Powertrain Emissions/Instrumentation Technician

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles

Auburn Hills , MI 48326

The Technician will be called upon to troubleshoot, repair and perform preventative maintenance on emissions analyzers and other related test equipment in chassis rolls and engine dynamometer test cells.

Other responsibilities within the lab will include providing wiring support to the test cells and fabricating cable assemblies to support measurement equipment located within the test cells. In addition, the Technician will be working with Engineers to maximize the available run time of test equipment including dynos, data acquisition systems, and a variety of other instruments.

The Technician will participate in a cross-training program to acquire the skills and knowledge to perform other instrumentation-related duties such as maintenance and verification of measurement equipment including fuel flow meters, dynamometers, pressure transducers and temperature sensors.

This is a second shift position. For the first few months, the Technician will work on first shift in order to be trained on the position and then move to second shift after training is completed.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Associates degree in electronics or equivalent

  • General knowledge of engine and transmission theory of operation

  • Experience in the field of instrumentation support, test system troubleshooting and repair

  • Must be familiar with emissions certification procedures and testing

  • Must be familiar with any emissions-related equipment including the following:

  • Analyzers

  • Soot Meters

  • Mini-diluters

  • FTIRs

  • Calibration gasses

  • Gas dividers

  • Possess the ability to troubleshoot and repair complex system problems at the test cell

  • Good communication skills to interact regularly with engineering support and staff management

  • Basic computer skills including a good understanding of MS Word and MS Excel

  • Highly motivated and self-starter with good analytical and problem solving skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 2 years or more experience troubleshooting instrumentation and control problems in an automotive test lab environment

  • Experience with electrical wiring, troubleshooting and repair

  • Experience using electrical / electronic circuit diagnostic tools such as DVMs and oscilloscopes

  • Emissions background preferred

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