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Aerotek Compressor Test Technician in Amherst, New York


The primary purpose of this position is to perform the duties associated with the execution of durability and performance testing of automotive/ A/C compressors working with a team of engineers and technicians. This is a first shift opportunity, but looking for candidates that are open to working second shift as needed.

  • Understand and execute automotive A/C compressor tests efficiently and correctly. Includes test bench setup with appropriate instrumentation, compressor mounting bracket and refrigerant manifold connections for mechanical and electrical A/C compressors

  • Become proficient in test bench operation – mechanical/electrical/control systems

  • Interface with PC based electronic test request system

  • Diagnosis of test compressor/test bench issues

  • Performing test bench maintenance/ mechanical testing

Required Qualifications:

  • AS Degree in mechanical/automotive technology is preferred or 5-10 years of hands-on experience including demonstrated diagnostic skills in a related automotive or technical field

  • Strong mechanical aptitude and proficiency with basic mechanic’s hand tools

  • Good written and oral skills – ability to convey technical concepts

  • Ability to manage time and effectively work with multiple test benches

  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment

  • Good results orientation and strong work ethic

  • Ability to work independently and to apply critical thinking techniques to solve problems.

  • Ability to work in a hands-on, team environment

Preferred Qualifications :

  • Automotive/Residential/Commercial HVAC refrigeration experience

  • Experience in development testing of precision products for 2+ years

  • Strong mechanical aptitude/knowledge of automotive A/C refrigerant systems

About Aerotek:

We know that a company's success starts with its employees. We also know that an individual's success starts with the right career opportunity. As a Best of Staffing® Client and Talent leader, Aerotek's people-focused approach yields competitive advantage for our clients and rewarding careers for our contract employees. Since 1983, Aerotek has grown to become a leader in recruiting and staffing services. With more than 250 non-franchised offices, Aerotek's 8,000 internal employees serve more than 300,000 contract employees and 18,000 clients every year. Aerotek is an Allegis Group company, the global leader in talent solutions. Learn more at

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.