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Test Engineer

Date:  Jun 15, 2024

Cartersville, GA, US, 30121

Req ID:  29431
Onsite or Remote:  Onsite Position

Komatsu is an indispensable partner to the construction, mining, forestry, forklift, and industrial machinery markets, maximizing value for customers through innovative solutions. With a diverse line of products supported by our advanced IoT technologies, regional distribution channels, and a global service network, we tap into the power of data and technology to enhance safety and productivity while optimizing performance. Komatsu supports a myriad of markets, including housing, infrastructure, water, pipeline, minerals, automobile, aerospace, electronics and medical, through its many brands and subsidiaries, including TimberPro, Joy, P&H, Montabert, Modular Mining Systems, Hensley Industries, NTC, and Gigaphoton.

Job Overview

Conduct testing of off road machine products, including both field and lab testing, to determine the functionality, durability, and reliability of prototype designs.

Key Job Responsibilities

  • Perform comprehensive product testing of off-road equipment in order to accurately quantify product performance and durability.
  • Utilize state-of-the-art hardware and data analysis tools to produce reliable and accurate test data.
  • Write clear, comprehensive, and timely technical data reports which present factual information, recommendations, and conclusions resulting from thorough analysis of acquired test data.
  • Possess and maintain a working knowledge of all applicable data acquisition systems, measurement transducers, and related instrumentation, and be able to specify and use these devices to consistently compile accurate and useful engineering test data.
  • Maintain open communications with all internal and external customers and suppliers.
  • Maintain knowledge and understanding of current standard test methods as published by SAE, ASTM, ISO, and Komatsu Engineering Standards in order to provide accurate and useful test data.


  • Bachelors of Science degree in Engineering or equivalent experience
  • Working knowledge of mechanical testing and evaluation.
  • Working knowledge of measurement techniques and data acquisition systems, and data analysis.
  • Demonstrated good judgment and communication skills.
  • Experience with vehicle and /or structural testing and evaluation is desired.
  • Experience with construction, forestry, mining or agricultural equipment is a plus.
  • Familiarity with structural, mechanical, hydraulic, and electrical systems utilized on off-road machines is plus.
  • Physical Requirements: While performing the duties of this job, the associate is required to have ordinary ambulatory skills sufficient to visit other locations; and the ability to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, and manipulate (life, carry, move) light to medium weights of 1-10 pounds. Requires good hand-eye coordination, arm, hand and finger dexterity, including ability to grasp, and visual acuity to use a keyboard, operate equipment and read application information. The associate frequently is required to sit, reach with hands and arms, talk and hear.

Additional Information

Komatsu is an Equal Opportunity Workplace and an Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

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