Electrical Test Technician



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Reading, PA - (USA) 3564 Penn Avenue Suite 6 Spring Market Shopping Center PA Sinking Spring , PA 19608

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Manpower is HIRING an Electrical Test Technician for global leader in stored energy solutions for industrial applications Headquarter in Reading, PA..

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Primary duty is to independently perform electrical testing on batteries following laboratory procedures with minimal supervision while working closely with other members of the laboratory team.

Operate electrical instrumentation to measure the performance of batteries.

Generate accurate technical reports for the engineering groups.

Ensure that testing is started and completed on time by maintaining a flexible schedule and practicing good time management.

Ability to clearly communicate both written and orally.

Maintain clean and organized work areas.

Assist engineering groups in performing teardown evaluations of the product.

Ability to operate battery powered equipment for material handling.

Other duties as assigned.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Minimum Qualifications

Associate's degree in a related field, such as Electronics, Electrical Utility, Physical Sciences, or Electro-Mechanical Engineering; or 2 years of experience in a related discipline.

Good problem solving and visualization skills needed.

High proficiency required. Position requires the use of many software packages specific to equipment, monitoring devices, or products. Position requires extensive use of MS Excel; high proficiency required.

Previous experience with a lead-acid battery, battery chargers, DC electricity, or electrical measurement/data acquisition devices is required.

Preferred Qualifications

Previous certification on operating material handling equipment, PLC programming, or calibration certification is beneficial, but not required.

General Job Requirements

Must be able to stand for long periods of time

Must be able to frequently bend; twist; reach; stoop; kneel or crouch.

Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds/23 kilos on a daily continuous basis. Anything heavier will be done with the assistance of a mechanical device or with the assistance of another employee.

Must be able to differentiate colors.

This position is exposed to harmful materials such as lead/fiberglass products. Periodic blood tests are required to measure the level of lead. Precautions are taken by the company/employee to reduce the risk of exposure and help ensure everyone's safety.

Risk of electrical shock.

Employees are responsible for wearing the required Personal Protective Equipment in the proper manner at all times.