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Calspan Corporation Electrical Engineering Technician - Automotive Crash in Buffalo, New York

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. Working in Calspan’s new, fully enclosed automotive crash test facility with its MESSRING propulsion system and micro track, the Electrical Engineering Technician will support test lab operations and maintenance.

The Electrical Engineering Technician will be working in full vehicle automotive crash operating area, maintaining and upgrading equipment to support laboratory crash testing. The Technician will also test systems maintenance, including electrical and software systems for data production and quality control.

  • Maintain, repair and upgrade test systems to maximize operational availability, and the fidelity and accuracy of all test data. Manage equipment calibration, repairs and procurement.

  • Help maintain and improve controls and data acquisition systems on test machine including setup of instrumentation, programming in Matlab, Python, Labview, PLC. Provide support to controls engineer and testing staff on an on-going basis.

  • Maintain, improve and document data processing work-flows. Support testing staff to ensure consistent and accurate data processing results. Work on existing code in Matlab, Python, LabView.

  • Operate test machine, produce data as required by customer on an as needed basis. Understand all facets of testing and be able to fill operator vacancies periodically.

Preferred Education / Experience:

  • AAS in Electrical Engineering Technology or similar in related discipline

  • 3+ years in related discipline or;

  • A combination of education and experience equivalent to above

Preferred Knowledge / Ability:

  • Troubleshooting mechanical or electrical problems

  • Electrical and electronic principles

  • Perform operations and execute test procedures for engineering, scientific, or real-time data acquisition

  • Read and interpret engineering plans and specifications

  • Testing and inspection principles and procedures

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office software

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, 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.

Job ID: 2022-1900

External Company Name: Calspan Corporation

External Company URL:

Street: 4455 Genesee Street