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R & D Technician at Taylor Power Systems, Inc

R & D Technician

Taylor Power Systems, Inc Clinton, MS Full-Time
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Job Responsibilities:

  1. Building/installing prototype wiring harnesses, panel wiring, reading prototype schematics, and working with electrical and electronic meters, test equipment, wire crimping presses, load banks, hand tools and other testing solutions to prove prototype design.
  2. Building/assembling prototype generator sets, components and enclosures including use of crane, forklift, hand tools and specialty tools.
  3. Working from prototype electrical schematics, assembles electronic components to sub-panels, mounts components in enclosures, and installs electrical related equipment.
  4. Working from prototype drawings, assembles components, mounts components and installs mechanical related equipment.
  5. Assures initial fit of all electrical components, boxes and enclosures by drilling, tapping, wiring and assembling to coordinate final design before start of production units.
  6. Assure initial fit of all skids, engines, alternators, radiators, enclosures and all mounted components by drilling,

tapping, adapting and aligning, then coordinate final design before start of production units.

  1. Wires and labels electrical sub-panels and enclosures.
  2. Installs and labels piping, hoses and other mechanical components as required.
  3. Mounts and interconnects components to equipment, per electrical/prototype schematics/drawing or initial hand drawings/instructions.
  4. Evaluates components and equipment to verify correct operation, safety, operator use and ease of service.
  5. Provides in-house support to production personnel as needed.
  6. Fit together parts and subassemblies to build complete generator sets and interconnect with automatic transfer switches, remote annunciators, remote monitoring systems and other required customer equipment. Follow prototype schematics and engineering specifications.
  7. Secures assemblies, using correct hardware, torque values, proper tooling or tightening sequences.
  8. Plans standardized wire routing including spacing of tie-wraps, wire bending radius, protective wire wrap, exact wire lengths, proper terminal ends, correct crimping procedure and overall work instruction content to be used by production personnel. 
  9. Plans standardized piping or hose routing including spacing of tie-wraps and hold-down clamps, along with using the same fittings, bend radius and pipe or hose routing and provide overall work instruction content to be used by production personnel.
  10. Disassemble wiring/subassemblies or complete components as required after testing and examine parts for evidence of wear, chaffing or other signs of improvement needed in routing or mounting.
  11. Determines the best connection methods to fit or solder parts together while working to eliminate spliced or taped connections.
  12. Assist and coordinate with Engineering personnel on fabrication, assembly, design and testing of complete units.  
  13. Performs tests on electrical assemblies during the R&D process. Works closely with Engineering personnel on schematics, drawings and electrical component specifications.  Works closely with Manufacturing Engineers on development of work instructions.
  14. Performs tests on subassemblies, parts, components, fittings and general supplies during the R&D process.  Works
  15. closely with Engineering personnel on component specifications.  Works closely with Manufacturing Engineers on development of work instructions.
  16. Makes safety and safe working practices a priority.
  17. Job duties as needed.
Requirements 

Job Qualifications:

  • High school graduate or GED equivalent.
  • Research & Development experience with related equipment a plus.
  • Must have some electrical/mechanical experience and general knowledge of wiring/assembly including reading schematics/drawings and the installation and repair of electrical components including AC and DC circuits. Plus the installation of mechanical components including fluid and air circuits.
  • Experience with Power Generation would be a plus.
  • Must have good technical problem solving and design ability.
  • Must know how to use a multimeter, torque wrench, electronic test equipment, laptop, measurement devices and hand tools.
  • Must be willing to work as a member of a team to develop and design prototype units.
  • Job requires stooping, bending, climbing, and capability of lifting up to 50 pounds.
  • Ability to read and interpret instructions.
  • Skills to perform mechanical assembly using small hand tools.
  • Must pass test to operate fork-lift.
Compensation Range

Job Qualifications:

  • High school graduate or GED equivalent.
  • Research & Development experience with related equipment a plus.
  • Must have some electrical/mechanical experience and general knowledge of wiring/assembly including reading schematics/drawings and the installation and repair of electrical components including AC and DC circuits. Plus the installation of mechanical components including fluid and air circuits.
  • Experience with Power Generation would be a plus.
  • Must have good technical problem solving and design ability.
  • Must know how to use a multimeter, torque wrench, electronic test equipment, laptop, measurement devices and hand tools.
  • Must be willing to work as a member of a team to develop and design prototype units.
  • Job requires stooping, bending, climbing, and capability of lifting up to 50 pounds.
  • Ability to read and interpret instructions.
  • Skills to perform mechanical assembly using small hand tools.
  • Must pass test to operate fork-lift.

Recommended skills

Prototype (Manufacturing)
Electrical Wirings
Test Equipment
Wire Wrap
Assembling
Electronic Test Equipment
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Job Snapshot

Employee Type

Full-Time

Location

Clinton, MS

Job Type

Skilled Labor - Trades

Experience

Not Specified

Date Posted

02/9/2021

Job ID

1971/1636/9682
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