The Powerteq calibrator position performs responsibilities in development of vehicle calibrations to include evaluating OEM stock calibrations, defining tuning tables, developing files/templates in tuning software, and supporting all platform tune files. The job responsibilities of the calibrator ensure that Powerteq products and services meet customer expectations, company strategy, and corporate targets. The calibrator will be responsible for supporting new application coverage for existing products, sustainment tasking related to active & legacy product tuning, and validation/testing support. The calibrator must also work with the team of Powerteq counterparts within Marketing, Production, Procurement, and Sales to ensure all stakeholders’ needs are well represented.
Develops calibration files for main OEMs to use in Powerteq automotive performance tuning devices
Supports existing product tuning by evaluating issues/errors and fixing to meet customer’s expectations
Analyzes and clarifies new calibration file definitions for baseline on developing new calibration files
Uses software and database systems to support products and calibrations
Performing dyno tests on calibration developed and providing detail dyno plots.
Provides input for product and software design team efforts, assisting efforts of other engineering team personnel
Experience in programming vehicles using industry tools and devices
Experience in powertrain knowledge (gasoline, hybrid, and diesel) control
Experience in Decompiler/Disassembly tools: IDAPro
Experience in Hex editing tools. Hexedit, Hex Workshop, or similar
H/W Experience: Installing and removing PCMs and TCMs from vehicles
Experience in Loading/Unloading vehicles from dyno and performing dyno runs
Very detail oriented
Excellent communication skills, both written and oral
Self-starter with initiative
Ideal Profile / Qualifications
Industry experience or passion for the industry. Understands industry trends, competitors, and consumers. Loves vehicles, racing, power, speed, performance, aka “going fast”
Drive. Has a good track record of taking initiative and intelligent risks and is willing to get hands dirty and make sure the job gets done
Analytical and financial aptitude. Understands setting objectives and measurement systems.
Vision and implementation. Excited to put “his or her stamp” on the engineering work and take ownership
Team Player. Able to take on any challenge and ask for assistance from various departments to complete important cross-functional projects
Leadership and Communication skills. Very strong written and oral communication skills. Has successfully managed college projects and is able to inspire teammates
Education. Trade-School or similar can offset schooling with 8-10 years of calibration experience on multiple tuning platforms.
Powerteq LLC is a leader in the automotive performance tuning aftermarket and has top-tier products for their portfolio. DiabloSport, Edge Products, and Superchips are brands operated by Powerteq. Powerteq has offices outside Salt Lake City (Ogden, Utah) and Orlando (Sanford, FL) designing, manufacturing and selling products under these industry-leading name brands.