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Instrumentation Technician Job

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Date: Feb 8, 2018

Location: Mt. Vernon, WA, US

Company: PACCAR

Requisition Summary

The PACCAR Technical Center is looking for a full time Instrumentation Technician to support all aspects of data acquisition.

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

  • Typical functions the Instrumentation Technician will perform include:
  • Specify, procure and install transducers and data acquisition equipment
  • Configure and operate data acquisition test control software
  • Prepare data for analysis
  • Troubleshoot and repair AC and DC circuits
  • Document tests using Microsoft Office suite
  • Calibrate equipment
  • Support engineering customers
  • Operate heavy duty trucks
  • Contribute to continuous improvement efforts


  • 2 years of relevant work experience
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook, Access) and aptitude to learn new software applications
  • Ability to use sound judgement to fix issues with equipment and processes
  • Ability to communicate effectively with technicians, engineers, and managers
  • Ability to use hand tools and work on heavy duty trucks
  • Ability to work effectively in an exciting environment with shifting timelines and project demands
  • Highly motivated individual seeking opportunities in proffessional development and process improvement
  • Knowledge and experience in the following areas is preferred:
  • Controller Area Networks (CAN)
  • Computer networking and programming
  • Heavy duty truck driving
  • Ability to work both  independently and in a team environment


AA degree in Instrumentation Technology, Electronics Technology, or related degree

Additional Job Board Information

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

Nearest Major Market: Seattle
Nearest Secondary Market: Everett

Job Segment: Technician, Instrumentation, Engineer, Testing, Business Process, Technology, Engineering, Management

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