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Engineering Technician
Ref No.: 18-31896
Location: South Bend, Indiana
Position Type:Contract
Skill Type
Skill Type:Engineering
We are an aircraft wheel and brake and fuel controls test laboratory looking to train aircraft component test technicians. The best candidates are mechanically inclined, comfortable with computers and detail oriented. If this is you, we want to talk with you.

We are looking at candidates that
- Have a mechanical background. You know and have used tools (auto mechanic, backyard mechanic, equipment maintenance, etc.)
- Can spot problems and maybe even troubleshoot.
- Have used a torque wrench, micrometer and scales.
- Are comfortable using computers such as email, Excel, looking up documents, etc.
- Have a conscientious and quality mindset.

What we ask of you
- Be a HS grad (or GED) minimum.
- Be a US citizen or lawful permanent resident.
- Be able to read and understand written procedures.
- Be mechanically inclined.
- Can use Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, Outlook)
- Be comfortable performing a variety of tasks from pushing a broom to training to build and test brake systems.
- Be trainable.
- Be flexible for any of 3 shifts and weekends as needed.
- Be available for overtime when necessary.

What you should expect
- Perform recurring work independently
- You will rely on a computer.
- You will regularly use micrometers, torque wrenches and scales.
- You will learn to document data precisely both in writing and on a computer.
- You will follow technical written procedures.
- You may be required to work an off shift or a weekend.
- You will be required to work overtime occasionally.
- You will be trained and mentored by a team leader.

Pluses include:
- 1 year or more of engineering test lab experience is a plus
- Previous automotive, aircraft or equipment maintenance experience is a plus
- Technical degree is a plus but not required

Work Schedule:
Initial training will be performed on the 1st shift. You may be required to work any of 3 shifts (1st, 2nd or 3rd) and this is dependent on business conditions and customer requirements. The candidates must be prepared for the potential to work any of the 3 shifts.Off shift (2, 3, 4)