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Testing Lab Technician



San Rafael, CA, USA
Posted on Friday, June 2, 2023


  • Under close supervision of Testing Engineers or management staff, learn and assist with tasks and perform basic test set up, testing and observations duties.
  • Documentation and scheduling of laboratory equipment calibration.
  • Maintaining and servicing environmental test chambers.
  • Provides clear documentation of findings and results.
  • Communicates information to Testing Engineers and discusses accuracy of data in preparation for submittal.
  • Submits documentation and communicates results as directed by the Testing Engineers.
  • Maintains assigned equipment.
  • Follow safety rules and practices and other safety requirements for all projects.
  • Perform pre-task planning prior to executing work.
  • Maintain and update inventory through inventory management system.
  • Identify products in inventory management system and manage inventory level to ensure testing deadlines are met.
  • Monitor all inventory issues and ensures effective resolution.
  • Follow processes and escalate concerns/improvements related to SOPs, Quality and Tracking.
  • Tracking down and reconciling missing inventory or conflicting data\Operate forklift as necessary while ensuring all safety protocols and practices are adhered to consistently.
  • Report any safety issues or concerns to management.
  • Be responsible for maintaining quality standards on all projects.


  • Minimum of 1-2 years of experience with product testing, including (but not limited to):·
  • Environmental stress testing
  • Electrical testing
  • Mechanical / structural testing
  • Associate’s Degree, Trade/Vocational School Certification, or military “A” school with 1-2 years experience with product testing required.
  • BS in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or other engineering disciplines in lieu of experience accepted.
  • Experience with maintaining or servicing environmental test chambers preferred.
  • Experience with industrial automation controls preferred.
  • Knowledge or experience with 2D/3D CAD software preferred.
  • Experience safely operating a Forklift; Forklift Certification preferred.
  • Previous machine shop experience and/or construction experience desired.
  • Mechanically inclined.
  • Ability to understand basic instructions and deliver outcome requested.
  • Ability to operate and maintain a wide variety of hand and power tools, shop tools, and lab equipment safely.
  • Working knowledge of computer programs (Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook).
  • Ability to conduct physically demanding test activities and ability to lift 50 lbs.
  • Regular reliable predictable attendance in the office interacting with others required.
  • A collaborative personality and is able to work effectively in a team-oriented environment.
  • Excellent teamwork/interpersonal skills, willing to gain and share new knowledge and the ability to communicate effectively.
  • Remain engaged, proactive and positive in tough circumstances. Own assignments and take full accountability for their success
  • Positive attitude, eager to learn and ability to change direction quickly.

Working Conditions – Physical Requirements And Environment

  • Frequent movement among buildings.
  • Outdoor environmental working conditions.
  • Overtime required occasionally meeting critical project schedules.
  • Occasional heavy lifting up to 50 lbs.