•Understand the principles of and how to operate safely basic automotive dealership equipment such as tire mount / dismount machine, tire balancer, alignment machine, A/C evacuation and recharge machine and two post vehicle lifts.
•Use of hand and air tools to maintain and understand test degradation. This also includes the use of digital torque wrenches, the ability to use them correctly and document the results. Responsibilities will include removing and installing vehicle components, complete sub-assemblies or entire vehicle disassembly / reassembly.
•Maintain a valid driver’s license and be able to complete various levels of drivers training. This is required in order to be eligible to perform complete vehicle testing on TRC proving grounds.
•Perform inspections on vehicle components/materials using aerosol penetrant and developer, digital cameras and Coordinate Measurement Machine (Faro arm).
•Safely use various types of metalworking equipment (grinders, saws, plasma torch, mig/tig welders and lathe) to fabricate countermeasures, jigs, as well as general repairs.
•Install strain gages of varying styles. Produce high quality electrical connections involving solder and various connectors. Attention to detail and the ability to work in awkward positions or confined spaces is important.
•General computer skills are required in order to produce various documents using a spreadsheet or presentation software such as Microsoft Excel and Power Point. These skills are also needed in order to operate testing data acquisition equipment such as the Somat eDAQ and Race Logic VBOX.
•Manage equipment maintenance/calibration schedules and test parts inventory.
•Maintain a high level of lab safety and housekeeping.
•Work may be performed in a group or individually. Motivation and trustworthiness are very important.
•General working conditions
It is the policy of TRC Inc. to provide equal opportunity in all areas of employment practices, without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation (LGBTQIA+), veteran status, or any other reason prohibited by law.