Terex Corporation

Engineering Technician - R & D

US-OK-Oklahoma City
1 month ago(12/18/2017 5:28 PM)
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Oklahoma City - OK - USA



Terex is a global manufacturer of lifting and material processing products and services that deliver lifecycle solutions to maximize customer return on investment. Terex delivers lifecycle solutions to a broad range of industries, including construction, infrastructure, manufacturing, shipping, transportation, refining, energy, utility, quarrying and mining.  Terex reports in three business segments: Aerial Work Platforms; Cranes; and Materials Processing. Terex offers financial products and services to assist in the acquisition of Terex equipment through Terex Financial Services. For more information about Terex, its products and services, visit www.terex.com and/or www.facebook.com/TerexCorporation.


Oklahoma City is a unique site to Terex Corporation in North America, manufacturing for each of the business segments: Terex Aerial Work Platforms, Terex Cranes, and Terex Materials Processing. Its workforce of 500+ team members is anticipated to grow by more than 1,000 over the next few years. The 100+ acre facility has recently completed an extensive remodel to accommodate the business’ growth.


The position requires well-developed knowledge of manufacturing practices including assembly tools, and equipment; and assembly of structures, power transmission components, electronic controls, and hydraulic systems. 


  • Constructs prototype equipment from assembly blueprints, manuals, engineering memos, and knowledge of general machine and product assembly.
  • Reviews mechanical drawings, electrical and hydraulic schematic diagrams, and instructions, locates parts, and assembles equipment using a variety of tools and fixtures.
  • Consults with engineers and others to understand product information such as design, capacity and materials to be used to fabricate the product. 
  • Uses a variety of data acquisition devices and systems testing equipment.
  • Performs thorough inspections and tests of components and equipment.  Sets up and conducts tests of complete units and components under operating conditions. Documents test results, troubleshooting problems as required.
  • Evaluates procedures for assembling prototype equipment and recommends changes or modifications to improve efficiency, cost performance, and adaptability to current production methods. 
  • Performs regular maintenance of equipment used in research and development and in the assembly of prototype equipment. 
  • Maintains the work area in a clean, orderly, and safe condition.
  • Performs other duties as assigned that support the overall objective of the position. 


Basic Qualifications:


  • High School Diploma or GED


Preferred Qualifications:


  • Requires knowledge of engineering terminology including design specifications, computer-assisted design, bill-of-materials, equipment and component testing methods, and equipment function. 
  • Requires a complete knowledge of the operating characteristics of a variety of tools and equipment used for assembly. 
  • Requires sufficient human relations skills to communicate technical concepts to others.
  • Requires the ability to read technical blueprints, electrical and hydraulic schematics, and similar documents. 
  • Requires the ability to write technical documentation.
  • Requires the ability to perform mathematical calculations such as operating measurements, weight, dimensions, and tolerances.
  • PC experience including Word, Excel and AS400 is a plus
  • 2 years of experience is desired
  • A technical degree in instrument technology is preferred




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