• Engineering Technician I (Industrial/Electrical)

    Job Locations US-VA-Newport News
    Job ID
    8143
    Category
    Engineering
  • Company Overview

    Canon Virginia, Inc. located in Newport News, Virginia is a global manufacturer for Canon’s office and consumer products.   Our innovative and efficient production methods along with our environmental commitment make us a leading global manufacturer.   Since opening our doors in 1985, Canon Virginia has provided world class manufacturing services.
     
    It is the policy of Canon Virginia, Inc. (CVI) to provide equal employment opportunities without regard to race, creed, color, age, sex, religion, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, national origin, or physical/mental disability except where there is a bona fide occupational qualification. This policy relates to all phases of recruitment, employment, compensation, benefits administration and participation in company sponsored employee activities. This includes hiring, promotions, demotions, transfers, layoffs, recall, training and terminations.  Employment practices will conform to all federal, state and local laws on non-discrimination.
    http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm
     

    Position Overview

    Provides technical assistance and resolution when engineering problems are encountered.
     

    Responsibilities

    - Understands root cause analysis methods for equipment operation. Implements improvements for equipment activities.
    - Assembles/repairs engineering systems, prototypes, production units according to data using hand tools and measuring instruments.
    - Installs and maintains engineering control systems and equipment.
    - Modifies prototypes, parts, assemblies, units and systems to correct functional deviations.
    - Sets up and operates test equipment to evaluate performance of developmental parts, assemblies, units or systems under simulated operating conditions, and record results.
    - Collaborates with engineers and other personnel to identify, define, and solve production/developmental problems.
    - Builds, calibrates, maintains, troubleshoots, and repairs production units, instruments or testing equipment.
    - Collects, analyzes, and reviews data to resolve design related problems.
    - Consults with management and / or engineers regarding major equipment issues and / or improvements.
    - Writes commissioning procedures for electrical installations.
    - Prepares project cost and work-time estimates.
    - Reviews engineering proposals, shop drawings, and design comments for conformance with established safety and design criteria.
    - Modifies diagrams and writes engineering specifications to clarify design details and functional criteria.
    - Conducts inspections for quality control and assurance programs, reporting findings and recommendations.
    - May be assigned additional duties and/or special projects.
     

    Qualifications

    - Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a high school diploma or GED, 2 year degree preferred, with 3-5 years; engineering or related experience, preferably in a manufacturing environment.
    - Strong mechanical aptitude.
    - Ability to read and understand engineering drawings.
    - Proficient in Microsoft Excel.
    - Experience with Oracle preferred.
    - May be required to work overtime and may be assigned to other shifts based on company needs.
     

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