Test Driver

Posting ID : A1068496121
Date Posted : 2015-08-19
Category : Customer Service

Kett Engineering, established in 1953, a leader in the automotive testing industry is in need of Test Drivers to work directly with one of our prestigious automotive customers in Fairbanks, AK supporting their winter test project starting in late September through approximately the end of the year. There are two shifts available and drivers will be working 6 days a week with Sundays off. Travel is required up to 2 weeks at a time working from another test location in northern AK. Drivers will either drive or be flown to and from the other test site as needed.

Pay is dependent on shift:
2nd shift: $12.60/hr.
3rd shift: $13.20/hr.

Description: The test driver will drive durability test vehicles on predetermined test routes in order to gather data for manufacturer test engineers. We are seeking technically knowledgeable drivers who will be trained to work on this project,who are reliable and report directly to customers. Can support test trips, support engineering teams, operate data loggers. We can only consider candidates who have a working knowledge of how to operate current automotive electronics such as bluetooth connectivity to the latest smart phones, navigation systems, etc.

All Test Drivers will:
Drive vehicles and perform all assigned tasks with safety as first consideration
Drive all assigned vehicles in a responsible manner, while obeying all traffic laws and any other rules, procedures, and special instructions prescribed by management, and customers
Display excellent demonstrated driving skills documented by a supervised field evaluation and a good driving history acknowledged by DMV records
Maintain the integrity of the test route and procedures
Observe and record (in written logs and reports) required data per work instructions
Perform basic supervised mechanical service of vehicles as required
Maintain a professional manner, in deed, work and dress. Perform other duties as required by management and the customer

Key Responsibilities:
Promote safety awareness and assure compliance with all safety practices
Complete training in all paperwork, reporting procedures and practices as per work instruction
Contribute to a positive work environment and promote overall team effort
Focus on meeting and exceeding customer expectations. Good communication skills, verbal and written
Ability to complete concise and accurate documentation

Valid driver's license for a minimum of 7 years
Clean driving record (3 years without a moving violation or at-fault accident)
Expert winter driving skills a must
Must be expert at driving a manual transmission vehicle
High school diploma or GED

To Apply: respond to this posting and request and application.

If you would like to learn more about Kett Engineering, please visit our website at www.ketteng.com

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