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Application Test Engineer

ICON is looking for an Application Test Engineer to design, develop, and implement testing of our Wall Systems. The application test team focuses primarily on the acceptance, qualification, and R&D test campaigns focused on the structures built using the Vulcan and Magma 3D printing systems. You will be responsible for planning, creating, and completing test campaigns. You are the expert and the developer of test programs to test a Wall System's feasibility and performance, including our wall systems' structural designs, material properties, printability, and constructibility.  Additionally, you function as the point of contact for a cross-functional team to test the structural and architectural design. This role is based at ICON’s Austin, TX location and will report to the Testing Manager. Additionally, travel to ICON’s job sites to support troubleshooting may be required. 

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Engineer wall system test campaigns, design test infrastructure, and generate test plans.
  • Design strategies and processes to test architectural and structural designs using 3D additive construction technology.
  • Technical expert in the application and integration of our print technology with architectural and structural design.
  • Acts as subject matter expert in cross-functional projects to solve complex problems.
  • Liaison between the theoretical design and turning it into something achievable.
  • Work with internal and external architects and engineers to develop test plans and propose potential solutions to test issues.
  • Testing is data-driven; therefore, be proactive in collecting and disseminating data.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor's Degree in Structural Engineering, Civil Engineering, or other engineering discipline.
  • Versed in SolidWorks, Revit, and/or Rhino.
  • Minimum 2+ years experience in a related field of Structural or Civil Engineering.
  • Understanding and insight of Construction Processes.
  • Experience using Concrete and Cementitious Materials.
  • Attention to detail.

 

PREFERRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE 

  • Experience in FEA and FMEA.
  • Experience in Regulatory Compliance. (ICC, UL, & ACI)

 

PHYSICAL/ENVIRONMENTAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds.
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills.
  • Must be prepared to work, in part, in extreme environments: temps > 100 degrees or below freezing, sun, rain, mud, lack of electricity, etc.  
 
ICON is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering an innovative, inclusive, and discrimination-free work environment. Employment with ICON is based on  merit, competence, and qualifications. We provide employment opportunities without regard to age, race, color, national origin, religion, disability, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity), genetic trait, veteran status, or any other protected characteristic in accordance with applicable law. If there are accommodations we can make to help ensure you have a comfortable and positive interview experience, please let us know.
 
Headhunters and recruitment agencies may not submit candidates through this application. ICON does not accept unsolicited headhunter and agency submissions for candidates and will not pay fees to any third-party agency without a prior agreement with ICON.
 

ICON is an equal opportunity employer and committed to fostering a diverse workforce. It is our policy to administer all personnel actions, including recruiting, hiring, training, and promoting employees, without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin or ancestry, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, or any other legally protected classification in accordance with applicable federal and state laws. Consistent with the obligations of these laws, ICON will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.

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ABOUT THE TEAM

Solving one of the most challenging problems humanity faces requires a level of diversity across disciplines. ICON believes that by being a non-homogenous organization, we can capture unique perspectives, educational backgrounds, and ideation. We strive to be inclusive and seek team members who share our passion for the mission within the mission: building robust and diverse teams to help us prevail in the face of our challenges.

We‘re a team of varied backgrounds, countries, and experiences, and we believe our differences make us stronger as we tackle some of the most challenging problems of our time.

MISSION-DRIVEN

Every startup wants to change the world, but we genuinely believe we’re not being hyperbolic when we say this technology has the potential to reinvent human shelter, dramatically improving quality and resiliency while driving down costs to make housing affordable for everyone. We believe in harnessing the power of construction technology for the good of all humanity, both here on Earth and off-world. And while we get excited about R&D accomplishments in the lab, we get more excited when we see our work out in the real world, printing real homes for real people.

We work hard because we know what we are doing can reshape the way we live as a species. And it doesn’t hurt that it’s super fun. Where else do you get to play with giant robots and see the results of your work manifest in beautiful full-scale buildings that didn’t exist before—and that someone can now call home?