Summer Internship 2024 - OBD Calibration Job

Apply now »

Date: Feb 5, 2024

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

Company: PACCAR

Requisition Summary


The PACCAR Summer Internship Program provides an opportunity to learn about PACCAR through a work assignment in the Global Engine team.  Each intern will be integrated into division and department meetings, activities and events to ensure an understanding of PACCAR and our truck brands Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF. You will have the opportunity to make a meaningful contribution to our dynamic organization, while enhancing your resume.  At the end of your internship, you have the opportunity to present your accomplishments to your fellow interns and senior management. PACCAR interns have a great deal of visibility within our company. Don’t miss out on an exciting opportunity!


The Paccar Technical Center is a state-of-the-art facility dedicated to the development and validation of emerging technologies such as vehicle electrification and autonomous driving systems. The Paccar Technical Center is located in scenic Mt. Vernon, Washington north of Seattle and south of Vancouver, British Columbia. 

Job Functions / Responsibilities


The PACCAR Technical Center is looking for an engineering intern to work in the OBD Development Group. The engineering intern will perform the following roles: 


  • MATLAB script development to create automated reports for High Mileage Accumulation test fleet  
  • Develop Simulink simulation tool for simulating OBD algorithm output   
  • Conduct vehicle and test cell test to validate simulation tool development  
  • Test engineering support for Climatic Chassis Dyno meter and Portable Chassis Dyno  
  • Conduct vehicle testing to understand influence of vehicle configuration on diagnostic outcome and execution rate 
  • Strong understanding of engines and control systems 



  • Junior or higher standing toward an engineering degree 
  • Fundamental knowledge of mechanics of materials and fluid dynamics 
  • Strong computer skills    
  • Excellent communication skills required 
  • Excellent Microsoft Office skills required 
  • Technical writing experience preferred 




Junior or higher standing toward an engineering degree 

PACCAR Benefits


Undergraduate Students: $25.00/hour
Graduate Students: $30.00/hour


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

  • 401k with up to a 5% company match
  • Sick Leave
  • Medical, dental, and vision plans for you and your family
  • Flexible spending accounts (FSA) and health savings account (HSA)
  • Life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance
  • EAP services including wellness plans, estate planning, financial counseling and more
  • Global Fortune 500 company with a wide array of growth, training, and development opportunities
  • Work alongside experienced goal-oriented colleagues recognized as experts in their field

Job Segment: Summer Internship, Test Engineer, Intern, Technical Writer, Facilities, Entry Level, Engineering, Technology, Operations

Apply now »