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Engineering Technician

Reference Number: JNNDET616

Engineering Technician
experience  Not Disclosed
location  Fargo, ND
duration  12.0 Months
salary  Not Disclosed
jobtype  Not Disclosed
Industry  Manufacturing
Job Description

Develops and evaluates new technologies or methods (mechanics hydraulics algorithms software etc.) Plans and executes engineering work for product validation and verification of significant parts of major projects or complete projects with well defined objectives. Responsible for problem identification and resolution corrective action tracking reliability analysis and verification/validation test plan development. Is a member of a product/project team. Provides guidance on test procedures to engineers and support personnel.


Designs schedules and performs field and/or lab tests to validate new product designs. Analyzes complex test data draws conclusions and summarizes reports acting as liaison between the Product Verification & Validation (PV&V) dept and product engineering. Performs analyses of customer data (i.e. warranty Dealer Technical Assistance Center (DTAC) customer satisfaction surveys Early Detection Problem Resolution (EDPR)). Plans and performs analytical and experimental work to obtain undefined operating loads and/or develop new test procedures. Gives work direction to test operators. Assists in developing and coordinating changes to product definition documents. Coordinates problem identification activities and tracks corrective action progress.

A.S. in Electronics or a two-year technical diploma, equivalent military certification or equivalent experience


• Required: Minimum one year of related experience
• Preferred: Three or more years of related experience


1. Possess effective written and verbal communication skills.
2. Working knowledge of personal computers, spreadsheets, and word processing.
3. Understanding of trouble shooting methodologies to identify root cause.
4. Ability to read and comprehend engineering documents, e.g., schematics or diagrams.
5. Ability to maintain necessary product records and documentation.
6. Ability to work independently.


1. Strong mechanical aptitude
2. Familiarity with manufacturing processes and electronic components
3. Knowledge of test equipment, e.g., multimeters, oscilloscopes, etc.
4. Experience in one or more of the following areas:
a. Electronics
b. Electrician/Electrical contracting
c. On-road/off-road Automotive repair
d. Communication/Networking hardware
e. Robotics, automation, or mechatronics
f. Farming

Job Purpose:

• Test electronic products to qualify for production readiness.

Job Duties:

1. Conduct manual test of electronic assemblies and document results..
2. Set up lab equipment per engineering instruction.
3. Perform maintenance on equipment and products.

Note :

Onsite Position, candidates must be willing to relocate to be onsite from day one.
Hours 2pm-10pm (will require ability to train on first shift for as long as needed)
Metatarsals are required
VIVA is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants have an equal opportunity for placement, and all employees have an equal opportunity to develop on the job. This means that VIVA will not discriminate against any employee or qualified applicant on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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