Test and Instrumentation Technician

TUV Rheinland of North America | Pleasanton, CA

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Posted Date 3/06/2024
Description Joining TÜV Rheinland means working for one of the world's leading testing, inspection, and certification service providers with more than 20,000 employees globally. Our employees are our most important asset. That is why we invest in their development and offer competitive pay, multiple health insurance plan options, and a 401(k) with up to 6% company match. At the same time we live an international, team-oriented culture characterized by respect, collegiality and openness. This enables our employees to develop their potential, apply new knowledge and methods directly - and plan a long-term career with real opportunities for advancement.

SUMMARY:
  • Set up and perform a variety of laboratory tests and procedures on customer products.
  • Interface with customers and vendors.
  • Maintain laboratory equipment.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Set up laboratory equipment and conduct testing on customer products under an engineer's supervision
  • Responsible for maintaining the Calibration Database and scheduling calibrations as required
  • Must log customer samples in and out and maintain the test sample log sheet
  • Responsible for receiving and shipping of equipment and customer products
  • Be capable of operating the TUV forklift
  • Assist the engineering staff in lab related duties
  • Perform daily and periodic verifications of test equipment
  • Perform preventative maintenance, troubleshooting, calibration and minor repairs to instrumentation.
  • Assist in identifying, developing and implementing process improvements. Initiate recommendations for new equipment
  • Demonstrate safe work practices in accordance with laboratory and company policies
  • Perform routine housekeeping including cleaning of equipment and lab areas. Maintain, store and properly dispose of materials as needed
  • Perform other duties as assigned
QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS:

Knowledge, Skill, & Abilities
  • Knowledge of operation and maintenance of test equipment
  • Knowledge of proper laboratory techniques and protocols
  • Ability to transcribe results accurately into reports
  • Have excellent communication skills and be able to work with and communicate with vendors and customers
Education
  • Associate Degree in electrical/electronic or equivalent education and/or experience
  • Laboratory safety training
Experience
  • 2 years related experience
  • Computer literacy required including Microsoft Office and SAP applications
Certifications

SUPERVISORY REQUIREMENTS:

Direct: N/A

Indirect: N/A

PHYSICAL DEMANDS & WORK ENVIRONMENT:
  • Office and laboratory environments
  • Work may include standing for long periods of tim.
  • Lifting associated with shipping and receiving, 50 lbs
Equipment Used
  • Personal Computer
  • Various lab test equipment
Travel Required
  • Little if any travel required, 5-10% or less
Salary Range

60,000 - 70,000

The salary range for this role takes into account the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions. It is not typical for an individual to be hired at or near the top of the range for their role.

TUV Rheinland North America EEO Statement

As a global business, TUV Rheinland North America relies on diversity of culture and thought to deliver on our goal of Creative People, Practical solutions serving our client needs, and ensures nondiscrimination in all programs and activities in accordance with Title VI and VII of the Civil rights Act of 1964. We continuously seek talented, qualified employees in our world-wide operations regardless of race, color, sex/gender, including gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy, national origin, religion, disability, age, marital status, citizen status, protected veteran status, or any other protected classification under country or local law. TUV Rheinland North America is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer/ Federal Contractor desiring priority referrals of all protected veterans for job openings.

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