Calspan Corporation Calibration Technician in Buffalo, New York
The Calspan Automotive Crash Facility, located in Buffalo, NY, is an international leader in automotive crash testing and is always improving and advancing the science. Working in Calspan’s new, fully enclosed automotive crash test facility with its MESSRING propulsion system and micro track, the ideal candidate will be a self-starter working in a “hands on” position.
Maintains and calibrates Anthropomorphic Test Devices (ATDs) otherwise referred to as “Crash Test Dummies.” These devices simulate the dimensions, weight proportions and articulation of the human body, and are usually instrumented to record data about the dynamic behavior of the ATD in vehicle impacts.
Set up ATD verification tests, conduct tests, and document results, principally electro/mechanical tests of the ATD’s force, torque and acceleration sensors
Troubleshoot mechanical, electrical and electronic problems with ATDs by inspecting wiring, connectors and umbilical covering for damage; inspecting mechanical components for breakage and proper fit, form and function. Order parts and perform repairs as necessary.
Disassemble and reassemble Anthropomorphic Test Devices (ATDs) as well as the associated electronic instruments and parts.
Interpret ATD verification test and assembly requirements from government regulations, industry user manuals, and industry recommended practices.
Preferred Education / Experience:
AAS in Engineering,
Calibration Technician Certification,
3+ year, or
A combination of education and experience equivalent to above
Preferred Knowledge / Ability:
Troubleshooting mechanical, electrical, data collections and measurement device problems
Solder and make electrical connections
Use volt meters to check continuity and voltage
Job ID: 2019-1189
External Company Name: Calspan Corporation
External Company URL: https://www.calspan.com/
Street: 4455 Genesee Street