Calspan Corporation

Machine Mechanic

Job Locations US-NY-Buffalo
Job ID
Machine Mechanic


Calspan’s Tire Research Facility is a world leader in the indoor measurement of force and moment data on tires. We are searching for a motivated mechanic to join our group. This is a great opportunity to be part of a well-established and growing organization that prides itself on its Be Calspan Values. If you think you have what it takes to Be Calspan we encourage you to apply. 


2nd Shift (Shift Differential Pay!)


Core Responsibilities Listed Below – Compensation and position level commensurate with education and experience.

  • Fabrication and mechanical support for test fixtures and equipment working closely with the engineering department.

  • Repair and maintain all associate TIRF machinery equipment.  

  • Operation and maintenance of Ingersoll Rand Compressor System in support of high pressure air requirements.

  • General support of Tire logistics

  • Provide training for other mechanics relative to machinery, fixtures and test systems.
  • Changing Tires, Fixtures and associated Hardware as required by test operations in a timely and high quality manner.


Preferred Education / Experience:

  • High school graduate or equivalent (preferably from a vocational or technical school)
  • Trades training preferred or; 
  • A combination of education and experience equivalent to above
  • Must be able to work 2nd shift 

 Preferred Knowledge / Ability:

  • Use hand and power tools as appropriate and repair small tools
  • Use a variety of precision measuring instruments, such as rule, square, micrometer, level, speed indicator, etc.
  • Shop mechanics and operation of machine tools
  • Electronic and computer skills
  • Mechanical aptitude, read blueprints

Why join Calspan?


Be Calspan Culture

At Calspan, we promote an environment that empowers employees and encourages innovation. Our management team enables a strong sense of teamwork with each endeavor, where successes are shared and lessons are learned. The company’s talent brand, “Be Calspan”, incorporates our company values to Be Inclusive, Accountable, and Innovative and our commitment to drive every individual to - Be Developed, Be Balanced, Be Connected, Be Community and Be Recognized. Our culture promotes a positive atmosphere and competitive can-do method of action.


Great Benefits= Happy, Committed Employees 

Retaining great talent is as important as finding it, so at Calspan, we take our employee value proposition of Be Calspan quite seriously. To us, that means offering competitive compensation, comprehensive benefits, recognition programs and promotional opportunities. 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), 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, Educational Assistance Reimbursement , and Pet Insurance.


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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