In-Use Emissions Testing - Technical Specialist
Columbus , Indiana
November 24, 2017
Applies specialized knowledge of engineering principles and practices across various areas and projects. Specifies, designs and maintains test environment and instrumentation in support of product development and evaluation requirements. Develops laboratory-controlled test processes to evaluate product performance. May conduct experiments, analyze data and document results. Works collaboratively with other engineering disciplines to meet new requirements.

Applies technical expertise on complex components or projects with minimal supervision.
Leads small projects or portions of large projects.
Provides technical direction for a project or a project team.
Participates as a key contributor and is accountable for project success.
Influences at department or program management level.
Provides input on program-related decisions.
Proposes innovative initiatives and projects.
Demonstrates depth of knowledge of engineering discipline(s) and leverages expertise on other projects.
Troubleshoots complex problems and recommends appropriate actions.
Assists with the transfer of knowledge; coaches and mentors less experienced engineers.
Project Management - Has a good understanding of and effectively applies project management techniques in low to moderately complex projects.

Measurement Uncertainty Analysis - Able to analyze and document measurement uncertainty of test systems and processes. Ability to develop new uncertainty models using the GUM method, identify type A and B contributors and calculate sensitivity coefficients.

Test System Design And Diagnostics - Able to design and configure test equipment according to established practices. A strong understanding of sensors, computerized data acquisition and control systems, and ability to select appropriate components for specific test requirements. Working knowledge of common control loop techniques and ability to diagnose system failures.

Analyze Issues - Solid understanding of how to analyze issues. Demonstrates use of analysis skills to learn and analyze information in a timely way. Understands complex concepts and problems and identifies how they relate to key processes. Applies accurate logic in solving problems. Differentiates what is critical and what is important while not getting bogged down in details.

Innovate - Generates new ideas; goes beyond the status quo; recognizes the need for new or modified approaches; brings perspectives and approaches together, combining them in creative ways. Some knowledge or awareness of innovation. Approaches problems with curiosity and open mindedness. Generates new ideas within area of responsibility. Contributes own perspective in collaborative innovation efforts.

Education, Licenses, Certifications
College, University, or equivalent degree in Engineering required. Advanced degrees are a benefit. Experience
Significant level of relevant work experience required. Five or more years experience in a similar discipline.
This position will have a focus on improving data processing efficiency by developing new tools and processes through scripting. Proficiency with Excel and Matlab will be necessary for this position. Experience with AVL Concerto is a plus.
Responsibilities includes oversight/management of field deployment of Portable Emissions Measurement Systems and all related support activities. The position will support field emissions testing projects/programs supporting both development and compliance functions. Conduct analysis of large emissions data sets with emphasis on improving the tools and efficiency of existing analysis tools.

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