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"Automotive Engineering Technician"
Job Description - Part 1 - Duties and Tasks

Basic Job Description:

Assist engineers in determining the practicality of proposed product design changes and plan and carry out tests on experimental test devices or equipment for performance, durability, or efficiency.

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge

Job Duties and Tasks for: "Automotive Engineering Technician"

1) Order new test equipment, supplies, or replacement parts.

2) Monitor computer-controlled test equipment, according to written or verbal instructions.

3) Develop instrumentation and laboratory test equipment for special purposes.

4) Read and interpret blueprints, schematics, work specifications, drawings, or charts.

5) Set up mechanical, hydraulic, or electric test equipment in accordance with engineering specifications, standards, or test procedures.

6) Recommend tests or testing conditions in accordance with designs, customer requirements, or industry standards to ensure test validity.

7) Maintain test equipment in operational condition by performing routine maintenance or making minor repairs or adjustments as needed.

8) Install equipment, such as instrumentation, test equipment, engines, or aftermarket products, to ensure proper interfaces.

9) Inspect or test parts to determine nature or cause of defects or malfunctions.

 

 

11) Fabricate prototype components or fixtures, or modify existing prototypes.

12) Analyze test data for automotive systems, subsystems, or component parts.


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13) Calibrate test equipment.

14) Recommend product or component design improvements based on data and observations.

15) Perform or execute manual or automated tests of automotive system or component performance, efficiency, or durability.

16) Analyze performance of vehicles or components that have been redesigned to increase fuel efficiency, such as camless or dual-clutch engines or alternative types of air-conditioning systems.

17) Improve fuel efficiency by testing vehicles or components that use lighter materials, such as aluminum, magnesium alloy, or plastic.

18) Participate in research or testing of computerized automotive applications, such as telemetrics, intelligent transportation systems, artificial intelligence, or automatic control.

19) Test performance of vehicles that use alternative fuels, such as alcohol blends, natural gas, liquefied petroleum gas, biodiesel, nanodiesel, or alternative power methods, such as solar energy or hydrogen fuel cells.

Job Description for "Automotive Engineering Technician" continued here...

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge



 

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Holland / RIASEC Career Code:  NA        SOC:  17-3027.01