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Engineering Technician

The Engineering Technician provides technical support for engineers and customers working in such areas as research, design, development, testing, or manufacturing process improvement. Work pertains to electrical, electronic, or mechanical components including responsibilities such as preparing and assisting with design drawings, maintaining and modifying equipment, set-up and preparation of tests, repair and diagnostic work, and collection and organization of test data. Position level is determined by the knowledge, skills, and abilities in relation to duties assigned.

Essential Functions*
  • Provide technical support to project teams
  • Set up, monitor, operate, and maintain test equipment
  • Prepare, support, and/or conduct tests, which may require minor modifications to established procedures with minimal supervision
  • Ensure high quality customer deliverables
  • Use critical thinking and expertise to perform non-standardized assignments

*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 project plans, and follow budget requirements
  • Communicate directly with customers and clarify their needs and expectations
  • Organize and review documentation and record/report activities and data accurately
  • Perform data processing and provide data analysis
  • Assist in the planning of projects and follow budget requirements
  • Assist in presentation and report preparation
  • Assemble or install equipment or parts requiring wiring, soldering, or connecting
  • Extract engineering data from various prescribed but non-standardized sources; identify errors and inconsistencies
  • Assist in design modifications and new designs
  • 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 required
  • Associate’s degree in a technology discipline is preferred
  • 5 years related experience preferred
  • Practical knowledge and experience of mechanical and/or electronics applications
  • Practical knowledge of science or engineering
  • Proficient in the use of test equipment, tools and machinery, and/or welding equipment and electronics
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Basic computer skills

Working conditions
  • Standard office, climate controlled environment
  • Standard laboratory 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

It is the policy of TRC Inc. to provide equal opportunity in all areas of employment practices, without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation (LGBTQIA+), veteran status, or any other reason prohibited by law.