Engineering Instrumentation technician

Summary:
Works as part of the Product Development team and under direction of engineering staff by performing the following duties.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Set up and installs data acquisition systems on heavy duty trucks and in engine development test cells.
Applies knowledge of principles of diesel engine operation with regard to system electronics and instrumentation installation and repair.
Implements test specific instrumentation set ups and procedures.
Calibrates test instrumentation and maintains calibration documentation to ISO 9001 standards.
Troubleshoots and repairs pressure, temperature, analog and digital measuring instruments, electronic test devices and circuits within heavy duty truck chassis and engine development test cells.
Builds and modifies electrical harnesses for heavy duty diesel engines on chassis and in test cells.
Demonstrates mechanical and electronic abilities on bench work, in-field chassis work and in engine development test cells.
Competencies:
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
Analytical - Collects and researches data.
Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in group problem solving situations.
Technical Skills - Assesses own strengths and weaknesses; Pursues training and development opportunities; Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; Shares expertise with others.
Customer Service - Responds to requests for service and assistance; Meets commitments.
Teamwork - Exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Puts success of team above own interests.
Qualifications:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The successful candidate must have achieved the education and/or experience listed below and demonstrate an understanding of electronics, electrical, and diesel engine principles through written and practical exams.
Candidates with electronic/instrumentation experience from other industries will be considered.
Education and/or Experience:
Associate of Science degree (A.S.) in electronics or instrumentation, or equivalent from a two-year college or technical school; or eight years related electronic experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
*Equivalent military training certificate in lieu of an associate degree will be accepted
Computer Skills:
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of basic database software; basic spreadsheet software and basic word processing software, Microsoft Outlook and e-mail communications.


About Us

The Volvo Group is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of trucks, buses, construction equipment and marine and industrial engines under the leading brands Volvo, Renault Trucks, Mack, UD Trucks, Eicher, SDLG, Terex Trucks, Prevost, Nova Bus, UD Bus and Volvo Penta.

Volvo Group Trucks Technology provides Volvo Group Trucks and Business Area's with state-of-the-art research, cutting-edge engineering, product planning and purchasing services, as well as aftermarket product support. With Volvo Group Trucks Technology you will be part of a global and diverse team of highly skilled professionals who work with passion, trust each other and embrace change to stay ahead. We make our customers win.

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