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Alion Science and Technology

Electrical Test Technician 3 - 38182

Warren, MI

Job Description

Position Summary

This position provides Electrical Test Technician support to the US Army's Ground Vehicle Systems Center (GVSC) Electrical Component Laboratory (ECL).

Job Duties:

  • Coordinate with Test Engineers, to assure test plan is feasible and laboratory testing facility can accommodate the testing required
  • Maintain a schedule and execute equipment preventative maintenance to ensure equipment readiness for project execution
  • Maintain a schedule and execute equipment corrective maintenance to ensure equipment readiness for project execution
  • Ensure equipment is safe to operate, with documented work instructions and safety operating procedures
  • Design, develop, fabricate, set up, operate, maintain and modify complex laboratory apparatus used to collect, measure, and record data associated with the testing of vehicle systems, subsystems, or components
  • Monitor tests in progress by instrumentation or computer readouts/displays. When problems arise, select approach to problems and approve on-the-spot adaptations and takes immediate necessary action during course of test to attain primary objectives.
  • Shipping and receiving for laboratory related items
  • Ensure reasonable level of stock for consumable goods
  • Laboratory housekeeping
  • Comply with the EMS ISO 14001 standard
  • Comply with the ISO 17025 Requirements
  • Initiate calibration schedules for test systems (Cal POC)
  • Perform other duties as assigned
  • Assigned Tasks by Test Engineer
  • Engage Test Engineer and develop plan for cell setup schedule
  • Technical requirements (fixtures/instrumentation/system modifications)
  • Maintain test system calibration, spares, rebuilds, and correctivy
  • Availability Schedule
  • Part costs
  • Calibration / Preventative Maintenance
  • Setup / Maintenance / Teardown Schedule Test Asset Inspections (Documents and Pictures Initial / During Test / Final
  • Provide input into Lab improvement and upgrades, replacement of Equipment, process or procedure improvements
  • Daily updates to Test Engineers
  • Test Observation
  • Daily/Weekly report updates to Customer
  • Work in Electric Component Laboratory (ECL):
  • Support, and maintain test equipment and stations, including preventive maintenance (PM) activities.
  • Experience in the proper use of shop and installation procedures. Build test fixtures to support test projects
  • Experience in dynamometer, mechanical, electrical, hybrid, electrification, and instrumentation.
  • Component cooling system design, fabrication, instrumentation, and operation
  • Low voltage communication and control cable requirements, design and fabrication
  • Supports activities related to lab operations: calibration, maintenance, and housekeeping
  • Experience with test setup, operate, and tear down for hybrid electric vehicle test components in a test cell with DE3 or Test Engineer support.
  • Gather test data generated during testing and provide to Test Engineer, assemble pictures, checklists, inspection reports
  • Lab gatekeeper, monitor outside personnel during Lab walkthroughs or testing, ensure outside personnel are in compliance with safety rules.
  • Train on lab systems and operations to work with supervision
  • Physically able to periodically lift weights of up to 40 lbs (OSHA limit is 50 lb)
  • Select appropriate test equipment and configure it based on test specifications
  • Comply in accordance to ISO 17025
  • National Instruments data acquisition hardware and software such as Flexlogger and LabView
  • PC hardware, software and networking infrastructure integration with lab equipment.
  • Power measurement hardware , software, installation, instrumentation and operation
  • Able to read blueprints, schematic diagrams and other specifications.
  • Perform high voltage electrical repairs. Complex troubleshooting equipment up to 600V.
  • Dynamometer drive configuration and operation
  • Instrument power measurement equipment on high voltage component and perform dynamometer tests.
  • High voltage cable requirements, fabrication and instrumentation
  • Perform characterization testing and troubleshooting on high voltage high power components: Advance electric machine, inverter, DC-DC converter, and Alternator
  • Responsible for equipment calibration requirements per LQMS and ISO 17025 lab certification process. Recommend/select lab instruments for purchasing, maintain, and calibrate.

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  • Experience with set up, configure, and operate power analyzers which measure parameters including: voltage, current, mean, and RMS parameters, motor parameters, harmonics, etc.
  • Experience using electronic troubleshooting tools (oscilloscope, function generator, DMM, etc.)
  • The candidate must be able to maintain and hold a SECRET clearance
  • Work with Test Engineer to evaluate, process, and implement Lab Improvement for equipment, procedures, and test execution
  • High School level and advance traning plus 2-3 years experience

Security Clearance: Secret
Telework - Not Eligible

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Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and Veterans are encouraged to apply. Alion will provide a reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans who need assistance to apply. Please visit the Alion Careers site for more information. U.S. Citizenship Required for the majority of our positions.

Covid Notice

A new Federal Executive Order requires that employees of Federal contractors and subcontractors be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by December 8, 2021. Accordingly, as a condition of employment with Technical Solutions, a division of Huntington Ingalls Industries, employees will be required to provide proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 or have an approved exemption prior to starting employment.

Job ID: Alion-WBpHSN1EIBJm
Employment Type: Other