The Research Engineer is responsible for supporting automotive safety research in the areas of crash avoidance research primarily in the area of automated vehicle modeling, simulation and testing, working with engineers to conduct complex engineering testing and analyses, designing and implementing new standards, protocols, processes and equipment and providing technical reports and presentations to assist in planning and direction.
Development of analytical procedures for component and/or full-scale automated vehicle modeling, simulation, and testing
Conduct research relating to a wide variety of automated vehicle safety issues
Perform design analyses of automated vehicle safety systems
Make independent and competent technical decisions
Develop technical papers, task schedules, and test and/or research reports.
Help extend TRC’s technical credibility with current customers and develop new opportunities.
Prior experience and participation in technical committees preferred.
Collaborate with industry and academic partners in areas that strategically grow the value of TRC’s services to provide a one-stop shop for our customer’s verification needs while helping our internal team develop strategic capabilities in domains that include:
Vehicle Emissions, Energy, & Fuel Efficiency
Active Safety & Automated Driving
Automotive Fuels and Lubes
Reliability and Accelerated Life Testing
Virtual Testing and Simulation
Vehicle Aerodynamics and Aeroacoustics
Automotive Design and Manufacturing
*TRC Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer and is willing to make a change or adjustment to a job or work environment that allows a qualified individual with a disability to satisfactorily perform the essential functions of a particular job. **Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.
Other Duties and Responsibilities (Non-Essential Functions)
Completion of customer support in a timely, error-free, and competitive manner
Work in a team and independently to reach technical project goals
Critically evaluate and correct deficiencies in technical proposals, plans, and reports
Attend professional society and technical committee meetings
Support TRC Inc.’s Quality and EH&S (Environmental, Health, and Safety) efforts
Complete projects on-time, on-budget, and on-strategy.
Provide regular updates to management on key project performance metrics.
It is the policy of TRC Inc. to provide equal opportunity in all areas of employment practices, without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation (LGBTQIA+), veteran status, or any other reason prohibited by law.