Test Technician I

Oshkosh, WI

Posted: 09/15/2023 Employment Type: Contract Job Industry: Defense/Government Job Number: 23-00769

Job Description

Must be local to Oshkosh, WI
Travel: 50%- mostly local with long days, some international/global travel
Must be US Citizen with ability to obtain security clearance

  • Principal function is to test prototype vehicles and/or prototype components following appropriate procedures, standards, and specifications.

  • Operate and maintain equipment and perform other general mechanical duties, such as complete component changes, modifications, teardowns, and reassembly.
  • Test and develop new vehicles and/or components, conduct safety and road ability inspections.
  • Perform tests of systems and components to assure proper operation.
  • Conceive and fabricate test fixtures, including establishing appropriate instrumentation and test sequence and procedures.
  • Perform tests to determine capabilities of vehicles/systems and conformance to specifications and/or regulations.
  • Record and report test data.
  • Investigate and trouble-shoot problems and participate in formulation of corrective action.
  • Troubleshoot systems, perform basic failure analysis, and follow detailed test procedures.
  • Draw basic sketches as relates to redesigned hardware.
  • Plan and schedule work activities to complete assignments in their order of priority to make effective use of time.
  • Communicate effectively.
  • Have a friendly manner and cooperative attitude in dealings with other employees and customers.
  • Follow established departmental and other required procedures.
  • Willingly assists others as necessary to meet deadlines.
  • Preserve high standard of safety during all aspects of job performance which includes exposure to personal and physical hazards on regular basis. Maintain high standard of cleanliness and order in working area for reasons of safety and efficiency.
  • Travel up to 50% to off site location as necessary.
  • Candidate is required to provide tools to complete assigned tasks.
  • Associate' s degree in auto/truck mechanics or equivalent work experience.
  • 0-3 years related experience in truck/auto mechanics with emphasis on electronics, print reading, and welding.
  • Proficiency in fabrication skills such as welding, use of machine shop equipment, etc. Is highly desirable.
  • Ability to obtain a Commercial Driver' s License (CDL).
  • Familiarity with PCs and Microsoft Office products is a plus.
  • Aftermarket/Service support.
  • Available technical support with MOD personnel (In-Country & Comm' s).
  • Community Outreach events.
  • Corporate/Defense Events.
  • Customer Live Fires.
  • Development of aftermarket kits.
  • Development of new aftermarket parts.
  • DOT licensing.
  • Dynamic and static events.
  • Export & import licensing.
  • Fleet usage.
  • In-country rules & regs.
  • Integration of OEM systems.
  • Logistics & transportation.
  • NPD Test & Evaluation.
  • OEM Test & Evaluation.
  • Photography/Videography Events.
  • Planning activities with internal customers domestically & internationally.
  • RWS certification.
  • Shipping Documents for all international movements of GDF assets.
  • Surveying in-country OEM' s for Oshkosh Service Providers.
  • Track usage & maintenance.
  • Tradeshows.
  • Trials.
  • Vehicle maintenance (preventative/corrective).
  • Vehicle Sign-Out requests for NPD.
  • Vehicle Sign-Out requests for WR' s.

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