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Engineer Technician - 2nd Shift in Mequon, WI at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 1/11/2019

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    Mequon, WI
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    Not Specified
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Job Description

Job #:  921120

Seeking a second shift Engineer Technician with testing and troubleshooting experience. Contract opportunity with potential to go perm at one of our best clients in Milwaukee, WI. Please send your resume to Jordan at if you are interested. 

Summary / Scope of Position:

Perform moderately difficult duties to installation, maintenance, and development of laboratory test and facilities equipment. Supports planning, construction, modification, repair and maintenance of test setups, development lab work cells, dynes and test equipment as directed by the Lab Manager or Technical Lead. Supports development and test engineers and design personnel as required.

Essential Functions:


  • Build up and modification of work stations and test setups to include motors, cabling, communication, and drive systems for both AC and DC applications.
  • Maintain and learn new technological skills so that they may be appropriately applied in product test or to development processes.
  • Utilize and interpret the following test and development instrumentation: digital oscilloscopes, analog and digital volt meters and ammeters, differential amplifiers with voltage probes, current transformers, Hall Effect current probes with amplifiers, LCR meters, torque transducers, power supplies, personal computers, dynamometers, and environmental chambers.
  • Understand and practice laboratory procedures for the safe and efficient use of electronic instrumentation, electrical power, rotating electrical machinery, and general laboratory cleanliness.
  • Actively support safety programs through preparation and maintenance of department safety-related processes and procedures, including lockout-tag out (LOTO), inspections, and related processes.
  • Ensure a safe lab working environment by enforcing safe lab practices by all who enter the labs.
  • Ability to write reports and manipulate data with MS Office Tools.
  • With assistance troubleshoot a work cell system or test setup to determine root cause and remedy for malfunction.
  • Assist in construction and support of automated test stations for functional testing.
  • With assistance, use communication protocol such as E-Net; D-Net; C-Net; and Logix programming.


  • Ability to work as a team member for the development test organization
  • Hold self-accountable for achieving goals and meeting commitments.
  • Adapts and embraces change by identifying needs, adjusting, and working with others as appropriate to implement initiatives.


  • Cultivate networks with people across a variety of functions and locations within the organization.
  • Create an environment that encourages the open exchange of information and viewpoints.
  • Conform to all aspects of the company’s goals, values, and standards of ethical conduct while demonstrating integrity, trustworthiness under all circumstances. Treat others honestly and fairly.
  • Adapt appropriately to competing demands and shifting priorities. Be an agent of change.
  • Promote the values of a diverse work force.


  • Work with Manager and team to resolve priority conflicts or feature requirements.
  • Function as team member contributing to efforts of the development test team towards defining and achieving project deliverables.
  • Ensures through familiarity with company policies and procedures.  Appropriately applies policies and procedures in compliance with government laws. 
  • Requires the ability to lift up to thirty-five pounds
  • Must be able to climb ladders and move over, under and around large drives, wires, and motors.
  • May travel as required to meet the requirements of assigned projects

Educational Requirements

Associates of Science in Electrical Engineering Technology or related engineering discipline

Minimum Qualifications

  • Minimum 2 years of product development or testing experience
  • Familiarity with Rockwell Automation products or other industrial control equipment

Desired Qualifications

  • Knowledge of hardware and/or software test methodologies
  • Experience with RS Logix 5000 or other PLC programming tools
  • Familiarity with UL508C, ISO 61800-5-1, IEC 61508 TUV functional safety, ISO 17025 requirements
  • Experience with SAP, LeanKit, CLM, Doors Next Gen, Clear Quest, Microsoft Project, Microsoft Word, and Microsoft Excel
  • Must exhibit excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills









EEO Employer

Apex is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at 844-463-6178