ClearFlame Engines, Inc. Genset Calibration Engineer Columbus, IN · Full time

In this role applicants will be responsible for developing and optimizing the calibration of heavy-duty engines and Gensets to meet performance targets. Experience working in a test cell and in vehicle is desired. Candidates should be familiar with and experienced in troubleshooting control systems, writing, and executing test requests. Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment and able to communicate well with others.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Calibration of engine control (EFI/OBD) 
  • Complete engine calibration in accordance with procedures to meet regulations and other performance targets (emission, fuel economy, power, drivability and OBD) 
  • Prepare and manage calibration and resource schedule to meet development deadlines 
  • Test preparation, data collection, data analysis, and technical report creation on a regular basis 
  • Build successful relationship with test cell technician group. 
  • Conduct vehicle testing and development under extreme environmental conditions (hot, cold, high altitude) 
  • Taking part in one of many engine calibration tasks within the team, all with the goal of having optimal fuel economy and performance within the defined constraints. 
  • Design platform for processes related to ECM calibrations like speedometer/ odometer, fuel measurer and other diagnostics. 
  • Taking initiative to constantly improve tools and processes. 
  • Documentation of test results, tool usage and possible improvements 
  • Collaboration in teams to support several different projects. 
  • Provide support to after sales groups in validation and release of running change software 

Education and Experience Requirements 

  • A Bachelor’s Degree (or higher) in Mechanical Engineering, Automotive Technology or equivalent 
  • Engine testing experience, preferably on heavy duty diesel engines, including experience in data acquisition, data analytics and knowledge of ATI/Inca (or comparable calibration tools) 
  • Preferred 5 plus years’ experience in heavy duty truck engine calibration & diesel Genets 
  • Thorough understanding of internal combustion engine theory/practice 
  • Product development experience and understanding of industry standards such as Carb Title 13, 40CFR- 1039, 40CFR-1065, 40CFR-1068, ISO-8528. 
  • Experience investigating technical issues and creating effective technical solutions. 
  • Proficiency in MS Office 

Preferred Skills and Experience  

  • Master's Degree in Mechanical Engineering  
  • Matlab & Simulink (modeling and scripting) 
  • J1939 and OBD-II 

Physical Requirements 

  • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer 
  • Standing, bending, stooping, kneeling and hands on work around engines. 
  • Must be able to lift 25 lb. unassisted at times. 
  • Travel up to 15% per month 
  • The position location is in a lab facility in Columbus, IN