Engineering Technician 2 2019-044

East Liberty OH
Posted 3 months ago


The biomechanics group at is seeking an engineering technician for the crash test dummy laboratory. In addition to maintaining, preparing, and qualifying dummies for testing, this lab also assists in the development and evaluation of new crash test dummies and procedures. Engineering technicians provide semi-professional technical support for engineers supporting in such areas as research programs, equipment design, test development, and testing. This engineering technician would be responsible for dummy assembly and repair, instrumentation calibration and repair, troubleshooting, and reporting.


Essential Functions*

  • Set up, monitor, operate, and maintain test equipment
  • Calibrate and repair instrumentation
  • Assemble, repair, and troubleshoot crash test dummies
  • Provide technical support to project teams


*TRC Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer and is willing to make a change or adjustment to a job or work environment that allows a qualified individual with a disability to satisfactorily perform the essential functions of a particular job.

**Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.


Other Duties and Responsibilities (Non-Essential Functions)

  • Assist in the development of proposals and plans for research programs
  • Coordinate project schedule changes and scope of work with project teams
  • Control and monitor cost, progress, and quality of assigned projects
  • Assist in presentation and report preparation
  • Assemble or install equipment or parts requiring simple writing, soldering, or connecting
  • Record test data
  • Conduct a variety of tests, prepares test specimens, adjusts and operates equipment, and records test data
  • Extract engineering data from various prescribed but non-standardized sources; processes and presents data
  • Follow safety procedures; wear protective equipment including safety glasses and steel-toed shoes
  • Support TRC Inc.’s Quality and EH&S (Environmental, Health, and Safety) efforts




  • High school diploma is preferred
  • Practical knowledge and experience of electronics applications
  • Practical knowledge of science or engineering
  • Proficient in the use of test equipment and/or tools and machinery
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Basic computer skills


Working conditions

  • Standard office, climate controlled environment
  • May be exposed to temperatures below 0 degree and above 95 degrees
  • May be exposed to inclement weather
  • May be exposed to hazardous chemicals, such as gas, oil, and paint


Physical requirements

  • Ability to move objects weighing up to 50 pounds
  • Must be able to remain in a stationary position for an extended period of time
  • Ability to operate a computer and other office equipment
  • Ability to communicate with customers and co-workers
  • Capable of positioning one’s self into bending, stretching, climbing, or awkward positions




Transportation Research Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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