AVL North America

Dyno Test Tech II

Job Location US
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(2/26/2018 2:54 PM)


AVL Powertrain Engineering, Inc. is looking for a dyno test tech with at least 3 years of applicable experience.  Qualified candidates should also possess proficient communication skills with team members and customers.  This opportunity is on 2nd shift and will work from 2:30 pm - 11:00 pm at the AVL Plymouth location. 


The Dyno Test Technician II will set up, operate, and tear down experimental test components (engine, batteries, drivetrain etc…) in a test cell or test environment. In addition, the role will support other activities related to lab operations including calibration, maintenance, and housekeeping.


Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. Employer will not sponsor an applicant for a work visa for this position.


  • Performs test part installation and removal.
  • Conducts and observes standardized tests following test parameters and, as required, obtains and records data or ensures data has been captured by an automated system.
  • Troubleshoots problems encountered with test equipment or other items associated with conducting tests in field of specialization.
  • Conducts routine maintenance and repair on equipment, test components, etc. following established schedules and procedures.
  • Fabricates equipment and testing apparatus components following blueprints, engineering schematics, equipment manuals, handwritten or drawn notes.
  • Uses PC to generate reports and to store and retrieve data, including inventory maintenance, and ordering procedures.
  • Engages in safe work practices and advises supervisor on improvements to test equipment fabrication, installation, and operation to ensure a safe laboratory operation.
  • Maintains a clean, professional, and organized work environment and appearance.
  • Communicates test status and results with internal and external customers.


  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • 3-5+ years of experience in area of expertise
  • Technical Schooling preferred
  • Computer proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Read and follow schematics; equipment manuals; blueprints and drawings; and sample preparation and testing procedures.
  • Application of mathematical functions such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, and percentages.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent housekeeping and organization skills.
  • May require associate’s degree or equivalent training and 2-7 years of experience in the field or related area. 
  • Familiar with standard concepts, practices, procedures, and equipment associated with dynamometer lab testing.
  • Rely on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
  • Work under general supervision.


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