Calspan Corporation

  • Test Engineer - Automotive Crash Testing

    Job Locations US-NY-Buffalo | US-MI-Detroit
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  • Overview

    Working in Calspan's state of the art automotive crash facility in Buffalo, New York, the Test Engineer will provide guidance and direction within Calspan’s Crash Test Operations group, specifically focused on barrier certification testing.  A customer centric, close knit, hardworking, accountable and responsible team who leverage their strong technical aptitude and experience to provide world-class automotive crash test services. 




    “Hands-on” position in which the Test Engineer interacts with others to prepare and execute tests in an accurate and timely manner; reviews data and prepares reports in an accurate and consistent basis in line with industry best practices. 

    • Interpret test results, compile data and generate all test reports accurately and on time. 
    • Work closely with staff and customers to develop innovative performance measurement and analysis methods. Convert customer requirements into detailed, logical and practical Project and Test Plans.
    • Work with technicians and mechanics to set-up equipment, test articles and facilities in order to prepare for and execute tests.
    • Execute tests in a professional and timely manner, consistent with general laboratory practices.


    Preferred Education / Experience:

    • Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering or related discipline
    • 3+ years in a testing environment;
    • A combination of education and experience equivalent to above

    Preferred Knowledge / Ability: 

    • Mechanical aptitude
    • Hands-on experience in a test environment
    • Read and interpret engineering plans and specifications
    • Define problems, collect data, establish facts draw valid conclusions and make specific recommendations
    • Write accurate, consistent and well written reports
    • Understanding of electrical sensors and ability to trouble shoot electrical problems
    • Microsoft Office 2007
    • AutoCAD Inventor
    • Must be able to work outside in all weather conditions

    Benefits Package: Our goal is to provide Calspan employees and their families with a comprehensive and competitive benefits package. Our benefits include: Health Insurance, Health Savings Accounts, Flexible Spending Accounts, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Life Insurance/Accidental Death & Dismemberment, Short-Term/Long-Term Disability, 401(k) company match on first 4%, Critical Illness Insurance, Universal Life Insurance Policy, Paid-Time Off, Company-paid Holidays, Bereavement Leave, Jury Duty, Military Leave, Employee Assistance Program and Educational Assistance Reimbursement.


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