East Liberty, OH 
Posted 23 days ago
Job Description

TRC Inc. is seeking an engineer to be responsible for planning, conducting, and analyzing vehicle level tests. This engineer will work closely with other engineers, managers, and researchers to create and improve test plans and report results. This engineer will also lead a team to execute field tests and troubleshoot issues.

Essential Functions
  • Develop work descriptions based upon customers’ needs and knowledge of the processes involved
  • Ensure test objectives are well defined and achieved
  • Decompose system requirements and subsequently define vehicle test plans/procedures and conduct field tests
  • Build automation scripts to for recurring tests
  • Analyze test and scenario data once tests are completed
  • Create and maintain dashboards to display results and status. Generate and present concise test reports highlighting areas of strength and weakness.
  • Support the program planning, logistics, and scheduling processes as required to enable effective and efficient system test and integration
  • Draw reasonable conclusions from a set of information and discriminate between useful and less useful details to propose solutions and make decisions
  • Troubleshoot hardware, software, car, test execution issues and escalate accordingly
  • Lead a test team of vehicle operators and test assistants to safely execute field tests
  • Communicate test progress and status
  • Identify and implement improvements to existing workflows and test procedures

*TRC Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer and is willing to make a change or adjustment to a job or work environment that allows a qualified individual with a disability to satisfactorily perform the essential functions of a particular job.
**Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

Other Duties and Responsibilities
  • Learn customer test objectives and communicate objectives to supporting BU’s
  • Develop and coordinate project budgets and proposals based upon customer objectives and supporting BU inputs
  • Develop test plans and procedures based upon customers’ needs and processes involved
  • Travel to off-site customers, trade shows, and technical session sites
  • Communicate test plans, proposals, non-conformances, and project status to internal and external customers
  • Manage project budgets
  • Test methodologies and devices
  • Assist engineering technicians and project managers in accomplishing project tasks
  • Make technical decisions with assistance
  • Present proposals and report test results before customer representatives
  • Support TRC Inc.’s Quality and EH&S (Environmental, Health, and Safety) efforts
  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or related technical field is required
  • 2 years of professional experience preferred
  • 2+ years of testing and system validation experience preferred
  • Basic understanding of data acquisition systems and instrumentation
  • Familiarity with vehicle systems and sub-systems
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills
  • General knowledge of computers including work processing and data analysis software
  • Proficient in technical report writing
  • Demonstrated project management skills
  • Demonstrated ability working with cross-functional teams

Working conditions
  • Standard office, climate-controlled environment
  • May be exposed to temperatures below 0 degree and above 95 degrees
  • May be exposed to inclement weather
  • May be exposed to hazardous chemicals, such as gas, oil, and paint

Physical requirements
  • Must be able to remain in a stationary position for an extended period of time
  • Ability to operate a computer and other office equipment
  • Ability to communicate with customers and co-workers

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It is the policy of TRC Inc. to provide equal opportunity in all areas of employment practices, without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation (LGBTQIA+), veteran status, or any other reason prohibited by law.


Job Summary
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Hours per Week
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
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