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Automotive Test Engineer II

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    Atwater, California
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Our client, the World's leading Search Engine Company has an opening for an Automotive Test Engineer II in Atwater CA courtesy of Modis Engineering! Do you enjoy developing and testing vehicles? Are you a curious and independent problem solver willing to work hard to bring self-driving cars to the world? If so, this is the team for you. The Reliability team is looking for a hands-on engineer to be responsible for vehicle reliability and durability testing at our test site. The successful candidate will execute a variety of vehicle reliability and durability tests (data collection, structural, powertrain, and environmental durability). In the process, you will own the resulting issues, their countermeasures, revalidation, and be responsible for communicating the results to a cross functional engineering team.
Having a broad background in automotive vehicle testing, a keen attention to detail and thriving on being the first point of contact are key attributes. As the primary reliability / durability representative at our test site, being a self-starter with the ability to handle multiple priorities, organize workloads, and complete tests with minimal supervision is greatly valued.

Automotive Test Engineer II job responsibilities include:

1. Track and document vehicle test and durability issues, countermeasures and communicate concise, detailed test reports
2. Perform vehicle evaluations, identify potential customer complaints, investigate root cause and recommend potential countermeasures
3. 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

- BS degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field or equivalent practical experience
- 2 years of experience in vehicle reliability and durability, performance testing or prototype development
- Knowledge of theory, methods and techniques used in vehicle testing and maintenance
- Must have valid driver’s license and clean driving record
- Experience troubleshooting mechanical and electrical systems with a variety of hand, power, diagnostic, and debugging tools
- Strong problem-solving, analytical, attention to detail, organization, documentation and verbal communication skills
- Detailed understanding of automotive systems and failure modes (physics of failure), especially hybrid and electric powertrains
- Candidates must have the ability and willingness to travel occasionally (Up to 20%)
Nice to have skills
- Instrumentation and data acquisition experience
-3+ years of experience in vehicle reliability, durability, performance testing or prototype development is a plus

If you are interested in this Automotive Test Engineer II job in Atwater CA, then please click APPLY NOW. For other opportunities available at Modis Engineering go to If you have questions about the position, please contact (408) 328-0777 or at

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