Engine Test Cell Facilities Specialist

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Date: Jun 26, 2024

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

Company: PACCAR

This is a full-time multi-craft position utilizing electrical, mechanical, plumbing and HVAC skills to perform maintenance and repair activities on engine test cell and building systems equipment at the PACCAR Technical Center Engine Test Lab.  This position requires independent judgement under minimal supervision.  


Job Functions / Responsibilities


  • Work under the direction of Engine Test Lab Facilities Supervisor 
  • Performs maintenance, repairs, and troubleshooting on engine test cell and building related equipment such as Dynamometers, VFD’s, electric motors, pumps, air handlers, control systems and diesel fuel conditioning systems. 
  • Assists with planning, direction and monitoring of maintenance and repair activities performed by outside vendors and contractors.
  • Assists with coordination with managers, engineers and technicians as required to ensure Engine Test Lab equipment and systems are fully operational.
  • Maintains maintenance records and schedules.
  • Maintains technical manuals and updates drawings as needed. 
  • Observes established safety policies in daily work activity to include lock out tag out, confined space, PPE, and fall protection. 
  • Operates mobile equipment such as forklifts, scissor lifts, and boom lifts.
  • Establishes and maintains cooperative and productive work relations with all employees.

Required Qualifications & Skills


  • Knowledge of complex building systems and equipment.
  • Excellent trouble-shooting and diagnostic skills.
  • Good understanding of electrical systems up to 480VAC, plumbing and building automation systems.
  • Good computer skills.
  • Must be self-directed with the ability to manage personal workload.
  • Work independently or in a team with the ability to be flexible as job requirements and work schedules change.
  • Lift and carry 25 pounds; push and pull 125 pounds.
  • Ability to climb ladders and stairs throughout the day.
  • Tolerate bending, stooping and kneeling.  Ability to perform frequent work at or above shoulder level.
  • Ability to work with or around solvents, degreasing agents, greases, oils, fuels, paints, and solder with proper safety equipment.
  • Tolerate hearing protection equipment.
  • Tolerate working in confined spaces.
  • Ability to work at heights.

Preferred Qualifications & Skills


  • Experience with Siemens Insight or Desigo CC.
  • Ability to troubleshoot 480VAC, 3 phase systems.
  • EPA refrigeration certification is a plus but not necessary.
  • Experience with Variable Frequency Drives.
  • Excellent proficiency in Microsoft Office Applications.
  • Experience with PLC’s and ladder logic.




  • AA degree or Technical Certificate from an accredited technical school or equivalent work experience in Electrical, HVAC, Instrumentation or Facilities Maintenance.


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. 


PACCAR Benefits 

As a U.S. PACCAR employee, you have a full range of benefit options including:


401k with up to a 5% company match
Fully funded pension plan that provides monthly benefits after retirement
Comprehensive paid time off – minimum of 10 paid vacation days (additional days are provided with additional seniority/years of service), 12 paid holidays, and sick time 
Tuition reimbursement for continued education 
Medical, dental, and vision plans for you and your family
Flexible spending accounts (FSA) and health savings account (HSA)
Paid short-and long-term disability programs
Life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance
EAP services including wellness plans, estate planning, financial counseling and more

Additional Job Board Information

PACCAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veteran/Disability and E-Verify Employer. At PACCAR, we value talent and promote growth and development. We carefully consider numerous compensation factors including your education, training, or experience. The salary range for the Engine Test Cell Facilities Specialist is $63,000 - $94,500 annually. Additionally, this role is eligible for the full range of benefit options listed above. This position is also eligible for a holiday gift.


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