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Engineering Technician I

Date: Jul 29, 2019

Location: Sherrill, NY, US

Company: Briggs and Stratton

Position Description

Performs a variety of technical assignments related to prototype construction,  and testing requiring a good understanding of mechanical engineering and manufacturing processes.  

Job Responsibilities
  1. Under the guidance, participates in the design, development, and construction of experimental prototypes, equipment, apparatus or system.  Constructs components of experimental apparatus or prototype models.
  2. Sets-up and performs various tests to evaluate modified or new products or, competitive products. to determine acceptable levels of performance and reliability.  Records, computes, and analyzes test data. Recommends design changes based on test results or research data.
  3. Operates and learns to program numerous types of shop tools and machines typically found in a manufacturing prototype environment.  Modifies standard equipment to meet special technical requirements.
  4. Assists with reviewing new or existing designs, tooling, or processes for manufacturability, quality, and efficiency. Identifies deviations or variations not indicated or anticipated.
  5. May draft detail drawings or sketches for drafting room.
  6. Performs other duties as assigned.
Job Skills Requirements
  • Working knowledge of various metal fabrication processes.
  • Working knowledge of various mechanical, hydraulic and electrical components and their application.
  • Analytical & creative skills involving complex mechanical systems or devices.
  • Fluent in English and primary language used in area of responsibility and/or location
Two year degree in Technical Field or related field, or equivalent education and experience
Experience Requirements
  • Previous experience in a manufacturing environment preferred.  
  • Minimum of one year’s experience and working knowledge of using shop machines such as brake press, plasma cutter, welding equipment, lathes, mills,  etc. required.
Physical & Environmental Requirements
Some physical demand; often lifts light weight material. Rarely lifting/moving average weight (25-50 lbs/11-27 kgs) material.
Generally good working conditions.
Ability to stand and/or walk constantly over a full work shift (8-12 hours)
Ability to perform occasional to frequent pushing, pulling, bending, kneeling, twisting, crawling and/or reaching over a full work shift (8-12 hours)



Briggs & Stratton Corporation, headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, is the world’s largest producer of gasoline engines for outdoor power equipment. Its wholly owned subsidiaries include North America’s number one marketer of pressure washers, and it is a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of power generation, lawn and garden, turf care and job site products through its Briggs & Stratton®, Simplicity®, Snapper®, Snapper Pro® Ferris®, PowerBoss®, Allmand™, Billy Goat®, Murray®, Branco® and Victa® brands. Briggs & Stratton products are designed, manufactured, marketed and serviced in over 100 countries on six continents. 


Briggs & Stratton Corporation is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity. The Company conducts all employment practices without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran's status, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation or any other basis prohibited by law. Briggs & Stratton also undertakes affirmative action to assure equal employment opportunity for minorities and women, for persons with disabilities, and for protected veterans.

Nearest Major Market: Utica

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