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Fuel Economy Technician- First shift) in Ann Arbor, MI at GTA

Date Posted: 8/2/2018

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Ann Arbor, MI
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Job Description

GTA is unable to hire candidates that require H1-B visas to work in the U.S. If you require an H1-B, please don't apply.

Title: Fuel Economy Technician 18-00457
Location: Ann Arbor, MI
Pay rate: $19/hr - $22/hr
Additional Benefits: Healthcare, Dental, Vision, 401(k), company paid holidays and more!
Type of hire: contract
(2 openings)

Our OEM client is seeking 2 Fuel Economy Technicians who has a minimum 3-4 years of hands on technician experience (dealer or Independent shop).
There are 2 openings


Technical work
  • General Maintenance and parts exchange of Toyota, Lexus and competitor vehicles
  • Setup Instrumentation; Install/calibrate/ remove all test equipment for Fuel Economy Testing
  • Perform basic machine shop tasks and fabrication, including welding

Chassis Dynamometer Testing
  • Install/remove vehicles on a chassis dynamometer
  • Drive vehicles on chassis dynamometer
  • With training complete road load derivation on chassis dynamometer
  • Monitor testing and verify test integrity
  • With Training operate chassis dynamometer

Create/Input Documentation
  • Write and issue daily report emails
  • Help write or update standard work procedure document
  • Create/maintain Excel spreadsheets for engine test data
  • Photograph vehicles for testing documentation

  • Min 3-4 years of hands on technician experience (dealer or Independent shop)
  • Able to safely perform work in a fast pace environment w/ minimal supervision
  • Ability to gather and understand vehicle data
  • Basic (working level) knowledge of Microsoft office (Excel, Outlook, Power Point, Word)
  • Ability to efficiently read and understand automotive wiring diagrams
  • Good understanding of current automotive fuel injection / ignition systems
  • Diagnostics skills of automotive Powertrain issues.
  • Passion for constant learning and understanding new automotive technologies

  • Engine Performance ASE or L1
  • R&D experience
  • Able to drive manual transmission
  • Experience driving on chassis dynamometer

Required Minimum Education and Experience
  • High School Diploma
  • Minimum 3 years technician experience at dealership or independent repair facility
  • Experience in diagnosis of current automotive Powertrain related issues

Personal Protective Equipment {PPE)
Contract company to provide the following (when required):

1. Prescription Safety Glasses, If required. safety eyewear must conform to the ANSI
(American National Standards Institute) Z87.1-1989.
2. Safety Shoes (EH and/or SD) specific to job function - EH, rated at EH - ASTM F2412-05 &
ASTM, F2413-05) - SD, rated at- (SD -ASTM F2413-05)
3. Contractor must provide their own work clothes

Please acknowledge that you understand that your answers to the following questionnaire will be part of your submittal to our client, and that you will answer each question as thoroughly and professionally as possible
  1. Please provide details of any specific achievement(s) that you would like to highlight from your career that would make you a great fit for this position?
  2. What is the highest level of education you have completed? Which field of study is this degree in and from which university did you graduate?
  3. Are you currently working? If not, when was your last day of employment?
  4. What is your 'acceptable? and 'ideal base? compensation for this position? We would like to make sure we don't price you out of consideration, but you know what the numbers are that you need (Please Do Not put negotiable)
  5. When would you be available to interview and start this position, if selected?
  6. If you currently do not live near the job location and the commute is too far for you, are you willing and able to relocate at your own expense?
  7. Do you require a visa sponsorship? If you currently have sponsorship, other than a TN visa, please state the type of sponsorship and when it will expire. Please give month and year. If you are able to receive extensions to the sponsorship, please note how many additional years

If you are able to refer a person we do hire, we can offer up to $250 for contractors after they are on the job for 90 days and up to $500 for direct hires after they are on the job between 90 days to 180 days, depending on customer payment terms