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Vehicle Reliability Test Engineer

A Leader in Autonomous Vehicles

Atwater, CA

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Job Description

HireArt is looking to hire a Vehicle Reliability Test Engineer to work on-site at our client's Atwater campus on a contract basis. 

Top 3 Daily Responsibilities:

  • Track and document vehicle test and durability issues, and communicate detailed, concise test reports. 

  • Perform vehicle evaluations, identify potential customer complaints, investigate root causes, and recommend potential countermeasures. 

  • Organize and facilitate pre, post, and mid-test design inspections and test reviews. 

Additional Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop, plan, and execute new and existing vehicle reliability and durability tests.
  • Train technicians and drivers on durability and reliability best practices. 
Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field, or equivalent years' relevant experience 
  • 2+ years experience in vehicle reliability and durability, such as performance testing or prototype development 

  • Knowledge of theory, methods, and techniques used in vehicle testing and maintenance
  • Detailed understanding of automotive systems and failure modes (e.g. physics of failure), especially hybrid and electric powertrains
  • Experience troubleshooting mechanical and electrical systems with a variety of hand, power, diagnostic, and debugging tools
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Organized with a high level of attention to detail
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability and willingness to travel occasionally 
  • Valid driver’s license and clean driving record

Preferred qualifications:

  • Instrumentation and data acquisition experience
  • 3+ years in vehicle reliability, durability, performance testing, or prototype development is a plus 

Commitment: This is an ongoing long-term contract position.