Testing Technician Job Description

Testing Technician Job Description

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Testing technician provides technical assistance to Inspection personnel regarding mechanical inspection techniques/methodologies, as necessary to include training/familiarization of specific gauges and test equipment.

Testing Technician Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Modify test equipment and will utilize it efficiently to meet completion dates
Perform field emissions tests in accordance with USEPA and other methods, and Emissions Testing Group (ETG) Standard Operating Practices
Ensure the product will meet customer requirement in regards for finished goods
Adopt and maintain a strong safety culture by specifically understanding and adhering to all safety policies and procedures ensuring a safe working environment
Carry out pile testing throughout the UK
Prepare and commission test reports for clients
Maintain equipment to enable pile testing (calibration, maintenance)
Participate in all areas of quality assurance and ensure those activities encompassed in our UKAS accreditation are carried out to our procedures
Promote and support operating activities that consider health safety environment to be the primary concern in delivering effective efficient solutions for our clients
Be educated to GCSE level

Testing Technician Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Testing Technician

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: ACI, QI, BLS, PAE, NDT, CCIL, III, CTQP, FDOT, NICET

Education for Testing Technician

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the testing technician job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Associate and Bachelor's Degree in Technical, Associates, Science, Engineering, Education, Environmental Science, Chemistry, Electronics, Technology, Mechanical Engineering

Skills for Testing Technician

Desired skills for testing technician include:

Addition
Subtraction
Microsoft Office applications
Bits
Gauges
Test equipment
Federal Regulations and EPA quality assurance and guidance documents
Circuitry
Computer systems
Construction techniques

Desired experience for testing technician includes:

1 year employment as a technician in an industrial or laboratory environment
Associates Degree/Bachelors Degree in a technical or engineering discipline
Math curriculum achieved to include, at a minimum, Algebra 2 and Geometry
Strong Microsoft Excel skills including mastery of data analysis using formulas, queries, and Pivot Tables
Previous experience with mechanical testing methods and operation of electromechanical and servo-hydraulic testing machines would be valuable
Ability to read and comprehend detailed written and verbal instructions ie

Testing Technician Examples

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Testing Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of testing 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 testing technician
  • Responsible for setting up and administrating testing procedures through the appropriate engineering specifications
  • Assist in the development of new test procedures to meet internal or customer test requirements
  • Understanding of all department safety procedures, including lockout/tagout, MSDS system, and emergency action plans
  • Understanding of department quality systems, including Quality Policy Statement, Quality Manual and all relevant work instructions
  • Operating in a manner that reinforces, supports, and is consistent with the Cooper Philosophy and Beliefs and the Technical Values statements
  • Ability to learn and execute fundamental test methods and procedures
  • Provides accurate interpretation of customer test requests, initiates and executes testing, evaluates and reports results
  • Participates on intra- and inter-departmental teams to improve existing processes and/or develop new process and test methods
  • Advises of problems or deviations from accepted procedures and reports to Supervisor
  • Participates in training opportunities that will help to develop their work and management skills and to maintain awareness of company and industry trends
Qualifications for testing technician
  • Experience working on Magtest system
  • Experience managing different materials and experiment samples
  • Experience visual inspection for components with both low power microscope and high power microscope
  • Able to work with engineer and other section
  • Able to understand process flow in clean room
  • Active working attitude
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Testing Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a testing technician. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for testing technician
  • Develop in-depth knowledge of the specific test standards used and how composite materials perform
  • Executing and planning internal test programmes and external GL certified qualification programmes to specific deadlines
  • Issuing test reports and/or full technical reports
  • Qualitative and quantitative interpretation of results, possibly with some statistical analysis
  • Communicating project/programme progress
  • Contributing to the health, safety and environmental running of the laboratories
  • Operation of equipment per instructions.- Equipment may include presses, calendar, resistance welders, testers, mixers
  • Record and reports test results after performing mathematical calculations, make graphical solutions and graphical representations
  • Communicate orally and in writing with engineers and staff members, agencies representatives, contractors, business and property owners
  • Perform maintenance, cleaning, calibration and adjustments of equipment as needed
Qualifications for testing technician
  • Review test/tool procedures for feasibility, thoroughness, clarity, correctness, and accuracy
  • * manual testing * verification testing * graphical user interface testing * GUI testing * manual testing* automation testing * unit testing * integration testing * manual testing ***
  • Perform troubleshooting of machine down
  • Perform regular checking of machine parameter
  • Maintain Tester and Handler machine
  • BS degree in chemical, mechanical, or environmental engineering preferred
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Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of testing technician. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for testing technician
  • Perform inspection and testing on electrical components
  • Provide leadership in pre and post-test sequence assembly and disassembly on all voltage classes
  • Possess in-depth expertise in how to use and interact with manuals, schematics, wiring diagrams, and engineering personnel in a manner that assures accurate findings in troubleshooting, problem solving, and determining optimum solutions
  • Assure an accurate and clear evaluation of test data
  • Acquire and retain the knowledge to qualify and progress to the top level as a Senior Certified ETT (Level 4)
  • Treat all clients/customers in a respectful and attentive manner
  • Possess the discipline and rigor to safely perform work independently in a manner that delivers quality results
  • Effectively interact with engineers and senior leadership
  • Provide direction and leadership in assuring all work is executed per all safe work practices, industry best practices, and certification requirements
  • Supervise, lead, mentor, and/or train multiple technicians and/or crews as required
Qualifications for testing technician
  • Experience with Microsoft Office (particularly Excel and Access
  • Associate Degree or higher in Engineering discipline (mechanical, civil, chemical, or materials engineering)
  • Understanding of engineering with wood, composites, plastics, fiberglass, and adhesively bonded systems
  • Understanding failure modes of materials & technologies of sealing, insulated (thermal & sound), fire resistant composite systems
  • Knowledge of test methods and test standards (ASTM, ANSI, WDMA, ) of engineered components (performance, environmental, regulatory testing)
  • Working knowledge of Lab Management systems and experience in scheduling and leading internal external resources
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Testing Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of testing technician. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for testing technician
  • Interact appropriately within the work group, with engineers and customers
  • Under direct supervision, process and interpret internal and external samples by performing PCR testing (to include Taqman based PCR on 96 well and 384 well platforms)
  • Perform DNA extraction by fast and clean methods, including use of automation
  • Use and maintain department equipment with assistance from senior staff
  • Make detailed observations and maintain documentation of all laboratory work
  • Analyze data and report testing results with respect to department turnaround time
  • Document results to include creating orders and results data entry into laboratory database in a timely fashion
  • Process samples according to departmental SOPs
  • Ability to work in a structured and regulated environment
  • Work productively in group situations independently
Qualifications for testing technician
  • Minimum 2 year degree in Mechanical Engineering Technology
  • Basic knowledge in set-up and operation of mechanical and hydraulic machinery
  • Have the ability to prioritize, make decisions, and multitask
  • Experience with chemical and physical analysis of raw materials and finished products
  • This position requires an Associate degree in a technical field from an accredited college or two (2) years of industry experience
  • Technicians performing emission tests are required to have a Qualified Source Testing Individual (QSTI) certification (preferred) or must obtain QSTI certification within the first eighteen (18) months of employment
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Testing Technician Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a testing 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 testing technician
  • Occasional travel (twice per month or less) to ARIC participant homes to assist another technician with ARIC Sleep study hook-ups in the early evenings
  • Perform testing on manufactured products following established procedures
  • Prepares technical reports summarizing findings, may recommend solutions to technical problems
  • Interprets internal and customer specifications to determine acceptable from rejectable products for most projects
  • Develop and maintain filing system of inspection records for products
  • Organization and attention to detail as it relates to product testing
  • Build and dismantle test chambers, spray racks
  • Assist the lead technician with running tests
  • Learn and understand test standards and test procedures
  • Provide clients with excellent customer service
Qualifications for testing technician
  • An understanding of mechanical testing techniques is essential and preferably thermal analytical techniques
  • Knowledge of materials science and/or understanding of mechanical behaviour of composite materials
  • Good observational skills and have the ability to qualitatively and quantitatively interpret data and make scientific inferences
  • You must be an effective communicator and team worker
  • You must have good report writing skills
  • Practical machining/engineering skills are desirable

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