ELECTRICAL TEST TECHNICIAN LEAD in Gardena, CA at Volt

Date Posted: 5/21/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Contingent
  • Location:
    Gardena, CA
  • Job Type:
  • Duration:
    36 weeks
  • Date Posted:
    5/21/2020
  • Job ID:
    230575
  • Pay Rate
    $23.0/Hour
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
  • Phone
    310-316-8523

Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY:

Engaged in variety of electrical test on magnetic parts, subassemblies, final verification of electrical requirements, and to ensure unit functions in accordance to drawing electrical specifications or to determine cause of unit failure.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Review manufacturing traveler instructions for electrical requirement.
  • Test single and three phase transformers and inductors in accordance with test specifications. 
  • Ensure that all electrical measuring equipment such as digital voltmeter, frequency meter, Inductance Bridge, digital ohmmeter, auto-multiple tester, etc. are calibrated.
  • Ensure that each part conforms to drawing electrical requirements.
  • Perform pre-pot electrical verification prior to encapsulation parts.
  • Perform quality conformance inspection for all completed parts to verify conformance to specification.
  • Initiate a non-conformance report each time a part is found non-conformance to the requirement.
  • Maintain and clean areas around test equipment.
  • Lead daily testing of transformers and controls.
  • Ensure ongoing adherence to internal and external standards.
  • Troubleshoot and diagnose problems.
  • Utilize PC and necessary hand calculations to prepare files and forms for transformer test and draft Certified Test Reports.
  • Prepare detailed test plans for scheduled transformers based on input from the customer specification, test specification, nameplate, control drawings, standards, equipment instruction manuals and work instructions.
  • Interface with engineering as necessary for clarifications or to obtain additional information. Represent the test department in a professional manner.
  • Maintain & Repair test equipment as necessary. Ensure equipment is calibrated and schedule upcoming calibrations. Monitor condition of test equipment and test fixtures.
  • Recognize opportunities for improvement and take action.
  • Ensure engineering changes are acted upon as required and communicate non-conformances via quality assurance department.
  • Provide work leadership and train test technicians. Teach equipment setup, connections, principles of operation, maintenance, and diagnostics.
  • Involvement of commissioning and testing of mobile substations.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

High school diploma or general education degree (GED) six months of related experience or training or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Must have the basic knowledge how to use various type of test equipment such digital multi-meter, ohmmeter, volt meter, wattmeter, megohmmeter, oscillators and power amplifiers.
  • Must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
  • Must have the mental and visual ability to read and interpret documents such as work instructions, schematic diagram, safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedures manuals.
  • Must have the knowledge of basic electricity both alternating and direct current.
  • Must have the mental ability to perform basic mathematic.
  • Must have the physical ability to move parts weighing 25 pounds.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, work effectively in a team environment.
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written or oral.
  • Must be able to adapt to changes in the work environment; must be able to deal with delays, or unexpected events.