TEST TECHNICIAN

PORTLAND METRO, OR

Posted: 04/12/2019 Employment Type: Temp/Hire Industry: INDUSTRIAL Job Number: 20339 Pay Rate: $25.00
Madden Industrial Craftsmen is looking for a qualified Engineering Test Technician for our client in NE Portland. This position plays an important role in the validation of all new products. This individual interacts with all aspects of the organization including: design, test, marketing, manufacturing, and procurement to ensure delivery of quality lift trucks that meet customer requirements and acceptance. Join our team and take forklift research, development, and testing to the next level.


*Responsibilities:*
- Assemble, disassemble, and modify lift trucks and subsystems for instrumentation and testing
- Perform light fabrication (sheet metal, welding, machining, etc.) to support prototype testing and instrumentation needs
- Install various instrumentation including load, pressure, and displacement transducers to vehicle components
- Prepare and install strain gauges for vehicle testing
- Perform data acquisition, processing, and analysis
- Communicate data analysis and test results through both verbal and written reports
- Perform material laboratory tasks including mounting and polishing samples, hardness testing, microscopy, and test frame operation
*Qualifications:*
- Associate of Applied Science Degree
- Hands-on demonstrated ability in automotive or heavy machinery mechanics
- Welding and fabrication experience
- Basic computer skills including proficiency using Microsoft Office suite of tools.
- Basic understanding of electrical circuits
- Experience interpreting engineering drawings (components, weldments, hydraulic and electrical schematics)
- Practical understanding of machining practices, manufacturing methods and tolerances
- Ability to operate lift trucks


*Preferred:*
- Experience with sensor selection and data acquisition systems such as Somat eDAQ or SomatXR
- Basic understanding of metallurgy

\*\* These are contractor positions with potential for regular employee status in 12 months.
If interested, please text your name and the word JOB to 971-470-7175.

Kelly Buffum
Recruiter

Kelly joined the Madden Team in April of 2012 as an Administrative Assistant, bringing over 10 years of customer service experience. In 2015, she became a full time recruiter in the Vancouver Office. Kelly came to us from the Southwest Washington Humane Society where she oversaw animal advocacy programs requiring great customer service and administrative skills. Kelly is pursuing her degree in Business Management at Clark College while managing an active household of three teenagers. In her free time Kelly enjoys camping and fishing with her family.
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