Topcon

Construction Product Validation Specialist

Requisition ID
2017-1939
Experience Level
Specialist
Industry
Agriculture & Construction
Employment Status
Regular Full-Time
US-CA-Livermore
Category
Product Management

Overview

Validation and testing of our core Machine Control hardware and software products

Responsibilities

• Functional validation testing of a wide portfolio of construction productivity systems based on several sensor technologies; GPS (GNSS), total station, laser, sonic, inertial, slope
• Define validation test plans and methods to ensure product quality and ISO-compliance
• Develop test strategies for efficiency and to produce repeatable results
• Recommend product and test method improvements for Topcon’s market-leading closed-loop control systems for earth moving equipment
• Analyze test data to evaluate failure modes and offer solutions to development engineers
• Generate test reports supporting approvals for product market release
• Work collaboratively with a team of like-minded professionals to improve the quality of a broad range of Topcon’s site and productivity solutions
• Manage issue-tracking databases and prioritization of corrective actions
• Creation of training content and product demonstrations for Training and Technical Support staff
• Visit beta customer jobsites and evaluate end-user feedback

Qualifications

Education & Experience:
• BS degree in civil engineering, land surveying, mapping, or related field desired.
• Previous experience in construction applications, land surveying, civil engineering, GNSS infrastructure, GIS, or related field is required. Demonstrated ability and related work experience will be considered in place of advanced degree
• Familiarity is expected with: total stations, field data collectors and software, automated machine control products, construction lasers, sonic sensors, etc
• Experience with practical heavy machinery field operations in construction site environments is desired, but not expected

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
• Strong communications skills with the ability to work effectively with all associates and senior management
• Ability to convey a positive and professional image to internal and external contacts
• Ability to work under pressure while maintain a positive and helpful attitude
• Well organized with the ability to handle multiple and competing priorities
• Working knowledge of Word, Excel is expected

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