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Powertrain Validation Intern Job

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Date: Dec 6, 2018

Location: Mount Vernon, WA, US

Company: PACCAR

Requisition Summary

The PACCAR Technical Center Mount Vernon office, is looking for an intern in the Powertrain Validation group. The successful candidate will make technical contributions to the in-vehicle testing of the PACCAR Powertrain while gaining hands-on experience in hardware and software validation processes.

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

  •  Support Powertrain and Powertrain Controls Validation activities
  •  Manage test data     
  •  Analyze real world vehicle test data
  •  Support field test activities
  • Develop validation test plans
  • Conduct vehicle validation testing


  •         Excellent communication skills required
  •         Excellent Microsoft Office skills required
  •         Diesel engine experience preferred
  •         Problem solving skills
  •         Ability to thrive in a team environment


Junior or senior standing towards an Engineering or equivalent degree.

Additional Job Board Information

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

Nearest Major Market: Seattle
Nearest Secondary Market: Everett

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