Test Engineer

The Test Engineer is responsible for the management of testing of Thrustmaster products and systems including mechanical, electrical, electro-hydraulic, control components and systems in support of factory acceptance testing.

GENERAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Under general supervision of the General Manager, draft test procedures, organize and execute effective testing of all unit orders including new units, rebuilt or repaired units and units coming out of inventory and ensure that any defects are identified and effectively corrected prior to shipment of the equipment.
  • Conduct and document test procedures for company products in accordance with ISO-9001 requirements.
  • Test documentation shall include completed test datasheets including acceptance criteria showing all test values. Customer acceptance forms signed by a customer representative and by a Class surveyor, as applicable, shall be used for each test.
  • Acquire, store and maintain mechanical and electrical test equipment, instruments, devices, and appurtenances for measurement and testing.
  • Research, evaluate, recommend and specify general and special testing equipment, instruments, devices, and appurtenances.
  • Draft detailed testing concepts and procedures complete with test layout drawings, schematics, block diagrams, etc.
  • Install, test, troubleshoot, and commission mechanical thruster systems on shipboard installations.
  • Maintain a safe work environment in accordance with company HSE standards and procedures.
  • Ensure quality control in accordance with the company ISO-9001 Quality Assurance System.
  • Interact with a broad spectrum of personnel internal and external to the company. Work effectively and efficiently in both team-based and independent working environments to reduce costs and add value to the organization.
  • Perform any other duties that may be assigned by the General Manager.

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS

A degree in Engineering is required, BSME or equivalent. At least three years of experience on testing engineered rotating machinery is required. Individuals must possess the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed or are able to explain and demonstrate that they can perform the essential responsibilities of the job in order to safely perform the essential responsibilities of the job.  Must be able to read, write, and speak English. Must show proof of eligibility to work in the United States.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Must be capable of verbal communication, hearing, and have adequate vision for reading small print and diagrams.  Specific vision requirements include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and an ability to adjust focus.  Must have sufficient manual dexterity to be able to operate all office equipment including, but not limited to: computers, fax machines, copy machines, and telephones in addition to hand tools and measuring devices.  Must be able to stand, walk, run, sit, handle or feel objects, tools and/or controls, reach overhead with hands and arms, climb stairs and ladders, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, and crawl.  Must be able to occasionally lift and move up to 40 pounds unaided.  Must frequently negotiate ladders.

COGNITIVE REQUIREMENTS

Must be able to reason, analyze, prioritize, conceptualize, make judgments, and solve problems.  Must be able to multi-task and prioritize workload to meet deadlines.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering (BSME), Mechanical Engineering Technology (BSMET), or Marine Engineering; or an equivalent combination in experience, education, and/or training including U.S. Navy or U.S. Coast Guard “A” or “C” schools in propulsion, fire control, or electronics.
  • Three (3) years’ experience in the manufacturing, installation, and testing of rotating, electrical, electro-hydraulic, or marine propulsion machinery and equipment.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering (MSME), Mechanical Engineering Technology (MSMET), or Marine Engineering; or an equivalent combination in experience, education, and/or training including U.S. Navy or U.S. Coast Guard “A” or “C” schools in propulsion, fire control, or electronics.
  • Five (5) years’ experience in the manufacturing, installation, and testing of marine azimuthing thruster systems.

We offer a competitive salary, 401k, and medical, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance.

If you are ready to take the next step in your career, please apply by submitting your resume to jobs@thrustmastertexas.  Resumes submitted will be forwarded directly to the hiring managers and do not get lost in the crowd.

We are an equal opportunity employer.  In recognizing the value of a diverse workforce, all qualified individuals will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other criteria protected by federal, state or local law.

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