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Jacobs Instrumentation Test Engineer in Dearborn, Michigan

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Your Impact:

BRIEF OUTLINE OF SPECIFIC ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Jacobs is the world’s top supplier of automotive test facilities, providing a full range of services to commercial automotive industry customers . Customers include not only the world’s major vehicle providers and other original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), but also clients from the international motor sports community.

Our experience encompasses virtually every type of automotive test facility, including climatic and driveability wind tunnels; aerodynamic, acoustic, and thermodynamic wind tunnels; emissions test rooms; soak rooms; altitude chambers; engine and powertrain test cells; and electromagnetic anechoic chambers. We not only design and build these facility systems assets but also operate, maintain, and manage these facilities.

This position is full-time. This is NOT a contract position. You will be eligible for our generous benefit package, including health insurance, dental, vision, generous PTO, paid holidays, 401K, stock purchase plan, and tuition reimbursement.

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Assume responsibility for the instrumentation and calibration programs at the test sites.

  • Core tasks include day to day calibration and repair of basic electronic systems related to test equipment.

  • Accurate and timely completion of instrumentation calibrations, repairs, and builds.

  • Accurate documentation and database entry on a daily basis

  • Plan calibration schedule and facilitate communication with the operations group

  • Calibrate pressure transducers, transmitters, load cells, temperature transmitters, gas analyzers and handheld/bench top test instruments such as multimeters, process calibrators, thermometers, etc…

  • Maintain instrumentation equipment, in a state of readiness, to support test programs.

  • Operational test support through troubleshooting and root cause analysis

Here’s What You’ll Need:

MINIMUM EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, TRAINING, AND /OR SKILL REQUIREMENTS:

  • BS degree from an accredited school in Electrical, Electronics, or Electrical Technology.

  • Technical understanding of data acquisition and instrumentation interface / communication

  • Operational knowledge of instrumentation equipment related to test systems

  • Must be able to read and interpret technical literature, manufacturer’s specifications, and calibration certifications.

  • Ability to develop and interpret reports and calibration metrics.

  • Experience with computer-based database applications.

  • Positive attitude and strong desire to excel

  • Excellent interpersonal skills.

  • Ability to work independently, be highly organized, self-motivated with the ability to adapt to an ever changing work environment.

  • Ability to think through a situation and see the “big picture:” How your actions affect the client, fellow employees, and data delivereables.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE POSITION

Unusual or Special Physical Requirements of Position

  • Lifting: Up to 50 lbs, 75%

  • Climbing: Stairs, 75%

  • Crawling: 25%

  • Special clothing/equipment (wearing): Safety glasses, hearing protection, safety shoes, hard hat, gloves, 100%

  • Unusual physical requirements: Sitting (50%), Standing (50%), Bending (25%), stooping (25%). Job requires manual labor

  • High noise level: 25%

  • Other: NA

Description of Work Environment

  • Inside? Outside? Combination? Where?: Inside, 100%

  • Extreme (hot/cold) temperatures involved: 10%

  • Hazardous conditions - What are they?: NA

  • Travel/transportation requirements: NA

  • Other: NA

Equipment and Machines Involved in Work Tasks

  • Office equipment/machines electrically/battery operated - which?: Computers, 25%

  • Vehicles, forklifts, etc. operated which?: PMHV, 25%

  • Tools used in trade - which ones?: Air driven sockets, basic hand tools, 25%

  • Other: NA

Criticality of Attendance

  • Overtime, regular days, off days: Monday – Friday, 100%

  • Shift, 1st, 2nd, 3rd: Day shift

  • Necessity for regular attendance: Mandatory

  • Urgency for punctuality: Mandatory

  • Work hours are normally 8 hours per day and 5 days per week, Monday-Friday. Regular attendance of scheduled hours is extremely important. Punctuality and regular attendance are necessary. Must have flexibility of work days to cover weekend testing requirements.

Other Essential Functions

  • Must complete and pass pre-employment drug screen, health performance evaluation, and background check.

  • Must demonstrate professional behavior at all times when dealing with customers, management and co-workers.

  • Must have clear, concise and accurate communications skills in English, both verbal and written.

  • Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk to self or others.

  • Must maintain a positive work atmosphere by behaving and communicating in a professional manner.

  • Dependable personal transportation to work site is required.

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), age, medical condition, marital or domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression and transgender status, mental disability or physical disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, citizenship, low-income status or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf) and supplemental language (https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/eeoc_gina_supplement.pdf) .

At Jacobs, we’re challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world’s most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $13 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 55,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.

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