Automotive Testing & Development Services, Inc. (ATDS) is looking to hire a Senior Automotive Technician who will work in the California City, CA area. We are an automotive testing and technical services organization; you may learn more at www.automotivetesting.com
ATDS is currently seeking qualified individuals to apply for our Senior Automotive Technician position. shift hours: 8:00am to 4:30pm
Under the general direction of the On-Site Supervisor, this position performs complex mechanical and/or electrical diagnostics and repair work on the experimental, prototype, and production vehicles. Technicians work independently, under the general guidance, and may be required to occasionally travel.
Duties and responsibilities will include:
General/ Advanced automotive technician work.
Remove and replace vehicle components, including prototype components.
Troubleshoot and diagnose complex vehicle issues across all vehicle systems.
Install, test, and operate vehicle test equipment and instrumentation.
Assist Engineers with troubleshooting and analysis of failed parts and systems.
Work cooperatively in a team environment with other technicians and engineers.
Fully document vehicle repairs and modifications in a database environment.
Component modification and fabrication.
Parts and equipment ordering.
Maintain shop equipment and tools.
Maintain a safe, clean, and organized shop environment.
Have the ability to travel occasionally both domestically and internationally.
PC skills (Word, Excel and PowerPoint).
Familiarity with all vehicle systems (engine, transmission, HVAC, chassis, electrical & body)
Familiarity and experience with vehicle data acquisition systems and transducers.
Excellent CAN tools and data analysis skills.
Basic MIG & Acetylene Welding and metal fabrication.
Ability to multi-task and meet time restraints.
Prior experience with automotive development or testing a bonus.
Automotive Testing and Development Services is an independent certification service provider and full service emissions testing laboratory in business for over 25 years. ATDS certification professionals and management have achieved certification of new motor vehicles in over 100 projects for both very small volume manufacturers as well as for some of the worlds’ largest. The complexity of the certification process has increased with the adoption of the Tier II / LEV II regulations by the EPA and California Air Resources Board.
ATDS started as a vehicle emissions testing organization that focused on serving the automotive industry. The company has grown and now has over 250 employees located in five permanent and various temporary locations.