Nesco Resource

Nesco Resource

Philadelphia, PA

Electrical Test Engineer

$60,000-$114,500 / HOUR

Job Description
Major purpose:
We are a leading provider of shock-hardened circuit breakers and switchgear for harsh environment applications aboard US Navy ships and submarines. Our approach to ship management is to integrate the best components seamlessly into both new and current naval systems. We are committed to providing the most advanced technologies at the best value in an integrated, tailored solution that meets our customers’ unique requirements. Client has been a center of excellence in providing advanced solutions to the U.S. Navy for over 100 years. Within our Northeast Philadelphia, PA facility, we have the capacity to undertake naval system design, manufacturing and integration programs of many sizes and complexity. Our products include air circuit breakers, switchgear, large motor controllers and the Power Node Control Center (PNCC).
We are searching for a Test Engineer for our Northeast Philadelphia location. This is a hands-on position only that requires the ideal candidate to fully be able to conduct a multitude of electrical, functional, electro-mechanical, environmental, and performance tests of High Power Circuit Breakers, switchgear and power conversion and conditioning equipment. The design extent of this position is limited to developing custom test setup and test fixtures for interfacing test equipment as needed in order to execute the required tests.

Major Functions:
You will demonstrate success by:
Performing a variety of electrical, mechanical and environmental tests on Navy Circuit Breakers and Switchboards efficiently, effectively, and in an independent manner in accordance with written test procedures and appropriate specification requirements
Developing, building or making custom test set-ups to safely perform and validate all test requirements when needed, as required by the test procedure or specification requirements
Neatly gathering and document all pertinent data in an objective manner while performing tests and provide analysis of the data with minimal oversight and assistance
Developing and or updating test procedures
Compiling test data and preparing test reports for presenting the data
Objectively summarizing the results, and providing recommendations based on the analyzed data
Reviewing third-party test reports for accuracy and completeness
Having experience and knowledge of typical lab test equipment, such as oscilloscopes, meters, current and voltage sources, data acquisition and loggers for conduction electrical, functions, electro-mechanical tests, and troubleshoot company products and test set-ups
Having the capability to use hand and power tools for creating and building custom test setups for conduction the testing of company products
Having the capability to lift and/move up to 50 pounds without assistance
Having the capability to do other manual tasks as needed for creating and building custom test setups for the preparation of performing required tests

Education/Experience/Licenses etc.:
Associates Degree, Trade School, Military Training, On-The-Job Training
3-5 Years of technical employment experience performing tests on electrical, electro-mechanical, and electronic systems
Working knowledge of 3-Phase Electricity, Basic Electronics, Testing and Troubleshooting
Possess the ability to read, interpret, and follow electrical wiring diagrams, schematics, and assembly drawings
Experience and background with using various electronic testing equipment including, but not limited to Digital Multimeters, Oscilloscopes, AC/DC Power Supplies, Current sources Meggers, Dielectric Voltage Withstand, and data acquisition instruments
Capable of troubleshooting non-functional equipment to determine the root-cause for the failure and recommend repair requirements
Have an electro-mechanical aptitude, capable of working with common hand tools, and able to lift up to 50 pounds unassisted safely
Available to travel to off-site test facilities to assist and oversee a multitude of electrical, functional and environmental tests performed on company product, and verify compliance with test procedures
Assist engineers and peers with testing, analysis of the test data, and the development of test procedures and test setups
Maintain all company equipment and tools in good working condition and calibration certification
Have the ability to effectively communicate test results and information
Have the ability to use Microsoft Word and Excel to prepare test procedures and reports

Nesco Resource and affiliates (Lehigh G.I.T Inc, and Callos Resource, LLC) is an equal employment opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristics with respect to employment opportunities.