Engineering Lab Technician in Fort Worth, TX at ITW

Date Posted: 5/1/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Engineering lab technician assists engineers by working to solve technical problems. The Engineering Lab Technician also works as part of a team of technicians to organize, setup, execute, and document all test related activities in the lab.  This position also assists with research and development for several different engineering fields.

  • Understand UL and NSF standards as well as maintaining compliance with all government audits when conducting performance testing of equipment through all phases of development.

  • Knowledge of computer based data acquisition software & hardware. Technician needs to be able to program and trouble shoot problems in software with minimal help. Most testing in the lab is performed by computer software and hardware interface systems.

  • Assist engineers in routine tasks such as retrieving needed materials on demand but can also involve the technician's deep engagement with the test, such as helping to control the experimental apparatus. Success requires strict adherence to the requests of the lead engineer.

  • Interpret data and generate test reports using software for data reduction and word processing as needed to maintain established standards.

  • Aid and contribute in the development of prototype commercial equipment.

  • Generates and troubleshoots test fixtures, prototypes, and all other related equipment.

  • Ensures the safe operation of tests and test equipment.

  • To setup/execute/document all test related activities.

Job Requirements

  • Education: High school diploma; associate's degree is recommended

  • 5+ years HVAC and Refrigeration experience

  • Fundamental experience in sheet metal, piping, plumbing, carpentry and electrical trades.

  • Capable of comprehending verbal instructions and written lab procedures. Identify and analyze problems.

  • Ability to read and understand wiring diagrams as well as the ability to interpret blue prints.

  • Assemble and evaluate all products, lifting up to 30 lbs., walking, holding, carrying, pushing, and pulling.

  • Computer skills with AutoCad, Solidworks a plus.

  • EPA Certification license a plus.

  • Willingness and ability to learn various aspects of the business to become a strong member of the team.

ITW Food Equipment
ITW’s Food Equipment segment designs and manufactures advanced ware wash (dishwashing), cooking, refrigeration, and food processing equipment and provides service for institutional, industrial, restaurant, and retail customers around the world. ITW’s food equipment businesses are highly branded with industry-leading positions differentiated by innovation and unique, integrated service offerings. These well-known brands meet the needs of their global customers by focusing on the industry’s most critical issues and trends: sustainability, ease of use, performance, and on-site service.