Technician II - Crash Test

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Headquartered in Dublin, Ohio, Goken America is an Engineering Services and Product Development company founded in 2004. At Goken America we strive to expand and deliver upon our company motto of “Creating Something Different”. We are continually striving to strengthen our organization, and are always seeking talented individuals who have a strong desire to work in an environment where they can make a difference.


Our “Vision” is to empower our associates to affect change wherever change is needed. Our “Mission” is that in building trust we foster greatness is our people, excellence in our clients and impact in our communities.


Goken America provides an excellent benefits package, one month of paid time off per year and a very competitive compensation plan. In addition, when applicable, we will also provide relocation assistance, temporary housing, visa support and other fringe benefits


  • Works in a team setting but has direct responsibility for tests.
  • Works directly with Crash Test engineer to overcome technical issues.
  • Confirms Written and photo-documentation is complete and stored in appropriate location,
  • Reviews test plan and prepares instrumentation and Data Acquisition System (DAS) for test request.
  • Knowledge of complete sled schedule to maintain assigned test schedule. 
  • Understands DTS DAS.
  • Insures the correct assembly of components to produce the requested data. 
  • Can build TSF (test set-up files) from SIF (Sensor input files) and make file adjustments for specific applications. 
  • Installs DAS with proper attention to equipment survivability.
  • Understand test modes, including regulations that allow the technician to make suggestions and changes to produce desired test outcome.
  • Selects and applies instrumentation to the test vehicle
  • Has the skill to apply each instrument properly to insure correct data collection.
  • Performs DAS check-out prior to testing event to insure DAS system is proper installed and working correctly.
  • Installs and removes Anthropomorphic Test Dummies (ATDs) in/from crash vehicles 
  • Applies H/S video equipment hardware to vehicles
  • Designs and builds H/S video fixtures (including lighting) for testing that meet reliability requirements for destructive testing, to insure equipment survivability.
  • Still Photography for Test documentation
  • Repair of Instruments and/or report for replacements as needed.
  • Uses Fork lift to move vehicles
  • Fabricates small fixtures to use for equipment and transducer mounting
  • Uses standard Fabrication tools, Grinders, welders, saws, soldering irons and Torches
  • Ability to disassemble and reassemble complete vehicle interior in a timely manner.
  • Use CMM to position ATD’s and test fixtures
  • Setup and Collect High Speed Video


  • 3+ years working experience or Associates Degree in Automotive Technology
  • Strong computer skills with Microsoft office (Outlook, Excel, Power Point)
  • High mechanical aptitude and automotive technician experience
  • Has a strong understanding of all common instruments used in Safety testing. Accels, String pots, tear switches, gyros, etc. Trouble-shoots instrumentations as needed.
  • Has skill to produce the required Photo-evidence of test mode.



Goken America is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants are considered without regard to race, color, ethnic or national origin, religion, age, sex, disability, citizenship or any other status protected by applicable federal, state or local law


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