Engineering Lab Technician - Riverbend Industries Engineering Lab Technician - Riverbend Industries

Engineering Lab Technician

Company Profile

Managed through the Riverbend Industries portfolio, Williams is a heating, ventilation, and air conditioning product manufacturing, distribution primarily in the United States with some Canadian presence.

Company Summary

The Williams name is synonymous with the highest quality and most popular line of HVACR products to fit any residential or commercial need, including gas and electric furnaces, fan coils and air handlers. Williams’ products are installed in residential homes, hotels, casinos, museums, dormitories, and apartment complexes and are featured in several historically significant landmarks including Columbia University, The Smithsonian Institute and on-board Air Force One. Our products are sold nationwide through a network of authorized HVACR representatives, wholesalers, and retailers. For more information, call (909) 825-0993 or visit our website at www.williamscomfortprod.com. 

Position Summary

The Engineering Lab Technician is responsible for a full range of testing prototype designs and new development. As well as routine testing of standard HVAC products and systems. Other duties include laboratory and equipment maintenance with a high focus on safety. This position requires a highly motivated person that is team oriented and is ready to contribute to the success of the whole team.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Perform testing of products for electrical, mechanical and gas and air functionality and records test data
  • Work with HVAC products
  • Designs and repairs special test equipment or fixtures. 
  • Monitors and performs tests as required on life test units.
  • Interfaces with engineering in the design or improvement of new product
  • Prepares test reports for engineering evaluation.
  • Will be trained to answers technical questions from internal customers.
  • Monitors calibration dates and tests equipment or arranges for calibration as required per UL.
  • Assist assembly line staff in product testing.
  • Able to read scales, protractors, calipers, and other measuring instruments to check parts.
  • Interpret product specifications in a strict manner and report problems to team members or supervisor.
  • Will be expected to follow safety rules, standards and regulations.
  • Must perform all work in accordance with all safety procedures.
  • Regular attendance is essential.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Education, Experience & Qualifications

  • Minimum
  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
  • 2+ years’ experience with testing development
  • Preferred
  • 2+ years’ experience in HVAC systems 
  • Understanding of quality assurance processes in manufacturing

Skills & Characteristics

  • Excellent computer literacy, specifically with Excel charts and diagrams
  • Ability to objectively review and qualify objective data 
  • A sense of ownership and pride in your performance and its impact on the company’s success
  • Be a highly motivated team player
  • Have an analytical mind, be a critical thinker and problem solver
  • Ability to learn quickly and work independently
  • Regular attendance is essential
  • Ability to safely handle gas, electrical and mechanical products, and test stations
  • Confident with use of various small and medium tools and data acquisition equipment
  • Ability to work from diagrams, Schematics, and engineering drawings
  • Works test requests and reports findings
  • Ability to interpret performance and test standards
  • Must have flexibility with hours as required for testing

Competency Statements

  • Accountability & Dependability – Takes personal responsibility for the quality and timeliness of work and achieves results with little oversight.
  • Adaptability & Flexibility – Adapts to changing business needs, conditions, and work responsibilities. 
  • Analysis/Reasoning – Examines data to grasp issues, draw conclusions, and solve problems.
  • Attention to Detail – Diligently attends to details and pursues quality in accomplishing tasks.
  • Creative & Innovative Thinking – Develops fresh ideas that provide solutions to all types of workplace challenges.
  • Customer Focus – Builds and maintains customer satisfaction with the products and services offered by the organization.
  • Development & Continual Learning – Displays an ongoing commitment to learning and self-improvement.
  • Problem Solving – Resolves difficult or complicated challenges.
  • Researching Information – Identifies, collects, and organizes data for analysis and decision-making.
  • Results Focus & Initiative – Focuses on results and desired outcomes and how best to achieve them. Gets the job done.
  • Safety Focus – Adheres to all workplace and trade safety laws, regulations, standards, and practices.
  • Teamwork – Promotes cooperation and commitment within a team to achieve goals and deliverables.

$22-$25

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