Reliability Engineering Technician

A 6+ month Reliability Engineering Technician job in Mountain View, CA is currently available through Modis Engineering, formally Adecco Engineering and Technical. The salary for this position is between $35.00 and $38.00 per hour.

We believe there are many problems in the world in which robotics could play a significant role in making it easier, faster and safer for people to get things done.

X is a moonshot factory where ambitious, potentially world-changing new ideas such as self-driving cars, balloon-powered Internet and smart contact lenses are developed and taken out into the world. X projects have the potential to transform the lives of billions of people and make the world a radically better place. X was formerly known as Google[x].

Position Overview: Conduct mechanical and environmental testing and manage data to quantify the reliability and performance of products and materials used in a robotic project at X.

Top 3 Daily Responsibilities:
1. Set up and run test equipment, robotic systems, environmental chambers, etc. Keep track of status of various continuous test setups.
2. Perform functional checks on samples
3. Record, format, report, and analyze data

Other Responsibilities:
• Notice and document changes in system (sounds, motion smoothness, cracks or pressure marks)
• Provide timely updates on testing progress
• Use pre-programmed commands to run robotic systems
• Create or modify test fixtures (mechanical construction)
• Operate thermal chambers for temperature and humidity testing
• Document work performed via post test reports - Manage lab resources (lab space, equipment)
• Think critically about problems that arise in samples

Minimum Requirements
• B.S. in Mechanical Engineering/Physics
• High attention to detail, both in tracking and in sample observation
• Project-based experience with laboratory equipment and troubleshooting (e.g. oscilloscope, DAQ, material test systems, etc.)
• 2-4 years of experience in a testing lab, R&D, or manufacturing with mechanical (some electrical) component / system testing
• 1+ years of experience using MATLAB, Python, or other programming languages for data analysis, measurement, and/or hardware test.
• Understand the physics behind the mechanical & electrical properties of materials

Preferred Skills:
• Experience using bash and linux commands
• Experience in mechanical prototyping

If you are interested in this Reliability Engineering Technician job in Mountain View, CA then please click APPLY NOW. For other opportunities available at Modis Engineering If you have questions about the position, please contact Mae Murphy at 408-481-9049 or

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