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OBD Technical Specialist (GR 22/23/24) Job

Date: Dec 3, 2022

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

Company: PACCAR

Requisition Summary

PACCAR Technical Center is seeking a hands-on candidate with strong troubleshooting skills with OBD systems to fill our Technical Lead position. This individual must be familiar with Diesel and Aftertreatment systems.

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

  • Troubleshoot Electrical, Hardware and Software issues using Development tools, Schematics and good Technical knowledge
  • Oversee a high mileage accumulation fleet by reporting on issues and keeping them up to date with the latest Software and Calibrations
  • Work with Field Test and Running business for root cause analysis
  • Run Testing for engineers in a Test Cell and in Vehicles and reporting back the data collected
  • Support offsite testing locally and in remote regions
  • Be able to execute and post process data
  • Use of Matlab, Excel, Windows, and Power point is essential
  • Be able to Flash controllers and extract data to read fault codes


  • 3 years of experience in related field required
  • Computer literate in Microsoft Office programs including Word, Excel, etc.
  • Experience with and understanding of CalTerm and ATI
  • OBD troubleshooting skills required


2 year degree from a technical college and/or ASE certification required

Additional Job Board Information

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

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