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Mechanical Testing Technician in Jackson, MI at Fast Switch

Date Posted: 4/3/2019

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Job Description

Job ID: 46073

Our client in Jackson, Michigan is seeking a 3rd Shift Mechanical Test Engineer. 

NO CORP-TO-CORP SUBMISSIONS ACCEPTED FOR THIS POSITION.  Applicants must be able to work directly for Fast Switch as a W2 Employee (US Citizens and all other parties authorized to work in the US without sponsorship are encouraged to apply).


Schedule: 3rd Shift 
Hours are Monday thru Friday 11:30pm - 8:00am 

Tests product and maintains test machinery and equipment under direction of test engineering by performing the following: 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 
• Reviews project instructions and blueprints to ascertain test specifications, procedures, objectives, test equipment. 
• Performs testing in accordance with test specifications, including test setup, test equipment adjustment and sample and data storage. 
• Drafts detail drawing or sketch as necessary for fabrication of equipment or setup components. 
• Devises, fabricates, and assembles new or modified mechanical components or assemblies for products such as industrial equipment and machinery, power equipment, servo systems, machine tools, and measuring instruments. 
• Sets up and conducts tests of hydraulic components to evaluate product performance toward support of customer requirements. 

Basic Qualifications: 
• Associates Degree in engineering or related sciences, or equivalent certification from an accredited institution 
• Minimum of two years equivalent experience or 4 years’ experience working in a technical / laboratory setting without degree or certification. 

Position Criteria: 
• Knowledge of test equipment operation, machine hydraulics, data acquisition and inspection equipment. 
• A high degree of mechanical aptitude. 
• A broad knowledge of test machines and instruments. 
• General knowledge of hydraulics and pneumatics. 
• Print reading and dimensional inspection capability. 
• Effective use of current technology and the learning and application of new technology. 
• Basic mathematics, graph reading and calculations are required. 
• Must be able to lift 30 pounds. 

Preferred Qualifications: 
• Experience with PC-based control systems. 
• Prior knowledge with measurement / data acquisition systems, instrumentation wiring and documentation. 
As an ITAR facility, this position requires use of information or access to hardware which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). 
All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR. 
ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee. 
Please confirm that this candidate meets the ITAR requirement and be sure to update this information on the new Onboarding Checklist.

Fast Switch, Ltd. is a high-growth IT staffing firm, with headquarters in Dublin, Ohio and with offices serving the Columbus, Detroit, Boston, Cincinnati, Minneapolis, Phoenix, Hartford, Los Angeles, Tucson, San Francisco, Denver, and Cleveland metropolitan areas.  We have a staff of over 780 associates and have experienced growth while remaining profitable.

Compensation can vary depending on experience and capability, plus benefits which include healthcare, dental, and vision insurance, long term disability coverage, and 401(k) with match and IMMEDIATE vesting.  Our benefits package, in this day and age, is superb.

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