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Artisan Electronics, Inc. is a small company with big opportunities for professional individuals that truly enjoy finding innovative solutions to cutting-edge technical challenges. If you would like to be well compensated for your education and skills, and still have the quality of life afforded us in South Central Indiana, please consider Artisan Electronics, Inc. for future employment.

Job Title: Engineering Technician V
Date: Oct. 6, 2014
Location: Crane, IN, US
Job Requisition Number: GXS354
Category: Engineering Technical Support
Security Clearance: Will be required to undergo a background investigation
Schedule: Full Time


This senior level Engineering Technician position is in support of Power and Energy systems, subsystems, equipment, and components. The successful candidate will be involved in all aspects of the life-cycle for Battery Development; including prototyping, pre-production, model-making, fabrication, and testing support. The candidate must be able to properly operate test equipment and read schematic/wire diagrams. Must be able to perform electronic and mechanical tests in accordance with written test procedures as well as data collection and analysis. Shall analyze system level requirements to verify that test definition, objectives, plans, and acceptance criteria are sufficient to validate system requirements and operational needs; validate software test results are in compliance with test acceptance criteria; perform traceability analysis between test designs, cases, procedures and execution results; and perform Verification & Validation (V&V) functions.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Provide routine to complex technical staff assistance on engineering projects.
  • Conduct research and analysis of data
  • Prepare designs and plans
  • Perform field investigations and testing to gather data
  • Prepare and review various reports for a variety of engineering activities.
  • Prepare Technical Data Packages
  • Assist in Configuration Management
  • Participate in upper level management meetings, reviews, and audits
  • Conduct test and evaluation, and Trials Support.

Experience with the following is required:

Setup for Battery Testing – Entails selecting test cell for testing; preparing the test cell for the test; ensuring that the video monitoring and audio monitoring equipment is working properly; ensuring that the lighting inside the test cell is sufficient; selecting proper power supplies, loads, and test systems for the test; running cabling to inside of test cell; run cabling and instrumentation to the batteries\cells being tested; taking pictures and maintaining a log book with test notes; using Data Scopes to monitor voltage, current, pressure, and temperature.

Provide analysis of data to engineers after tests; troubleshoot electronic circuits\systems when not working properly.

Fabricate custom cabling by cutting to length, attaching various connectors, and soldering; use instrumentation such as pressure transducers, thermocouples, and monitoring cables to collect test data.

Backup of all data, pictures, and video collected during testing. Clean-up after all tests including the handling of hazardous material associated with the batteries. All hazardous material collected is put in drums and stored in a designated area until disposal is approved. Work with environmental to maintain waste water tanks. Maintain a respirator certification to use when around airborne contaminants. Maintain test cell area to be neat and clean; remove scrap materials, wood, metals, and cabling to associated scrap yards; maintain eye wash stations and fire extinguishers.

Required Qualifications:
  • Associates or Bachelors’ degree.
  • Related experience/hands on experience could offset education requirements
  • At least 4-6 years’ experience with Battery testing
  • Drafting techniques, terminology, methods and instruments including CAD technology
  • Principles of Engineering and design
  • Knowledge of requirements of ASME Y14.100, ASME Y14.24-2012, ASME Y14.34-2008, ASME Y14.35M-1997, ASMEY14.41.-2012, ASME Y14.5, ASME Y14.5.1M, DOD-STD-2101, MIL-STD-31000A and/or other government/commercial standards as specified in the TI desired


This position may require some strenuous activity including standing for extended periods, bending, stooping, and twisting of the body. Some lifting over 50 pounds may be required.

Company Description:

Artisan Electronics, Inc. provides a high level of service, quality centered products, and the technical solutions needed to not only meet, but exceed the expectations of our customers. We are the best small business for the job, period.

Artisan Electronics, Inc. is a premier small business located in south-central Indiana. Established in 1996, Artisan has provided continuous support for DoD customers. Artisan Electronics strives to be the small business of choice for all of our Government and Industry partners.

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