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OBD Calibration Engineer Job

Date: Sep 10, 2021

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

Company: PACCAR


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!

PACCAR, global manufacturer of heavy-duty transportation equipment, including Kenworth, Peterbilt, and DAF trucks, seeks an OBD Calibration Engineer at their Technical Center in Mount Vernon, Washington.  Learn more at


Job Responsibilities: 

  • Calibrate and optimize OBD engine and aftertreatment functions to reduce Dashlamp on time throughout all development phases of the program. 
  • Engineer will need to perform pre calibration work on an engine dyno and apply it to the vehicle level.  
  • Performs diagnostic routines, reports findings and gives recommendations in order to improve system reliability and durability.
  • Defines, purchases, and maintains all hardware and software tools required to interface with the engine management systems.



  • Strong knowledge of Regulatory requirements in association with OBD is a plus. 
  • In-depth knowledge of Powertrain management systems with knowledge of performance
  • Experience with in-vehicle engine and engine-vehicle calibration and data acquisition systems
  • Understanding of control systems and system requirements
  • Ability to work well independently and in a team environment. 
  • Must be self-directed; possess excellent analysis, communication and presentation skills
  • Must be organized and take a rigorous approach to engineering projects. 
  • Must be able to manage personal workload and have the willingness, flexibility, and initiative to respond to shifting time and project demands.

Education: BS in appropriate technical field required (electrical/mechanical engineering a plus), MS preferred. 


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

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