The Test Engineer/Conductor is responsible for performing the tests of assigned programs as well as engineering solutions to testing issues. As a Test Conductor, the incumbent will set up and perform tests, measure and record test data, and review, and analyze test results. As a Test Engineer, the incumbent will support the Senior Test Engineer in troubleshooting and resolving testing problems.
The Test Engineer/Conductor will be responsible for performing and overseeing electrical, mechanical, functional tests. This will involve manual set up of test, actual performance and monitoring of test, manual and automated measuring and recording of test data, and computer assisted analysis of the test results. Therefore the incumbent should be comfortable with hands-on type of work, have high attention to detail, and be proficient with the computer and MS Office tools. The incumbent will learn to operate motors and motor drivers, use various electronic measurement devices, and generate a variety of mechanical test setups from written procedures.
The Test Engineer/Conductor will also be responsible in supporting various engineering tasks. This will involve researching and defining test parameters and methods and preparing and utilizing various post processing scripts for data analysis. It will also involve reviewing and verifying test results, troubleshooting and fact-finding test discrepancies, updating or modifying work instructions, and maintaining test schedule. Therefore the incumbent should have excellent communication, organizational skills, and good analytical skills. The incumbent should also be a quick learner, self-motivated, work well in a team environment, multi-task, and take ownership of a task with minimal supervision.
In all phases of the job, the Test Engineer/Conductor's tasks are governed by technical, cost, and schedule requirements and the incumbent must be able to work under pressure with minimum error and maximum efficiency. In rare cases, the incumbent must be flexible enough to perform some tasks out of the scope of this position in order to fulfill certain test requirements, under the direction of the Senior Test Engineer.
1. Setting up and performing tests; measuring, recording, and analyzing test data with minimum error and maximum efficiency.
2. Troubleshooting to resolve test discrepancies.