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Contract - Engineering Test Mechanic II

Hyster-Yale, Fairview, OR

Job - Engineering

Close Date: 12/31/2019

Contractor - Engineering Test Mechanic II
Product Development

Job Description

Engineering Test Mechanic II
Put a LIFT in Your Career! Hyster-Yale Group, Inc. (HYG), a world-class manufacturer of industrial lift trucks, has an outstanding opportunity for an exceptional and talented test mechanic in our facility located in the Portland, Oregon area. HYG designs, engineers, manufactures, sells and services a comprehensive line of lift trucks and aftermarket parts marketed globally under the Hyster and Yale brand names. We are one of the global leaders in the Material Handling industry and have been building relationships and partnering with our customers, suppliers, dealers and employees for over 80 years.

HYG is looking for an energetic individual who will have a positive influence on the organization and the Test Operations team. This position plays an important supporting role in the validation of all new products. This individual interacts with all aspects of the organization, including design, test, marketing, manufacturing, and procurement, to ensure we deliver quality lift trucks that meet customer requirements and acceptance. Join our team as we take forklift research, development, and testing to the next level.

Key Responsibilities:

Provide support services to project teams in the form of welding, fabrication, and test fixture assembly, adjustment, maintenance.

Assist with design and build of test fixtures
Maintain, update, and troubleshoot existing test fixtures and facility equipment
Prepare and modify lift trucks and components to execute test plans
Maintain fleet of lift trucks in various stages of development
Perform general maintenance on vehicles and facility as directed
Maintain service and test records


Experience with automotive and/or industrial mobile equipment
Welding, Fabrication, and Painting experience
General understanding of engineering drawings
Highly motivated with self-direction with limited supervision
Ability to operate lift trucks
Ability to troubleshoot vehicles
Extremely detail oriented
Use and ownership of general mechanic type hand tools
Must possess a current driver’s license
Must be physically fit, able to lift 50lbs, and able to withstand the local weather conditions
Able to use the internet and a basic understanding of Microsoft Word and Outlook


Familiar with mobile hydraulics and electronics
Hands-on demonstrated abilities in fabrication, machining, welding, general mechanical and electrical repair including troubleshooting issues of vehicles.
Basic understanding of DC/AC electrical circuits.
2-5 years experience working on mobile equipment, trucks, or automobiles
Coursework towards or completion of formal mechanic training is a plus

We are an equal opportunity employer with an excellent benefit package including medical, dental and life insurance, 401(k) and profit sharing.

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