Kongsberg Gruppen KPS USA

Test Engineer - Electromechanical

Kongsberg Protech Systems USA in Johnstown is seeking to fill the position of Electromechanical Test Engineer (EMTE). The EMTE works closely with production and engineering to design, develop and implement testing methods and ATE (automated test equipment) for products built and serviced at our facility. A positive 'can-do' attitude and ability to work as part of a team is necessary.


Essential responsibilities include:

  • Works with program management and development engineering to define test objectives, test
  • management, test methodology and test resource requirements
  • Compiles data and defines changes required in testing equipment, test procedures, manufacturing
  • processes or new testing processes.
  • Investigates unusual conditions or undesirable trends.
  • Prepares engineering reports on system performance, and interacts with customers to impart a
  • fundamental understanding of complexities within a technical application.
  • Evaluate processes, identify issues and recommend best practices associated with test and/or test
  • resources.
  • Able to problem solve and recommend solutions to complex issues in collaboration with global team.
  • Experience with machining and ability to fabricate prototypes from drawings and concepts
  • Designs fixtures for vibration testing, performs vibration analysis of units under test.

Must be familiar with:

  • Lab View
  • Test Stand
  • Servo Systems controls and hydraulics
  • Various ATE
  • Machine Vision
  • Machining equipment, lathe, Mills
  • Solidworks or AutoCAD
  • Assorted commercial test equipment
  • Robotics

A Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering with minor in Mechanical preferred; equivalent job-related experience will be considered. Senior level experience (10-15 years) in electronics or electro-mechanical test and evaluation environment, as well as experience in evaluating risks and lessons learned for test, integration and field activities is required.

Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this position. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilites, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. Employees may be required to perform other job-related functions as requested by their supervisor. All requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accomodate qualified individuals with a disability.

Kongsberg Protech Systems USA, located in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, is part of Kongsberg Gruppen (KONGSBERG), an international knowledge-based group that supplies high-technology systems and solutions to customers engaged in oil and gas production, the merchant marine, and the defense and aerospace industries. Kongsberg Protech Systems USA performs final assembly and testing of Remote Weapon Stations. The company also performs repair and overhaul (R&O) of remote weapon stations that come back from field operations.

In addition to competitive wages, we provide an excellent package of benefits, which presently includes company-paid health, dental and vision insurance with no employee contributions toward the premium, 401K plan with competitive match, 9/80 work schedule, life insurance and paid time off (PTO).

Interested parties must complete a Kongsberg employment application to be considered as an applicant for this position. Please send your resume and cover letter, including wage expectations and history to recruit@kdaus.kongsberg.com to receive an application.

Closing date for applications is January 25, 2019.


This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-741.5(a). This regulation prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals on the basis of disability, and requires affirmative action by covered prime contractors and subcontractors to employ and advance in employment qualified individuals with disabilities. EEO/AA
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