Bergstrom Climate Control Systems

Engineering Test and Development Lab Technician

Location: Blackhawk Rd. Rockford, IL
Department: Test and Development
Hours: Monday-Friday (7:30am-4pm)


The Engineering Test and Development Lab Technician is responsible for performing testing on a variety of vehicle HVAC systems utilizing test equipment to conduct functional, operational, environmental and life tests. Evaluates performance and reliability of prototype or production assemblies as well as competitor products.



  • Work with Test & Development engineering to review, set-up and conduct required development and validation actives
  • Conduct functional tests to measure the performance of mechanical and electronic systems, assemblies and sub-assemblies
  • Compare test results with specifications and accurately record test data. Analyze test results and make adjustments according to analysis
  • Create test reports and data summaries for various departments
  • Analyze defective units to determine root cause of failure
  • Help develop processes, tooling and fixtures, as required
  • Recommend corrections and improvements to test procedures to simplify testing and/or assembly processes
  • Ensure that all test equipment calibration requirements are maintained
  • Effectively manage time and complete all tasks as assigned by the supervisor
  • Assist Production and Engineering with new product builds, BOM revisions and development of service kits
  • Ability to read, understand and work from blueprints, specifications and schematics
  • Strong mechanical capabilities with the ability to use a variety of hand tools
  • Ability to use gages, wiring and to braze/weld/solder


  • High school education or GED is required
  • 3 years of experience assembling or working with vehicle or industrial HVAC systems
  • Strong knowledge of HVAC, troubleshooting, repair and maintenance
    • Knowledge of basic electricity and electrical control systems


    If you would like to be considered and meet all the position requirements, please email your resume and cover letter to Andrew Hall in Human Resources.

    Bergstrom Inc is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.