Thermo Fisher Scientific Sr. Engineering Technician in Asheville, North Carolina

Job Description

Job Summary : The Technology Center Mechanical Technician role supports engineering prototype, alpha, beta, pre-pilot, pilot unit builds. The technician will support design teams by helping to build, instrument, and test scientific freezers and refrigerators.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Refrigeration system fabrication, troubleshooting, and testing

  • Electrical wiring and instrumentation of prototype refrigeration systems, building test fixtures, and conducting system and component level testing

  • Work closely with engineering and production team members to ensure accurate, efficient, and timely execution of required prototyping, fabrication, and testing

  • Troubleshooting at system, subsystem and component level

  • Electronic documentation of work completed

  • Adherence to 5S standards and practices

Other Job Requirements:

  • Person must have strong interpersonal skills to be demonstrate he can work well in a dynamic team work environment

  • Strong knowledge base in HVAC/R

  • Ability to read and understand electrical schematics

  • High level of self-discipline, drive, and a proven ability work well in a cross functional team environment

  • Universal refrigeration license holder is required or show future plans for obtaining one

Required Experience:

  • Higher level education (AS, BS, BA) in the related fields is preferred and can be substituted for experience.

  • 2 to 3 years systems experience with HVAC/R and troubleshooting processes

  • 2 to 3 years of brazing experience

  • Universal Refrigeration license holder

  • Experience with lab testing equipment and systems is a plus

  • Strong computer skills preferred

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Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.