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Engineering Technician General - 5082 in Saginaw, MI at Fast Switch

Date Posted: 4/6/2019

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Job Description

Job ID: 51678

Position Description:

  • Engineering Technician Hydraulic Power Steering supports engineering activities such as DESIGN test, checkout, modification, fabrication, and assembly of prototype electromechanical systems, experimental DESIGN circuitry or specialized test equipment. 
  • Applications may include analog, digital and/or video circuits and logic-systems. 
  • Works from schematics, diagrams, written and verbal descriptions, layouts or defined plans to perform testing, checkout and trouble-shooting functions. Conducts engineering tests and detailed experimental testing to collect DESIGN data or assist in research work. 
  • Performs operational test and fault isolation on systems and equipment. 
  • Assists in determining methods or actions to remedy malfunctions. 
  • Assists in the DESIGN, construction, test and checkout of test equipment. 
  • Uses manufacturing test, development or diagnostic equipment including but not limited to such equipment as oscilloscopes, signal generators and specialized test apparatus. 
  • Setup and conduct product tests per technical specifications. 
  • Follow laboratory test progress to ensure proper execution and to meet scheduled milestones. 
  • Record test results and write final reports. 
  • Acquire knowledge and proficiency in the use of general test equipment.

Skills Required:

  • Ability to understand and read technical specifications. 
  • Effectively work with others. 
  • Has working knowledge of MS Word and Excel software fundamentals. 
  • Good oral and written communication skills. 
  • Has analytical ability to aid in resolution of complex problem.

Skills Preferred:

  • HPS gear function test.

Experience Required:

  • 1 - 3 years of relevant experience.

Education Required:

  • Minimum of two-year associate degree in physical science discipline and/or equivalent.

At Fast Switch, Our Purpose is Our People and Our Planet. We come to work each day and are reminded we are helping people find their success stories.  Isn’t that cool? Also, Doing the right thing is our mantra.  We act responsibly, give back to the communities we serve, and have a little fun along the way.

We at Fast Switch have been doing this for 22 years. We’re doing business in almost half the states in the union with offices in Detroit, MI, Columbus, OH, New York, Hartford, CT, Massachusetts, Minneapolis, MN, Los Angeles, CA, San Francisco, CA, and Tucson, AZ.

We're a financially strong, privately-held company that is 100% consultant and client focused.

We've differentiated ourselves by being fast, flexible, creative and honest. Throw out everything you've heard, seen, or felt about every other IT Consulting company. We do unique things, and we do them for Fortune 10 companies, Inc. 500 companies, and technology start-ups. We also have a strong belief in giving back to the communities we serve.

Our benefits are second to none and thanks to our flexible benefits options you can choose just the benefits that you need or want, options include:

• Medical and Dental (Fast Switch pays majority of the medical program)

• Vision

• Personal Time Off (PTO) Program

• Long Term Disability (100% paid)

• Life Insurance (100% paid)

• 401(k) with immediate vesting and 3% (of salary) dollar-for-dollar match

Plus, we have a lucrative employee referral program and an employee recognition culture.

In 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018, Fast Switch was named one of the Top Work Places in Michigan by the Detroit Free Press and one of the Best Staffing Firms in 2016 and 2017. We have won the Columbus Business First “Fast 50” award 9 times in 12 years because of our strong growth which translates into more and better opportunities for our consulting staff members.

Ranked '#1' supplier by over 50% of our customers nationally.

Ranked 'Top 3' supplier by over 75% of our customers nationally.

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