Southwest Research Institute

San Antonio, Texas

Posted in Science and Research

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Job Info

Who We Are:

As the Commercial Vehicle R&D team we provide design, development, and analysis on components, engines, powertrains, and vehicles. We support research, modeling and demonstrations for combustion, emissions, and powertrain energy management for vehicles and off-road machines. By joining our team, you will receive an additional $500 of your first paycheck, minus applicable taxes.

Objectives of this Role:

  • Support engine, aftertreatment and electrified powertrain testing by providing mechanical support, engine assembly, light fabrication, and troubleshooting of engine and powertrain systems.
  • Support the engineering team by providing wiring, assembly, and troubleshooting of electrical systems.
  • Participate in on-the-job training and assist technical staff with engine installations, basic fabrication tasks, engine modifications, test cell modifications, test cell instrumentation calibrations and test cell operations.
  • Projects involve research, development and evaluation of products intended to reduce emissions and/or improve fuel economy.
Daily and Monthly Responsibilities:
  • Support the installation and operation of conventional powertrain test stands; these include engines, transmissions, dynamometers and other components.
  • Support the installation and operation of electrified powertrain test stands; these include motors, inverters, batteries and other vehicle components.
  • Demonstrate basic understanding of engines and mechanical systems. Support the instrumentation of vehicles and powertrains.
  • Perform maintenance on and modifications to gasoline, diesel and natural gas engines, as well as building and test cell support systems.
  • Work productively and effectively in a team or as individual contributor.
  • Perform all tasks in a safe and efficient manner and be available to work shift work and overtime when needed.
  • Requires a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Shift work required.
  • 2+ years: Automotive/mechanical experience obtained from either high school, vocational training or hands on engine/mechanical repair work.
  • ASE certifications, or continuing education preferred.
  • Mechanical support and diagnostics for engines, vehicles or off-road equipment.
  • Welding and fabrication experience/knowledge or ability to be trained on.
  • A valid/clear driver's license is required.

Special Requirements:

Job Locations: San Antonio, Texas

For more information about this division, visit the Powertrain Engineering home page.

For benefits information at our San Antonio location, click here.
For benefits information at all other locations, click here.

An Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
Race/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Disabled/Veteran
Committed to Diversity in the Workplace

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