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HVAC Test Engineer

Summary:

This position entails maintaining the lab, testing Nailor Life Safety products (Fire, Fire/Smoke, Curtain, Smoke Dampers, etc.) and Air Control products (Control Dampers, Back Draft Dampers, Louvers etc.), and working with Product Engineers, Production Line Supervisors and outside Engineers.  The ideal candidate will have the proven ability to apply critical thinking, demonstrate integrity, work safely and follow company safety policies, and work independently with minimal supervision on a variety of job-related tasks.

Education and Experience:

  • A minimum of Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from ABET accredited University
  • Should have basic knowledge of HVAC System design and refrigeration cycle
  • Must be familiar with Mechanical manufacturing processes and fabrication techniques
  • Should have the ability to shorten the product development cycle time using DFA and DFM techniques
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Bill of Materials, Six Sigma and Lean Manufacturing
  • Strong Engineering analysis skills
  • Experience in a laboratory environment preferred

Responsibilities:

  • Assist in developing Test protocols and Lab work instructions for life safety, grills, registers, diffusers, VAV (single and dual duct) using relevant test standards.
  • Execute on schedule evaluation of test equipment used for the simulation of various environmental conditions.
  • Ensure the accuracy and consistency of test data with a goal of zero defective results.
  • Maintain flexibility and cooperation in completion of all miscellaneous technical tasks (equipment, calibrations, testing documentation, lab maintenance, etc.).
  • Conceptualize and analyze the test set-ups, methods and conditions of products based on customer-specific needs.
  • Develop project plans using formal gantt charts, and track/maintain project schedules to ensure on time completions.
  • Direct the activities of lab technicians and/or interns as needed to increase lab efficiency.
  • Lead engineering team with excellent management and leadership abilities.
  • Facilitate engineering lab’s effort to maintain ISO standards.
  • Perform internal lab audits/management reviews as per schedule.
  • Aid in present process improvements and future process design ideas, and execute changes to reduce company costs with no degradation in quality.
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Nailor offers a comprehensive compensation package that includes a competitive salary and the following benefits:

  • Health Insurance - We want you to be healthy! We offer a variety of health insurance options so you can choose a plan that best meets your lifestyle. You'll have access to a national network of doctors that provides comprehensive coverage when you need it most.
  • 401K Retirement Saving Plan (U.S. Only) - Your future is important and saving for retirement shouldn't be a concern. Nailor offers a competitive, employer matched plan to help you reach your retirement goals.
  • Paid Vacations - As a salaried employee, you earn those vacation days and we want you to take them! Take a trip, spend time with loved ones, have some personal time off - at Nailor we encourage you refresh and relax.
  • Paid Holidays - Whether you are in one of our U.S. or Canadian facilities, we value and respect observed Holidays. More than likely, you will enjoy an employee sponsored festivity at the office where friends come together celebrate.
  • Learning & Development - Growth and education are part of our core beliefs. We offer a number of opportunities to develop professionally, whether you need to earn professional development credits or are just plain curious!
  • Life Insurance / Accidental Death Benefits - Just one less thing for you to worry about. We want you to feel secure and make sure you are covered by offering low cost supplemental benefits.