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Jacobs Part Time Automotive Technical Writer in Dearborn, Michigan

Part Time Automotive Technical Writer



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 motorsports 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

  • Work responsibilities involve receiving input/data via Excel or other similar software for various support teams as required.

  • Responsible taking assigned data and creating graphs, spread sheet, macros, and tables as assigned

  • Interaction with all business levels in the organization will be required.

  • This position's duties include working in a fast-paced environment consistent with handling multiple demands and priorities supporting management request. Position requires employee to be a self-starter, require minimal supervision, have good judgment and the good decision-making skills.



  • High School Diploma required

  • Two (2) Years of progressive clerical experience and familiaritywith a variety of general office equipment including computers and officesystems. Specialized and relevant training may be substituted for experience.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Good collaboration skills, able to work with multiple people andmanage a variety of projects simultaneously

  • Excellent English skills (Oral, reading, writing and listening)

  • Ability to communicate and interact well with others

  • Advanced user of Microsoft Office tools and similar (Word, Excel,Outlook, Power Point, MS Project, and Vizio).

  • The ability to work with Macros and using the internet withMicrosoft Explorer.

  • Exceptional organizational and planning skills

  • Ability to run meetings.

  • Exceptional leadership skills and proven record

  • Must have advanced knowledge in the use of high level functions ofExcel for calculations, formatting and data manipulation (including in depthformulas/pivot tables) and recording macros.

  • Writing macros in Visual Basic, proficiency in Oracle/HyperionEssbase and database manipulation is a plus, but not required.

  • Financial acumen, strong team orientation, communication and organizational skills are necessary.

  • Ability to identify and implement process improvements.

  • Ability to multi- task and meet deadlines as required

  • Some proven graphic designing experience

  • Possession of creative flair, versatility, conceptual/visual ability and originality

  • Demonstrable graphic design skills with a strong portfolio

  • Ability to interact, communicate and present ideas

  • Up to date with industry leading software and technologies (In Design, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, Photoshop etc)

  • Highly proficient in all design aspects

Professionalism regarding time, costs anddeadlines


Unusual orSpecial Physical Requirements of Position:

  • Lifting:Up to 50 lbs, 5%

  • Climbing:NA

  • Crawling:NA

  • Special clothing/equipment (wearing): Safety glasses, hearing protection on sites, safety shoes, Business casual professional attire- 100%

  • Unusual physical requirements: Sitting (90%), Standing (55%), Bending (25%), stooping (25%)

  • Highnoise level: NA

  • Other:NA

Description of WorkEnvironment :

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

  • Extreme(hot/cold) temperatures involved: NA

  • Hazardousconditions - What are they?: NA

  • Travel/transportationrequirements: NA

  • Other:NA

Equipment and MachinesInvolved in Work Tasks:

  • Officeequipment/machines electrically/battery operated - which?:Computers,copy machines, fax machines, 100%

  • Vehicles,forklifts, etc. operated which?: NA

  • Toolsused in trade - which ones?: NA

  • Other:NA

Criticality ofAttendance:

  • Overtime,regular days, off days: Monday through Friday, no overtime anticipated, 100%

  • Shift,1st, 2nd, 3rd: Day shift (7:30am-4:00pm)

  • Necessityfor regular attendance: Critical, 100%

  • Urgencyfor punctuality: Critical, 100%

  • Workhours are 20hrs per week, Monday-Friday. Regular attendance of scheduled hoursis extremely important. Punctuality and regular attendance are necessary.

Other EssentialFunctions:

Must demonstrateprofessional behavior at all times when dealing with customers, management andco-workers. Must have clear, concise and accurate communications skills inEnglish, both verbal and written. Grooming and dress must be appropriate forthe position and must not impose a safety risk to self or others. Must maintaina positive work atmosphere by behaving and communicating in a professionalmanner. Dependable personal transportation to work site is required.

Must completeand pass a pre-employment drug screen, health performance evaluation, audiogramand background check.

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws and supplemental language .

Job Administration

Primary Location United States-Michigan-Dearborn-20313-DETO-05

Job Type Experienced

Req ID: PFO0001EO