Summer Internship 2024 – Vehicle Calibration Engineering Intern Job @ Paccar

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Job Description:

Job Functions / Responsibilities

•    Uses engineering principles and experience to integrate, calibrate, and optimize vehicle performance functionality via in-vehicle testing of vehicle control system software
•    Develops and executes test plans for requirements verification and reports any discovered defects
•    Performs data analysis and summarizes results
•    Coordinates with vehicle operations and electrical for vehicle test preparation (instrumentation, inspections, repairs, etc. )
•    Translates customer requirements into software calibration data and configurations for the organization
•    Provides technical support to the Control, Software, and Validation Teams with testing, root cause analysis, and defect resolution
•    Performs software sign-off testing and thoroughly documents results
•    Maintains positive working relationships with other groups and PACCAR divisions


Required Qualifications

•    Ability to work well independently and as part of a team
•    Ability to summarize technical issues and communicate effectively
•    Self-directed, excellent analysis and engineering judgment required
•    Organized and disciplined with ability to manage personal workload and a willingness and initiative to respond to shifting time and project demands.
•    Microsoft Office skills

Desired Qualifications

•    Interest in pursuing a full-time role in the automotive industry
•    Knowledge of vehicle and powertrain management systems and performance
•    Knowledge of automotive communication protocols: J1939, UDS, XCP, Ethernet, CAN-bus, LIN-bus
•    Knowledge of in-vehicle engine calibration, data acquisition systems, OBD, and engine control systems
•    Experience developing data analysis scripts
•    Proficiency in using a programming or scripting language (e.g. Python, C++, or MATLAB) for developing testing and data analysis scripts
•    Knowledge of diesel and electric powertrains on Class 5-8 vehicle applications
•    Experience using software emulation tools to conduct testing
•    Ability to travel up to 10%

  • Degree Being Pursued:  Engineering (Mechanical, Electrical, Aerospace) preferred
  • (School Year: Junior or Senior would be preferred)

Experience Level: Internship
Work From: Onsite

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