Facilities Test Technician

Consolidated Metco

Vancouver, WA

ConMet is hiring for a Facilities Test Technician.  Are you a mechanically skilled person who is seeking a technical hands-on role? Would you like to work in a world class technical center where you can support research and development of new products through creative solutions? 

Position Details

The Facilities Test Technician is a mechanically skilled hands-on role, responsible for maintaining the facility and the machines used in product testing. This position is part of the Technical Center which requires supporting research and development of new products through creative solutions.    

This position is based in Vancouver, Washington at the ConMet Technical Center, which provides design verification and product validation support for our three core product lines: wheel ends, plastics, and castings, as well as our new product lines. Our team of engineers and technicians operate over 70 specialized pieces of test equipment and are continuously developing innovative new capabilities to provide our customers with cutting edge products that provide value without sacrificing performance. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Perform ongoing preventive maintenance and repair work on facility mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and other installed equipment.
  • Maintain and repair test equipment.
  • Familiar with hydraulics, chillers, and HVAC.
  • Creates test fixtures and support test machine improvements.
  • Troubleshooting of electrical and mechanical equipment.
  • Follows prescribed instructions to conduct various manual procedures.
  • Utilizes measurement equipment and documents results.
  • Coordinate with outside vendors for facility installations and repairs.
  • Assist as required in cooperation with all personnel in the performance of general day-to-day duties and responsibilities.
  • Performs daily organization and cleanup.
  • Maintains inventory of consumable components.


  • Motivated, self-starter with good communication skills.
  • Multiple years of hands-on technical labor or mechanical assembly or mechanical repair work of some type.
  • Basic knowledge of hand tools, power equipment, fabrication, and machine shop skills.
  • Preferred: LME Electrician License.
  • Preferred: Formal technical apprenticeship or equivalent training and experience.
  • Preferred: Two or more years of test and measurement experience in the manufacturing/product arena.
  • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Establish and maintain a good working relationship with contractors.

Who Is ConMet?

ConMet is a leading global manufacturer of wheel hub assemblies, interior and exterior plastics, and aluminum casting components for the commercial vehicle industry. With innovative products, such as PreSet Plus® SmartHub, and PreSet Plus® Electric Hub, ConMet is the undisputed leader in the development of lightweight, high-performance products for the heavy-duty truck and trailer industry.

ConMet is headquartered in Vancouver, Washington, U.S.A., with 14 additional locations throughout North America and China. While ConMet is an ISO 9001, ISO 9002 and TS 16949 Certified Manufacturer, they are also recognized as a quality supplier, having earned more than thirty awards and recognitions for excellence.

For more information about our company, visit our web site at www.conmet.com. ConMet is a subsidiary of Chicago-based Amsted Industries (www.amsted.com), one of the world’s largest transportation component manufacturers, and one of America's largest 100% employee-owned (ESOP) companies.

Diversity & Inclusion Pledge

At ConMet, differences are not ignored, but celebrated. Our goal is to encourage a deeper knowing of our people, pulling out knowledge and experiences to ignite creativity. We are committed to achieving workplace equity by intentionally creating a work environment where all people are respected, accepted, and have a sense of belonging.

Because people are what drive our success, ConMet’s Diversity and Inclusion program empowers all employees to embrace their individuality and share their abilities to further our innovations, thus improving the lives of our employees and customers, and strengthening our position as a leader in our market.

Salaried NON-EXEMPT Compensation & Benefits

  • Salary range
    • Entire hourly rate range ($ 28 - $ 40) placement based on qualifications and professional experience.
  • Comprehensive employee benefits package, including medical/dental/vision coverage, life and disability protection.
  • Vacation weekly accruals based on years of service. 
  • Paid sick leave.  Earn 1 hour of sick leave for every 40 hours worked.
  • ConMet’s retirement package:
    • Participation (100% company paid) in the ConMet/Amsted Employee Stock Ownership Program (ESOP).  10% extra on top of your annual compensation. Contributions made into your ESOP account, no EE contribution.
    • 401k match – 100% of first 4%
  • Ten paid holidays per year
  • Wellness reimbursement

ConMet provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other characteristics protected by federal, state, or local laws (“Protected Characteristics”). Ensuring fair wages is an important Company value. Accordingly, the Company will not pay wages to any employee at a rate less than the Company pays to other employees for work that is substantially equivalent and requires comparable skills unless a bona fide factor justifies a pay differential. The Company prohibits pay disparity based on Protected Characteristics or prior salary history. The Company prohibits retaliation against employees for discussing compensation.