Mechanical Test Engineer

Mechanical Test Engineer

Innovative start up backed by the largest tier-1 Silicon Valley VC and with multiple Fortune 50 customers bringing to the market dual axis tracking at the cost of single axis. 

We are looking for a highly skilled and motivated Hardware Test Engineer to join our engineering team.  This is a senior role where responsibilities include:

  • Validation or design verification testing of product performance
  • Testing of steel structures for stress, vibration and environmental influences
  • Testing of mobile products such as robots for stress, wear, temperature, environmental influences (HALT and ALT)
  • Design or specification of test fixtures and apparatus
  • Day-to-day and hands-on testing efforts and reporting
  • Management of external testing efforts and reporting


A highly qualified candidate will have/do:

  • BS in Engineering or equivalent
  • 5-10 years of electro-mechanical hardware test engineering/product testing
  •  Expertise in instrumentation (strain gauges, accelerometers, load cells, temperature sensing, etc.) and DAQ
  • Design skills relative to test equipment and fixtures:  drafting, part specification and documentation a plus
  • Hands on assembly, prototype builds, and field fitment of sub-assemblies for design verification testing for mechanical and electrical aspects
  • Contribute to design discussions concerning various aspects of the product, providing feedback to design engineering group
  • Compilation of concise and coherent reports and presentations
  • Experience with wind and snow (relative to ASCE 7)
  • Experience with solar panel testing (relative to UL/CSA certifications)
  • Experience with vibration testing (product and packaging)
  • Mentor junior engineers, successfully lead a small team during the validation process
  • Ability to support the design, testing, and initial installation of products in both national and international locations
  • Experience with Autodesk Inventor is a plus
  • Proficiency with MS Office - Excel, Word, PowerPoint

What to expect:

  • Competitive salary- full benefits- 401K plan-stock options


Contact:  [email protected] 

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