Engineer, Test I at Careerlink (Omaha, NE)

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Conductix-Wampfler is a progressive and growing international organization that offers challenging and rewarding opportunities in a variety of markets where power in motion is required. We are looking to add an Engineer, Compliance Test I to the Mechanical and Test Engineering team. You will be supported by an organization that is known as an industry leader in the mobile electrification market, that not only manufactures high quality products in the conductor bar, festoon, commutator, data communication, industrial cable, cord and hose reel lines, but provides "service after the sale" that drives our niche in the market. We're continuing to pioneer growth in our industry by enabling automation through our markets.

Qualified candidates will be results-focused, self-directed, data-driven and the have the ability to adapt easily to the changing needs of the business and our customers. This is a hands-on position. You will be working with technicians, engineers, product development team, and third party certification bodies to complete validation projects, product testing, building prototypes and maintaining test equipment.

Qualified candidates will possess the following:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering, or related field; or equivalent education.
  • Experience using writing tests standard procedures and protocols.
  • Use of 3D modeling software
  • Understanding and experience with regulatory codes such as UL, NEC and NFPA.
  • Skilled in reading and interpreting test requirements, electric, electronic and mechanical drawings and schematics.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills the ability to communicate complex technical information to both technical and non-technical personnel.
  • Experience in technical documentation and report generation.
Conductix-Wampler offers an excellent salary, benefit and bonus package along with continued personal and career development opportunities.

Please send resume to [email protected] or apply online at: http://webassets.conductix.net/applicants/

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Summary
  • Establish and lead the UL Data Acceptance Program (DAP) for the Conductix test facility to help maintain product safety listings.
  • Work with and coordinate a group of technicians to complete large validation projects, complete tests, schedule and prioritize tasks, build prototypes, and catalog/maintain test equipment.
  • Manage project timelines and provide direction to the technician team or third-party testing laboratories to assure projects are completed on time.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities Include
  • Proficient in data acquisition techniques, gage calibration, and strain gaging. Able to set up, instrument, and conduct tests to collect data concerning mechanical and electrical parameters.
    • Force, Displacement, Speed, Pressure, etc.
    • Current, Voltage, Phase, etc.
  • Assist in organizing compliance programs by preparing timetables, cost estimates, and required resources including test laboratories and equipment.
  • Prepares compliance reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing measurement data and trends.
  • Reviews design validation and verification activities as required to assure products will meet technical and contractual requirements.
  • Provides guidance to internal engineering teams to develop setups and protocols for durability and lifecycle tests.
  • Develops test standards and best practices for common test types; heat rise, hi-pot, break force, cyclic life.
  • Assures timely completion of test and prototype activities.
  • Assures test lab documentation standards are being met in accordance with current ISO standards.
  • Assist lab technician team to maintain calibration files and equipment documentation concerning test capabilities in the lab.
  • Limited travel to collect data from customer installations and third-party test laboratories.
  • Understands and interprets regulatory codes such as UL, NEC, CSA, and NFPA.
  • Perform any other duties as required by the customer and assigned by management. Supports and upholds the Quality and EHS policy. Upholds the Core Values.
Supervisory and Leadership Responsibilities
  • No direct supervisory responsibilities.
Qualified candidates will possess the following
  • B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or related field; or equivalent education and experience, one to three years of test and measurement experience, collecting and analyzing data to validate product design and durability.
  • Substantial knowledge of mechanical and electrical concepts with a solid understanding of mechanical and electrical product design, and best practices.
  • Proficient knowledge of mechanical and electrical validation testing, statistical analysis, data acquisition tools, and post-processing activities.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills, the ability to write clear and concise test reports.
  • Ability to manage many concurrent projects while maintaining a high level of productivity to complete projects on time.
Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to walk; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet. During travel noise levels may require the use of hearing protection. Work in our prototype or test facility will require the use of PPE including safety glasses and steel-toe safety shoes.

Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and veterans.
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Careerlink operates in the HR Tech industry. The company is located in Omaha, NE. Careerlink was founded in 1992. It has 16 total employees. To see all 399 open jobs at Careerlink, click here.
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