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Jacobs Simulation Lab Test Technician- Afternoons in Dearborn, Michigan

Simulation Lab Test Technician- Afternoons

Description

Most of the testing involves durability simulation of subsystems and components. Testing responsibilities include mechanical preparation and instrumentation, test execution, data collection and posttest removal of test equipment and various automotive components. Will be working with test lab instrumentation including application and installation of transducers, accelerometers, load cells, potentiometers and other various types of electrical equipment. Work with vehicle suspension components and sub systems

Qualifications

High School Diploma required

Must have good electrical and mechanical knowledge

Good interpersonal, computer, oral and written skills.

Desired:

Associates in Automotive Technology or a combination of 2 years’ experience and college.

Previous experience in a testing environment desirable, including: hydraulic experience (closed loop systems a plus), hydraulic / pneumatic system controller experience, automotive systems / sub-system familiarization, MTS controller familiarization.

Welding experience (Mig, Tig, Arc) and Machine shop / fabrication experience preferred.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Unusual or Special Physical Requirements of Position (specify and provide % of time required)

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Lifting: Up to 50 lbs, engine parts such as intakes, exhaust parts, heads, drive shafts, and other related engine parts and accessories, 35%

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Climbing: NA

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Crawling: NA

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Special clothing/equipment (wearing): Safety glasses, slip resistant hardened toe shoes, gloves, long pants, short sleeves, 100%

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

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High noise level: Engine high noise level while running in the test cell, the employees are not exposed to engine speeds over idle while in the cell, 10%

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Other: NA

Description of Work Environment (specify and provide % of time required)

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

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Extreme (hot/cold) temperatures involved: Hot temperatures generated by engines. Cold start tests, the engine can be soaked to -20F, 50%

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Hazardous conditions - What are they?: Rotating equipment, engines, hot exhaust, trip hazards, 100%

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Travel/transportation requirements: NA

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Other: NA

Equipment and Machines Involved in Work Tasks (specify and provide % of time required)

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Office equipment/machines electrically/battery operated - which?: Computers, analyzers, 70%

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Vehicles, forklifts, etc. operated which?: NA

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Tools used in trade - which ones?: Basic hand tools, hammer, screw driver, wrenches, ratchets, sockets, and other related engine repair tools, 30%

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Other: NA

Criticality of Attendance (specify and provide % of time required)

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Overtime, regular days, off days: 8hours per day Monday through Friday regular time with occasional over time. May need to flex time to cover weekday testing.

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Shift, 1st, 2nd, 3rd: Afternoon shift.

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Necessity for regular attendance: Critical, 100%

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Urgency for punctuality: Critical, 100%

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Regular attendance of scheduled hours is extremely important. Punctuality and regular attendance are necessary.

Other Essential Functions (List other essential functions here.)

Must complete and pass a 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, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Jacobs is a background screening, drug-free workplace.

Primary Location United States-Michigan-Dearborn

Req ID: AER0002ZP

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