Test Technician - 2nd Shift

Sensata Technologies

Sensata Technologies

South Burlington, VT, USA
Posted on Thursday, October 26, 2023
As a member of Dynapower's Test team, you are responsible for inspecting, testing and repairing all Dynapower product lines to ensure we continue to produce to the high-quality standard we’re known for. This will include working on transformer, rectifiers, and inverters. You have a good working knowledge of AC/DC theory and Ohm’s Law and are familiar with 3-phase power, low and medium voltage. You also know how to read electric and electronic diagrams and engineering prints. You'll make $22 to $30 per hour (plus a 10% shift premium), get a $2000 signing bonus, AND be eligible for all your medical benefits (health/dental/vision) on your first day! We have a flexible start for our 2nd shift so you can start anytime between 12pm and 2pm - an 8-hour shift plus 30 min. lunchbreak will have you finish your day between 8.30pm and 10.30pm.

What You'll Be Doing

On an average day, you’ll

  • Prepare the unit for testing, identifying the right equipment and tools for each particular unit.

  • Perform the test following the provided testing plan, collecting and recording all test data.

  • Determine whether the test data falls within the defined standard limits.

  • Bring any discrepancies in test data to the attention of the team leader and design engineer.

  • Put safety first, all day every day.

What You Need To Apply

  • 2-year electrical degree or equivalent experience

  • Working knowledge of AC/DC theory and Ohm's Law

  • Familiarity with 3-phase power, low and medium voltage

  • Forklift license preferred

What We Do

At Dynapower, we’ve been helping solve some of the toughest power conversion challenges on the planet for 60 years. Our work is transformative, and the results move us toward a greener future, one project at a time — whether it’s creating clean drinking water, turning trash into energy, or generating hydrogen to fuel zero-emission vehicles. We have enabled utilities to turn off coal-fired plants and island nations to uncouple from pollution-causing diesel generators by safely and reliably harnessing renewable energy from wind and solar. Dynapower works alongside the Army, Navy, and Air Force to power the defense of our country and collaborates with the world’s top universities and national laboratories to push the boundaries of science and innovation.

What's In It For You

The pay range for this role is $20 to $30 per hour. Your final compensation will depend on your level of experience in similar roles. In addition to these competitive wages, you’ll also get to enjoy numerous benefits, such as:

  • $2000 Sign-on Bonus - $500 upon hire, $500 at 90-days, $1000 at 1 year

  • Health Insurance - Eligible on Day 1!

  • 401k Retirement Plan with Employer match

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Life Insurance & Short- and Long-Term Disability

  • Paid Time Off, Paid Holidays & Paid Parental Leave

  • Flexible Hours

Work Environment

This is a full-time, non-exempt position scheduled from Monday through Friday, 1:00 to 9:30 p.m. We have flexible hours so you can start anytime between 12 p.m. and 2 p.m. - an 8-hour shift plus 30 min. lunchbreak will have you finish your day between 8.30 p.m. and 10.30 p.m. This position works in a manufacturing production environment. This role routinely uses standard personal protective equipment such as required Safety Glasses and Safety shoes, as well as head and hearing protection and gloves, as required.

Physical Demands

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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to:

  • Constantly move objects and use abdominal and lower back muscles to provide support over time without fatigue. Specific abilities required by the job include positioning oneself to lift or move objects weighing to 40 pounds, pushing and pulling objects with up to 200 pounds Constant movement and use of limbs. Specific abilities required by this job include prolonged standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling, climbing and frequently pinching and/or gripping.

  • Frequently observe, detect, discern, and convey information. Specific abilities required by this job include near, far and color vision acuity, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

  • Requires good manual dexterity and coordination, and stamina. Specific abilities required by this job include the frequent requirement of overtime work.


  • Collaborating at Sensata means working with some of the world’s most talented people in an enriching environment that is constantly pushing towards the next best thing

  • Employees work across functions, countries and cultures gaining new perspectives through mutual respect and open communication

  • As OneSensata, we are working together to make things work together

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