Test Engineer in Cedar Falls, IA at Volt

Date Posted: 3/27/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Contingent
  • Duration:
    100 weeks
  • Date Posted:
    3/27/2018
  • Job ID:
    90841
  • Pay Rate
    $0.0 - $34.84/Hour
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
  • Phone
    515/346-3152

Job Description

Volt provides highly skilled contingent workers to local, national and international clients in all major industries.  Volt has over 60 years of experience and is a leader in the industry.  We work with many of the Fortune 500 and 1000 companies to provide workforce solutions.

Capitalizing on knowledge and innovation, comprehensive resources, and technology, Volt provides top talent to the many thousands of clients across the globe.  Over 60 years of unwavering focus on the issues of workforce management have gained us a reputation of being one of the most knowledgeable and accomplished strategic workforce partners in business for clients and candidates alike.

We have a talented and upbeat staffing team focused on the quality of your career. As a Volt employee, you can expect the highest level of on-site support. We have a long-standing tradition of developing lasting and mutually beneficial relationships with our employees.

Volt has an opportunity for you to become part of a prestigious team of professionals. We are seeking an Test Engineer to support advanced engine fuel efficiency research and development  to work onsite at our client’s facility in Waterloo, IA. This is a contingent position expected to last 2 years.   

In this position, you will:

  • Work with advanced engine engineering team, internal Partners, and Suppliers to assess and advance engine technology according to our client’s technology development process
  • Plan component and engine test work and direct day-to-day testing in the component and diesel engine test labs
  • Analyze data from multiple sources and prepare reports and presentations that explain and communicate results
  • Communicate across a range of stakeholders within and outside the Advanced Engine group including PV&V, Base Engine teams, FOCUS controls group, and suppliers.
  • Compile and furnish necessary information (engineering direction, design analyses) to support designer with prototype designs and fabrication of prototype hardware.
  • Facilitate required multi-discipline meetings, record and publish meeting minutes, maintain schedules, and work closely with affected stake holders

    What It Takes

    We need an excellent communicator, both verbal and written who thrives on solving problems and working in a team environment.  Ideally you will have a Bachelor’s Degree or certifications in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering/Technology or experience in a related career field.

    Required Skills, Knowledge, & Relevant Work Experience:

  • Engineering experience obtained from projects, internships or practical work experience
  • Knowledge in engineering principles, theory and practice as well as product knowledge
  • Technical analytical skills
  • Knowledge of drawing and schematic interpretation, product models, geometric dimensioning and tolerancing

    Strong Candidate May Also Have:

  • General understanding of a Product Delivery Process
  • Project management skills
  • Diesel engine knowledge and experience including:
    • Understanding of engineering principles as they relate to internal combustion engines
    • Basic understanding of diesel engine controls and software
    • Experience with diesel engine performance modeling and analysis
  • Electrification knowledge and experience including electric power generation, storage, consumption, and conversion

***This position is located in Waterloo, IA. Candidates must be able to relocate to this location at their own expense.***

Must be available to work on W2 for Volt. No C2C or 3rd party vendors please.

Submit your resume today!

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 for.

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer