Vehicle Test Technician

Oshkosh, WI

Posted: 09/19/2019 Employment Type: Contract Job Industry: Automotive Job Number: 19-02153

Job Description

This assignment is a US Government Contract which requires all applicants to be US Citizens.

No third-party applicants will be considered. If you are a third party contracting company, please do not respond to this position.


The Associate Technician will support the manufacturing facility by conducting in process verifications of vehicle configurations to ensure they conform to engineering standards and specifications. This role will also assist in the assembly of vehicles and related systems/sub-systems while providing exemplary support to the customers of client.


These duties are not meant to be all-inclusive and other duties may be assigned.
• Perform in process verification of configuration changes to ensure the vehicles meet specifications.
• Maintain a safe work environment, adhering to all safety procedures during all aspects of job performance which includes regular exposure to personal and physical hazards.
• Responsible for operating heavy equipment/machinery or drive vehicles as required for the purposes of testing or material handling.
• Obtain knowledge of vehicle systems (electrical, pneumatic, hydraulics) in order to conduct tests and record data, troubleshoot systems, and perform configuration changes with other technicians.
• Communicate effectively with others to understand and execute on given directions and instructions.


• Technical Diploma
• Ability to understand automotive and mechanical terms.
• Ability to obtain a Commercial Driver' s License (CDL) or a Telehandler and AWP operator license.
• J1939 Network Experience
• Capable of working effectively within a team setting, while maintaining professionalism.
• Demonstrate effective decision-making abilities


• Technical Diploma with Apprenticeship experience.
• ASE Certification(s)
• Electrical schematic reading
• Multi-meter understanding


Meet Your Recruiter

Carl Blahnik
Technical Recruiter

Carl joined CPI in 2019. He currently works with defense and aerospace candidates, with a focus on military tactical vehicles. He also assists in placing engineers and information technology professionals nationwide.

From his time in the the military and the (commercial) civilian workforce, Carl has a wide range of work experience, including expertise in the diesel and shipbuilding industries. In particular, Carl's shipbuilding experience led to his work as a Test and Trials Area Manager for the Littoral Combat Ship.

His personal understanding of military education, as well as his firsthand knowledge of MOS and NEC designations, enables him to understand a candidate’s military experience and how that can translate to a civilian opportunity.

Carl retired after serving nearly 22 years in the United States Navy, both as enlisted and as a commissioned Naval Officer.

Carl was awarded a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration from Marquette University. He was also conferred a Master of Arts degree in Business Administration from the University of Rhode Island.

Carl has served on one of the smallest ships in the Navy, a Mine Sweeper, built out of wood in Wisconsin; to the largest ship in the Navy, a nuclear-powered aircraft carrier. During his career he circled the globe 3.5 times.

Outside of the office Carl enjoys fishing, hunting and camping. He admits that pulling a camper can be stressful, but the silence of the woods and lakes makes the trip well worth the drive.

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