Calspan Corporation

Mechanical Technician - 2nd Shift (Shift Differential Pay!)

Job Locations US-NY-Buffalo
Job ID
2022-1913
Category
Technician

Overview

Calspan’s Tire Research Facility is a world leader in the indoor measurement of Force & Moment data on tires. With Customers that include leading vehicle manufacturers, tire manufacturers and motorsport organizations, Calspan is always improving and advancing the science. We are searching for a mechanical technician to join our group.  This is a great opportunity to be part of an organization with a rich 75 year history that prides itself on its Be Calspan Values. If you think you have what it takes to Be Calspan, we encourage you to speak with us.  

Responsibilities

  • Support testing by efficiently operating equipment and ensuring accurate results and records. Provide technical assistance and resolution when problems are encountered before, during, and after testing. 
  • Perform set-up and installation of equipment, instrumentation, cable routing, soldering and checkout before, during and after the test.
  • Support the maintenance, installation and repair of test lab and equipment to maximize operational availability.
  • Document test procedures and installations. Provide guidance with data calculation.

Qualifications

Preferred Education / Experience:

  • AAS Mechanical Engineering Technology or similar in related discipline
  • 3+ years in related discipline or;
  • A combination of education and experience equivalent to above

Preferred Knowledge / Ability:

  • Troubleshooting mechanical problems
  • Strong understanding of mechanical principles
  • Perform operations and execute test procedures for engineering, scientific, or real-time data acquisition
  • Read and interpret engineering plans and specifications
  • Testing and inspection principles and procedures
  • Welding and fabrication experience preferred
  • Vehicle repair experience beneficial
  • Microsoft Office

Why join Calspan?

 

Be Calspan Culture

At Calspan, we promote an environment that empowers employees and encourages innovation. Our management team enables a strong sense of teamwork with each endeavor, where successes are shared and lessons are learned. The company’s talent brand, “Be Calspan”, incorporates our company values to Be Inclusive, Accountable, and Innovative and our commitment to drive every individual to - Be Developed, Be Balanced, Be Connected, Be Community and Be Recognized. Our culture promotes a positive atmosphere and competitive can-do method of action.

 

Great Benefits= Happy, Committed Employees 

Retaining great talent is as important as finding it, so at Calspan, we take our employee value proposition of Be Calspan quite seriously. To us, that means offering competitive compensation, comprehensive benefits, recognition programs and promotional opportunities. Our benefits include: Health Insurance, Health Savings Accounts, Flexible Spending Accounts, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Life Insurance/Accidental Death & Dismemberment, Short-Term/Long-Term Disability, 401(k), Critical Illness Insurance, Accident Insurance, Hospital Indemnity Insurance, Universal Life Insurance Policy, Paid-Time Off, Company-paid Holidays, Bereavement Leave, Jury Duty, Military Leave, Employee Assistance Program, Educational Assistance Reimbursement , and Pet Insurance.

 

Calspan is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. Calspan supports safe and drug free workplace through pre-employment background checks and drug testing.

 

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