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UPG Test Technician


Job Summary

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

UPG Test Technician

About the Job

What you will do

The Test Technician will work on the Engineering Lab team that is part of the Unitary Products Group (UPG) for Johnson Controls. In this division we design, test, manufacture and assemble heating, ventilation and air conditioning equipment for the light commercial and residential markets. Johnson Controls has two plants for UPG with approximately 1000 employees each; one in Norman, OK and the other in Wichita, KS. This position will be located in our Norman, OK plant and will report to the Engineering Lab Manager. 
As a Test Technician, you will work in a climate controlled HVAC laboratory environment performing testing assignments and making unit modifications as needed. Unlike a typical service technician position, you will not have to endure crawl spaces or attics. 


How you will do it
• Prepare and install test units in the test facility in order to simulate field installation conditions. This includes but is not limited to evacuation and charging, duct connection, electrical connection, piping connections, etc. 
• Set up test facilities and connect data acquisition instruments according to general instructions and per test standard requirements 
• Analyze test data and make modifications and adaptations to the test unit based upon analysis of the data 
• Utilize computer software programs as required to run the test facility, conduct testing, collect and analyze test data 
• Follow established safety procedures and maintain a clean work area 
• Other duties as required 

What we look for


  • A minimum of two years related work/education

  • Thorough understanding of the refrigeration
    cycle, including function, definition and /or purpose of the following:
    Compressor, condenser, metering device, evaporator, superheat, sub
    cooling, BTU, etc.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs,
    Outlook or other email programs

  • Ability to troubleshoot, collaborate and
    brainstorm with other team members

  • High level of self-motivation and integrity

  • Ability to lift equipment, compressors units,
    motors, sheet metal parts etc.

  • Effective and professional communication and
    organizational skills


  • High school diploma or equivalent combined
    with vocational technical training in HVAC

  • Thorough understanding of the heating
    functions, including electric resistance or fossil fuel, desired.
    Knowledge of combustion fundamentals is a plus.

  • Demonstrated working knowledge and skills in
    such areas as reading wiring diagrams, modifying unit wiring and controls,
    instrumentation, electromechanical troubleshooting, and modification of

  • Ability to braze using Oxy/Acetylene torch

  • Ability to analyze data and make decisions
    based on analysis

  • Strong interpersonal skills and decision
    making ability

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 visitwww.johnsoncontrols.com/tomorrowneedsyou.


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