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  • Job reference: RMS0226025

Mechanical tech I

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: California
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 15/07/2020
  • Duration: 1 year
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The Role:
Location: Richmond, CA


Our client Richmond Engine Laboratory (CREL) is a customer-focused service group within our client that supports client research activities used to develop and evaluate performance of fuels (gasoline/diesel) and fuel additives. CREL conducts engine tests using vehicles, automotive engine test stands, and specialized research engines. The Shift Technician position is an integral part of a dedicated team consisting primarily of mechanics and technicians.

***There are 3 shifts (morning, swing, grave) the worker is expected to be available for all three. The worker will work each shift two months at a time
-Morning Shift: 6am-2pm; Swing Shift: 2pm-10pm; Grave Shift: 10pm-6am
-first 6 weeks will be training: 2 weeks morning shift, 2 weeks swing shift, 2 weeks grave shift
-Every 2 months will alternate shifts AND days of week working (Monday-Friday or Wednesday-Sunday)***

Responsibilities:
- Works rotating (Day, Swing and Grave) shifts.
-Operates automotive test engines and vehicles according to established specifications.
-Monitors all operations and makes necessary adjustments to control systems to ensure specification compliance.
-Performs diagnosis of problems and makes repairs to test engines and control systems.
-Maintains adequate fuel supply to all engines and vehicles.
-Strong mechanical aptitude is essential.

Required Qualifications:
-0-2 years of experience with:
-Experience working with automotive engines or mechanical systems
-Formal technical training in automotive mechanic/technology (ASE Certified or similar certification).
-Experience working in a technical environment.
-General engine knowledge through recent education or work experience as a mechanic.
-Monitoring and adjusting process control systems.
-Formal training in electronic instrumentation.
-Basic math skills (algebra).
-Excellent teamwork skills.

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