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Instrument Engineer

Date:  Sep 14, 2022

Sahuarita, AZ, US, 85629

Req ID:  25298
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

Support and assist in the test validation process of off-road machine products, including lab, proving grounds, and field testing, to determine the functionality, durability, and reliability of prototype designs.


Key Job Responsibilities

  • Calibrate, maintain, troubleshoot, and repair in-house instrumentation and other electronic equipment. 
  • Maintain accurate and comprehensive instrument and test records database. 
  • Setup, calibrate, and install data acquisition equipment and components on vehicles. 
  • Install transducers, accelerometers, strain gages and other data collection equipment on test vehicles and test articles. 
  • Perform small scale stress and performance testing under the supervision of Engineering staff.


  • Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering or relevant technical field, or knowledge and experience equivalent to the aforementioned education.  Preferred 3-5 years of experience in relevant field.
  • Must be able to solder and use electronic diagnostic equipment including: Oscilloscope, frequency generator and process calibrator.
  • Working knowledge of MS Word and Excel as well as ability to use special technical applications.
  • Good mechanical hands-on skills & troubleshooting ability.
  • Must be self-motivated and possess good communication skills.
  • Ability & willingness to travel & work supervised or unsupervised in a remote location.
  • Additional reasonable requests/duties as required to fulfil the role.
  • 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 (lift, carry, move) weights of up to 50 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: Tucson

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