Job Openings

Available CSULA EcoCAR3 Team Openings

Job Openings/Positions Number of Positions Available Department Duties, Roles & Responsibilities Position Qualifications (Preferred, not required) Team & Position Benefits
Innovation Lead 1 Innovations
  • Developing control algorithms and interfacing with the vehicle components
  • Working with MATLAB/Simulink and dSPACE software/hardware
  • Development of plant models to simulate real-world performance
  • Integration of plant models into the overall vehicle model
  • Refinement of models based on technical activity
  • Developing control algorithms and interfacing with the vehicle components
  • Manage activities and research related to the team’s Innovation project:
    • Testing
    • Refinement
    • Implementation
  • Work to integrate Touchscreen with GIS (software-wise) and make sure the process goes smoothly
  • Work on integrating GIS and ADAS
  • Research and develop (or create a plan to develop) our innovation topic and anything related to it (Touchscreen, GIS, ADAS)
  • Create network databases on ArcGIS
  • Work with ME and ECE teams to implement the physical touchscreen into the vehicle
  • Interested in GIS systems or pursuing a GIS degree
  • In pursuit of a Masters
  • Basic python programming skills
  • Faculty recommendation
  • Experience in databases/data sets
  • Experience with GEO events and GEO tracking/fencing
  • Able to work and research independently
  • Exposure at Industry Events
  • Complimentary team travel
  • Hands-on work experience to build skills and experience on resume
  • Build, improve, and develop technical and presentation skills
  • Insta-industry placement for hardworkers (dependent on GPA)
Employee Relations Specialist 1 Project Management
  • Assist Employee Relations Manager with:
    • Workshop management
    • Maintain work structure by updating job requirements and job descriptions for all positions
    • Establishing recruiting, testing, and interview program
    • Counseling managers on candidate selection
    • Conduct/analyze exit interviews
    • Recommending changes in job positions
    • Prepares members trhough on-boarding process by conducting orientation
    • Hold/organize training programs for member success, e.g. Microsoft Office training, EcoCAR
    • Scheduling and conducting job evaluations
    • Plan, monitor, and appraise employee work results
    • Train EcoCAR sub-team leads to coach and discipline their sub-team members
    • Maintain member benefits program and inform members of benefits of team
    • Contribute/participate and assess benefit needs and trends
    • Counsel and discipline HR members, as needed
  • Excellent time management & organization skills
  • Proficient in Word, Excel, & Powerpoint
  • Self-motivated/self-sufficient and driven
  • Ability to efficiently navigate web
  • Must be flexible and able to work under chaotic conditions
  • Hands-on work experience for use within resume
  • Build inter-personal skills
  • Insta-industry placement for hardworkers (dependent on GPA)
  • Gain real-world industry experience
  • Possibility of gaining complimentary team travel (dependant on team needs and member dedication/contribution)
Talent Acquisition Specialist 2 Project Management
  • Responsible for organizing, planning, and executing recruiting events
  • Responsible for preparing materials necessary for recruitment (recruitment flyers, ASI paperwork for tabling, have swag prepared, manage sign up sheet database for possible new members)
  • Coordinate event workshops for training members and lead on how to recruit and communicate at events
  • Coordinate scheduling for events to insure which general members and leads can attend recruiting events
  • Excellent time management & organization skills
  • Proficient in Word, Excel, & Powerpoint
  • Self-motivated/self-sufficient and driven
  • Able to work under pressure while multi-tasking
  • Hands-on work experience for use within resume
  • Build inter-personal skills
  • Insta-industry placement for hardworkers (dependent on GPA)
  • Gain real-world industry experience
  • Possibility of gaining complimentary team travel (dependant on team needs and member dedication/contribution)
Sponsor Relations 2 Project Management
  • Work directly with university liaisons in finance office
  • Work with Procurement Manager to report donated components/materials
  • Develop and track proposals and reports for team
  • Develop and maintain ongoing relationship with donors
  • Secure financial support outside the competition sponsors
  • Create and execute a strategy for individual donors
  • Responsible for creating school fundraisings (knowledge of ASI proceedings)
  • Responsible for preparing materials necessary for recruitment (recruitment flyers, ASI paperwork for tabling, have swag prepared, manage sign up sheet database for possible new member
  • Coordinate event workshops for training members and lead on how to recruit and communicate at events
  • Coordinate scheduling for events to insure general member and lead attendance during recruiting events
  • Great communication skills
  • Proficient in Word, Excel, & Powerpoint
  • Self-motivated/self-sufficient and driven
  • Ability to foster relationships
  • Sales experience
  • Marketing and advertising experience
  • Hands-on work experience for use within resume
  • Build inter-personal skills
  • Insta-industry placement for hardworkers (dependent on GPA)
  • Gain real-world industry experience
  • Possibility of gaining complimentary team travel (dependant on team needs and member dedication/contribution)
Development Engineer 1 System Safety
  • Understand non-year/year- specific rules and swimlanes to extract design requirements
  • Create safety documents with requirements for all sub-teams
  • Maintain safety documentation database
  • Update and revise requirements as vehicle development process continues
  • Great report writing skills
  • Proficient in Word, Excel, & Powerpoint
  • Self-motivated/self-sufficient and driven
  • Ability to research independently
  • Automotive experience
  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Hands-on work experience for use within resume
  • Build inter-personal skills
  • Insta-industry placement for hardworkers (dependent on GPA)
  • Gain real-world industry experience
  • Possibility of gaining complimentary team travel (dependant on team needs and member dedication/contribution)
Automotive Test Engineer 1 System Safety
  • Develop and maintain test case scenarios for safety critical components
  • Responsible for various test cases to ensure overall vehicle safety
  • Must do preliminary hazard analysis/systems hazard analysis and operability analysis amongst other analysis
  • Great report writing skills
  • Proficient in Word, Excel, & Powerpoint
  • Self-motivated/self-sufficient and driven
  • Ability to research independently
  • Automotive experience
  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Hands-on work experience for use within resume
  • Build inter-personal skills
  • Insta-industry placement for hardworkers (dependent on GPA)
  • Gain real-world industry experience
  • Possibility of gaining complimentary team travel (dependant on team needs and member dedication/contribution)
Validation Engineer 1 System Safety
  • Work in conjunction with Development Engineer and Automotive Test Engineer
  • Validate vehicle design and safety requirements
  • Verify test cases during testing are within operational safety limits
  • Overview all safety doumentation to recommend additions in terms of procedures to ensure safety requirements are being met
  • Great report writing skills
  • Proficient in Word, Excel, & Powerpoint
  • Self-motivated/self-sufficient and driven
  • Ability to research independently
  • Automotive experience
  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Hands-on work experience for use within resume
  • Build inter-personal skills
  • Insta-industry placement for hardworkers (dependent on GPA)
  • Gain real-world industry experience
  • Possibility of gaining complimentary team travel (dependant on team needs and member dedication/contribution)
Producer (Film & Media) 2 Communications
  • Needs to be present for outreach, fundraising, community, and recruiting events
  • Must be able to use film and media equipment to record/photograph event
  • Responsible for media productions toward recruitment events, as well as competition requirements
  • Need to plan and organize media equipment to supplement events
  • Write proposal/story boards/scripts for possible promotional/recruitment/sponsor videos
  • Work closely social media specialist to provide high quality images and videos
  • Must have flexible availability
  • Previous TVFM experience, specifically producing content
  • Self-motivated/self-sufficient and driven
  • Photoshop, Liightroom, Aperture, & In-Design
  • Logic Studio
  • Ability to work with diverse backgrounds and personalities
  • Hands-on work experience for use within resume
  • Build inter-personal skills
  • Insta-industry placement for hardworkers (dependent on GPA)
  • Gain real-world industry experience
  • Possibility of gaining complimentary team travel (dependant on team needs and member dedication/contribution)
Social Media Specialist 2 Communications
  • Maintain brand identity through social media platforms
  • Must be present for all meetings/events to capture all team activities
  • Monitor all uploadable content for explicit or inappropriate material
  • Insuring all uploadable content is within competition requirements without breaching NDA’s
  • Continuously improve social data metrics by implementing and creating new best practices
  • Creative and able to create catchy hastags
  • Proficient in Word, Excel, & Powerpoint
  • Self-motivated/self-sufficient and driven
  • Advertising experience
  • Humurous and witty
  • Excellent communication, writing, editing, and presentation skills
  • Positive attitude, detail oriented and great multitasking abilities
  • Hands-on work experience for use within resume
  • Build inter-personal skills
  • Insta-industry placement for hardworkers (dependent on GPA)
  • Gain real-world industry experience
  • Possibility of gaining complimentary team travel (dependant on team needs and member dedication/contribution)
Online Content Specialist 1 Communications
  • Internal sharepoint and google group management (IT with folder and structure management)
  • Responsible for creating creative content for blogs and website
    • csulaecocar3.org
    • Ecocar3.org
    • http://ecocar3.org/blog/
  • Responsible for updating team website
  • If changing website or blog layout must confirm plans and designs with PM & CM
  • Must adhere to AVTC’s distribution policies of images and materials
  • Interested in maintaining brand visitbility through websites
  • Self-motivated/self-sufficient and driven
  • General knowledge of web design and HTML, CSS, and Javascript
  • Preferred experience with PHP, HTML, SQL
  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Hands-on work experience for use within resume
  • Build inter-personal skills
  • Insta-industry placement for hardworkers (dependent on GPA)
  • Gain real-world industry experience
  • Possibility of gaining complimentary team travel (dependant on team needs and member dedication/contribution)
Layout Design Specialist 2 Electrical & Computer Engineering
  • Circuit design both LV/HV
  • Circuit updates both LV/HV
  • Circuit validation both LV/HV
  • Troubleshoot and debug vehicle circuit design both LV/HV
  • Troubleshoot and debug stock vehicle circuit within schematics
  • Follow rules and requirements regarding schematic expectations from competition
  • Maintain a standard accross all designs using standardized VeSYS layout requirements
  • Quick learner with software
  • Self-motivated/self-sufficient and driven
  • Willingness and desire to succeed
  • Expert at VESYS (will provide training)
  • Flexible schedule for training
  • Hands-on work experience for use within resume
  • Build inter-personal skills
  • Insta-industry placement for hardworkers (dependent on GPA)
  • Gain real-world industry experience
  • Possibility of gaining complimentary team travel (dependant on team needs and member dedication/contribution)
Production Engineer 2 Electrical & Computer Engineering
  • Fabricate harness and circuits provided by layout design specialist
  • Troubleshoot and debug fabricated harness'/circuit's
  • Write up documentations procedures for fabrication
  • Responsible for both low voltage/high voltage fabrication
  • Responsible for validating and testing all fabricated items, must also document steps taken for future knowledge transfer and set standard of expectation
  • Quick learner with hands-on tools
  • Soldering and heat guns
  • Willingness and desire to succeed
  • Manufacturing experience
  • Flexible schedule for training
  • Knowledge of wiring
  • Crimp tools
  • Eloquent writing skills
  • Hands-on work experience for use within resume
  • Build inter-personal skills
  • Insta-industry placement for hardworkers (dependent on GPA)
  • Gain real-world industry experience
  • Possibility of gaining complimentary team travel (dependant on team needs and member dedication/contribution)
System Modeling Engineer 1 Electrical & Computer Engineering
  • Responsible for both low voltage/high voltage design modeling, simulation, and analysis
  • Modeling designs for LV/HV circuits and harnesses
  • Simulate all designed models and determine if further action is required
  • Analyze simulation results and monitor values and determine if they fall within safety constraints and are acceptable values
  • Help find solutions if analyzation results in non-feasibility for real world application
  • Quick learner with software
  • Self-motivated/self-sufficient and driven
  • Sprechen Zie Matlab?
  • Passion for code
  • Flexible schedule for training
  • Hands-on work experience for use within resume
  • Build inter-personal skills
  • Insta-industry placement for hardworkers (dependent on GPA)
  • Gain real-world industry experience
  • Possibility of gaining complimentary team travel (dependant on team needs and member dedication/contribution)
Production Engineer 2 Mechanical
  • Responsible for fabricating components, brackets, mounts from CAD Engineer designs
  • Responsible for testing and validation builds
  • Responsible for integrating fabricated items within camaro
  • Must write documentation to describe build procedure and tear down procedure
  • Responsible for manufacturing and maintaining ESS enclosure and assembly
  • Power tool and equipment savvy
  • Welding/Machining
  • Self-motivated and self-sufficient
  • Stoic under chaotic environment
  • Steady hands
  • Flexible with availability
  • Hands-on work experience for use within resume
  • Build inter-personal skills
  • Insta-industry placement for hardworkers (dependent on GPA)
  • Gain real-world industry experience
  • Possibility of gaining complimentary team travel (dependant on team needs and member dedication/contribution)
Innovation Research Specialist 1 Innovations
  • Research law enforcement vehicles
  • Scheduling meetings w/ appropriate officials to determine police fleet needs and turn into innovation team req
  • Responsible for contributing to thesis writing based on law enforcement, GIS , and the innovative features it offers the teams target market
  • Eloquent writing skills
  • Ability to communiacte with industry professionals
  • Abilitiy to code
  • Preferred engineering and/or GIS background
  • Previous technical paper or Research paper writing
  • Hands-on work experience for use within resume
  • Build inter-personal skills
  • Insta-industry placement for hardworkers (dependent on GPA)
  • Gain real-world industry experience
  • Possibility of gaining complimentary team travel (dependant on team needs and member dedication/contribution)
Algorithim Development Specialist 3 CSMS
  • Develop test case scenarios for front power and rear power train (internal engine only, electric vehicle mode, blended modes)
  • Develop plant modes for each of those systems (internal engine only, electric vehicle mode, blended modes)
  • Test developed plant models through simulation & analysis
  • Insure developed system fufills system safety requirements and operates safely
  • Collaborating components for optimum performance and efficiency
  • Understanding complex vehicle systems
  • Recommended classes for ME (2040, 3261, 2800)
  • Recommended classes for EE 3020, 3060, 4060, 4610, 4620
  • Experience with Arduino controls
  • Abilitiy to code
  • Previous technical paper or research paper writing
  • Hands-on work experience for use within resume
  • Build inter-personal skills
  • Insta-industry placement for hardworkers (dependent on GPA)
  • Gain real-world industry experience
  • Possibility of gaining complimentary team travel (dependant on team needs and member dedication/contribution)
Vehicle Optimization Engineer 2 CSMS
  • Responsible for streamlining version release codes to improve hardware efficiency
  • Test previously designed plant models and systems to find areas of optimization to improve vehicle performance & efficiency
  • Interfacing with ADAS team to identify road conditions & efficiency to provide solutions on how to update and improve vehicle performance
  • Interface the GIS system in conjunction with the teams ADAS capabilities to improve vehicle performance, dynamics, & efficiency
  • Recommended classes for ME (2040, 3261, 2800)
  • Recommended classes for EE 3020, 3060, 4060, 4610, 4620
  • Experience with Arduino controls
  • Abilitiy to code
  • Preferred engineering and/or GIS background
  • Previous technical paper or research paper writing
  • Able to communicate clearly and effectively
  • Motivated and driven individual capable of working semi-independently
  • Hands-on work experience for use within resume
  • Build inter-personal skills
  • Insta-industry placement for hardworkers (dependent on GPA)
  • Gain real-world industry experience
  • Possibility of gaining complimentary team travel (dependant on team needs and member dedication/contribution)
Communications Relations 1 Communications
  • Organize, coordinate, and plan student outreach events relating to STEM
  • Host workshops on modules that Will be facilitated for STEAM/STEM outreach
  • Organize promotional events for industry related conferences and events
  • Ensuring inventory of promotional materials for outreach and industry events
  • Act as liason between organization and ASI
  • Outstanding oratory and communcation skills
  • Proficient in Word, Excel, & Powerpoint
  • Self-motivated/self-sufficient and driven
  • Marketing and sales experience a plus
  • Organized and lively when planning
  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Hands-on work experience for use within resume
  • Build inter-personal skills
  • Insta-industry placement for hardworkers (dependent on GPA)
  • Gain real-world industry experience
  • Possibility of gaining complimentary team travel (dependant on team needs and member dedication/contribution)