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Software Technician II

Oshkosh, WI

Posted: 06/10/2024 Employment Type: Contract Job Industry: Defense/Government Job Number: 24-00210

Job Description

  • Support senior technicians and engineers in testing vehicles and parts/components.
  • Perform configuration changes and repairs of test systems.
  • Follow appropriate engineering procedures, standards, and specifications.
  • Provide support in the fabrication and assembly of test fixtures and wiring of related systems/sub-systems.
  • Validate new product designs as part of new product development.
  • Resolve issues on sustaining products.
  • Provide exemplary technical support to the customers of Oshkosh Corporation and Test and Development.
  • Conduct testing of prototypes and current products to determine capabilities of vehicles/systems and conformance to specifications and/or regulations in partnership with engineers and senior level technicians.
  • Test and record data using operational knowledge of vehicle systems (CAN, electrical I/O, electrical pneumatic) using manual entry and data acquisition.
  • Troubleshoot systems, perform basic failure analysis, and follow detailed test procedures.
  • Assemble, disassemble, and fabricate complex/customized parts, mechanical structures, and test stands/fixtures in partnership with engineers and senior level technicians.
  • Maintain a safe work environment, adhere to all safety procedures during all aspects of job performance which includes regular exposure to personal and physical hazards.
  • Operate heavy equipment/machinery or drive vehicles as required for the purposes of testing or material handling.
  • Determine appropriate test instruments for product testing.
  • Plan and schedule daily activities to complete assignments in their order of priority to make effective use of time and ensure projects are being completed within identified timeline.
  • Communicate effectively and work cross-functionally to resolve technical problems including the ability to provide constructive feedback to all levels of the organization.
  • Interpret and execute written/verbal directions and instructions.
  • Technical Diploma with three (3) years of experience in engineering or equivalent.
  • Ability to travel 10%.
  • Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings.
  • Associate's degree with three (3) years of experience in engineering or equivalent.
  • Experience with LabVIEW, Python, or other programming languages.
  • Knowledge of CAN communication.
  • Knowledge of automotive and mechanical terms.
  • A Commercial Driver's License (CDL) or a Telehandler and AWP operator license.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, government regulations, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to adapt to a fast-paced environment.
  • Detail-oriented.
  • Verbal and written communication skills.

Meet Your Recruiter

Jimmy Tallent
Technical Recruiter

As a proud U.S. Army veteran with an extensive 28-year service record, Jimmy Tallent dedicated two decades of his life to active duty and an additional eight years in the Army Reserve, contributing his time, talent and commitment  to various vital aspects of military service. His journey has been diverse, spanning roles in aviation, transportation, and recruiting, allowing him to develop a versatile skill set and a deep understanding of the military landscape.

Originally hailing from the city of Chattanooga, TN, Jimmy embarked on his military career with a passion for service and a commitment to excellence. Throughout his tenure, he served in dynamic and challenging roles, which included the precision and expertise demanded by the  aviation industry, the strategic logistics of transportation, and the interpersonal and leadership skills required in the recruiting field.

In addition to his rich military experience, he pursued and earned a degree in business management, further enhancing his knowledge and capabilities. With this academic achievement, coupled with his practical experience, positioned him as a professional with a comprehensive understanding of both military and business landscapes.

Today, Jimmy is excited to leverage his leadership, organizational, and strategic skills at Contract Professionals, Inc. Jimmy is driven by his commitment to excellence, his discipline instilled through years of military service, and his passion for overcoming challenges. He approaches every opportunity with the same dedication and integrity, which defined his military career.

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