Jacobs Engineering Group, Inc. Dearborn , MI 48120

Posted 2 months ago

Fabricate and build using a variety of machinist and welding equipment and test fixtures

Fabricate/ and build custom brackets, mounts, and test fixtures, and full vehicle breadboards for testing set-ups.

Interface with Test Technicians, Technologists, Product Engineers, and Supervisors on updates and new test procedures, equipment and methods.

Work with the installation and assembly of electrical instrumentation, modules, sensors, power supplies, load boxes, inverters etc.

Fabricate breadboards and build up to test ready

Trouble shoot breadboard issues and provide customer support

Use oscilloscopes, meters, and logic analyzers to diagnose and troubleshoot electrical issues

Checkout electrical systems and verify per specification and drawings

Design test fixtures, harnesses and test boxes to meet client specifications

Develop new test fixtures/loads to simulate vehicle components

Specify and select electrical components to support electrical designs

Manage responsibility for safety of yourself, all personnel, and the lab

Minimum of six (6) years of related experience.

Ability to skillfully operate and work with a wide variety of hand and power tools associated with the trade.

Ability to read and work from blueprints, diagrams, and sketches.

Associates degree in Machine Shop technology or a related field OR working toward such a degree preferred.

Experience with vertical mills, lathes, band saws, drill presses, arbor press, metal brake, and pedestal grinder, CNC and Plasma cutters.

Experience and knowledge to design custom test fixtures in CAD

Experience and knowledge of CAD print conversion to CNC process

Experience and knowledge of CNC part set-up/ processing

Experience and knowledge of CAD print conversion to Plasma process

Experience and knowledge of Plasma cutter part set-up and processing

Excellent soldering skills

Good interpersonal, computer, oral and written skills.


Experience and knowledge of MIG, TIG, and arc welding

Electrical background

Strong and proficient understanding of electrical automotive systems

Ability to read schematics

Experience with the following equipment: TORMACH CNC Milling Machine, TORCHMATE CNC Plasma Cutter, EPILOGE Laser Cutter, CNC Lathe, Digital Scan 3D Laser

Experience with 3D Printing, CAD/CAM, and PCB Design

Strong experience and skill in a variety of custom fabrication in all types of metal

Unusual or Special Physical Requirements of Position (specify and provide % of time required)

  • Lifting: Parts such as fixtures, brackets, pumps, tanks, intakes, heads, and other related parts and accessories, up to 50 lbs., 40%

  • Climbing: NA

  • Crawling: NA

  • Special clothing/equipment (wearing): Safety glasses, slip resistant hardened toe shoes, gloves, long pants, short sleeve shirts, 100%

  • Unusual physical requirements: Sitting (50%), Standing (50%), Bending (25%), Stooping (25%). Job requires manual labor.

  • High noise level: NA

  • Other: NA

Description of Work Environment (specify and provide % of time required)

  • Inside? Outside? Combination? Where?: Inside, 100%
  • Extreme (hot/cold) temperatures involved: NA
  • Hazardous conditions - What are they?: Rotating equipment, heavy fixtures, fuel, trip hazards, 100%
  • Travel/transportation requirements: NA
  • Other: NA

Equipment and Machines Involved in Work Tasks (specify and provide % of time required)

  • Office equipment/machines electrically/battery operated - which?: Computers, 70%
  • Vehicles, forklifts, etc. operated which?: NA
  • Tools used in trade - which ones?: Vertical mill, lathe, band saw, drill press, and other related machine shop hand tools, repair tools, 50%
  • Other: NA

Criticality of Attendance (specify and provide % of time required)

  • Overtime, regular days, off days: Monday through Friday

  • Shift, 1st, 2nd, 3rd: Day shift, 7AM - 3:30PM

  • Necessity for regular attendance: Critical

  • Urgency for punctuality: Critical

  • Work hours are normally 8 hours per day and 5 days per week, Monday-Friday. Regular attendance of scheduled hours is extremely important. Punctuality and regular attendance are necessary. Must have flexibility of work days to cover weekend testing requirements.

Other Essential Functions (List other essential functions here.)

Must complete and pass a pre-employment drug screen, health performance evaluation, and background check.

Must demonstrate professional behavior at all times when dealing with customers, management and co-workers. Must have clear, concise and accurate communications skills in English, both verbal and written. Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk to self or others. Must maintain a positive work atmosphere by behaving and communicating in a professional manner. Dependable personal transportation to work site is required.

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Jacobs Engineering Group, Inc.