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Test Technician

Sterling Engineering, Inc Oakbrook Terrace, IL
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.


Set up and conduct various types of design validation testing, for example:

a) RF (radio frequency): Open field range, sensitivity, short and long term frequency stability, etc.

b) Environmental performance: extreme temperatures and humidity (familiarity with programming and using environmental test chambers)

c) EMC (Electromagnetic Compliance): ESD (electro static discharge), EFT (electrical fast transient), surge, emissions, etc.

Ability to design and build basic to medium difficulty test setups, including building electronic board assemblies, configuring instruments (data loggers, thermometers, spectrum analyzers, timers, counters, etc)


Minimum of 3 years experience conducting design validation testing in an engineering lab environment:

a) Product Specifications (can be any combination of functional, mechanical, electrical, regulatory compliance, EMC, etc)

b) Test procedures. The test technician needs to read and understand these, to understand what the "spirit" (objective) of the test is.

c) Electrical schematics.

Interacting with the Design Engineers, to fully understand what exactly is needed, clarify questions, unexpected product behaviors, etc.

Providing periodic updates as the tests progress

Good observer to catch and report errors to engineers

Write accurate, complete and concise test reports.

There is mechanical component to this role as well.

You will be required to climb ladder and install garage door openers in the facility

These garage door openers weights any where from 25-50lbs

must be able lift up to 50lbs and climb ladder

Sterling Engineering, Inc

Why Work Here?

Great culture and opportunity to grow!

Sterling Engineering is an award-winning, professional engineering and technical staff augmentation solutions provider. We deliver client-focused specialty solutions across multiple industries and vertical markets. Our commitment to quality and impeccable reputation has served us with both clients and employees alike for over 45 years. Sterling is recognized as a premier provider of flexible technical support solutions to companies ranging in size from Fortune 500 to rapidly growing and innovative start-up organizations. At Sterling Engineering, we value our employees and we know they are the reason our company has had continued success. We’ve been recognized with accolades such as Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing Company and attribute it to the hard work of our employees. Sterling’s success and reputation in the market is based on the ability to provide flexible workforce solutions through outsourcing or on-site services. Our success is also directly attributed to our employees and their commitment to quality work. Providing a progressive and comprehensive benefit package has allowed Sterling to attract and retain top talent. We reward employees’ performance and provide career development which has encouraged many employees to build lifetime careers with Sterling.


Oakbrook Terrace, IL