Instrumentation Technician - Engine Test Lab - Mount Vermon, WA

Employer: PACCAR Technical Center

Job Description:
Job Title: Instrumentation Technician - Engine Test Lab

Requisition Summary:
PACCAR is seeking a full-time Instrumentation Technician to support instrumentation, calibration, and maintenance of various test equipment at the Paccar Technical Center Engine Test Lab.

Company Information:
PACCAR is a Fortune 500 company established in 1905. PACCAR Inc is recognized as a global leader in the commercial vehicle, financial, and customer service fields with internationally recognized brands such as Kenworth, Peterbilt, and DAF trucks. PACCAR is a global technology leader in the design, manufacture and customer support of premium light-, medium- and heavy-duty trucks under the Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF nameplates and also provides customized financial services, information technology and truck parts related to its principal business.
Whether you want to design the transportation technology of tomorrow, support the staff functions of a dynamic, international leader, or build our excellent products and services, you can develop the career you desire with PACCAR. Get started!

Division Information:
The PACCAR Technical Center provides engineering excellence to the truck, engine, and winch divisions of PACCAR Inc through innovative product development and testing. The Technical Center is located in the Skagit Valley about 65 miles north of Seattle, Washington.

Job Functions / Responsibilities:
• Calibrate, maintain, troubleshoot and repair engine test equipment such as temperature, pressure and flow instrumentation, emissions measurement equipment, fuel metering equipment, oil consumption equipment and dynamometers
• Installation and cabling of various test cell data acquisition equipment
• Engine wiring harness troubleshooting, repair and assembly
• Planning, scheduling and tracking of calibrations and preventative maintenance
• Working with suppliers to source parts and maintain spare parts inventory
• Maintain calibration gas cylinder inventory and ordering of gas cylinders as needed
• Assist building facility technicians as need with building maintenance to include working in confined spaces, air handler filter changes and removal of waste products
• Flexibility, initiative and the willingness to respond to shifting time and project demands
• Maintain the highest level of work area cleanliness and organization
• Perform duties safely and efficiently

• Two or more years relevant work experience
• Experience with sophisticated test cell control systems and emissions testing equipment
• Familiarity with PLC’s with the ability to interpret ladder logic diagrams
• Ability to interpret P & ID's (Process and Instrument Diagrams)
• Understanding of Variable Frequency Drives
• Good communication and computer skills
• Good mechanical aptitude
• Must be able to work independently as well as in a team environment
• Must be self-directed with the ability to manage personal workload
• Flexibility, initiative and the willingness to respond to shifting time and project demands

AA degree in Instrumentation Technology or equivalent degree
Additional Job Board Information
PACCAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veteran/Disability.

To apply to this position please visit our career page at

We are located at:
PACCAR Technical Center
12479 Farm to Market Road
Mount Vernon, WA 98273

Contact Person: Marika Kutsan
Phone: 360-757-8311
Location: Mount Vernon, WA
Application Method: To apply to this position please visit our career page at
Base Pay: DOQ

Posted on October 16, 2019
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