Engineering Technician

Requisition ID:  24626
Job Location(s): 

Ames, IA, US

Job Description

Danfoss Power Solutions is seeking a skilled engineering technician for its Solutions Engineering team in Ames, Iowa.

Job Responsibilities

  • Complete off-highway vehicle retrofit/conversion and testing projects
  • Execute vehicle projects, perform tests, do the practical rebuilding, assist the validation and work out records to document the project progress
  • Demonstrate operation capability for selected applications (Demonstration and concept vehicles). 
  • Install electrical components, wiring, and wiring harnesses in development and demonstration machines including high voltage vehicle systems
  • Understand functionality and install hydraulic components including hydrostatic pumps, motors, valves, hoses, and fittings
  • Design, fabricate, and install mechanical components such as mounting brackets, fixturing, and machine structural changes as needed
  • Troubleshoot & repair electrical, mechanical, and hydraulic systems on construction and agriculture vehicles
  • Maintain facilities, vehicles, tools, and consumable supplies related to the ADC to “showroom” level as well as developing and implementing improvements
  • Work with project engineers to support the goals and timeline of each vehicle project 
  • Follow safety regulations and actively contribute to work safety
  • Demonstrate a commitment to maintain a safe, clean and orderly work area 

Background & Skills

  • AS or equivalent from 2-year college or technical school OR equivalent experience and mechanical aptitude 
  • Minimum of 2 years mechanical assembly or maintenance experience such as: Auto Mechanics, Farm Mechanics, and Military Mechanic. 
  • Self-starter with the ability to sometimes work independently  or as a member of a diverse team 
  • Work ethic which includes a strong desire for continuous improvement. 
  • Ability to anticipate problem areas in advance and apply creative approaches and ideas to solve those problems
  • Experience with Microsoft Office software products (Excel, Word, etc.) 

What we offer:

  • An interesting  and challenging job within an innovative research and development team environment
  • Continuous learning and new challenges where you will be able to develop your skills and competencies
  • The chance to be an important part of a highly skilled systems development team
     

Danfoss – Engineering Tomorrow

At Danfoss, we are engineering solutions that allow the world to use resources in smarter ways – driving the sustainable transformation of tomorrow. No transformation has ever been started without a group of passionate, dedicated and empowered people. We believe that innovation and great results are driven by the right mix of people with diverse backgrounds, personalities, skills, and perspectives, reflecting the world in which we do business. To make sure the mix of people works, we strive to create an inclusive work environment where people of all backgrounds are treated equally, respected, and valued for who they are. It is a strong priority within Danfoss to improve the health, working environment and safety of our employees.

 

Following our founder’s mindset ‘action speaks louder than words’, we set ourselves ambitious targets to protect the environment by embarking on a plan to become CO2 neutral latest by 2030.

 

 

Danfoss is an EO employer and VEVRAA Federal Contractor. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or other protected category.

 

Danfoss engineers solutions that increase machine productivity, reduce emissions, lower energy consumption, and enable electrification.

Our solutions are used in such areas as refrigeration, air conditioning, heating, power conversion, motor control, industrial machinery, automotive, marine, and off- and on-highway equipment. We also provide solutions for renewable energy, such as solar and wind power, as well as district-energy infrastructure for cities.

Our innovative engineering dates back to 1933. Danfoss is family-owned, employing more than 40,000 people, serving customers in more than 100 countries through a global footprint of 95 factories.
 

 

Danfoss engineers solutions that increase machine productivity, reduce emissions, lower energy consumption, and enable electrification.

Our solutions are used in such areas as refrigeration, air conditioning, heating, power conversion, motor control, industrial machinery, automotive, marine, and off- and on-highway equipment. We also provide solutions for renewable energy, such as solar and wind power, as well as district-energy infrastructure for cities.

Our innovative engineering dates back to 1933. Danfoss is family-owned, employing more than 40,000 people, serving customers in more than 100 countries through a global footprint of 95 factories.
 

 


Nearest Major Market: Ames
Nearest Secondary Market: Des Moines