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Validation Technician

Carson, CA | Full Time
26 Days Ago

Job Description

Who we are:

Our DNA is rooted in automotive design, engineering and testing. We're driven by our dedication to providing the best service there is and by the pride that comes with having earned the trust of the premier names in the industry. We trace our heritage back over 70 years, from the automotive engineering centers in Detroit to the hot weather proving grounds in the Southwest and on to the high tech sophistication of the latest advanced driver-assistance systems being developed by automotive and technology companies worldwide.

What we do:

Technical Professionals Group provides validation, durability, mileage accumulation and quality testing services for vehicle and mechanized equipment projects and programs in the engineering, R&D, quality control and quality assurance sectors of the automotive industry.

What we are looking for:

TPG is seeking a motivated, dependable and safe Validation Technician to support an electric vehicle automaker in Carson, CA. Successful candidates will support the electric power conversion department and evaluate pre-production test vehicles on a proving ground or public roads, conduct safety inspections, perform specialized test procedures and set up and run test before development.

THIS IS WHAT YOU'LL DO:

  • Set up and run development and validation tests (thermal, vibration, humidity, corrosion, electrical performance) on High Voltage Power Electronic components such as inverters and DC fast chargers
  • Document test results and provide test reports.
  • Support technical root cause and resolution of issues found during test
  • Select and install instrumentation needed to collect response data from the test item during testing (accelerometers, strain gauges, pressure gauges, thermocouples, voltage sense leads, etc.)
  • Utilize standard test equipment such as power supplies, oscilloscopes, multimeters, and flowmeters with no direction.
  • Fabricate special test equipment supporting development and validation testing.
  • Support design and fabrication of simple mechanical fixtures, jigs, and harnesses.
  • Ability to use MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Visio.
  • Performs other duties as directed.

THIS IS WHAT YOU'LL NEED:

  • Technical degree in electronics or mechanics preferred.
  • 1 years of experience with environmental validation testing
  • 1 years of experience fabricating special electronic test equipment and test harnesses.
  • Experience working with high voltage and an understanding of high voltage safety practices.
  • Understand how to read electrical schematics and use manufacturers' product data sheets.
  • High level of interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to troubleshoot electrical test systems.
  • Ability to use MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Visio.
  • Ability to support testing at outside testing facilities.
  • High level of interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Willing to work flexible hours and passionate about getting jobs done.
  • Experience using common machine shop equipment preferred.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced development environment.
  • Willing to work flexible hours and passionate about getting jobs done.
  • Ability to support testing at outside testing facilities.
  • Hands-on approach: Proactively identifies and fills in gaps where needed.
  • Experience using common machine shop equipment preferred.
  • Soldering skill preferred.

Important Items:

Safety Sensitive position requiring all persons assigned to activity be drug free.

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