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Test Engineer - Autonomous Vehicles

Company: CTR Corporation
Location: Newport News
Posted on: November 17, 2021

Job Description:

TEST ENGINEER - AUTONOMOUS VEHICLES POSITION w. Excellent Benefits INDUSTRY: MANUFACTURING R&D LOCATION: NEWPORT NEWS, VA SUMMARY: Assist in testing components and systems for use in autonomous vehicles. Report the test results and assist with the planning and designing of tests. The focus will be on autonomous heavy equipment.

  • Work with Engineers and Technicians performing tests on heavy equipment and systems.
  • Read and interpret maintenance and operating manuals, drawings, schematics, and engineering reports.
  • Write technical report to summarize the test results
  • Utilize data analysis software to verify data integrity during testing Job Requirements:REQUIREMENTS:
    • Associates degree in an Engineering related field, and 3 years of experience OR 6 years of progressive related engineering experience, OR equivalent combination. Preferred: Bachelor---s degree in mechanical engineering or related field and 3 years of related experience
    • Recent graduates with Bachelor's in Mechanical Engineering and experience with self-powered vehicle and autonomous driving of the vehicle will be considered. (Participants in Baja SAE, Auto Drive Challenge, Formula Hybrid, Formula SAE, Formula SAE Electric highly desired).
    • Knowledge of 3D drafting tools or Computer-Aided Design (CAD) or drafting equipment/software.
    • Experience with Pro-E or 3D CAD software preferred
    • Knowledge of FEA (Finite Element Analysis)
    • Knowledge of analysis techniques required for testing noise, vibration, and metal fatigue.
    • Knowledge of technical principles involving heavy equipment operation and control
    • Knowledge of basic electrical and computer concepts to conduct testing.
    • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance manuals, and engineering test procedures.
    • Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as algebra, calculus, and fundamentals of geometry and trigonometry
    • Travel may be required up to 30% at the request of client.
    • Must possess and maintain valid driver---s license
    • Must have or have the ability to obtain a passport. Preferred:
      • Experience developing or testing autonomous vehicles, ideally with off high way equipment.
      • Experience using steering robots, high precision inertial GPS units, inflatable vehicle targets, pedestrian dummies and Autonomous Driving Test Equipment.
      • Experience using data acquisition equipment, perception sensors such as LIDAR, Radar stereo vision and Inertial GPS systems.
      • Experience operating, testing, and troubleshooting autonomous heavy equipment highly desired EOE M/F

Keywords: CTR Corporation, Newport News , Test Engineer - Autonomous Vehicles, Engineering , Newport News, Virginia

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