Engine Technician-Aurora, CO-ETC

Company Name:
#### Primary Responsibilities
SGS Automotive Services N.A., a division of SGS Group based in Geneva Switzerland, provides commercial and statutory automotive related services to our clients in the US, Canada, and Mexico. SGS Automotive is a vehicle inspection company for the study, development and application of technologies for motor vehicle testing, diagnostics, repair, technician training, and information management.
Coupled with developing and managing Inspection and Maintenance programs, SGS also provides a wide range of commercial automotive industry inspection services such as New Car, Off-Lease, certified pre-owned, auction, B2B online, and dealer testing, inspection, and certification services. Recognized as the global benchmark for quality and integrity, we employ over 53,000 people and operate a network of more than 1,000 offices and laboratories around the world.
Responsible for performing emissions test procedures on vehicle chassis dynamometers and.
using other specialized test equipment such as SHEDs
Responsible for monitoring the accuracy and quality of all test data generated
Responsible for the installation of vehicles into the test cell, installing instrumentation, setting
up the test control interface, and maintenance of various measurement devices.
Position located in Aurora, CO
#### Reporting to
Test Engine Manager
#### Specific responsibilities
At all times, comply with SGS Code of Integrity and Professional Conduct
High attention to detail and highly professional appearance
Prepare, refuel, install and setup vehicles as necessary for testing
Follow documented procedures to properly execute test plans
Perform initial data quality checks
Configure test site for safe and optimal testing
Become proficient at using the test cell automation systems
Setup data channel configurations and test profiles; save data files in the specified formats
Assist facility and instrumentation engineers to maintain emissions analyzers and ensure
lumbing, air supply and fuel supply are adequate for each test configuration
Conduct vehicle maintenance and component changes
Fabricate and/or modify vehicle test components as required
Consistent exercise of independent judgment and discretion in matters of significance
Regular, consistent and punctual attendance
Ability to work nights, weekends, and variable
schedule(s) as necessary
Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned
#### Profile
Associates degree in automotive, diesel, engineering technology, and/or computer
technology or related work experience
Experience in engine or vehicle maintenance, repair, and diagnostic troubleshooting
Skilled use of Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Word and Excel
Ability to work nights, weekends, and variable schedule (s) as necessary
Effective at communicating operational issues and test quality issues to engineers and
Valid driving license
Ability and willingness to travel, sometimes on short notice
Reliable transportation
Must successfully pass drug screen and background check.
#### Skills
High level of integrity, ethics, and drive towards customer service with strong poise, tact,
and diplomacy
Strong orientation towards teamwork
Strong Verbal & Written Communication skills
Desire to work in fast paced, rapidly changing and results' oriented environment
High ability to manage time to prioritize competing tasks and demands being able to
successfully resolve them
Operate a vehicle test cell laboratory
Conduct vehicle performance and emissions tests in
Collaboration with an engineer
Maintain the vehicle and laboratory equipment
Ability to approach problems in a scientific manner and implement resolutions with minimal
Able to use motorized equipment to move vehicles and materials.
Able to bend, squat, and lift up to 50 lbs. stand or sit for up to two hours
Use basic hand and power tools to maintain vehicles and laboratory equipment
Use a MS Windows based computer including MS Word, Excel, Outlook and custom software
Able to read and interpret data to participate in data quality review and troubleshooting
#### Additional information
Demonstrates strong commitment to SGS HSE Policies, Procedures, and Work Instructions by
participating in safety meetings, completing required training, intervening in unsafe situations, refusing
unsafe work, and complying fully with all applicable laws and regulations related to HSE.
Responds appropriately to emergency situations and assists other staff members in maintaining
readiness'' ''to respond to emergencies within the workplace.
In accordance with the SGS HSE Management System requirements, disposes of, or directs the disposal
f, waste generated as a part of daily work performed in a safe manner and in compliance with all waste
transportation and disposal regulations and requirements.
Reports all incidents (actual incidents and near misses) in accordance with the SGS Incident Reporting
Uses all equipment (including safety equipment) in the manner intended and reports any damaged / lost
equipment to supervisor.
Maintain a safe and tidy worksite.
Maintains awareness of hazards and proposes controls to supervisor, HSE Representatives or relevant client / site contact.
Actively participates in incident investigations and risk assessments as deemed necessary by SGS
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily with or without reasonable accommodations. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
This job description should not be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements, but a general description of the job. Nothing contained herein restricts the company's rights to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.
SGS is an EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability employer.
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status or disability.
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Industry or Theme: Automotive
Functional Area: Inspection
Contract Type:
Reference Number: US04403
Listing Date: 09.04.2014 00
Closing Date: 09.04.2015 00

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