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Job Title:  Test Technician


Edgewood, NY, US, 11717

Business Unit:  Sensor, Test & Calibration
Posting Date:  Nov 22, 2022
Job Description: 


  • Follow instructions contained in the work order and examine final product to confirm completion, according to specification.
  • Cut and strip wire and cable to the blueprint requirement.
  • Autosplices and/or solders reed switches, electronic components and connectors to wire harnesses.
  • Pressure or HMS tests stems, housings and floats per blueprint and or work order.
  • Trims and/or files excess material from components as required.
  • Clean stems and components using cleaning solutions, air hoses and cloths.
  • Ultrasonically welds or heat stakes plastic floats.
  • Magnetizes float or magnet assemblies.
  • Adjusts and installs assembled harnesses in the stem and/or housing.
  • Installs PCB in stems and /or housings.
  • Sets mechanical switches and floats in accordance with blueprint specifications.
  • Mixes potting compound.
  • Encapsulates the harness and/or PCB in the stem or housing using various types of potting compounds.
  • Loads units into ovens to cure potting compound.
  • Installs grip rings, collars, floats, housings and other types of hardware on sensors as specified on the blueprint or work instructions.
  • Torques fasteners to the blueprint specified values.
  • Installs shuttles in flow switches and flow tests.
  • Perform visual and dimensional inspections of in-process and finished components, subassemblies, and products.
  • Hypot tests sensors.
  • Installs the appropriate labels on the completed sensors


  • Desire to own decisions and take responsibility for outcomes.
  • Good manual dexterity.
  • Soldering skills.
  • Knowledge of arithmetic.
  • Blueprint reading.
  • Ability to use measurement tools.
  • Knowledge of hand tools and how to use.
  • ISO9000 procedures and protocol.
  • Safety procedures and protocol


EDUCATION:  Minimum high school diploma or general education degree GED. 

EXPERIENCE:  Minimum one-year previous manufacturing assembly experience preferred.


LANGUAGE SKILLS:  Ability to read and interpret documents. 

COMPUTER SKILLS:   Some basic computer skills. 

MATHMATICAL SKILLS:  Basic math skills.



PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  Good hand/eye coordination and manual dexterity to work with small parts.   Work is typically performed at a variety of locations within the department (which includes walking or standing some of the time).


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  When possible, reasonable accommodations may be made which would enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include but are not limited to: close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.  When required, must be able to lift a minimum of 5 lbs and up to 50 lbs. This position requires the use of a respirator hood while the blast booth is in operation. Respirator fit testing is necessary.


WORK ENVIRONMENT:  The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee may encounter while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


AMETEK is committed to making a safer, sustainable, and more productive world a reality. We use differentiated technology solutions to solve our customers’ most complex challenges. We employ 18,500 colleagues, in 30 countries, that are grounded by our core values: Ethics and Integrity, Respect for the Individual, Diversity and Inclusion, Teamwork, and Social Responsibility. AMETEK (NYSE:AME) is a component of the S&P 500. Visit for more information.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. Individuals who need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process should call 1 (866) 263-8359.

Nearest Major Market: Long Island
Nearest Secondary Market: New York CIty