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Autonomy Engineering Technician I-IV (Freeman, VA)Newport News, VA | Job ID 9122

  • Job ID 9122
  • Division Mining
  • Organization Liebherr Mining Equipment Newport News Co.
  • Area of employment Research / development
  • Country United States
  • Entry level Professionals
  • Type of contract full time
  • Date of entry ASAP

The work location for this position is Freeman, Virginia.

The Engineering Technician works with Engineers, Technicians, and field personnel in support of engineering tests and R&D projects on mining products.

Responsibilities

  • Works with Engineers and Technicians performing tests on mining products, equipment, or systems.
  • Works with Technicians to read and interpret sketches, engineering drawings, schematics, or verbal instructions to complete required tasks.
  • Works with Technicians to fabricate, assemble, or reconfigure test fixtures.
  • Works as a team member with other Engineers, Technicians, and field personnel on tests or R&D projects.
  • Participates in Engineering Development Program.
  • Works with Technicians to modify, build, or install prototype truck components in the test lab or in the field.
  • Works with Technicians to install sensors or data acquisition equipment required for engineering tests in the test lab or in the field.
  • Works with Technicians to build or repair electrical control wires used for new or existing test equipment.
  • Works with Technicians to keep work areas clean and orderly.

Competencies

  • Level I: High school diploma and two years automotive or heavy equipment experience; or technical school or apprenticeship certificate and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Level II: High school diploma and five years automotive or heavy equipment experience; or technical school or apprenticeship certificate and/or training plus two years relevant experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Level III: Associate’s degree (A.A.S.) or equivalent from a two year college or technical school for engineering technology; or four to six years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Level IV (Senior): Associate’s degree (A.A.S.) or equivalent from a two year college or technical school for engineering technology plus 4 years experience as an Engineering Technician; or seven years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Knowledge of basic automotive or heavy equipment maintenance or repair.
  • Ability to work according to established engineering, company, or customer safety procedures.
  • Ability to perform basic mechanical and electrical assembly.
  • Ability to operate and maintain power and hand tools.
  • Ability to operate forklifts and overhead cranes.
  • Ability to handle and dispose of hazardous wastes such as oil, antifreeze, parts cleaner solvent, or similar material.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
  • Ability to use MS Office.

Our Offer

An interesting and ambitious role in a successful international company.  We offer a secure work  environment with a comprehensive benefits package and competitive salary.  We hire as soon as possible.

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  • Job ID 9122
  • Division Mining
  • Organization Liebherr Mining Equipment Newport News Co.
  • Area of employment Research / development
  • Country United States
  • Entry level Professionals
  • Type of contract full time
  • Date of entry ASAP

The company

Liebherr in the USAIn line with its international growth, Liebherr’s venture into the United States began in 1970. Within a couple of years, the company expanded and completed its production facilities in Newport News, VA for its product line of hydraulic excavators. It was later converted into Liebherr’s manufacturing facility for mining trucks and remains home to Liebherr Mining Equipment Newport News, Co.  In addition to its production facility, Liebherr markets a wide variety of products and technologies through its companies located across the United States. The companies are Liebherr- Aerospace Saline, Inc., Liebherr Gear Technology, Inc., Liebherr Automation Systems, Co., and Liebherr USA, Co., the umbrella company for eight divisions that are positioned across the United States. Liebherr is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military/veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

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Ryan Wood