Jacobs HMS Test Technician in Livonia, Michigan

HMS Test Technician


Duties and responsibilities include the installation of transmissions and transmission components into various test rigs. Operation of durability and performance test stands. Monitoring of ongoing tests. Troubleshooting setup and operational issues related to transmission testing.

Work with requesters to meet all testing requirements using written and verbal methods of communication.



  • High School Diploma

  • Have an understanding of engine and drivetrain components and their functions.

  • Computer experience


  • Associate in Automotive Technology or related field of study

  • Engine or transmission related testing

  • Familiarity with hydraulics

Essential Functions

Physical Requirements

Lifting - 25%

Climbing - 25%

Safety glasses, slip resistant hardened toe shoes, gloves, long pants, short sleeve shirts, hearing protection on sites - 100%

Audiogram required (TWA over 85 dB)

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

Job requires manual labor

Work Environment

Inside- 100%

Working with hydraulic pressure, up to 3000 PSI- 100%

Working with hydraulic fluid.

Equipment and Machines

Computers - 25%

Basic hand tools, air driven sockets - 25%

PMHV - 25%


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.

Afternoon shift, but Shift assignment is subject to change, so candidate must be flexible with available work hours.

Other Essential Functions

Must take and Pass 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 background screening, drug-free workplace.

Primary Location United States-Michigan-Livonia

Req ID: PFO0000VO