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Test Technician IV

Oshkosh, WI

Posted: 12/16/2022 Industry: Engineering Job Number: 36580

Job Description

Our Client is  looking for a Test Technician, familiar  working with heavy-duty vehicles, in Oshkosh, WI. (Local candidates only)

This is a contract position currently budgeted for 6 months with a pay rate of  $63.23



The Technician will support senior technicians and engineers in testing heavy equipment and autonomous vehicles development and prototyping. Including parts/components, performing configuration changes and repairs of vehicles and test stands. This role may also provide support in the fabrication and assembly of vehicles and related systems/sub-systems. The Test Technician is expected to provide exemplary support technical support to the customers of Oshkosh Corporation and Test and Development.



These duties are not meant to be all-inclusive and other duties may be assigned.

  • Conduct testing of prototypes and current products to determine capabilities of vehicles/systems and conformance to specifications and/or regulations in partnership with engineers and senior level technicians.
  • Test and record data using operational knowledge of vehicle systems (electrical pneumatic, hydraulic) using manual entry and data acquisition. Troubleshoot systems, perform basic failure analysis, and follow detailed test procedures.
  • Assemble, disassemble, and fabricate complex/customized parts, mechanical structures, and test stands/fixtures in partnership with engineers and senior level technicians.
  • Maintain a safe work environment, adhere to all safety procedures during all aspects of job performance which includes regular exposure to personal and physical hazards.
  • Operate heavy equipment/machinery or drive vehicles as required for the purposes of testing or material handling.
  • Determine appropriate test instruments for product testing.
  • Plan and schedule daily activities to complete assignments in their order of priority to make effective use of time and ensure projects are being completed within identified timeline.
  •   Communicate effectively and work cross functionally to resolve technical problems including the ability to provide constructive feedback to all levels of the organization. Interpret and execute written/verbal directions and instructions.


Job Requirements


Technical Diploma or Certification in Engineering Technologies, Diesel Engine Technologies, or other relevant areas.
  • Three (3) years of hands-on mechanical, engineering, technical troubleshooting experience required.
  • Ability to travel 50%.
  • Must be local to Oshkosh and be onsite when not traveling.
  • MVR required as part of background check (in addition to normal onboarding BG checks).
  • Must be U.S. person(s). (Cannot be a Green Card holder and/or need sponsored Work Visa)
  • Knowledge of automotive and mechanical terms.
  • Mechanic tool set and toolbox (required at Defense segment).

  • Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings.
  • A Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) or a Telehandler and AWP operator license.
  • Familiarity with government regulations, terminology, and procedures.
  • Experience with military communication systems.
  • Possess electrical knowledge of related C4 electronics systems and vehicle systems.
  • Direct experience with installation and maintenance of Military Standard (MIL-STD) 38999 and RF Connectors assemblies.
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