Prototype Technician Job Description

Prototype Technician Job Description

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Prototype technician provides regular report for ordering of prototype material and assembly/delivery of Powertrain systems for testing.

Prototype Technician Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Ability to read assembly prints and assemble units per print
Knowledge of sheet metal fabrication and assembly
Copper and Aluminum Tube
Ability to braze copper and aluminum
Bend tubing from PROE prints on a Chiyoda CNC tube bender
Circuit condensing and evaporator coils and braze
Assemble manifolds for coils
Safety of using oxygen/acetylene and natural gas torch
Bend condenser coils using PROE prints
Safety of leak checking units with high pressure nitrogen

Prototype Technician Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Prototype Technician

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: ASE, ABYC, NMMA, SPC, TBP, IPC

Education for Prototype Technician

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the prototype technician job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Associate and High School Degree in Associates, Technical, Engineering, Education, Manufacturing, Automotive, Automotive Technology, Design, Electrical Engineering, Engineering Technology

Skills for Prototype Technician

Desired skills for prototype technician include:

Lotus Notes DB
Manufacturing methods and procedures
Material construction and properties related to fit
Similar 3D programs
Shoemaking process
Computer software to run prototype machinery and equipment

Desired experience for prototype technician includes:

Ability to use tube end forming machine
Constructing HVAC equipment
The ability to wire units with factory wiring prints
Knowledge and Safety of electricity
Terminating (crimping) electrical terminals for wiring units
Broad knowledge of fasteners

Prototype Technician Examples


Prototype Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of prototype technician. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for prototype technician
  • Charging units with refrigerant, R410A/R22 and experimental refrigerants
  • Dumping refrigerants using a reclaim system
  • Test running units for proper electrical wiring
  • Ability to use a lathe
  • Knowledge and ability in the use of hand tools
  • Knowledge of PIRL system
  • Measurement techniques are desirable
  • Responsible for all aspects of quality
  • Required to assemble, build or weld development parts based off work orders and prints
  • Must meet dead lines while maintaining meticulous attention to detail
Qualifications for prototype technician
  • 3+ years’ experience working in an automotive dealership
  • Technical certification from accredited automotive training institution
  • Equipped with own tools
  • Ability to operate and maintain various hand and power tools
  • Ability to operate and maintain shop tools and equipment
  • Work independently and/or collaboratively as part of a team

Prototype Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a prototype technician. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for prototype technician
  • Following work instructions, procedures and product specifications
  • Weighing out quantities of powdered or liquid chemicals, following formula sheets
  • Starting and monitoring feed of solid or semi-solid materials through equipment units, such as mills, heating vessels and mixing tanks
  • Adjusting controls and valves to maintain system at specified temperature, pressure, and vacuum levels
  • Observing chemical reactions
  • Observing gauges, and instruments, turns valves, and moving controls to regulate temperatures, pressures, and flow of steam, coolant, and chemical constituents through system to effect prescribed reaction within critical limits, according to knowledge of equipment and process
  • Drawing samples of product at specified stages of synthesis and performing standard tests to determine if manufacturing is proceeding efficiently and in conformity with specifications
  • Attaching hoses, pumps or transfering equipment to move completed slurry to holding area or manufacturing coating equipment
  • Assuring coating slurry meets required specifications, starting equipment to transfer slurry to the coater machine
  • Setting scale limits and pump operation pressure to assure proper slurry supply to coating machine
Qualifications for prototype technician
  • Show attention to detail and accuracy
  • Have the ability to work well under pressure and adapt to changing priorities/schedules
  • Outlook, Excel and MS Office
  • Good technical skills required
  • Associate Degree preferred with 3 years of related experience
  • 3+ years’ experience in a related shop or manufacturing environment

Prototype Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of prototype technician. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for prototype technician
  • Following work instructions, and specification sheets, sets and controlling coating machines to regulate speed of coating, flow of chemical slurries, and temperature of drying ovens to maintain specified customer quality requirements
  • Utilizing work instructions and guides, troubleshooting coater systems and making appropriate adjustments to assure proper coater operation
  • Cleaning and maintaining coating machines and associated feed tanks, plumbing and pumps
  • Properly completing administrative entries associated with coater operations such as Process Lot Tickets, standard process control charts and other operations forms
  • Controlling coater operation, which contributes to maintaining scrap at less than company goal
  • Requires a High School Diploma/GED and Specialized Training with solid work experience and 2+ years catalyst experience preferred
  • Must demonstrate a high level of initiative including the ability to identify and initiate work projects and/or tasks working on multiple tasks
  • Demonstrate the ability to operate complex machines
  • Must possess intermediate to advanced computer skills
  • Requires the ability to lead and/or influence others and a strong customer focus
Qualifications for prototype technician
  • Ability to work standing for extended periods of time
  • Manual dexterity to handle small fragile parts
  • Working knowledge of basic CAD/CAM software
  • Experience operating laboratory test equipment typical to product development environments
  • Self directed initiative and skills, commitment to accomplishment of management goals
  • Building components and assemblies prototype systems EPS

Prototype Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of prototype technician. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for prototype technician
  • Carrying out the required functional tests on selected test machines
  • Support the production of the construction of prototypes to production lines
  • Supervision of parts / components in the process
  • Collecting data on process parameters
  • Solving simple problems arising during construction
  • Dismantling of prototypes in accordance with the procedures provided
  • Maintaining order in the cage prototype
  • Detection of non-routine errors
  • Perform test driving, observe functioning, and provide subjective evaluation
  • Get clarification to determine repair requirements based on analysis
Qualifications for prototype technician
  • Minimum medium
  • Experience with mechanics
  • Reading a technical drawing and basic knowledge of GD & T
  • Knowledge of products / processes EPS
  • Reliability and creativity
  • Associate’s Degree or technical degree/certificate in related discipline, or minimum 1 year related experience required

Prototype Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a prototype technician. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for prototype technician
  • Create a safe working environment via risk assessment
  • Assisting/run trials, and proving results in data formats
  • Understanding/creation of work instruction
  • Read and understand drawing/schematics/tolerances
  • Working independently or in a group
  • Manufacture catalytic samples by following all required safety procedures and protocols
  • Utilize PSL slurry production and coating equipment including LD / HD semi-automated, coaters, dryers, continuous mills, mixers / dispersers, calciners, Also, utilize laboratory equipment for various testing requirements
  • Complete documentation of in-process and final product data, precious metal control, and raw material / substrate inventory
  • Perform all tasks under supervision of engineering per written or oral instruction
  • Aid in design of control package to operate machine
Qualifications for prototype technician
  • At least 2 years of intermediate to advanced computer skills
  • An associate’s degree or higher in engineering or engineering technology and 5 years of related experience
  • Support Quality Engineer/UAP manager in investigations to determine causes of defects and make recommendations for corrective actions
  • Build Panels for prototype machines
  • Mount Control items to machine
  • Devise cable management systems for the machine (cat tracks, wire ways, holders, ext.)

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