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Engineering Lab Technician

Company: Disability Solutions
Location: Irvine
Posted on: September 12, 2023

Job Description:

DescriptionWe're Hiring for an Engineering Lab Technician! If you are excited and passionate about helping #LetsSolveWater, consider joining our team today! Xylem, Inc. is a leading global water technology company servicing more than 150 countries and is dedicated to solving the world's most challenging water issues. We are looking for individuals to join our mission by exceeding customer expectations through smart sustainable solutions. At Xylem, you will have the opportunity to solve water by participating in our paid Volunteer Program, Xylem Watermark ! THE ROLE : The Engineering Lab Technician will be responsible for performing testing of products and systems in a safe and careful manner per procedures and instructions provided by engineering. We offer a full benefits package to include 4 WEEKS Paid Time Off (PTO) for hourly positions, health, dental, vision, investment savings plan, and other additional miscellaneous benefits. CORE RESPONSIBILITIES : To perform the job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

  • Utilizes hand tools, measurement and test instruments appropriately for test processes, and use systems/software e.g. Word processing/ Excel spreadsheet applications etc. to record and format data and creating charts, log sheets, etc.
  • Builds and maintains test setups.
  • Documents, organizes, and compiles test data for testing performed. Clearly documents and communicates test results to relevant individuals.
  • Maintains testing facilities clean and organized.
  • Maintain and follows lab related work instructions, procedures, and equipment manuals.
  • Assists in the analysis of customer returns, liaise with relevant functions as necessary e.g. quality, manufacturing departments.
  • Participates in Xylem Watermark volunteer activities.
  • Additional duties and responsibilities may be required based on organization needs. QUALIFICATIONS :
    • Associate Degree in Engineering, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry or equivalent. Working experience in a technical lab environment in place of Associate degree is acceptable e.g. CNC machine shop, machine assembly, etc.
    • Must have basic understanding with valves, pumps to support the test setup. Understanding of electric motors is desirable.
    • Basic understanding with the ability to learn and use Microsoft Excel and Word to record, produce graphs/charts and report data to a high standard. PHYSICAL DEMANDS :The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
      • Assemble piping arrangements and test fixture (material PVC, wood, metal) using hand tools and power tools.
      • Some bending, lifting, and turning.
      • Lifting of objects within ESH guidelines at 40 lbs max. Most product weight is between 1-10 lbs. WORK ENVIRONMENT :The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
        • Room temperature and humidity conditions - Lab environment.
        • Sometimes high ambient noise level.
        • Potential electrical, water, pressure, and air hazards.
        • Standard weekly job hours. Minimum of 40 hours per week. SALARY :The estimated salary range for this position is $50,000 to $ 80,000 plus bonus. Starting pay is dependent on multiple factors, such as skills, experience and work location, and is not typically at the top of the range. At Xylem we offer a competitive compensation package with a generous benefit package, including Medical, Dental, Vision plans, 401(k) with company contribution, paid time off, paid parental leave and tuition reimbursement.At Xylem, we embrace diversity and strive to create avenues where employees feel valued and appreciated through our DE&I initiatives and Employee Resources Groups (ERG). Xylem is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action workplace. Xylem prohibits discrimination, harassment of any kind and does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex or sexual orientation (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, marital status, medical conditions or disability, genetic information, age, or other non-merit factors.Join the global Xylem team today! Xylem is a team creating advanced technology solutions to the world's water challenges through developing new technologies and services that will improve the way water is used, conserved, and re-used in the future is central to our work. Our products and services move, treat, analyze, monitor, and return water to the environment, in public utility, industrial, residential, and commercial building services settings. Xylem also provides a leading portfolio of smart metering, network technologies and advanced analytics solutions for water, electric and gas utilities.Disclaimer: The information listed within this job description is designed to indicate the general nature of work expected for this position and shall not be viewed as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required in this position. Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the position satisfactorily and if requested, reasonable accommodations will be made to enable employees with disabilities to perform the essential functions of their job absent undue hardship. Xylem reserves the right to modify this job description or assign other duties to this position as needed.

Keywords: Disability Solutions, Irvine , Engineering Lab Technician, Professions , Irvine, California

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