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Electrical Engineering Technician Job

Date: Sep 21, 2022

Location: Mount Vernon, WA, US, 98273-9671

Company: PACCAR

Requisition Summary

The PACCAR Embedded Engineering Team is looking for a skilled electrical engineering technician to support embedded software development and verification for powertrain and vehicle management systems.  Skilled candidates will have strong automotive electrical system experience and familiarity with powertrain and vehicle management systems.

This position will be a part of a global engineering team; including our Kenworth, Peterbilt, and DAF subsidiaries while residing at PACCAR Technical Center.

Job Functions / Responsibilities

  • Work with embedded software development project teams through development, configuration, testing, problem solving and other support work to help achieve project milestones.
  • Perform troubleshooting and first-line diagnosis of issues, detailed analysis, root-cause investigation, problem resolution and defect documentation. 
  • Compare problem observations and measured data with expected vehicle behavior based on requirements.
  • Identify, fabricate, setup, and maintain necessary test equipment to meet project testing objectives.
  • Gather data and analyze system performance utilizing test equipment and other standard EE lab equipment.
  • Interact with team members, field technicians and other personnel within the company and provide on-site customer support. 
  • Work to develop professional relationships through collaboration, respect, professionalism, trust and integrity.


  • Associate degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math (STEM) discipline preferred.
  • Candidate will be independent, motivated, demonstrate excellent analytical skills and exercise sound engineering judgment.
  • CDL highly desired/preferred.
  • Experience with vehicle electronics and/or engine systems 
  • Basic knowledge of powertrain and vehicle management systems 
  • Understanding of automotive communication protocols, including: J1939, CAN, KWP-2000, UDS is desired.
  • Understanding of automotive electrical systems. 
  • Ability to read and understand electrical schematics.
  • Ability to work well independently and in a team environment with strong organizational skills. 
  • Proven success managing workload; and willingness, flexibility, and initiative to respond to shifting time, priority, and project demands.
  • Ability to travel up to 15% including international travel. 

Company Information

PACCAR is a Fortune 500 company established in 1905. PACCAR Inc is recognized as a global leader in the commercial vehicle, financial, and customer service fields with internationally recognized brands such as Kenworth, Peterbilt, and DAF trucks. PACCAR is a global technology leader in the design, manufacture and customer support of premium light-, medium- and heavy-duty trucks under the Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF nameplates and also provides customized financial services, information technology and truck parts related to its principal business.

Whether you want to design the transportation technology of tomorrow, support the staff functions of a dynamic, international leader, or build our excellent products and services, you can develop the career you desire with PACCAR. Get started!

Division Information

The PACCAR Technical Center provides engineering excellence to the truck, engine, and winch divisions of PACCAR Inc. through innovative product development and testing. The Technical Center is located in the Skagit Valley about 65 miles north of Seattle, Washington.

Additional Job Board Information

PACCAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veteran/Disability.

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