Engineering Technician Needed NORTHERN GEO, LLC 56208, Appleton, Minnesota, United States (On-site)
Job Title: Engineering Technician Department: Engineering FLSA Status: Full-Time / Part-Time Prepared By: HR Prepared Date: August 18, 2022 Approved By: President Approved Date: August 18, 2022
SUMMARY Research, plans, designs and supports geothermal heat pump and energy recovery equipment, accessories, and related products. Directs, coordinates, and conducts activities involved in fabrication, operation, application, installation, and repair of equipment by performing the following duties. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned. Researches and analyzes data such as market research, field responses, sales rep comments, customer design proposal, specifications, and manuals to determine feasibility of design or application of a product or service. Assists in the design of geothermal heat pumps and other energy devices, products or systems.
Analyzes product or equipment specifications and performance requirements to determine designs that can be produced by existing manufacturing or processing facilities and methods.
Determines feasibility of designing new plant equipment or modifying existing.
Plans and directs engineering and manufacturing personnel in fabrication of company products, test control apparatus and equipment, and development of methods and procedures for assembling and testing products or systems. Plans and conducts verification testing of products and product designs using company lab.
Maintains company product safety and performance industry certifications. Coaches/teaches others in area of expertise. Emphasis to be on quality and product/process improvement and customer support.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES This job has no supervisory responsibilities initially applied to this position. QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE To fulfill the position a degree in engineering is preferred. The position requires the use of CAD and knowledge and experience in this area is expected. Computer usage will be heavy, and mastery of Microsoft Office is essential. LANGUAGE SKILLS The position requires heavy communication with company personnel, vendors and field contractors. Excellent communication skills are essential, both written and verbal. While a strong command of the English language is a must, a foreign language is a plus. MATHEMATICAL SKILLS Advanced levels of geometry and algebra are required. Statistics and calculus are preferred. REASONING ABILITY Good special and cognitive skills are essential. Common sense is required. CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS None required initially, but may be added as needed. PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Daily activities vary from desk work in an office environment to operating machinery at our plant to making field modifications to installed products on job sites. The ability to sit, stand for long periods, crawl and lift up to 80 lbs is required. WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Job Types: Full-time, Part-time Benefits:
Health savings account
Paid time off
4 hour shift
8 hour shift
Monday to Friday
COVID-19 considerations: Per CDC guidelines if present Ability to commute/relocate:
Appleton, MN 56208: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Preferred)
Technical: 2 years (Preferred)
Driver's License (Preferred)
Willingness to travel:
Work Location: One location