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Instrumentation Engineer in Cedar Falls, IA at Volt

Date Posted: 6/4/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Volt is looking for a Instrumentation Engineer to work on-site with our customer John Deere in Waterloo, IA on contingent assignment forecasted for 2 yearsI n this assignment the employee will be responsible for supporting test data acquisition (DAQ) and control software solutions throughout a tractor test lab. These duties include:

  • Create and modify DAQ and control software solutions for tests, including PLCs, iTest, MTS, and DEWESoft
  • Support and troubleshoot control code and software solutions in test bays
  • Update software versions
  • Support and troubleshoot test bay network & CAN communications systems in test bays
  • Support DAQ hardware with updates and troubleshooting
  • Assist commissioning of new test cells
  • Install computer hardware, including Ethernet, Serial, video cards
  • Troubleshoot wiring issues
  • Assist in setup of new sensors, including pressure transducers, flowmeters, torque meters, accelerometers
  • Documentation, including AutoCAD drawings, test cell procedures, calibration information, and asset tracking
  • Training assistance
     

Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science; MIS; Electrical, Computer, Mechanical, or Agricultural Engineering. Other four-year degree with equivalent experience will be considered.
  • Computer programming experience preferred.
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills
  • Experience with measurement and control techniques and technologies
  • Knowledge of CAN communication protocols
  • Experience with computer systems, networking, and MS Office software
  • Familiarity with Agricultural equipment and applications
  • Manager is open to recent grad candidates.
  • Will need metatarsals for first day.

This position is subject to US Export Controls. Must be a US Citizen or lawful permanent resident. 

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer

For immediate consideration please email resume to bdexter@volt.com.We look forward to hearing from you soon.

If you do not meet all the qualifications of the position listed here, please be sure to go to http://jobs.volt.com to see the other positions we have available that you may qualify.