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Jacobs Auto Emissions Test Engineer in Allen Park, Michigan

Auto Emissions Test Engineer


Jacobsis the world’s top supplier of automotive test facilities, providing a fullrange of services to commercial automotive industry customers.

Customers includenot only the world’s major vehicle providers and other original equipmentmanufacturers (OEMs), but also clients from the international motorsportscommunity.

Our experience encompasses virtually every type of automotive testfacility, including climatic and driveability wind tunnels; aerodynamic,acoustic, and thermodynamic wind tunnels; emissions test rooms; soak rooms;altitude chambers; engine and powertrain test cells; and electromagneticanechoic chambers.

We not only design and build these facility systems assetsbut also operate, maintain, and manage these facilities.

The Emissions Test Engineer is an integral part of the new vehicle development process.


  • Providetechnical resource to operations & maintenance as it relates to testprocedures, equipment issues, etc

  • Providetechnical support to customer base (assist in interpreting data, providingtesting guidance, etc)

  • Providetraining, generate procedures when necessary

  • Generatefunctional specifications for equipment purchases

  • Conductdesign reviews with equipment suppliers

  • Ensuresuppliers / projects follow corporate fire / safety / environmental guidelines

  • Coordinatetrades in the installation of a new system / facility

  • Conduct acceptance testing / correlation testing



  • B.S. in Engineering from anaccredited school, Mechanical or Electrical fields preferred

  • Computer science background preferredbut not required.

  • Internal fluid flow mechanicsknowledge

  • Working knowledge of electronics /electronics troubleshooting

  • Strongtechnical communication skills (i.e., generate technical specifications, etc.)


Unusual orSpecial Physical Requirements of Position

  • Lifting:Up to 50 lbs.

  • Climbing:NA

  • Crawling:NA

  • Specialclothing/equipment (wearing): Safety glasses, hearing protection on sites,gloves, safety shoes, 100%

  • Unusualphysical requirements: Sitting (75%), Standing (50%), Bending (25%), Stooping(25%)

  • Highnoise level: Audiograms required (TWA over 85 dB)

  • Other:NA

Description ofWork Environment

  • Inside? Outside? Combination? Where?: Inside, 100%

  • Extreme(hot/cold) temperatures involved: Cold temperatures (20F or warmer), 10%

  • Hazardousconditions - What are they?: Moving dynamometer rolls, 80%

  • Travel/transportationrequirements: May require occasional local travel, 25%

  • Other:NA

Equipment andMachines Involved in Work Tasks

  • Officeequipment/machines electrically/battery operated - which?: Computers,telephones, copiers, fax machines, 75%

  • Vehicles,forklifts, etc. operated which?: NA

  • Toolsused in trade - which ones?: Air driven sockets, basic hand tools, 25%

  • Other:NA

Criticality ofAttendance

  • Overtime,regular days, off days: Monday through Friday, 100%

  • Shift,1st, 2nd, 3rd: Day shift (7:00-3:30). Shift assignment is subject to change, socandidate must be flexible with available work hours.

  • Necessityfor regular attendance: Critical

  • Urgencyfor punctuality: Critical

  • Workhours are normally 8 hours per day and 5 days per week, Monday-Friday. Regularattendance of scheduled hours is extremely important, but not critical, exceptfor deadlines and meetings. Punctuality and regular attendance are necessary tomeet deadlines. Must exhibit flexibility of work hours to adjust to surgesituations based on critical mission requirements.

Other EssentialFunctions

  • Mustcomplete and pass a pre-employment drug screen, health performance evaluation,audiogram and background check.

  • Must demonstrate professional behavior at alltimes 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 asafety risk to employees or others.

  • Must maintain a positive work atmosphere bybehaving and communicating in a professional manner.

  • Independent personaltransportation to office or work site is required.

  • Travel to and fromcustomer’s locations and the test fields may be required to support projects.

  • This may involve airline travel. In some cases, accommodations can possibly bemade for POV, if necessary.

  • When operating any vehicle for work purposes, mustwear seat belt and in addition, no cellular devices are to be used when vehicleis in motion.

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws and supplemental language .

Job Engineering

Primary Location United States-Michigan-Allen Park-20313-DETO-02

Job Type Experienced

Req ID: PFO0001O8