Engineering Technician III
Waukesha, WI 
Posted 10 days ago
Job Description
Work with the leader in the power industry! Generac is a Wisconsin based $1.8 billion market-leading manufacturing company that builds quality power products that positively impacts the lives of our customers.  We have a new opportunity in our Waukesha facility for an Engineering Technician III. Our Engineering Technician III is responsible for the planning, implementation, and performance of advanced electrical, mechanical, audio, and environmental tests of current and new product designs.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Setup test equipment and products in proper sequence per testing procedures.
  • Perform tests on prototypes, existing, and competitor products for stated criteria involving mechanical, electrical, environmental, and electromechanical functions through ISO 17025 and Laboratory Scope of Operations.
  • Use various mechanical, electrical, and electronic measurement devices.
  • Accurately interpret and document scientific notation, temperature, pressure, and other measurements.
  • Fabricate and lead assembly of test equipment and prototype products per blueprint specifications.
  • Develop and validate bill of materials in conjunction with Engineering team.
  • Validate laboratory testing methods and demonstrate testing competence per ISO 17025 and the Laboratory Scope of Operations.
  • Maintain test-related documentation in database environment.
  • Analyze test data and prepare formal and informal test reports.
  • Assist with the Generac Engineering Laboratory Audit and organization 5S programs.
  • Update and develop policies and procedures supporting the continuous improvement of the Engineering Lab.
Other Duties:
  • Actively participate with fellow Lab team members in daily maintenance of Lab environment and preventive maintenance of Lab equipment.
  • Collaborate with Engineers for planning of testing requirements.
  • Recommend laboratory test equipment and facility requirements.
  • Mentor and train developing technicians.
Minimum Qualifications:
  • High School Diploma;
  • 5 years of relevant work experience.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • UL, CSA, ASE certification;
  • ISO training;
  • Proficiency in welding, shaping sheet metal, mill or turning (dependent on lab location).
  • Experience managing projects or participating in project teams;
  • Experience using specialized equipment such as engine dynamometers;
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Able to work non-standard or extended work hours when necessary;
  • Intermediate skills in Microsoft Excel and Word;
  • Manage and participate in projects;
  • Interpret blueprint and electrical schematics;
  • Demonstrate self-motivation;
  • Lead and complete projects within guidelines;
  • Work effectively in a fast-pace, team environment;
  • Communicate effectively though written and oral means;
  • Demonstrate aptitude to coordinator multiple projects simultaneously;
  • Understand and apply advanced electrical techniques and theories;
  • Demonstrate testing competence as required per ISO 17025 and the Laboratory Scope of Operations;
  • Demonstrate understanding of quality concepts, continuous improvement, statistical techniques, and preventative/corrective actions;
  • Provide own basic set of tools.

Generac offers an excellent benefits package including health, life, dental, vision, vacation, employee stock purchase program, tuition reimbursement, company matched 401K, career development and more!

For a complete job description and to apply on-line please visit us at
Generac Power Systems Inc. is an equal opportunity employer/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability.


Job Summary
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
5+ years
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