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Automotive Breadboard Engineer in Allen Park, Michigan, United States


Jacobs is the worlds top supplier of automotive test facilities, providing a full range of services to commercial automotive industry customers. Customers include not only the worlds major vehicle providers and other original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), but also clients from the international motor sports community.


Our experience encompasses virtually every type of automotive test facility, including climatic and driveability wind tunnels; aerodynamic, acoustic, and thermodynamic wind tunnels; emissions test rooms; soak rooms; altitude chambers; engine and powertrain test cells; and electromagnetic anechoic chambers. We not only design and build these facility systems assets but also operate, maintain, and manage these facilities.





BRIEF OUTLINE OF SPECIFIC ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
     

  • You will be responsible for reviewing electrical schematics and specifications to understand how electrical features are implemented in design, determining how they work, and defining how they should be wired/connected for subsystem level testing
  • Interface with Design and Release engineers and suppliers to understand the how the electrical features in the vehicle operate; Identify the critical signal requirements and interfaces necessary for feature to operate properly outside the vehicle
  • Develop a strategy to interface with the hardware to allow the functions to be simulated and tested outside the vehicle
  • Work with hardware engineers to support the buildup of a test/simulation bench
  • Stay up to date on new electronics and system being integrated into the vehicles
  • Develop efficiency improvement actions for the technical information gathering process
  • Work with the program team to get involved earlier in the planning process to support decisions making on build requirements
  • Research and recommend new lab improvements and sustainment strategies
  • Develop and enforce safe plans of actions for all test and facility activities
  • Working with complete vehicle bread boards alongside customers
  • Trouble shoot issues with the Bread Board
  • Re-flashing modules/ vehicle computer calibration
  • Adding or removing vehicle software
  • Proving out the Bread Board for customer use
  • Ensuring the Bread Boards have the proper and up to date electrical components and configuration
  • Support Bread Board builds


In this position, you are a full-time employee of Jacobs.  This is NOT a contract position.   You will be eligible for our generous benefit package, including health insurance, dental, vision, generous PTO, paid holidays, 401K, stock purchase plan, and tuition reimbursement. 





MINIMUM EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, TRAINING, AND /OR SKILL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelors degree in Engineering (Electrical strongly preferred) from an accredited university
  • A candidate with a technical aptitude driven to get into the technical details of electrical designs and understand how they work
  • Strong technical aptitude specifically in the area of electrical signals and reading schematics
  • Knowledge of automotive electrical subsystems, sensors and wiring required
  • Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office, PowerPoint, Excel, Visio, etc.


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE POSITION



Unusual or Special Physical Requirements of Position 

  • Lifting: Parts, cables, and light-weight instrumentation up to 50 lbs, 25%
  • Climbing: NA
  • Crawling: NA
  • Special clothing/equipment (wearing): Slip resistant hardened toe shoes, safety glasses, gloves, hearing protection in designated areas, 100%
  • Unusual physical requirements: Sitting (75%), Standing (50%), Bending (25%), stooping (25%)
  • High noise level: High noise in some work areas, requiring use of hearing protection, 25%
  • Other: NA

Description of Work Environment 

  • Inside?  Outside? Combination? Where?: Inside, office environment, test facility, 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%
  • Other: NA

Equipment and Machines Involved in Work Tasks 

  • 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%
  • Other: NA

Criticality of Attendance 

  • Overtime, regular days, off days: Monday through Friday 7:00AM to 4:00 PM but must be able to support our flexible test schedule into other shifts and/or weekends
  • Shift, 1st, 2nd, 3rd: Day shift
  • Necessity for regular attendance: Critical
  • Urgency for punctuality: Critical
  • 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 afternoons to cover weekend testing requirements.


Other Essential Functions 


  • Must pass a pre-employment drug screen, health performance evaluation, PHMV exam 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.



Other
  • Good organizational, interpersonal, and communication (verbal and written) skills
  • Ability to handle multiple simultaneous tasks, and adjust to changing requirements
  • High energy, self-starter, with ability and desire to take responsibility and deliver results with minimal supervision.
  • Ability and courage to effectively communicate key issues and recommendations to senior management
  • Ability to work within diverse environments
  • High integrity with a good attitude



Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), age, medical condition, marital or domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression and transgender status, mental disability or physical disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, citizenship, low-income status or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws and supplemental language.

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