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Engine Test Lab Powertrain Test Engineer Job

Date: Jun 23, 2022

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

Company: PACCAR

Position Summary:

The Powertrain Test Engineer will work at PACCAR’s Engine Test Laboratory (ETL) in Mount Vernon, Washington. Key responsibilities include running and managing powertrain testing activities for internal and external customers as well as serving as a leader and mentor for technical staff. This engineer will work in the ETL developing, testing, and validating PACCAR powertrain systems.

Job Functions / Responsibilities:

•    Conduct performance, durability, and emissions testing of heavy-duty on-highway powertrain systems to support program goals of European and North American PACCAR divisions
•    Support PACCAR’s organizations by testing, evaluating, and validating new engine and aftertreatment hardware and software
•    Mentor ETL technical staff about cell and engine operation, emissions measurement practices, data analysis, and quality validation
•    Identify and implement processes to improve the quality and efficiency of powertrain testing, emissions measurement, and data processing in the ETL
•    Work with ETL team to perform facility and software upgrades for compliance with 40 CFR Part 1065
•    Work with PACCAR colleagues to align EU and US powertrain testing facilities and procedures


Required Qualifications & Skills (Include Education)

•    BS degree in engineering
•    Minimum 3 years work experience performing powertrain testing 
•    Knowledge of diesel engine and exhaust aftertreatment system operation and control systems
•    General understanding of 40 CFR Part 86, 1036, 1037, and 1065
•    Ability to work with ETL technician staff, fostering teamwork and employee development
•    Ability to work independently and as part of a multi-disciplinary team
•    Excellent organizational and communication skills
•    Self-motivated with the ability to manage multiple tasks

Preferred Qualifications & Skills

•    MS degree in engineering
•    Test cell experience performing heavy-duty on-highway engine development  
•    Experience performing engine or exhaust aftertreatment calibration
•    Proficiency using AVL test cell automation systems and data analysis (PUMA and CONCERTO)

Additional Job Board Information

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

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