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Crash Strip Technician Job

Jacobs (Jacobs Engineering Group Inc) - Dearborn, MI

Running the rollover spit up on crash completion.

Safely operate vehicle movers to move crashed vehicles around shop floor, on/off hoists, to/from crash bone yard.

Review and execute post-test strip/de-prep instructions from the build site.

Extract crash test dummies from crashed vehicles and their data/ground cables.

Carefully remove all crash test equipment (DAS, video support equipment, auxiliary power supplies, special harnesses) organize for redistribution to proper shelving areas.

Remove brake abort systems, bleed off and cap brake lines.

Remove racks and onboard fixtures and place in bins for shipment back to build site.

Assist crash test engineers with mechanical tasks when asked, to help facilitate posttest assessments and Quality Assurance inspections. While removing, segregate instrumentation or devices that are damaged or tagged for review.

Conduct tasks to support required fuel system engineer inspections including, removal of vehicle components and/or sheet metal for access to fuel tank, hoses and lines; drain fuel system of dyed Stoddard solvent being careful to not allow stray fluid to stain the vehicle; and remove fuel tank.

Conduct tasks in support of door system performance inspections by door latch system engineers including removal of door at hinge. When requested, cut access holes in sheet metal to inspect latch mechanisms.

High School Diploma


Associate degree in Automotive Technology and/or experience in a crash/safety test facility.

Electrical and mechanical knowledge

Computer software and data acquisition knowledge

Familiarity with various weight scales

Familiarity with automotive test instrumentation.


Unusual or Special Physical Requirements

Lifting up to 50 pounds max, 25%

Climbing, 25%

Special clothing/equipment (wearing)- Safety glasses, gloves, hardened toe slip resistant shoes, 100%

Unusual physical requirements: Sitting (50%), Standing (50%), Bending (25%), stooping (25%). Job requires manual labor

Manual handling of Powered Material Handling Vehicle (PMHV)- 75%

High noise level: Audiograms required (TWA over 85 dB)

Work Environment

Inside test facility, 100%

Must pass PMHV licensing

Equipment and Machines

Office equipment/machines electrically/battery operated: Computers, 25%

Vehicles, forklifts, etc. operated: PMHV, 25%

Tools used in trade: Air driven sockets, basic hand tools, 50%


Overtime, regular days, off days: Monday - Friday.

Afternoon shift, 3:00pm- 11:30pm, but shift assignment is subject to change, so candidate must be flexible with available work hours.

Regular attendance and punctuality are critical, 100%

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 days to cover weekend testing requirements.

Other Essential Functions

Must complete and pass a pre-employment drug screen, health performance evaluation, PMHV 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.

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Position Type: Full-Time Permanent

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11 days 17 hours ago

Jacobs (Jacobs Engineering Group Inc)


Crash Strip Technician Job Jacobs (Jacobs Engineering Group Inc) - Dearborn, MI, United States


Location: Dearborn, MI

Company Profile:
Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. is one of the world’s largest and most diverse providers of professional technical services. With 2013 revenues of nearly $12 billion, we offer full-spectrum support to industrial, commercial, and government clients across multiple markets. Services include scientific and specialty consulting as well as all aspects of engineering and construction, and operations and maintenance. Our primary markets include: