Jacobs Temporary Automotive Electrical Engineer in Dearborn, Michigan
Temporary Automotive Electrical Engineer
Our team is working with Automotive OEMs to troubleshoot and rework electrical systems on pre-production and production vehicles. Issues could be minor manufacturing issues resulting in modules not calibrated, wiring defects (bent pins, pin push-outs, or complete disconnects), or missing, damaged, or wrong components. We will be diagnosing the issues and making quick repairs as necessary. Repairmen will be making the more complex/time consuming repairs under our recommendation. Once repaired, the vehicles will be checked over once again and released back to the OEM.
This is a temporary position where the team is working 7 days a week for 12 hours each day through October 2019. Actual work hours are negotiable.
A Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from an accredited school
Experience with an Automotive Tier 1 or OEM in automotive electrical systems.
Knowledge of validating Electronic Module Software.
Knowledge of CAN (Controller Area Network) messaging and the use of VECTOR CANALYZER test tools.
Experience in automotive electrical systems testing, failure analysis, and root cause identification.
Can drive manual transmission vehicles.
Strong planning skills, proficient in Microsoft Project, able to draft and execute detailed workplans.
Understands how to read automotive electrical schematics and wire harness drawings.
Excellent oral and written communication and presentation skills.
Exceptional collaboration skills, able to work with multiple people and manage a variety of projects simultaneously.
Expert user of Microsoft Office tools (Word, Excel, Outlook, Power Point, and Project) and strong ability to work with Macros.
Self-motivated problem solver with the drive to improve the current processes and develop best practices.
Unusual or Special Physical Requirements of Position (specify and provide % of time required)
Lifting: Up to 50 lbs, 25%
Special clothing/equipment (wearing): Slip resistant hardened toe shoes, safety glasses, hearing protection in designated areas, 100%
Unusual physical requirements: Sitting (75%), Standing (50%), Bending (25%), stooping (25%)
High noise level: Exposure to high noise areas possible in test facility, 25%
Description of Work Environment (specify and provide % of time required)
Inside? Outside? Combination? Where?: Inside, office environment, test lab, 100%
Extreme (hot/cold) temperatures involved: NA
Hazardous conditions - What are they?: Exposure to test equipment, 25%
Travel/transportation requirements: May require occasional local travel, 25%
Equipment and Machines Involved in Work Tasks (specify and provide % of time required)
Office equipment/machines electrically/battery operated - which?: Computers, fax machines, copiers, telephones, 100%
Vehicles, forklifts, etc. operated which?: NA
Tools used in trade - which ones?: Occasional use of hand tools, 25%
Criticality of Attendance (specify and provide % of time required)
Overtime, regular days, off days: 7 days a week. 6 am – 6 pm or 6 pm – 6 am
Shift, 1st, 2nd, 3rd: 12 hour shift
Necessity for regular attendance: Critical, 100%
Urgency for punctuality: Critical, 100%
Work hours are normally 12 hours per day and 7 days per week, Regular attendance of scheduled hours is extremely important. Punctuality and regular attendance are necessary.
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.
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. Jacobs is a drug-free workplace.
Primary Location United States-Michigan-Dearborn
Req ID: AER0002UT
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