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Mechanical QA Engineering Tech Intern

Orbit Irrigation North Salt Lake, UT
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Temporary

Orbit is the world’s leading retail brand for outdoor watering products and is a global thought leader in water conservation. The Orbit, Hydro-Rain, and B-hyve brands deliver innovation, ease-of-use, unmatched value and Smart Technology to homeowners across 6 continents and 40 countries. Orbit was founded in Davis County in the 1970s and is an active supporter of the community.

We are looking to fill our QA Engineering Tech Intern position! This position is responsible for performing activities within the Quality Engineering Test Labs under the direction of a Quality Engineer or higher authority, including, but not limited to: Product and component testing, Failure Analysis, test equipment construction, maintenance and repair, and data reporting as requested at any given time.

Direct applicants only, please!

If you feel that you’re the right match for the position then apply immediately! If you don’t feel you’re the right match then refer a friend, and check back for future job postings. We are always searching for new talent!

Our Expectations from You

  • Organizes and maintains physical lab facilities; troubleshoots and repairs lab equipment, pumps, and fixtures;
    maintains maintenance logs.
  • Constructs and maintains fixtures for product testing and inspection
  • Schedules and performs product life/reliability (MTBF) and function testing in accordance with applicable test
    protocols in quality plans, product specifications and national standards
  • Documents and gives feedback on test results, product failure analysis, equipment builds and maintenance
  • Reviews test reports prior to release to ensure they are clear, accurate and complete.
  • Supports product failure analysis testing, inspection, review and reporting.
  • Submits change requests and/or corrective action requests for recurring and major non-conformances; assists in
    driving the requests submitted to closure.
  • Tests performance of electromechanical assemblies, using test instruments such as oscilloscopes, electronic
    multimeters, power analyzers and load cells.
  • Tests parts of assemblies and packaging using XRF and FTIR test instrumentation in accordance with applicable
    test standards to determine material composition and screen for specific materials.

What You Can Expect from Us

Our motto is “Conservation through Innovation!” and we work to make that a reality through our core values: (1) Quality of Life, (2) Caring Relationships, (3) Attitude, and (4) Innovation & Continuous Improvement. We understand work will not always be your top priority, so we strive to help you balance your work life with your non-work life. We value your contributions and strive to create a safe and positive work environment.

In addition to traditional benefits*, we also offer:

  • A free Onsite Care Clinic
  • UTA Eco pass
  • Opportunities to test new Orbit products
  • and more

*conditions apply

Required Qualifications

  • Generally 0-2 years of experience
  • Mechanical Engineering Degree preferred
  • High school diploma
  • Vocational or technical training in testing or electronics field
  • Experience troubleshooting and repairing pumps and/or other test equipment

Since our founding, the Orbit name has been associated with innovative and high-quality home improvement products. Today, we carry those traits with us as we expand our vision to become the world’s leading home improvement products company. Our mission is to empower and inspire customers to improve their homes by providing innovative, easy-to-use products with unmatched value.

With facilities worldwide, Orbit is the world leader in manufacturing and supplying irrigation, misting, and home improvement products to homeowners in forty countries across five continents. Our manufacturing capabilities span the scope of national and international product development and design, skilled engineering resources, and state-of-the-art injection molding facilities.

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Orbit Irrigation is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer, who participates in E-Verify. Reference checks are a prerequisite for employment. All offers are contingent on completion of a drug screening and may be contingent on completion of a criminal background check. All successful candidates must provide original documents that will establish their identity and eligibility to work in the United States as required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act.

Orbit Irrigation


North Salt Lake, UT


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