Oil & Gas Exploration/Production

Engine Laboratory Technician


Strategic Staffing Solutions

Engine Laboratory Technician

: 6 months

Location: Richmond, CA

Leading Oil and Gas Client

Role Summary:

The Engine Laboratory (CREL) is a customer-focused service group within the leading energy company that supports client research activities used to develop and evaluate performance of fuels (gasoline/diesel) and fuel additives. CREL conducts engine tests using vehicles, automotive engine test stands, and specialized research engines.

Required Qualifications: 0-2 years of experience with:

  • -Experience working with automotive engines or mechanical systems
  • -Formal technical training in automotive mechanic/technology (ASE Certified or similar certification).
  • -Experience working in a technical environment.
  • -General engine knowledge through recent education or work experience as a mechanic.
  • -Monitoring and adjusting process control systems.
  • -Formal training in electronic instrumentation.
  • -Basic math skills (algebra).
  • -Excellent teamwork skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • -Basic computer skills, experience with MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook).
  • -Formal training in automotive technology, electronics, or automated control systems
  • -Experience working shift work / off hours (highly desirable).


  • -High school diploma (or equivalent)

***There are 3 shifts (morning, swing, grave) the worker is expected to be available for all three. The worker will work each shift two months at a time

  • -Morning Shift: 6am-2pm; Swing Shift: 2pm-10pm; Grave Shift: 10pm-6am
  • -First 6 weeks will be training: 2 weeks morning shift, 2 weeks swing shift, 2 weeks grave shift
  • -Every 2 months will alternate shifts AND days of week working (Monday-Friday or Wednesday-Sunday)***

Job ID: JOB-174456
Publish Date: 21 Jul 2021

Tagged as: Engine Laboratory Technician