Automotive Test Technician

Owatonna, Minnesota
Other (Office and Administrative Support Occupations)
Job Type
Temp to Perm
Working Hours
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
US$ 18.00 - US$ 22.00 per hour
Ref. Number
Martin, Michelle, Spherion
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Job Description

This position is responsible for supporting automotive engineers through testing and troubleshooting of prototype designs and making recommendations for continuous improvement.

Support vehicle content development through requirements, design, development and QA phase.
Gather information from vehicles, OE testers and bench mark tools (reverse engineering)
Validate proof of concepts and development artifacts on bench and vehicle.
Access and research new information from the web as well as information related to development of vehicle data, service instructions and manuals
Identify and procure vehicles for analysis, development and validation.
Utilize automotive bus analyzers and diagnostic equipment to ensure the quality of clients products
Utilize knowledge of vehicle mechanical fundamentals in order to validate designs
Research and apply new technologies to improve the design process.

Working hours: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Moderate knowledge and experience using PC applications such as MS Excel, MS Word, etc.
Basic knowledge of databases, MS Access
PC configuration and installation skills
Basic math knowledge such as number systems, basic algebra
Clear and effective communication skills to work well in a team environment.
Ability to follow and understand detailed test procedures
Demonstrated ability of being a self-starter
Demonstrated ability of organizing work and schedule
Ability to read flow charts including process maps, test plans, and flows
Ability to navigate the internet for research purposes
Ability to work independently and with a team

High School

1-4 years

Two year associates degree in automotive technology or equivalent training/experience
Minimum of 2 years previous experience
ASE, IATN, or SAE certifications or affiliations

Knowledge of fundamental automotive technologies
Knowledge of basic vehicle systems including: on-board controls, engine performance, transmission, ABS, and SIR modules
Skilled in the usage of automotive test equipment

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