Job Listing Description

Instrument Engineer


PDS Tech, Inc. is seeking a Intrument Engineer in Auburn Hills, MI.


  • The Instrument Engineer provides technical leadership in the repair, upgrade and calibration of dynamometer test systems, instrumentation and controls to support test equipment.  
  • Direct others in the field repair of test equipment, to maximize facility run time and assist technicians in their troubleshooting efforts.
  • Prioritize, direct, and provide assistance with bench repairs to meet field demand, coordinate outsourced repair parts, and manage service part inventories.
  • Perform work force management and provide customer interface.
  • Analyze department service metrics and develop process refinements to improve service.
  • Establish calibration and metrology best practices to achieve efficiency and accuracy.



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical, Electrical/Electronic, or equivalent Engineering disciplines.
  • 2+ years’ experience in AC & DC dynamometers, test cell instrumentation, test/control/PLC system development or support, or equipment calibration.
  • Electronics troubleshooting, electronic test and/or test system design, customer service background, failure mode analysis, and root cause analysis on powertrain test cell systems.
  • Exceptional organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple jobs and projects simultaneously. 
  • Must be able to work effectively with all levels of management and union represented employees. 
  • Self-motivated with good communication skills.

Preferred Requirements:

  • Master of Science degree in Electrical/ Electronic Engineering from an ABET accredited university.
  • 5+ years of experience with AC & DC motor/drive systems, control systems, computers, PLC, data acquisition systems, electronic components.
  • 5+ years of advanced emission measurement support including analyzers used to measure gas and diesel emissions and particulate measurement equipment and calibration of emission analyzers.
  • 5+ years of engine test support with an emphasis on test cell instrumentation & facility systems.
  • 2+ years’ experience analyzing and defining equipment upgrades.
  • 2+ years’ experience with the installation of new and modified test cells, particularly those installations involving new dynamometers and their controls.

Job Number: 1910103522
Job Location: Auburn Hills, MI
Duration: 12 months
Input Date: 09/04/2019
Attention: Katie Windhurst
Address: 11828 W CENTRAL STE 100
City, State: WICHITA, KS 67212-5129
Phone: 316/729-1800
800 Phone: 800/333-8644
Fax Phone: 316/729-1857

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