ORV Test Technician
Location: Wyoming, Minnesota US
Job Number: 2815
Requisition Number: 12885BR
Research and development for ORV Product Line with focus on vehicle load inputs and usage data. Instrument vehicles with wheel force transducers, strain gages, potentiometers, and an array of other sensors. Travel to desired areas of interest to operate vehicles and collect data for desired usage. Verify data integrity and pass along in desired formats to engineering staff.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
•Vehicle setup and instrumentation
•Instrument vehicles to measure strain, acceleration, force, voltage, current, temps, etc.
•Operate test equipment and vehicles in the field to collect desired inputs and usage information.
•Record and analyze test data.
•Communication and documentation of load collection results.
•Organize and lead activity in the field.
•Must be willing to travel regularly, ~25% of the year.
•Data acquisition setup and troubleshooting.
•Fabrication of components and test fixtures.
•Keep good records and write test reports for tests conducted.
•Maintain strict confidentiality.
•Maintain a clean, safe work area and meet OSHA requirements.
•Good self-starter, willing to work overtime as needed.
•Able to communicate professionally and drive project to timely completion.
•Perform other miscellaneous duties as required.
SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE
•High school diploma required
•2-Year degree in technical field preferred
•Basic computer skills required
•Valid drivers license required
•Must be capable of operating ORVs in extreme conditions
•Must be capable of driving trucks with trailers (<26>
•Must be capable of operating fork lifts
•Strong mechanical aptitude
•Powersports experience preferred
•Data acquisition & diagnostic tool experience preferred
•Fabrication & welding preferred
•Minimum 3 years mechanic or technician experience preferred
QID for the EEO Statement - 89594
Recognized as the leader in the powersports industry, Polaris Industries is a fast growing, innovative, global organization. The people here at Polaris don't just create products - they are part of a lifestyle. It's the passion & execution of those people and their ideas that inspires the innovation that runs through everything we do.
Polaris Industries Inc. (NYSE: PII) is a global powersports leader that has been fueling the passion of riders, workers and outdoor enthusiasts for more than 60 years. With annual 2017 sales of $5.4 billion, Polaris' innovative, high-quality product line-up includes the RANGER®, RZR® and Polaris GENERAL™ side-by-side off-road vehicles; the Sportsman® and Polaris ACE® all-terrain off-road vehicles; Indian Motorcycle® midsize and heavyweight motorcycles; Slingshot® moto-roadsters; and Polaris RMK®, INDY®, Switchback® and RUSH® snowmobiles. Polaris enhances the riding experience with parts, garments and accessories, along with a growing aftermarket portfolio, including Transamerican Auto Parts. Polaris' presence in adjacent markets globally includes military and commercial off-road vehicles, quadricycles, and electric vehicles. Proudly headquartered in Minnesota, Polaris serves more than 100 countries across the globe. Visit www.polaris.com for more information.
Polaris prides itself on recognizing and developing top talent to take its people and company to the next level. Competitive salary, generous benefits and a comprehensive relocation plan are just a few components of the total compensation package offered at Polaris. Are you ready to join a company where you will work hard and play hard, and be rewarded for your performance?
Polaris is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will make all employment-related decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, familial status, status with regard to public assistance, membership or activity in a local commission, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law.
Community / Marketing Title: ORV Test Technician
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Location_formattedLocationLong: Wyoming, Minnesota US