Calspan Corporation

High Speed AV Technician

Job Locations US-NY-Buffalo
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The Calspan Automotive Crash Facility, located in Buffalo, NY, is an international leader in automotive crash testing and is always improving and advancing the science. We are looking for an High Speed AV Technician to be responsible for set up and execution of high-speed automotive crash test videos and photos. Working in Calspan’s new, fully enclosed automotive crash test facility with its MESSRING propulsion system and micro track, the ideal candidate will be a self-starter working in a “hands on” position. 


  • Capture live high quality video/photos of each full vehicle automotive crash test. Conduct tests in accordance with customer requirements, standard test procedures and work instructions. 
  • Accurately prepare and install high speed camera/video equipment for each test. Verify the proper working order of all equipment and maintain a well-organized work area.
  • Successful processing of post-crash video utilizing camera control software.
  • Assist team members with install of electronic sensors in test vehicle.


Preferred Education / Experience:

  • AAS in related discipline
  • 3+ years in related discipline or;
  • A combination of education and experience equivalent to above

Preferred Knowledge / Ability:

  • Prior audio visual experience; preferably with high speed video equipment
  • Mechanical and/or electrical aptitude preferred
  • Must be able to work assigned hours as required to meet customer testing needs – may include overtime, nights and weekends
  • Capable of climbing, bending, kneeling, crawling, and to move and install equipment
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions and have effective communication skills
  • Must be responsive, efficient, have excellent customer interaction, and exhibit a high level of professionalism
  • Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships, effectively handle multiple priorities, organize workload, and meet deadlines
  • Experience with MS Office programs

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, Accident Insurance, Hospital Indemnity Insurance, Universal Life Insurance Policy, Paid-Time Off, Company-paid Holidays, Bereavement Leave, Jury Duty, Military Leave, Employee Assistance Program and Educational Assistance Reimbursement.


Calspan is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. Calspan supports safe and drug free workplace through pre-employment background checks and drug testing.


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