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Automotive/Engine Technician (1st, 2nd, & 3rd Shifts)

San Antonio, Texas, USA

Job Description:
Intertek is a leading quality solutions provider to industries worldwide. From auditing and inspection, to testing, training, advisory, quality assurance and certification, Intertek adds value for its customers by helping improve the quality and safety of their products, assets and processes. With a network of more than 1,000 laboratories and offices and over 36,000 people in more than 100 countries, Intertek supports companies’ success in the global marketplace, by helping customers to meet end users’ expectations for safety, sustainability, performance, integrity and desirability in virtually any market worldwide.

Intertek's Transportation Technologies business serves a number of consumer and commercial manufacturing industries, including: automotive, electric vehicles, rail, aerospace, marine and construction. Our global network of testing laboratories provides diverse, rapid testing and validation services to the transportation market, which includes everything from traditional cars and light duty trucks, commercial vehicles, airplanes, military ground transport vehicles, trains, marine vessels, motorcycles, lawn equipment, and more. We evaluate to industry standards and international regulations, and deliver top-tier testing for new and emerging markets such as electric/hybrid vehicles, charging components, automotive telematics, and aftermarket components.

The opportunity has arisen for a Technician to join this global organization which respects diverse perspectives, experiences and traditions as essential and values each employee’s contribution toward achieving our business objectives.


Essential duties and responsibilities:

Efficiently operates all types of assigned Gasoline/ Diesel engines within a lubricant testing laboratory. Performs minor maintenance functions, such as take oil samples, complete calculation for oil adds, spark plug changes, etc.

Reporting structure:
This position reports to Supervisor, Operations.

Examples of work:
Listed examples are illustrative and representative of the tasks required of this position and are not intended to
be complete or exclusive.

  • Manually or by interacting with an automated electronic data acquisition/control system, operates stationary engine testing apparatus in accordance with comprehensive written test procedures.
  • Manually, or with the aid of computerized control system, maintains test parameters within established test procedure limits. Manually records data required. Obtains, labels, and takes required oil samples and/or oil adds.
  • Responding to computer prompting, or as specified by written test procedures, corrects and records Air/Fuel Ratio, takes and records blow-by reading, and/or carries out any special operating instructions.
  • Standard workload capacity under normal conditions should not exceed operation of 7 engines
  • Performs daily lab cleaning duties to ensure orderliness and safety of all work area.
  • Assists and participates in cross training on GMLSPI and FLSPI
  • Responsible for complying with departmental ISO procedures.
  • Performs other duties as required by Lab Supervisor
  • Complies with all company and safety policies.


Required qualifications: 

  • Must have a HS education or GED equivalent.
  • A minimum of 6 months automotive experienced desired.
  • Must be capable of efficiently operating a standard workload capacity with ability to multi-task.
  • Legible handwriting, competency in basic math skills, and ability to follow oral and written instructions required.
  • Must be available for overtime assignments on short notice.

This position outline is a general guideline and does not represent all encompassing details. The position assumes that the incumbent has both the mental and physical requirements to carry out the above defined duties.

Intertek offers a salary and benefit package competitively placed within the local market. Intertek offers a culture where motivated, customer-oriented employees can flourish, experience professional fulfillment, and reach their highest potential. We offer medical, prescription, dental, vision, life and disability insurance plans, 401(k) with company match, paid time off (vacation, sick, holiday), Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Employee Assistance Program(EAP), tuition reimbursement, and more.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to veterans status oron the basis of disability. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.

Interested applicants can apply at; http://www.intertek.com/careers/positions/


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