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Job Title: Instrumentation Technician-Vehicle Test - Fremont, CA

Posted on December 20, 2017

Employer: Tesla

Job Description:
The Role:
This position will work as a member of Tesla’s Vehicle Engineering Test Group to support full vehicle and sub-system tests performed in-house and at external test labs. This role is responsible for performing and overseeing all instrumentation and data acquisition, including anthropomorphic test devices (ATDs). Additionally, this technician will support vehicle preparation and tear-down and test execution, as dictated by test priorities. The successful candidate for this position will have a broad background in automotive safety testing.

Primary Job Responsibilities:
•Identify, source, and procure required data acquisition and sensors
•Maintain sensor library, sensor repair, coordinate calibration activities of all instrumentation
•Oversee and/or perform installation of sensors and data acquisition equipment
•Install anthropomorphic test devices (ATDs) per FMVSS and ECE test procedures
•Oversee and/or perform pre- and post-test measurements using a FARO arm
•Create daily work plans to achieve test plan goals on schedule
•Design and create custom camera fixtures
•Support testing activities and/or vehicle preparation and tear-down as required by work flow priority

Essential Skills:
•Experience with data acquisition systems and instrumenting vehicles with accelerometers, pressure sensors, thermocouples, strain gauges, etc.; experience with DTS data acquisition tool preferred
•Ability to operate and maintain a wide variety of hand and power tools, shop tools, and shop equipment, for the servicing automobiles
•Ability to operate and use diagnostic scan tools, scopes, meters, and other test equipment
•Experience with MS office tools (Outlook/Excel/Word/PowerPoint/Project), and Adobe products
•Ability to follow oral and written instructions
•Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work, including the public
•Effectively handle multiple priorities, organize workload, and meet deadlines
•Work in a team-based environment to achieve common goals
•Maintain top level professional integrity and appearance as a test technician

•4+ years of instrumentation and data acquisition experience
•Must have valid driver’s license and clean driving record
•Flexibility to travel domestically and internationally (Up to 10%)

Contact Person:
Location: Fremont, CA
Application Method: Online
Base Pay: DOQ

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