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Engineering Tech


Job Summary

Johnson Controls
Grand Rapids, MI
Other/Not Classified
Job Type
Full Time
Career Level
Experienced (Non-Manager)
Job Reference Code

Engineering Tech

About the Job

What you will do

This position works under general engineering supervision
and follows established procedures. Work is periodically monitored by the
engineering manager or engineer and reviewed upon completion for soundness of
technical judgment, overall accuracy, and thoroughness in meeting project
technical requirements. The engineering technician may occasionally work with
little or no supervision for extended periods.


How you will do it

  • Provides basic assistance to engineering in
    problem resolution.  Identifies hardware
    and software functionality.

  • Collect and analyze data.

  • Maintain an orderly and clean work environment
    which includes carts, shop equipment and surrounding areas.

  • Understand and comply with all safety policies
    and procedures.

  • Works closely with Test Lab team to
    construct/assemble new equipment and instrumentation as required.

  • Gain safety certifications (UL) or other
    approvals as required. Evaluate deviations to standards.

  • Configuration, setup, and continual validation of
    expected operation of various temperature, pressure and measuring devices using
    established company procedures and schedules.

  • Create written test reports which document test
    setups, test specimen type and configuration, test data, and any other
    technical information regarding the test being performed. 

  • Assist in developing, writing and maintaining any
    necessary or engineering test procedures.

  • Troubleshoot nonconforming systems and components
    for manufacturing, service, test lab, etc.

  • Communicate technical information in written,
    verbal, and graphical form in a clear and precise manner.

  • Using hand tools, inspection and layout equipment
    including Dial Indicators, Micrometers, Coordinate Measuring Machine.

  • Provide training to others in areas of technical
    and practical knowledge.

  • Provide required logistics and documentation
    support for the above duties in accordance with established company procedures
    and policies.

  • Will become proficient enough in above duties to
    assist and train other employees.

  • Assist quality control effort with technical
    advice and up-to-date specifications on matters pertaining to delivered

  • Assist in creating engineering print packages and
    executing engineering change orders.

  • Review blueprints for accuracy, review
    specifications and resolve design discrepancies.

  • Other CAD-related tasks as determined by the
    department manager.

What we look for

  • Associate’s degree in engineering technology or
    related field and/or a combination of education and experience within the
    related field with 2 years of experience

  • Experience in the HVAC industry and the design of
    flex duct and sheet metal products is preferred.

  • Must be personable in dealing with customers and
    be comfortable with conducting training activities and some public speaking.

  • Experience with CREO and AutoCAD (CAD) or other

  • Test Lab experience a plus.

  • Machine Shop experience

  • Ability to use precision measuring tools and
    assembly equipment.

  • Understanding and practical application of
    operational shop math, Microsoft Office Tools such as Outlook, Excel,
    PowerPoint, Word.

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as
    safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.

  • Ability to write routine reports and

  • Ability to solve practical problems for the
    engineered systems.

Johnson Controls is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by law. For more information, please view EEO is the Law. If you are an individual with a disability and you require an accommodation during the application process, please visit www.johnsoncontrols.com/tomorrowneedsyou.


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