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Embedded Systems HIL Technician Job

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Date: Jul 7, 2019

Location: Mount Vernon, WA, US

Company: PACCAR

Requisition Summary

The Embedded Systems HIL Technician updates and maintains hardware in the loop test fixtures, wiring boxes and panels, assists engineers in troubleshooting hardware and software related issues pertaining to proper operation of a set of test benches and conducts testing according to specific instruction. This position communicates with multiple levels of management, external suppliers, customers and project stakeholders.  

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. 

Job Functions / Responsibilities

•        Coordinates and installs hardware/wiring modifications to test fixtures per instruction.
•        Conducts follow up testing on test benches according to predetermined test steps.
•        Sets up and configures benches for validation engineers.
•        Ensures regular automated tasks are setup correctly and able to be run unattended.
•        Creates and Maintains As-Builts and Redlines
•        Fosters good communications. Works with and provides feedback to engineers and supervisors to coordinate regular maintenance, configuration changes and test system updates. 
•        Establishes and maintains cooperative and productive work relations with all other departments.


•        Demonstrated ability to troubleshoot and modify complex electrical systems.
•        Prooven ability to read schematics and create redlines.
•        Familiarity with Controller Area Network (CAN) operation, especially J1939
•        Ability to work well in a team environment 
•        Ability to summarize technical issues and communicate effectively 
•        Ability to manage personal workload and willingness, flexibility and initiative to respond to shifting time and project demands 
•        Strong Writing and Documentation Skills
•        Familiarity with Microsoft Visio


2 Year Degree or Applicable Certifications supporting Low Voltage Electrical work.

Additional Job Board Information

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

Nearest Major Market: Seattle
Nearest Secondary Market: Everett

Job Segment: Embedded, Informatics, Technician, Engineer, Electrical, Technology, Engineering

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