Mechanical Engineer

  • location: Peoria, IL
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $25.77 - $35.02 per hour

job description

Mechanical Engineer

job summary:
A Mechanical Engineer is needed for a world leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines and diesel-electric locomotives in the Mossville, IL area. This position is responsible for the validation of electric drive systems and components through the execution of lab testing.

location: Mossville, Illinois
job type: Contract
salary: $25.77 - 35.02 per hour
work hours: 8am to 5pm
education: Bachelors
  • Defining validation requirements and developing appropriate test specifications.
  • Ensuring test facilities, instrumentation, and data acquisition systems meet desired capabilities.
  • Performing lab testing based on defined plans.
  • Analyzing test data, summarizing results, determining conclusions, and communicating results in technical reports and presentations.
  • Candidate will be responsible for performing lab testing of electric drive components and systems.
Typical Day

  • Working with internal clients to determine test plans.
  • Inspection and electrical checks of components to be tested.
  • Coordinate installation of additional instrumentation.
  • Perform lab tests using dedicated test facilities.
  • Analyze test data, communicate results, and documenting findings in technical reports.
  • Approx 70% of day will be in a lab environment running tests, remaining time will be for data analysis and report/presentation creation.
  • Work will be done in a team environment, with a high level of interaction.
Education Requirement: Bachelor degree in an accredited Engineering curriculum required.

Technical Skills Required:

  • 2-4 years professional engineer experience
  • Experience with data acquisition systems and data analysis tools.
  • Powertrain product development experience
Soft Skills Required:

  • strong communication, Ability to work in a team environment, Self-starter/Self- motivated.
  • Detail Oriented.
  • Ability to lead test planning meetings.

  • Experience level: Experienced
  • Education: Bachelors
  • Laboratory
  • Powertrain

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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