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Date: Jul 4, 2019

Location: Renton, WA, US

Company: PACCAR

Job Title: Electrical Engineer (Advanced Technologies)


Job Title: Electrical Harnessing Engineer, Advanced Technologies

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 high-quality light-, medium-, and heavy-duty trucks

under the Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF nameplates. PACCAR also designs and manufactures advanced diesel engines, provides financial services and information technology, and distributes truck parts

related to its principal business.


Whether you want to design the transportation technology of tomorrow, support the staff functions of adynamic, international leader, or build our excellent products and services — you can develop the career

you desire with PACCAR.




Kenworth Truck Company:

Kenworth Truck Company is the manufacturer of The World’s Best® heavy and medium duty trucks. Kenworth is an industry leader in providing fuel-saving technology solutions that help increase fuel

efficiency and reduce emissions. The company’s dedication to the green fleet includes aerodynamic trucks, compressed and liquefied natural gas trucks, and medium duty diesel-electric hybrids. Kenworth

is the first truck manufacturer to receive the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Air Excellence award in recognition of its environmentally friendly products.



  • Become part of a small team developing advanced powertrain solutions for future products.
  • Building off the success of the ZECT hydrogen fuel cell powered truck. 
  • Kenworth in partnership with Toyota and Shell, is developing fuel cell powered vehicles to explore the use of this technology in heavy-duty applications.
  • A team of knowledgeable and motivated individuals is being formed to develop, support and evaluate these vehicles as they are put into service in 2020.
  • The design and architectural foundations laid and the knowledge gained through this program will shape the future of electrified powertrains.

Check out this link to learn more the the program and projects supported here -


Job Functions / Responsibilities:

You will be working the design, have hands-on from cradle to grave projects, validating the process AND field work with users and customers.  This opportunity is for ground level, next generation heavy-duty truck design in a small team environment!

  • Participate in the design, development and validation of low voltage and high voltage electrical systems for electric powertrain heavy-duty trucks.
  • Work in a collaborative small-team environment to explore and evaluate advanced vehicle technologies.
  • Define, design and develop harnesses, assemblies and electrical components to support advanced technologies projects.
  • Gain and apply broad product knowledge to implement new technologies to meet changing requirements in the heavy-duty truck market.
  • Work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment with internal and external organizations to explore and test future technologies.
  • Leverage internal product development processes and Six Sigma skills to ensure high quality results, manage progress and report updates.


Qualifications & Skills:

  • 4-year degree required; Master’s degree in business or engineering and P.E. certificate are preferred – Mechatronics degree with automotive background highly preferred!
  • 2+ years of demonstrated WORK (OUTSIDE of a college project or internships) experience in the specification and design of electrical automotive systems required; (Design of Hybrid Development efforts, Alternative Powertrain vehicle preferred)
  • Proficient in the use of Mentor Graphics, Creo and other industry standard CAD tools
  • Competence in the use of personal computer software such as word processing, database, and spreadsheets
  • Familiarity with project management methods and tools
  • Candidate should be willing to make use of engineering processes and techniques and be resourceful in solving complex technical problems
  • Requires independent judgment and effective project management.
  • Ability to manage costs, time and resources; strong communication skills.


Take advantage of this unique opportunity, apply now.

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