Mechanical Technician II in Sterling Heights, MI at DCS

Date Posted: 3/14/2023

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Job Description

DCS Corp is seeking a dynamic, team oriented, energetic, and customer focused Mechanical Technician to support our U.S. Army customer onsite at the Army’s Warren, MI location.  You will be working with a group of Managers, Engineers, and Technicians supporting our customer’s Ground Vehicle Systems Center.  You will be responsible for assisting in the day-to-day operation, setup, execution, and maintenance in their Physical Simulation and Testing Laboratory.

Essential Job Functions:

Setup and monitor tests according to Lab Engineer requirements.

Conduct all test setups for assigned capability area.

Test monitoring and progress reporting to Lab Engineer.

Preparation of test item.

Plan, track, and execute scheduled maintenance on capability area.

Plan, track, and execute scheduled equipment calibration verifications.

Design fixtures and test apparatus to meet testing requirements.

Test fixture fabrication.

Plan, track, and execute an inventory management plan for assigned capability area.

Required Skills:

Due to the sensitivity of customer related requirements, U.S. Citizenship is required.

Effective communication, both verbal and written to management, team members, and customers.

Knowledge and ability to design, develop, fabricate, setup, maintain and modify laboratory apparatus, and layout of test fixtures.

Knowledge of measurement techniques, instruments, transducer theory, and applications for improving existing methods.

Experience with a variety of shop machines and tools.

Experience in the operation of vehicles and equipment.


HS diploma with 5 years of relevant vibration testing experience / Associates degree in a technical field and 3 years of relevant vibration testing experience.

Desired Skills:

Knowledge of instrumentation and data acquisition.

Knowledge of hydraulic system basics.

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