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PDS Tech Inc Thermal Tech in Ann Arbor, Michigan

PDS Tech is seeking a Thermal Technician


50% Data Analysis and Testing

  • Conduct accurate and comprehensive evaluation of various automotive thermal evaluations

  • Lead chassis dyno evaluations based on test standards

  • In depth data analysis during real time testing to monitor evaluation KPI’s (Key Performance Indicators)

  • Check data post evaluation for accuracy / integrity based on evaluation KPI’s

  • Organize data in graphs and tables to meet report needs

  • Write technical reports to summarize evaluation results and conclusions

  • Write comprehensive weekly reports50% Evaluation Preparation

  • Operate and maintain test chambers and equipment

  • Work in different evaluations areas to support current and future workload

  • Data Acquisition systems set up

  • Disassembly of key components to install instrumentation

  • Perform safety checks on vehicles to ensure safe operation

  • Participate in long term planning, group action plans, and safety initiatives




  1. Associates degree (or higher) or equivalent in automotive related field

  2. MS Office Suite experience (Excel for data acquisition, Word for tech reports, and PowerPoint for creating presentations)

  3. Excel skills to include - Pivot tables, VLOOKUP, INDEX, MATCH functions, macros and basic VBA scrip understanding

  4. Intermediate automotive mechanical skills and knowledge

  5. Cooling systems

  6. HVAC systems

  7. Powertrain

  8. Clean driving record

  9. 20% travel required (including international) Added bonus if you have:

  10. Chassis dyno evaluations experience

  11. Towing experience

  12. Machine shop experience (cutting, grinding, welding)

  13. Automotive testing experience

IPETronik’s data acquisition experience

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.