Powertrain Driver Mechanic

At FCA, we want to empower you to bring your best. That is why we strive to create an environment where our core values of Innovation, Leadership, Passion, Cooperation, and Responsibility can thrive. At FCA, you will work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment with people who exemplify the entrepreneurial spirit and work together as a team to continually think bigger and bolder. FCA is creating a global industrial powerhouse. Every new day and new challenge brings the opportunity to drive your future. You'll get involved. You'll take risks. You'll leave your mark. Come and blaze new trails with us!

The FCA Powertrain organization is currently seeking multiple Powertrain Test Mechanics to join the team at the FCA Headquarters and Technology Center in Auburn Hills, MI. The Mechanic will work within the powertrain labs at CPG. The Mechanic may be responsible for diverse work assignments ranging from engine and transmission build/test to full vehicle testing.The Mechanic's responsibilities include testing and maintenance on new engines/transmissions/vehicles in a test cell environment.

Additional job responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Moving powertrains and/or vehicles into and out of test-cells and park/soak locations
  • Installing powertrains and/or vehicles onto dynamometers with full emissions and data collection systems and instrumentation
  • Fabricating components to support testing; maintaining test articles; diagnosing testing or test article issues; repairing test articles; monitoring testing; and maintaining test cell operation
  • Driving or conducting testing to the prescribed test-schedules
  • Stay up-to-date on all trainings and participation in continuous-improvement and performance-and-leadership activities

Basic Qualifications:

  • High school diploma, GED or the equivalent
  • Minimum 2 years of auto service experience required
  • Understanding of engine mechanical operation and fuel systems (gasoline, diesel, PHEV, HEV)
  • Basic computer skills
  • Highly motivated self-starter, able to work on own with limited direction and supervision
  • Ability to use various measurement tools (micrometers, dial indicators, bore gauges, etc.)
  • Ability to multi task working on multiple jobs at once
  • Ability to communicate concerns and findings clearly to engineering
  • Must have a valid driver's license with no physical restrictions
  • Must be able to drive a manual transmission
  • Flexible work schedule (2nd or 3rdshift, holidays, weekends)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Two-year college degree (Associates in Applied Science degree in Auto Mechanics)
  • ASE or Michigan State Certification (engine repair)
  • 3 years of experience in lab environment running emissions/performance/durability testing, or engine/transmission build up or failure analysis
  • Welding skills (TIG and MIG)
  • Dealership or general experience working on FCA engines (diesel, internal combustion, HEV, PHEV)
  • Experience with test controllers, instrumentation; thermocouples, shunts, transducers and sensors
  • Experience with fixture and fabrication welding

Don't Be Fooled

The fraudster will send a check to the victim who has accepted a job. The check can be for multiple reasons such as signing bonus, supplies, etc. The victim will be instructed to deposit the check and use the money for any of these reasons and then instructed to send the remaining funds to the fraudster. The check will bounce and the victim is left responsible.

More Jobs

Automotive Technician / Mechanic
Jackson, MI Bridgestone Americas, Inc
Mechanical Maintenance Technician
Alpena, MI Holcim (US) Inc.
Diesel Technician/Mechanic II
Warren, MI Penske
Diesel Technician/Mechanic III - Entry Level
Grand Rapids, MI Penske
Pump Repair Mechanic II - Detroit, MI
Detroit, MI Xylem
Automotive Technician / Mechanic
Kalamazoo, MI Bridgestone Americas, Inc