Engine Test Technician – Day Shift

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Job Description:

The Engine Test Technician will be responsible for executing the endurance engine test program and all other engineering engine test activities at Mercury’s Indoor Test Center (ITC) located in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Be an effective team member with a commitment to safety
  • Conduct and monitor endurance engine testing for new and current products
  • Rig engines into test tanks, install and/or connect instrumentation for data collection
  • Perform engine maintenance for engine’s on test (oil change, valve lash, spark plugs, oil samples)
  • Install/remove outboard and inboard engine parts as required (gearcases, transmission, dives, cylinder heads, cams, exhaust, harnessing, sensors, etc)
  • Troubleshoot engine and ITC issues (electrical, mechanical, hydraulic)
  • Monitor test facility systems (tank water chemistry, tank and engine water supply, etc)
  • Fabricate/modify test fixtures, test parts, test props, etc
  • Document and report daily progress verbally and written within several different computer-based platforms
  • Follow precise engineering instructions and test procedures
  • Indoor Test Center facility/grounds cleaning and maintenance activities

Experience and Skills:

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • General curiosity and eagerness to learn as well as mentor others
  • Extreme attention to detail for written logs and data documentation
  • Proficient with internal combustion engine disassembly, assembly, troubleshooting and general understanding of operation for evaluating test data.
  • Proficient in the use of related precision tools and equipment (torque wrenches, borescopes, calipers)
  • Familiarity with various boat electrical, hydraulic, fuel, control, and other related systems preferred
  • Basic machining, welding and fabrication experience is preferred
  • Ability to remain calm, collected and highly effective in a very dynamic environment
  • Strong computer skills and experience will Allen Bradley PLCs and Ignition HMI software for test interfacing a plus
  • Self-starter to keep engines on test and minimize downtime to meet to tight deadlines.
  • Willingness to work overtime and pick up additional shifts with little advanced notice when needed

Work Schedule

  • 12-hour shifts
  • Day Shift (4am – 4pm)
  • 84 hours per pay period (2 weeks)

Education and Experience Requirements

  • High School or GED equivalent – minimum.
  • Associate degree in an Engineering/Technical field – preferred.

Headquartered in Fond du Lac, Wis., Mercury Marine is the world’s leading manufacturer of recreational marine propulsion engines. A $2.5 billion division of Brunswick Corporation, Mercury provides engines, boats, services and parts for recreational, commercial and government marine applications, empowering boaters with products that are easy to use, extremely reliable and backed by the most dedicated customer support in the world.

We recognize that people come with a wealth of experience and talent beyond just the technical requirements of a job. If your experience is close to what you see listed here, please still consider applying. Diversity of experience and skills combined with passion is a key to innovation and inspiration. Therefore, we encourage people from all backgrounds to apply to our positions. Please let us know if you require accommodations during the interview process.

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