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OBD Calibration Engineer Job

Date: Mar 11, 2023

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

Company: PACCAR

Requisition Summary


Paccar Technical Center seeks an OBD Calibration engineer as part of our Global Engine team to calibrate and optimize OBD engine and aftertreatment functions.


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 high-quality light-, medium- and heavy-duty trucks under the Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF nameplates. PACCAR designs and manufactures advanced diesel engines 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!

Job Functions / Responsibilities


  • Calibrate and optimize OBD engine and aftertreatment functions meeting Customer and Regulatory Requirements 
  • Engineer will need to perform pre calibration work on an engine dyno and apply it to the vehicle level.  
  • Performs diagnostic routines, report findings and gives recommendations in order to improve system reliability and durability.  



  • 1 to 3 years Automotive related experience
  • Knowledge of OBD Regulatory requirements
  • Knowledge of Powertrain Management Systems
  • Familiar with Calibrating Engine controls
  • Experience with Calibration Engineering Tools
  • Able to write scripts to post process Engineering data
  • Works well independently or in a Team Environment
  • Manage personal workload, capable of multi-tasking
  • Show flexibility to shifting time and project demands
  • Poses excellent analysis and communication skills




BS in electrical or mechanical engineering or equivalent

Paccar Benefits


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

  • Competitive salary and 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, 12 paid holidays, and sick leave
  • 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 program
  • 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. 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 OBD Calibration Engineer is $60,900 - $91,300 annually. Additionally, this role is eligible for a full range of benefit options listed above. This position is also eligible for a holiday gift. 

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