Job Opportunity for Engineering Technician in Newburyport, MA


Posting #:  MERSEN-NB08152011

Title:  Engineering Technician HP

Location:  Newburyport

Division:  NB-Newburyport

Department: R&D Engineering                                           Reports to:  Craig McKenzie


To perform basic High Power Test Lab functions during shift. Support Engineering teams on all projects, support Marketing teams and conduct testing for outside customers.


·         Conduct high fault current, surge testing, time current and cycling testing in accordance with test standard specifications.

·         Maintain all of the Labs’ Power Generation and associated Test Equipment.

·         Assure the Lab procedures comply with ISO 9001 and ISO/IEC 17025 functions to maintain certification.

·         Cross train lab personnel and associates on all procedures associated with the Labs.

·         Maintain a high degree of working knowledge of listing services standards.

·         Evaluate Test Data and Test Performances to support Design Engineers’ theories.

·         Recommend upgrades and justify reasons for Safety, Power Generation and Data Acquisition upgrades.

·         Assist on Team Projects as required.

·         Keep the lab and equipment clean.

·         Must be willing to work overtime.


·         Assure that internal testing does not exceed a one-week turn around time. 

·         Outside customer and internal customer satisfaction.

·         Maintenance is completed on time and the proper maintenance documentation is up to date.  


·         Associates Degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent.

·         Working experience with PC operating platforms (Windows, Excel, and Word).

·         General knowledge of Transformer Theory, Solid State Components and Electromagnetic Fields.

·         Ability to understand and troubleshoot Control Systems to the Component Level.

·         Knowledge of Data Acquisition Systems and IEEE Interface Systems.

·         Must be capable of communicating with internal engineers and customers. 

Internal or external applicants should go to and complete an on line application

Mersen is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to a diverse work force and a safe and healthy work environment for all employees.