• Mechanical Technician

    Job Locations US-MI-Westland
  • Overview

    Element has an opportunity for a Mechanical Technician to join our growing team. As a member of the operations team in our Fatigue Testing Lab, the Mechanical Test Technician position performs a variety of routine and non-routine testing assignments within the department assigned and insures timely and accurate results under minimal supervision. 


    • Building of test fixtures, MIG welding, Drill Press, Lathe, Mill / Bridgeport, Layout and Grinding
    • Assembly and knowledge of vehicle suspension and their components
    • Setup of servo hydraulic actuators using MTS equipment
    • Test monitoring and test sample inspections
    • Recording test results- both written and photographic
    • Daily interaction with test engineer and customers, providing excellent customer service
    • Must have a standard tool set
    • Willingness to work off shifts and weekends

    Skills / Qualifications

    • 2 year degree from Community College or technical school; and or two years related experience and training or an equivalent combination of both
    • Mechanical background with a basic knowledge of automotive chassis, suspension repair, servo hydraulics and experience in metal fabricating and welding highly preferred
    • Customer service experience is also required
    • Experience in interpreting testing procedures and requirements
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Applications (Word, Excel)
    • Well-developed oral and written communication skills to meet a variety of communication needs. Good interpersonal skills that foster open upward and downward communication built on mutual respect

    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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