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Engine Lab Department Test Technician Midnights

Jacobs Entertainment Inc - Dearborn, MI

Description Conduct a wide variety of non procedural gasoline and diesel engine dynamometer testing. Support development, durability and performance testing in an engine dynamometer facility. Collect, review and validate data for accuracy and completeness and make recommendation to engineering. Fabricate basic fixtures. Interface with Technologists, Product Engineers, and Supervisors on updates\/new test procedures, equipment and methods. Verify the calibration and maintenance of test equipment and test systems. Install engines on dynamometer, hook up instrumentation, diagnose \/ troubleshoot problems, conduct tests, change engine parts if necessary, and remove engine and instrumentation. Qualifications High School Diploma required. Desired: Working towards an Associate Degree in Automotive Technology or related field or equivalent testing experience in Gasoline and Diesel engine testing. Experience in engines\/powertrain dynamometer testing or other similar testing techniques preferred. Good interpersonal, computer, oral and written skills. Essential Functions Physical Requirements Able to lift 50 lbs, Engine parts such as intakes, exhaust parts, heads, drive Shafts, and other related engine parts and accessories.\u00a0-\u00a035% Safety glasses, slip resistant hardened toe shoes, gloves -\u00a0100% Long pants, short sleeve shirts -\u00a0100% Sitting (50%), Standing (50%), Bending (25%), stooping (25%) Job requires manual labor Engine high noise level while running in the test cell, the Employees are not exposed to engine speeds over idle while in the cell. Work Environment Work is inside\u00a0- 100% Hot temperatures generated by engines. Cold start\u00a0Tests, the engine can be soaked to -20F -\u00a050% Rotating equipment, engines, hot exhaust, trip hazards -\u00a0100% Equipment and Machines Computers, analyzers -\u00a070% Basic hand tools, hammer, screw driver, wrenches, ratchets, sockets, and other related engine repair tools -\u00a030% Attendance 8 hours per day Monday-Friday, regular time with occasional overtime May need to flex time to cover other shifts as needed 100% 1st shift (Midnights) 11:00pm-7:30am Training will be on afternoons, 3:00pm-11:30pm Critical for employee to be there on time on a regular basis 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, and background check.\u00a0 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 no 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.

9 days 21 hours ago

Jacobs Entertainment Inc


Engine Lab Department Test Technician Midnights Jacobs Entertainment Inc - Dearborn, MI, United States


Location: Dearborn, MI

Company Profile:
Jeffrey Jacobs is President of Jacobs Entertainment Inc, a film buying and marketing firm. He has 35 years of experience in the exhibition, marketing and distribution of American independent and international cinema in the U.S. He is perhaps best known as the founding film buyer for the Angelika Film Center in New York City which under his supervision (from opening day in 1989 until 1997) became the highest grossing art cinema in the country. He was the Managing Director and Film Buyer of the Paris Theatre from 1998 to 2009. At present, he programs over 50 movie theatre screens across the country.