Test Engineer - Corona, CA

Hubbell Incorporated

Location: Corona, California

Job Type: Not Specified


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.

Position Overview

Performs laboratory tests to assess conformance of new and existing products to engineering, marketing, industry and customer specifications.


Duties and Responsibilities

Sets up, adjusts, and operates laboratory equipment and instruments such as pressure testing apparatus, tensile testing apparatus, gas flow measurement apparatus, Thermal Chamber, and other equipment.

Conducts testing of natural gas distribution products in accordance with ASTM Standard Specifications, Test Methods, and other requirements.

Tests samples of manufactured products to verify conformity to specifications.

Records test results on standardized forms and writes test reports describing procedures used.

Supports engineering in the design of test experiments in support of design development, change initiatives; assists in product failure analysis, and production support.

Prepares graphs and charts and written analysis of testing results.

Keeps Lab orderly with tools and equipment cleaned and in proper place.

Calibrates laboratory instruments.

Assists in the design and building of fixtures required to conduct laboratory testing and experiments.

Assists in the design and building of new test equipment as needed to facilitate required testing.

Performs measurement and inspection in support of F.A.I. reports.

Skills and Experience

Problem Solving- Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions.

Written Communication- Writes clearly and informatively; Edits work for spelling and grammar; Presents numerical data effectively; Able to read and interpret written information.

Organizational Support- Follows policies and procedures; Completes administrative tasks correctly and on time.

Dependability- Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; keeps commitments; Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.

Innovation- Displays original thinking and creativity; Meets challenges with resourcefulness; Generates suggestions for improving work; Develops innovative approaches and ideas.

Judgment- Displays willingness to make decisions; Exhibits sound and accurate judgment; Supports and explains reasoning for decisions; Includes appropriate people in decision-making process; Makes timely decisions.

Planning/Organizing- Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently with minimal supervision; Develops realistic action plans.

Quality- Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality.

Safety and Security- Observes safety and security procedures; Determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly.

Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience

Bachelor’s degree (B.S.) in Engineering or equivalent from four-year College or University; or six years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Language Skills

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to communicate in Spanish is beneficial, but not required.

Computer Skills

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have good working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite of software, Lab View Data Acquisition software and systems; exhibit some working knowledge of Solidworks, 3D Modeling, ANSI Y 14.5, AutoCad design software, PLC programing.

Bachelor’s degree (B.S.) in Engineering or equivalent from four-year College or University; or six years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


Bachelors Degree in Engineering General

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.

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