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R&D Engineering Technician 2020-026 Job in East Liberty, Ohio US

R&D Engineering Technician 2020-026

Transportation Research Center, Inc. - East Liberty, OH

Posted: 4/6/2021 - Expires: 7/5/2021

Job ID: 225962281


Job Description


The R&D Engineering Technician provides semi-professional technical support for engineers supporting in such areas as research programs, equipment design, test development, and testing. The work pertains to electrical, electronic, or mechanical components or equipment. Engineering technicians prepare drawings and sketches; assist with the design and development of test equipment and/or modifications of machinery and equipment for the conduct of testing and collection of data. Engineering technicians help develop post-test processing procedures for test data reduction and presentation.

Essential Functions*

 Provide technical support to project teams

 Set up, monitor, operate, and maintain test equipment

 Perform data processing and provide data analysis

*TRC Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer and is willing to make a change or adjustment to a job or work environment that allows a qualified individual with a disability to satisfactorily perform the essential functions of a particular job.

**Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

Other Duties and Responsibilities (Non-Essential Functions)

 Assist in the development of proposals and plans for research programs

 Coordinate project schedule changes and scope of work with project teams

 Control and monitor cost, progress, and quality of assigned projects

 Assist in presentation and report preparation

 Assemble or install equipment or parts requiring simple writing, soldering, or connecting

 Record test data

 Conduct a variety of tests, prepares test specimens, adjusts and operates equipment, and records test data

 Extract engineering data from various prescribed but non-standardized sources, processes, and presents data

 Follow safety procedures; wear protective equipment including safety glasses and steel-toed shoes

 Assists in design modifications

 Extracts and compiles engineering data and identifies errors or inconsistencies

 Conducts various tests

 Support TRC Inc.’s Quality and EH&S (Environmental, Health, and Safety) efforts


 High school diploma is required

 Associate’s degree in a technology discipline is preferred

 Recognized certification(s) and minimum five years related experience or 10 years demonstrated expertise in applied disciplines is preferred

 Practical knowledge and experience of electronics applications

 Practical knowledge of science or engineering

 Proficient in the use of test equipment and/or tools and machinery

 Valid driver’s license

 Excellent communication skills

 Basic computer skills

Working conditions

 Standard office, climate controlled environment

 May be exposed to temperatures below 0 degree and above 95 degrees

 May be exposed to inclement weather

 May be exposed to hazardous chemicals, such as gas, oil, and paint

Physical requirements

 Ability to move objects weighing up to 50 pounds

 Must be able to remain in a stationary position for an extended period of time

 Ability to operate a computer and other office equipment

 Ability to communicate with customers and co-workers

 Capable of positioning one’s self into bending, stretching, climbing, or awkward positions

It is the policy of TRC Inc. to provide equal opportunity in all areas of employment practices, without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation (LGBTQIA+), veteran status, or any other reason prohibited by law.

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Job Summary

Employment Type:
Full Time Employee
Job type:
Federal Contractor
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Education Level:
High school graduate
Work Days:
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
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