Engineering Technician I

Blackhawk Engineering LLC   Cedar Falls, IA   Full-time     Manufacturing / Production / Operations
Posted on November 11, 2022
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Engineering Technician I – 1st, 2nd or 3rd shift

Perform engineering assignments under the direction of Engineering Manager with ongoing coordination of Engineering Staff, Quality Department and Supervisors to support continuous improvement activities.


  • Identify, implement, and monitor suggestions for cost reductions on existing and new products.
  • Assists with defining and planning continuous improvement projects and approaches to be investigated.
  • Conducts preliminary root cause investigations.
  • Supports problem solving and decision-making activities or may be chosen to lead activities.
  • Prepares engineering/maintenance documents for review.
  • Maintains accurate and complete project files.
  • Responsible for adherence to all company safety and housekeeping rules.
  • Troubleshoot quality, tooling, and production/delivery problems.
  • Set up and adjust tooling of all types.
  • Verify conformance of machined parts to specifications with appropriate measuring devices.
  • Maintain and improve processes in accordance with ISO procedures


A two-year technical degree level of knowledge in machining and industrial engineering.  Requires team-oriented leadership skills and continuing education/training industrial engineering techniques.

  • Two-year technical degree or equivalent job experience.
  • CNC lathe and mill experience
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints.
  • Able to use precision instruments such as micrometers, dial indicators and profilometers.
  • Understanding & comprehension of GD&T tolerances.
  • Basic understanding of foundry locators and fixturing principles, fixture setup and fixture maintenance and repair.
  • Basic process troubleshooting such as chatter, speeds and feeds, coolant, tool holders etc.
  • Basic PC skill with Windows based software.
  • Ability to read and write CNC programs for lathes and mills

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package.

Monthly Quality Bonus

Join our Growing BHE TEAM!

If you meet our qualifications, please apply in person, or send resume to:

Blackhawk Engineering

118 Blackhawk Lane

Cedar Falls, IA  50613


Post-employment drug screen and physical required.

We are an equal opportunity employer.