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Systems Engineering Technician in Westerville, OH at Volt

Date Posted: 11/29/2018

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Job Description

Electrical Technician (Columbus, OH)
6-month contract – strong potential to go direct

Volt has partnered with a growing manufacturing company in search of an Electrical Technician. In this exciting role, you will perform operational tests at the direction of the project engineer to ensure that our quality standards are maintained. You will also promptly notify appropriate personnel of system performance deficiencies or operational problems encountered during performance testing. In addition, you will work with appropriate sub-job engineer to resolve problems and to achieve system acceptance.


1. Travels to customer site, domestic or foreign, to perform on-site installation, calibration, modification or upgrades on systems. Installation may include uncrating, moving equipment to proper location, system hook-up, testing of functionality, acceptance testing and customer operational training. May handle engineering and/or service issues. Seeks out and utilizes the most efficient and effective travel arrangements within our policy when traveling on company business.
2. Ensures proper system configuration, function, performance, calibration and system integrity while following established procedures on standard systems and products or custom checkout plans on custom systems at the direction of the project engineer.
3. Conducts self in a professional and confident manner. Establishes and maintains proper working relationship with engineering staff and customers, both in-house and during installations.
4. May be requested to conduct training and service programs in the operation and maintenance of company systems and products for customers or other personnel. Training may be in-house or at the customer site. Gives technical advice, within scope of expertise, to customers or employees regarding operation, servicing and maintenance as well as product application to assure maximum customer satisfaction with the systems capabilities and performance.
5. Plans and schedules all daily activities to make the most productive and efficient use of time. May be required to expedite parts prior to checking, final acceptance or installation to achieve required systems performance in an expeditious manner. Continually strives to reduce cost and improve quality in every aspect of the job. Takes personal initiative in seeking out solutions to problems. Requests support from supervisor when required.
6. Follows a self-development/improvement program to broaden his/her knowledge of the company's products, systems and enhance skills in field servicing. Participates in establishment of training plans which may include on the job training, mentoring and formal training.


Education & Experience:  AA degree or 2-year vo-tech certificate, or 4 years technician experience; &   3 years applicable technician experience.  Programming & digital experience desirable.  Ability to comprehend & apply oral & written instructions concerning engineering designs & procedures.

Skill Level:  Applies advanced skills in procedures, tools, techniques, materials &/or equipment appropriate to area of specialization.  Determines equipment & procedures to be used.  Writes process instructions.

Duties & Tasks:  Duties & tasks are varied & moderately complex.  Resolves most questions & problems referring only the most complex issues to higher levels.

Level of Work:  Performs more complicated & advanced tests requiring considerable judgment in determining work methods, interpreting test results & writing clear & accurate test result reports.  Participates in the evaluation of task results & makes problem solving recommendations.  May build & test mechanical models, electrical circuits & assemblies requiring a workable knowledge of scientific &/or laboratory techniques.  May have full responsibility for minor projects.  Senior level.

Supervision:  Works under minimal supervision.  May periodically assist in orienting, training & assigning & checking the work of lower level technicians.

Accountability:  Assignments typically completed independently.  Expected to make recommendations regarding project implementation within areas of expertise.  Accountable for technical accomplishments, cost/schedule planning & performance reporting for assigned tasks.  Overall accountability rests with engineers, managers or work directors.

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer