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Laboratory Technician - Wadsworth, OH

Wadsworth, Ohio
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Hubbell Incorporated
Manufacturing & operations
10,001+ employees
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Corporate Overview

Hubbell Incorporated was founded in 1888 and has grown into an international manufacturer of quality electrical, lighting and power solutions with more than 75 brands used and recognized around the world. Our founder, Harvey Hubbell, developed tooling and equipment to serve the growing demand for new assembly and manufacturing machinery during the industrial revolution. An early, and one of many patents awarded, came for the creation of the first practical method to control electricity through the pull chain socket that remains unchanged today. As a market leader in reliable, electrical solutions, we provide more than half a million products delivered through our various business groups. Hubbell is committed to continually innovating solutions that work, transforming old products with new ideas, and ensuring that we Energize, Enlighten and Empower the communities that support us.

Division Overview

Hubbell Power Systems (HPS) engages in the design and manufacture of a wide variety of products used by utilities. Today, HPS is deeply engaged in product solutions for OSP Communication utility purposes, and has been actively growing that segment of the business. HPS roots have historically been in high voltage transmission, distribution, substation, underground products used by electric utilities. HPS products are also used in the civil construction, transportation, gas and water industries.

At HPS, we build products that provide mission critical infrastructure and that deliver communications and power to millions of people worldwide. In our business, failure is not an option. Therefore, we manufacture products of uncompromising integrity and it starts with our quality policy. We hold our partners, our suppliers and ourselves to the highest standard to ensure we exceed all the technical and functional expectations of our customers.

Hubbell Incorporated engages in the design, manufacture, and sale of electrical and electronic products in the United States and internationally. It operates in three segments: Electrical, Power, and Industrial Technology.

Posting Address

Hubbell Power Systems

8711 Wadsworth Road

Wadsworth, OH 44281

Position Overview

Provide laboratory testing services such as mechanical, environmental, high-voltage, high-power and continuous current testing to Hubbell business units and third-party customers. Typical products tested are electrical utility distribution / transmission products.

Duties and Responsibilities

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Perform product testing of electrical utility products by operating test equipment in an ISO 17025 accredited test laboratory.
  • Execute test plans using prescribed test methods, laboratory quality documents and industry standards.
  • Write test reports accurately describing test objects, equipment used, test procedures and test results.
  • Provide technical support to other members of assigned department.
  • Participate in various non-testing activities such as maintenance, calibration, training, cleaning, projects, etc as assigned by assigned supervisor.
  • Participate in cross functional teams with internal, remote engineering groups with regard to testing plans for product development, R&D, design/process/supplier changes.
  • Must be a self-starter with strong drive, initiative, and ability to work with limited management input.

Skills and Experience


  • Minimum two-year technical degree, trade school or relevant associate’s degree. Relevant military experience acceptable in lieu of formal degree.
  • Relevant experience with electricity, power generation, line maintenance, automation, machining or product testing.

Preferred but not required:

  • Proficiency with drafting and design utilizing Autodesk products.
  • Experience coding in visual basic, C or other modern programming language.
  • Allen Bradley PLC programming.
  • Experience with mechanical test equipment, gages, and/or quality inspection tools and techniques.
  • Experience with equipment specifications, qualifications, calibrations, and/or maintenance.
  • Proficiency with data collection and analysis tools (e.g. LabVIEW, Python, etc).

Familiarity with industry test method and design standards (e.g. ISO, IEC, IEEE, ANSI, ASTM, etc).


Associates Degree

Hubbell Incorporated, its subsidiaries and affiliates, is an EO Employer AA: M/F/Veteran/Disability. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other protected class.