Engineering Technician 2


San Diego, California

a month ago

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Job Description

Job Title: Engineering Technician 2
Duration: 3+ Months
Location: San Diego, CA
Job Description:
  • As a member of the R&D Advanced Research & Technology Test Development Team you will support the evaluation of new technologies through testing, modeling, analysis, prototyping, and experimentation. You will collaborate and communicate with other technicians, engineers and scientists, in the facilitation of testing activities.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Assemble and modify prototypes and test samples.
• Organize testing materials and execute test methods.
• Document findings and process data as necessary.
• Participate in Test Method Validation (TMV) activities (e.g. Gauge R&R)
• Aid in the introduction of equipment into the asset management system.
• Help in the identification and procurement of equipment and materials to facilitate testing.
• Perform analytical equipment maintenance.
• Support maintenance of calibration activities and tracking.
• Clearly communicate and track testing activities to maintain visibility into progress and outcomes.
• Develop, document, and streamline testing procedures.
• Support introduction of testing procedures into the quality control system.
• As needed, utilize the equipment in the machine shop to help build test fixtures and equipment.
• Work within scheduled timelines.
• This position assumes and performs others duties as necessary.

Required Qualifications:
• 3+ years of technical/mechanical related experience.
• Detail oriented.
• Familiarity with data analysis methods and basic analysis software such as Microsoft Word and Excel.
• Eagerness to share or tryout new ideas, perspectives, or solutions.
• Amenable to adapting to changing goals / priorities / activities as needed by the organization.
• Embraces a growth mindset and seeks out opportunities to learn and expand skill sets.
• Proven ability to work hands-on in a fast-paced environment.
• Awareness to assist fellow technicians in the completion of their activities.
• Strong time management skills.
• Good communication skills (written and verbal).
• Ability to deal with ambiguity/uncertainty and a willingness to try new/challenging things.

Preferred Qualifications:
• Experience with Scanning Electron Microscopes
• Experience with FTIR equipment
• Experience with Keyence imaging systems (VR, VK, VHX)
• Experience with Instron uniaxial tensile testers
• Experience in using SolidWorks
• Experience in using JMP
• Experience in using LabVIEW
• Familiarity with basic machine shop equipment.

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About Us: Established in 2004, SPECTRAFORCE® is one of the largest and fastest-growing diversity-owned staffing firms in the US. The growth of our company is a direct result of our global client service delivery model that is powered by our state-of-the-art A.I. proprietary talent acquisition platform, robust ISO 9001:2015/ISO 27001 certified processes, and strong and passionate client engaged teams. We have built our business by providing talent and project-based solutions, including Contingent, Permanent, and Statement of Work (SOW) services to over 140 clients in the US, Canada, Puerto Rico, Costa Rica, and India. Key industries that we service include Technology, Financial Services, Life Sciences, Healthcare, Telecom, Retail, Utilities and Transportation. SPECTRAFORCE is built on a concept of “human connection,” defined by our branding attitude of NEWJOBPHORIA®, which is the excitement of bringing joy and freedom to the work lifestyle so our people and clients can reach their highest potential. Learn more at:
Benefits: SPECTRAFORCE offers ACA compliant health benefits as well as dental, vision, accident, critical illness, voluntary life, and hospital indemnity insurances to eligible employees. Additional benefits offered to eligible employees include commuter benefits, 401K plan with matching, and a referral bonus program. SPECTRAFORCE provides unpaid leave as well as paid sick leave when required by law.

Equal Opportunity Employer: SPECTRAFORCE is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability or veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Please contact Human Resources at if you require reasonable accommodation. 
At SPECTRAFORCE, we are committed to maintaining a workplace that ensures fair compensation and wage transparency in adherence with all applicable state and local laws. This position’s starting pay is: $25.00/hr.

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