-10+ years relevant job experience.
• Associates Degree or higher preferred but not required with the right skill set and experience.

The following skills are a plus:

• Experience testing, troubleshooting and wiring A/C generators
• Light fabrication experience – welding, lathe/milling experience
• Basic electronics experience like DVOM meter and oscilloscope use, soldering, breadboarding, etc.
• Familiarity with data acquisition devices like thermocouples, pressure sensors, flow meters
• LabVIEW operation and/or programming experience.
• Visual Basic programming experience
• Familiarity with engine dynamometer operation and calibration
• Familiarity with emissions measurement equipment operation and calibration

Tagged as: assemblies, engine, generator, LabView, R&D, sensor, troubleshoot, Visual Basic, wiring

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ByTRIAD Recruiting TeamJun 20, 2022

About the Author:

The TRIAD Recruiting Team is comprised of technical recruiters specializing in the engineering disciplines. TRIAD Engineering Corp. (www.triad-eng.com) is an engineering staffing firm based in Lynnfield, Massachusetts that connects successful firms with technical talent throughout Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Rhode Island. For almost 50 years, TRIAD has provided clients with flexible staffing arrangements including contract, contract-to-direct, and direct placement services.