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Engineering Technologist

Houston, TX 77064

Posted: 05/01/2023 Employment Type: Direct Hire Function: Engineering Job Number: 22653 Pay Rate: $100,000

Job Description

A fast-growing venture-backed startup that develops advanced robotics and artificial intelligence is looking for an Engineering Technologist to build, test, and troubleshoot complex electromechanical systems. The ideal candidate has theoretical knowledge about agricultural machinery and hydraulic systems and is familiar with engineering best practices & principles. Working closely with interdisciplinary teams, the new team member will drive operational excellence by delivering efficient, reliable, and sustainable solutions while adhering to project deadlines and meeting deliverables.
Salary + Additional Benefits: 
  • $100,000 + Bonus
  • Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance
  • 401K 
  • Paid Time Off (Vacation, Sick & Public Holidays)

Location: Houston, TX
Type of Position: Direct Hire

  • Assemble, test, and troubleshoot prototype systems and electromechanical assemblies.
  • Interpret technical documents such as diagrams, schematics, assembly drawings, or other verbal, digital, or written instructions to assemble, wire, and install heavy electromechanical machinery.
  • Develop and modify detailed work instructions for assembly and testing.
  • Inspect fabricated parts to ensure conformance with design specifications.
  • Modify metal parts.
  • Calibrate sensors.
  • Work closely with design engineers to resolve issues.
  • Develop and/or review test plans and procedures, conduct testing, and assist with test report generation.
  • Operate prototype systems in a stationary or in-field environment.
  • Use enhanced troubleshooting skills to resolve equipment issues.
  • Establish and maintain inventory, records, or documentation systems.
  • Adhere to project deadlines and meet deliverables.
  • Demonstrate a quick and flexible approach to problem-solving.
  • Demonstrate excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills.
  • Promote a strong collaborative work environment.
  • Apply engineering practices and principles to at least one of the following: mechanical design, electrical design, automation, environmental testing, gas handling systems, and/or systems.

  • A degree in engineering technology or similar with 1-3 years of direct experience
  • Proficient in the use of manual and power tools
  • Travel to project sites (25-50%)
  • Aligned with company mission
  • Authorized to work in the USA for any employer
  • Preferred experience includes:
    • Assembling, troubleshooting, and repairing heavy, industrial, or agricultural equipment, or vehicles
    • Assembling, testing, troubleshooting, and operating hydraulic systems, including proportional valves, pumps, motors, and controls
    • Welding or fabrication experience, mainly with stainless steel and carbon steel
    • Wiring, soldering, and troubleshooting electrical circuits and components
    • Installing and testing PCBs
    • Troubleshooting and repairing components and equipment used in high-temperature applications
    • Familiarity with automation and process control
    • Experience with agricultural machinery

Due to the high volume of applications we typically receive, we regret that we are not able to personally respond to all applications. However, if you are invited to take the next step in the process, you will typically be contacted within one week of submitting your application.

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