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DATE ADDED: Fri 12/10/2018

OBD Calibration Engineer

Detroit, USA


Job Description

Direct hire position with our automotive client: 

OBD Calibration Engineer:

Apply engineering principles and data analysis techniques to develop and calibrate heavy-duty on-highway diesel engine diagnostic strategies for the purpose of meeting CARB Heavy-Duty OBD regulations. The scope of responsibility includes understanding and interpreting OBD regulatory requirements, processing and organizing data for analysis, maintaining and completing related DVP&R, and performing calibration and validation of diagnostic monitors.


•   Define requirements for diagnostic monitoring strategies based on the interpretation of the OBD regulations

•        Create and optimize diagnostic algorithms used to monitor engine emissions control systems as required by the OBD regulations

•        Create, maintain, and/or execute test plans, and lead related activities, to fulfill requirements contained within the diagnostic monitor Design Verification Plan & Report (DVP&R)

•        Calibrate OBD monitors to meet targets dictated by CARB OBD regulations and by Daimler performance criteria

•        Assess monitor performance by reviewing data gathered in performance test cells, engineering vehicles, and reliability growth fleets

•        Develop and apply statistical techniques to aid in the validation of diagnostic performance

•        Plan, execute, and document tests as needed to calibrate and validate OBD monitors

•        Optimize diagnostic strategies through simulation and analysis activities

•        Participate in local and global design reviews of diagnostic system features related to the monitoring strategy of the emissions control system.

•        Focus on continuously improving methods, tools, process, etc. used regularly on the job

•        Analyze and provide creative, technically-feasible solutions to problems encountered in validation and production.



Bachelor’s degree in Electrical or mechanical Engineering required. Master degree preferred.

•           Familiarity with US EPA/CARB OBD regulations

•           Experience developing and/or calibrating on-board diagnostics (OBD) strategies for combustion engines

•           Experience with engine calibration methods and techniques

•           Fundamental understanding of diesel engine operation and/or design

•           Familiarity with industry-standard calibration tools

•           Experience preparing technical presentations


Contact: Rashmi Upadhyaya


Role: OBD Calibration Engineer
Job Type:
Location: Detroit,

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