Emissions Test Technician- Afternoons

Allen Park, Michigan
23 Sep 2016
30 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
Involved in the performance of testing of full vehicles on chassis rolls, and evaporative emission testing. Includes vehicle installation on chassis roll, instrumentation installation and checkout, test systems instrumentation calibration, site computer operation, emission test site operation and driving of manual and automatic transmission to precisely follow a video road speed trace of various emission test cycles as well as data validation and analysis.
High School Diploma/High School Equivalent required.
Associates degree in Automotive Technology or two (2) years college courses in automotive engineering desired or related disciplines and/or two (2) years relevant experience. Prior emission vehicle chassis roll experience preferred.
Must possess the ability to drive a manual transmission.

Must possess strong computer skills.

Essential Functions

Physical Requirements

Lifting up to 50 lbs - 25%

Safety glasses, hearing protection on sites, safety shoes - 100%

Manual handling of Powered Material Handling Vehicle (PMHV) - 75%

Audiograms required (TWA over 85 dB)

Sitting (75%), Standing (50%), Bending (25%), stooping (25%)

Job requires manual labor

Work Environment

Inside facility - 100%

Cold temperatures (20F or warmer)

Moving dynamometer rolls

Must pass PMHV licensing

Equipment and Machines

Computers - 25%

PMHV, must be able to drive a manual transmission - 25%

Air driven sockets, basic hand tools - 25%


Monday through Friday - 100%

Afternoon Shift (3:00pm-11:30pm), but Shift assignment is subject to change, so candidate must be flexible with available work hours

Regular attendance is critical - 100%

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

Must pass PMHV Physical. 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.