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Engine Verification Engineer Job



Mt Vernon, WA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, January 24, 2024

Requisition Summary

The PACCAR Global Engine team is looking for a driven Engine Verification Engineer to lead vehicle fleet testing and support current product with a specific focus on heavy-duty diesel engine performance of the North American PACCAR engine families. The selected individual will work closely with the global cross-functional team and be responsible for delivering the best performing emissions and OBD compliant engine calibrations for North America.

Company Information

PACCAR is a Fortune 500 company established in 1905. PACCAR Inc is recognized as a global leader in the commercial vehicle, financial, and customer service fields with internationally recognized brands such as Kenworth, Peterbilt, and DAF trucks. PACCAR is a global technology leader in the design, manufacture and customer support of premium light-, medium- and heavy-duty trucks under the Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF nameplates and also provides customized financial services, information technology and truck parts related to its principal business.

The PACCAR Technical Center provides engineering excellence to the truck, engine, and winch divisions of PACCAR Inc through innovative product development and testing. The Technical Center is located in the Skagit Valley about 65 miles north of Seattle, Washington.

Whether you want to design the transportation technology of tomorrow, support the staff functions of a dynamic, international leader, or build our excellent products and services — you can develop the career you desire with PACCAR. Get started!

Job Functions / Responsibilities

  • Lead testing of internal development test fleets to determine vehicle level durability and reliability of PACCAR engines.
  • Work in a cross-functional group and maintain the engine bill of materials for internal development vehicles
  • Collaborate with engineers to coordinate and plan vehicle level engine testing
  • Work in a cross functional global team to troubleshoot and determine root cause for defects found during development projects
  • Review data from vehicle testing and ensure quality results are achieved
  • Provide technical feedback on proposed calibration and hardware changes
  • Ensure proper communication and documentation of work conducted including updating processes and writing reports
  • Provide support to the running business and validation groups in troubleshooting defects observed on customer vehicles.


  • 5-8 years of relevant work experience in the automotive industry.
  • Knowledge of in-vehicle calibration and data acquisition systems, calibration tools, and engine control systems
  • Sound knowledge of OBD and regulatory requirements preferred.
  • Ability to summarize technical issues and communicate effectively multi-cultural environment.
  • Ability to work well independently and as part of a team.
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills
  • Ability to travel up to 10%


BS in appropriate technical field required, MS degree in technical field preferred

Paccar Benefits

As a U.S. PACCAR employee, you have a full range of benefit options including:

  • Competitive salary and 401k with up to a 5% company match
  • Fully funded pension plan that provides monthly benefits after retirement
  • Comprehensive paid time off – Minimum of 10 paid vacation days, 12 paid holidays, and sick leave
  • Tuition reimbursement for continued education
  • Medical, dental, and vision plans for you and your family
  • Flexible spending accounts (FSA) and health savings account (HSA)
  • Paid short-and long-term disability program
  • Life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance
  • EAP services including wellness plans, estate planning, financial counseling and more

Additional Job Board Information

PACCAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veteran/Disability. At PACCAR, we value talent and promote growth and development. We carefully consider numerous compensation factors, including your education, training, or experience. The salary range for Engine Calibration Engineer role is $93,000 - $145,500 annually. Additionally, this role is eligible for a full range of benefit options listed above. This role is also eligible for a holiday gift. #LI-ZP1