Bertrandt US

  • Automotive Engineering Technician

    Job Locations US-CA-San Jose
    Posted Date 1 month ago(2/15/2018 4:23 PM)
  • Overview

    Bertrandt - your trustworthy engineering partner


    Looking for a career, not just a job? Want to join a dynamic team working for an international industry leader? Enjoy an energetic work atmosphere? Bertrandt US may be just what you have been looking for! The Bertrandt Group has been providing development solutions for the international automotive and aviation industries in Europe, China and the USA for more than 40 years. A total of around 13,000 employees at 53 locations guarantee extensive know-how, sustainable project solutions and a high level of customer orientation. Its main customers include the major manufacturers and numerous system suppliers.


    The Engineering Technician will be responsible for modifying, assembling, and troubleshooting prototype cars with custom electro-mechanical components which will be fabricated by the technician, or purchased from external suppliers.


    • Fabricate cables, junction boxes, jigs, and brackets, and install them onto cars
    • Assist product hardware team on prototyping, bring-up, debugging, and rework
    • Assemble mechanical and electrical test fixtures and setups to facilitate product testing
    • Test electrical system and boards with a variety of analytical lab equipment (examples: power supplies, meters, electrical loads, etc.)
    • Keep the lab clean, organized, and fully equipped with tools and supplies
    • Execute detailed test procedures and accurately record/prepare test results and data analysis
    • Create and maintain inventory tracking of lab assets
    • Enforce lab safety, clean up, and compliance policies
    • Work both independently and as part of a team with minimal supervision
    • Report status to the manager on a regular basis
    • Has passion for customizing and modifying cars, boats, or bikes
    • Enjoys building and troubleshooting customized electronics - like a gaming computer or AV equipment
    • Is a craftsman experienced in operating wide range of tools to ranging from metal work to carpentry, PCBA rework to cable harness fabrication and routing
    • Is meticulously organized, with attention to detail, fit, and finish
    • Uses and manages their time efficiently and effectively with limited direction
    • Provides outstanding customer service


    • Educational background in Mechanical/Electrical Engineering Technology required (AS preferred)
    • At least 3 years of relevant experience
    • Hands-on builder able to remove, modify, and assemble vehicle components and prototypes
    • Skillful in operation of hand tools, bench tools, and soldering equipment
    • Practiced in making wiring harnesses, crimping, splicing, insulation, taping, and etc.
    • Takes pride and craftsmanship in their work while being able to complete projects on a tight schedule
    • Able to juggle multiple projects efficiently
    • Positive can-do attitude
    • Basic knowledge of electronics and ability to troubleshooting electrical circuits down to component level
    • Excellent soldering & rework skills
    • Ability to execute complex, detailed test procedures with just enough input from engineering
    • Familiarity with proper laboratory safety and housekeeping practices
    • Able to organize and manage a lab environment to ensure high productivity for multiple engineering teams
    • Professional and reliable work ethic
    • Knowledge in computer system maintenance, maintaining/tracking software versions, and installing





    • Complete and comprehensive benefits package including Med/Dent/Vision.
    • Employer paid STD/LTD/Life.
    • 401k Retirement program.
    • Generous paid vacation/sick/holidays.
    • Creativity encouraged in a fun, friendly work environment.


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