The brand new SEMA Garage Detroit is seeking a Garage Mechanic to join the growing team at our state of the art facility.
Responsible for assistance in day-to-day operation of the SEMA Garage-Detroit, including support of the Emissions Lab, Install Center and ADAS Research facilities. Must have familiarity with all forms of engines, must be willing to learn how to perform driving cycles on a dynamometer for FTP, US06 and SC03 drive traces, and become familiar with ADAS equipment functionality. Mechanic will be responsible for installation of aftermarket products and general maintenance and repair of vehicles under the direction of the Lab Manager, ADAS Engineer or General Manager.
The SEMA Garage Mechanic will be the primary mechanic for vehicle modification or product installation to prepare for testing, such as Superchargers, Air Intake systems, Intercoolers, Exhaust Headers, and other devices for Emissions testing
The Mechanic will also be responsible for installation of suspension, wheels, tires, bumpers, and other components that may require ADAS testing
The Mechanic will learn to perform regular driving cycles on dynamometer under the direction of the Lab Manager
The Mechanic will be responsible for operation of the Superflow 4WD HP chassis dynamometer
PRIMARY SKILLS & DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Knowledge of automotive engines is required
Experience in vehicle engine modification is required
Sufficient experience to identify problems or faults in engines or modifications to engines
Familiarity with vehicle suspension, brake, and body components
Dedicated to the importance of maintaining complete transparency with SEMA staff, insofar as possible bias toward the Association or its member companies could be perceived.
Knowledgeable about the Specialty Automotive Aftermarket parts industry and familiar with the range of parts and systems that typify this market segment
Excellent communication skills
Valid drivers license and a clean driving record is required.
A love for cars, trucks and SUVs is the motivating force behind the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA). This trade association consists of a diverse group of manufacturers, distributors, retailers, publishing companies, auto restorers, builders, restylers, car clubs, race teams and more. From performance products for street and race applications to accessories for late-model automobiles and light-duty trucks, SEMA-member companies contribute to the vitality and strength of a $42-billion-a-year retail industry.
SEMA is a non-profit association which behaves like a business. Its mission is to help its individual and business membership base succeed and prosper. Its members are the producers and marketers of specialty automotive products for cars, trucks and SUVs.
SEMA helps its members make smarter business decisions; save money through group buying power; and network with key businesses in the industry.
In addition to numerous member benefit programs, SEMA plays an active role in convening the industry through a variety of world class events. Each fall the SEMA Show is the industry’s largest (and in fact one of the world’s largest) trade shows, bringing together every segment of the automotive industry, from hot-rods and off-roads, to mobile electronics and collision repair. With more than 2,000 exhibiting companies and attendees from all over the world, the SEMA Show is where the hottest, newest automotive products debut. More information about this event is available at www.semashow.com.
A love for cars, trucks and SUVs is the motivating force behind the Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA). This trade association consists of a diverse group of manufacturers, distributors, retailers, publishing companies, auto restorers, street-rod builders, restylers, car clubs, race teams and more. Our organization performs many services for its members and for the hobby as a whole. Perhaps most importantly, SEMA works hard to protect consumers’ rights to drive accessorized, customized and vintage vehicles. Every year, SEMA also presents an enormous trade show in Las Vegas. This is where manufacturers unveil their latest offerings, while buyers, distributors and members of the press walk their feet off to see it all. Visit SEMAShow.com for more information.