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Test Technician - 2nd Shift

Link Engineering Company (LINK) is a premier designer and manufacturer of precision test equipment, we specialize in developing customized solutions for Automotive, Aviation, Off-Highway, Rail and Civil Engineering industries. We are headquartered in Plymouth, Michigan, outside of Detroit and maintain testing laboratories, manufacturing, and support facilities around the globe.

Established in 1935, we have been a family-owned company for generations, we treat our customers and employees as if they are part of our family. We set our employees up for success, as they are given constant opportunities to learn and develop new skills. As many of our team members have been with LINK for a generation or more, the LINK team is equipped with a wealth of knowledge, providing decades of hands-on experience and out-of-the box thinking to OEM’s and suppliers everywhere.

We are looking for a test technician with expertise in a multiple shift laboratory and/or vehicle testing team reporting to the Testing Supervisor.  This position is located in the Dearborn, MI location and is 2nd shift (M-TH: 5:30pm-4:00am)

Core Responsibilities:

  • Perform initial parts set-up including digital pictures, micrometer measurements, visual inspections, installation of thermocouples, test fixture builds and parts labeling
  • Analyze final measurements on post-test parts and verify test specifications in order to provide engineering reports that meet customer specifications
  • Conduct performance brake testing on a variety of vehicle types at off-site customer proving ground locations (vehicle performance drivers only)
  • Perform customer-related activities that will promote new jobs and repeat customers
  • Read and understand test specifications for inertia dynamometer, vehicle and component bench testing projects (laboratory technicians)
  • Use a Windows based computer system to access relevant test procedures and quality system documents, enter measurement data, store and retrieve files from the network, etc.
  • Monitor tests in progress to ensure they are running to specification
  • Maintain a clean and organized work area and comply with all safety requirements


  • Post high school technical degree (or certificate) or 2 years relevant work experience in an automotive engineering laboratory, automotive repair, heavy truck repair or electronics
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office applications and computer based file structures
  • Strong oral, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Strong organizational, analytical and problem solving skills
  • Able work overtime as required
  • Must have a satisfactory driving record and a valid driver’s license.

Physical Requirements:

  • Position is located in a test facility environment, and will involve hands-on work with tools and testing equipment.  Physical activity will include lifting (up to 50lbs.), bending, stooping, crouching, reaching, hand-eye coordination, and manual dexterity.

Relocation services not provided.

LINK is an Equal Opportunity Employer Disabled/Minority/Women/Veterans. VEVRRA Federal Contractor.

LINK is an E-Verify employer. E-Verify is an internet based system operated by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in partnership with the Social Security Administration (SSA) that allows participating employees to electronically verify the employment eligibility of their newly hired employees in the United States.

Accessibility for Applicants with Disabilities: If you need a reasonable accommodation for the online application process due to a disability please call 1-734-453-0800. Please provide your contact information and details about the posted position of interest. Only inquiries regarding assistance for those who need an accommodation with the online application process due to a disability will be returned.

Note to all Agencies / Direct Placement: LINK has a team of dedicated recruiters who are responsible for all hiring needs. Our practice is to partner and work with our approved vendors only and on an as needed basis. LINK has identified and finalized our list of preferred vendors and the review process has been closed. We do not accept resumes from recruiting agencies that are not a preferred vendor, have not been authorized or approved by Corporate Recruiting to partner on a position and have not signed LINK’s vendor agreement. Any resumes submitted from unapproved vendors will be considered unsolicited, and LINK will not be obligated to pay a referral fee.

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