What to Expect
As a Crash Test Engineer, you will work as a member of Tesla's Passive Safety test team primarily based in Austin, TX. The main objective of this role is to conduct crash testing required to develop vehicle components, vehicle restraint systems, vehicle sensing strategies, as well as to conduct regulatory and consumer rating tests to evaluate current and future vehicle designs. In this position you will coordinate testing execution and be responsible for the physical set up of tests and for all aspects of test preparation, test execution and post-test analysis. You will collaborate closely with test technicians for day-to-day test responsibilities in the crash lab. Working with CAE and product design engineers, you will also be responsible for test request generation, data processing and reporting.
What You'll Do
Divide up and precisely communicate day to day test related responsibilities among the technician group to maintain daily lab efficiency and to keep up with a challenging test schedule
Process and interpret test data, generating the appropriate graphs and plots required to communicate test results
What You'll Bring
Experience working in cross functional teams to drive product development
A go-getter attitude, fine attention to detail, desire to do things right, and a passion for saving lives