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Driver - Brake Test Analyst

Kett Engineering Carson, CA
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $14 Hourly
  • Contractor
  • Benefits: Vision, Medical, Life Insurance, 401k, Dental

Kett Engineering is currently accepting applications and pre-qualifying candidates to be a Test Driver at our facilities in Carson, CA

Description: Successful candidates will drive, evaluate and analyze brake-test vehicles using the most up-to-date and technically advanced data acquisition systems in the industry. The vehicles will run in "real world" test routes, and the drivers will conduct pre-trip safety inspections as required, perform specialized test procedures and document findings on reports in a clear and concise manner. We are looking for good, dependable, technically savvy and safe drivers to test vehicles and their systems. If you love driving are detail oriented and love working with the latest data acquisition technology, this may be the perfect job for you.

Starting pay is $14.50 an hour.

Shift times: 5:30 am to 4:00 pm (or later.)

Shifts tend to run 10 hours or more, so overtime is usually earned everyday.


-Drivers must have 4 years of verifiable driving experience
-A current California driver's license
-A clean driving record (No moving violations or at-fault accidents in the last 3 years)
-High School Diploma or GED
-Must be able to pass a drug test
-Pass Pre-Employment written and driving tests
-Manual transmission proficiency required

Additional desired qualifications:

-Familiar with current trends in automotive industry and comfortable working with computers
-Ability to learn and operate new vehicle features (Ex: GPS, Navigation, Infotainment systems, etc...)
-Attention to detail with the ability to communicate finding both verbally and in writing
-Able to contribute in a team environment

Job Summary and General Purpose of Position:

The Brake Test Driver follows the direction of Lead Driver/Facility Coordinator. Performs various driving services on vehicles per shift according to customer’s specifications. Represents Kett in a professional manner.

Essential Functions:

  • Demonstrate ability to drive all schedules certified on, with complete schedule integrity and does so on a consistent basis
  • Prepare accurate driver reports and other records on a daily basis, document observations in a clear and concise manner
  • Perform related driving/vehicle prep work as assigned. I.e. tire changes, etc.
  • Assist with training of drivers
  • Perform additional duties as assigned by management

Key Responsibilities:

  • Contribute to a positive work environment and promote overall team effort.
  • Focus on meeting and exceeding Kett and customer expectations.
  • Responsibilities involve a definite degree of skill, accuracy and cooperation.
  • Possess a thorough understanding of Kett and customer policies and procedures and Kett’s Vision and Values.
  • Ability to complete concise and accurate documentation.
  • Promote safety awareness and assure compliance with all safety practices.
  • Communication skills, verbal and written, are a priority.


Job Requirements:

Education: High School diploma or GED equivalent required.

Skills and Experience: Must have at 4 years of licensed driving experience and possess a current operators license. Must possess Certified driving record(s) from Alaska and/or other state(s) of residence during the previous 60 month period, with no more than 2 moving violations. Driving record can be no more than 15 days old. Must be able to drive both automatic and manual transmission vehicles. Must be able to work any shift.

Physical Requirements: Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds. Job requires sitting standing, and bending for approximately 6-8 hours on a daily basis. Must pass Department of Transportation physical examination and drug screen

Critical Skills:

  • Safety- Abides by, promotes and acknowledges all safety practices in keeping with high safety standards.
  • Communications- Must provide information and receive feedback in a concise, accurate and detailed manner.
  • Dependability- Display ability to successfully and satisfactorily complete assigned tasks.
  • Cooperation- Exhibit characteristics of an effective team member focused on a common goal, promotes the development of like qualities in others.
  • Initiative and Resourcefulness- Possess initiative to take effective action, anticipate needs and perform in accordance to resources provided.
  • Flexibility- Must be willing and able to expand the scope of responsibilities as dependent upon requirements of the business environment.
  • Commitment- Able to accept assigned tasks with a quality result as an objective.
  • Dedication- Demonstrate the ability to consistently perform all responsibilities with integrity.
  • Role Model- Serve as an example for Kett’s Vision and Values.
  • Result Oriented- Accomplish performance targets established by Kett and the customer.

If you qualify, please send your resume and apply by visiting our career site via the following link:

Kett Engineering

Why Work Here?

Kett Engineering has been in business since 1953. We are a proven leader in the Automotive Testing and Contract Services industry.

Established in 1953, Kett Engineering is a leader in the Automotive Test and Personnel Services industry. Our goal is to provide our Automotive and OEM customers with superior service. The strength and success of Kett clearly comes from the people behind the organization. Our workforce is comprised of dedicated, talented and hard working individuals with years of industry experience. If you have an interest in automotive technology industry, a passion for excellence and a desire to exceed expectations then, we want you on are our team!


1172 E. Dominguez St., Carson, CA 90746
Carson, CA


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