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Randstad Test Validation Engineer in Lafayette, Indiana

Test Validation Engineer

job details:

  • location:Lafayette, IN

  • salary:$30 - $36 per hour

  • date posted:Thursday, June 10, 2021

  • job type:Contract

  • industry:Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

  • reference:846775

job description

Test Validation Engineer

job summary:

A Test/Validation Engineer is needed for a world leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, industrial gas turbines and diesel-electric locomotives in the Lafayette, IN area. This position is for a test/validation engineer to work in the Engine Electrical Systems and Controls Lab.

location: Lafayette, Indiana

job type: Contract

salary: $30 - 36 per hour

work hours: 8am to 5pm

education: Bachelors


Verification of engine electrical system and software functionality on system test benches, design / build / procurement of test fixtures, development of test plans, development of automation scripts, development of system test bench upgrades.

Other responsibilities: Factory engineering support. Support on-engine system tests in test cells, support electrical field validation activities and resolution of product issues.

A typical week may include:

  • Engine system integration or feature testing: 40%

  • Lab development work: 20-30%:

  • Field issue investigation: 10-20%

  • Factory Support / Electrical System troubleshooting: 20-30%

  • Onsite 50% of the time (normally 3 days a week)

Education Requirement: Bachelor's degree (Electrical Engineering, Electrical Engineering Technology)

Technical Skills Required:

  • Experience with LabVIEW and/or Matlab/Simulink

  • Experience with industry standard datalink protocols such as J1939, Modbus

  • Experience with Vector development tools (CANape, CANalyzer, CANoe)

  • Programming Experience (Python, C, LabVIEW)

  • Diesel engine knowledge

  • Demonstrated troubleshooting skills

Soft Skills Required:

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral, and the ability to work with diverse personalities is required.

  • Must be self-motivated with a good sense of urgency and attention to detail when handling assigned tasks.



  • Experience level: Experienced

  • Education: Bachelors


  • Validation

  • Testing

  • LabView

  • Matlab

  • Simulink

  • CANape

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.