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Test Technician - Weekend Shift (3/12 hour shift)

Company: INFICON, Inc.
Location: Utica
Posted on: October 13, 2021

Job Description:


INFICON is a leading provider of innovative instrumentation, critical sensor technologies, and Smart Manufacturing/Industry 4.0 software solutions that enhance productivity and quality of tools, processes, and complete factories. These analysis, measurement and control products are essential for gas leak detection in air conditioning/refrigeration and automotive manufacturing. They are vital to equipment manufacturers and end-users in the complex fabrication of semiconductors and thin film coatings for optics, flat panel displays, solar cells and industrial vacuum coating applications. Other users of our vacuum-based processes include the life sciences, research, aerospace, packaging, heat treatment, laser cutting and many other industrial processes. We also leverage our expertise in vacuum technology to provide unique, toxic chemical analysis products for emergency response, security, and environmental health and safety.

Job Description:

The Test Technician is responsible for assembling and reworking Residual Gas Analyzers (RGA) and vacuum pumping systems independently, on a Weekend shift. 


  • Responsible for testing precision electronic instruments and sensors in accordance with Engineering specifications and Operational Method Sheets.
  • Perform functional testing on products produced using standard test equipment, vacuum chambers and leak detectors .
  • Ensure product conformance and be able to troubleshoot systems to sub-assembly level using standard test equipment such as oscilloscope and DVM. 
  • Record test results and unit histories into various spreadsheets.
  • Assemble repair/rework units efficiently with minimum supervision.


  • An Associate degree (AAS) in Mechanical Technology or related field and 1 year of experience in mechanical and/or electrical assembly required.  Will consider applicants that have a minimum of 2 years work experience in mechanical and/or electrical assembly in lieu of a degree.
  • Must be organized and keep accurate records.
  • Must communicate and collaborate effectively across cross-functional teams.
  • Will be expected to interface effectively with supervision and work in a team based environment.
  • Must be comfortable using PC's and be proficient in Microsoft Office applications.
  • May be required to lift moderately heavy instruments (up to 40 lbs) on a weekly basis.  Must have a reasonable level of manual dexterity.
  • Experience in the use of vacuum gauges, valves and fittings are preferred.

INFICON provides a dynamic work environment that promotes diversity, equity, and inclusion. Our employees experience on going green initiatives, flexible work hours, and a variety of health and wellness programs.

INFICON’s forward thinking approach offers countless opportunities to design, support, and manufacture a diverse product portfolio that expands globally. Our Lean and Agile work environment offers a competitive salary, relocation assistance, a discretionary bonus and generous employee benefits; major medical, dental, health, vision, 401K, PTO, tuition reimbursement and more!



  • Associates or better in Mechanical Engineering


  • Manual dexterity
  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Attention to detail
  • Troubleshooting


  • Team Player: Works well as a member of a group
  • Dedicated: Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity
  • Enthusiastic: Shows intense and eager enjoyment and interest

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: INFICON, Inc., Utica , Test Technician - Weekend Shift (3/12 hour shift), Other , Utica, New York

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