Element Materials Technology Test Technician - Electromechanical in Minneapolis, Minnesota


Element has an opportunity for an Test Technician - Electromechanical in our Aerospace sector. The primary function of the Test Technician is preparing and assisting in testing and collecting test results, analyzing test results, preparing test reports for assigned test programs and conducting tests.


  • Set-up and perform tests ranging from temperature extremes to hurricane wind and rain

  • Collect data manually and through use of data acquisition

  • Report results using excel/word

  • Maintain in-depth knowledge of test standards, product test procedures, and instrumentation

  • Accurately observe and record test progression and results. Organize and document data for each assigned project.

  • Interact with customers during the testing process, periodically assist with troubleshooting and development modifications

Skills / Qualifications

  • Electronics/robotics or similar technical degree with 0 - 5 years experience

  • Strong mechanical and electrical aptitude

  • Possess effective written and verbal communication skills

  • Knowledge of test standards RTCA/DO-160 and MIL-STD-810, ASTM a plus

  • Familiarity with data acquisition, pressure transducers, thermocouples, flow meters

  • Hydraulics/pneumatics experience a plus

  • Telecom experience a plus – backscatter and attenuation measurements of fiber optic/cable systems

Physical Demands

  • Frequency of required physical force: Occasional (moderate).

  • Lifting requirements: lifting <50 lbs. sporadically.

Other Skills and Abilities

  • Experience in interpreting testing procedures and requirements.

  • Robotics skills and experience a plus

  • Ability to interface with clients.

  • Very good attention to detail, someone who takes ownership and pride in all work

Company Overview

We are Element, one of the fastest growing testing, inspection, certification and calibration business in the world.

We deliver critical services in Materials Testing, Product Qualification Testing, Certification, Device Calibration and Advisory Services to the Aerospace, Oil and Gas, Transportation, Industrials, Fire and Building product, Infrastructure and other leading sectors, where failure in service is simply not an option.

Everything we do helps our customers to build better products; get their products to market on time; save them time and money; and minimize the risk associated with product development and production.

Our mission is simple: to be the best testing partner in the world and together we strive towards a common vision of becoming the world’s most trusted testing partner.

We have four values that we strive to live by every single day.

  • Safety - We keep our colleagues and visitors safe

  • Integrity - We act honestly and fairly to do the right thing

  • Excellence - We set new standards of excellence in everything we do

  • Partnership - We work together for the benefit of our customers

When combined with our mission and vision, the ethos this creates, enables Element to deliver one thing. CERTAINTY. We exist to help make certain that the materials and products we test, inspect, certify and calibrate for our customers are safe, quality, compliant and fit for purpose.

Diversity Statement

At Element, we always take pride in putting our people first. We are an equal opportunity employer that recognizes diversity and inclusion as fundamental to our Vision of becoming “the world’s most trusted testing partner”.

All suitably qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective work related criteria and without regard for the following: race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, and/or protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the applicable governing laws.

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