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OBD Regulatory Engineer Job
Paccar | Mt Vernon, Texas
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Job Description

Requisition Summary

PACCAR is looking for a person to help meet the upcoming OBD challenges in 2021, 2024 and beyond.  This person will help define and clarify PACCAR’s OBD compliance policy for emerging technology and emerging regulations.  This person researches, writes, and proposes new compliance policies to be ratified by senior management.  As PACCAR’s policy is defined and documented, this person will help explain and teach the policy throughout the corporation. This person prepares material for presentation to the regulators.  This person participates in industry efforts to define industry-wide policy positions.
This person will help to create and spread an OBD culture throughout PACCAR.

Company Information

PACCAR is a Fortune 500 company established in 1905. PACCAR Inc is recognized as a global leader in the commercial vehicle, financial, and customer service fields with internationally recognized brands such as Kenworth, Peterbilt, and DAF trucks. PACCAR is a global technology leader in the design, manufacture and customer support of premium light-, medium- and heavy-duty trucks under the Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF nameplates and also provides customized financial services, information technology and truck parts related to its principal business.

Whether you want to design the transportation technology of tomorrow, support the staff functions of a dynamic, international leader, or build our excellent products and services, you can develop the career you desire with PACCAR. Get started!

Division Information

The PACCAR Technical Center provides engineering excellence to the truck, engine, and winch divisions of PACCAR Inc through innovative product development and testing. The Technical Center is located in the Skagit Valley about 65 miles north of Seattle, Washington. 


Job Functions / Responsibilities

  • Help drive an OBD culture within PACCAR
  • Become proficient on current and upcoming OBD regulations
  • Synthesize new compliance policies in novel situations by studying government regulations and PACCAR's products
  • Document and contribute to PACCAR’s OBD compliance policies
  • Manage requirements documents that explain and clarify regulations and PACCAR's compliance policies
  • Investigate current product offering, pinpoint opportunities for improvement and suggest solutions
  • Write content to be included in certification documents and during meetings with government regulators
  • Translate engineering test results and documentation into easily understandable and searchable information
  • Collaborate with American and European engineering teams to build team knowledge, assure compliance and create traceable documentation
  • Give internal presentations and occasional external presentations
  • Work with industry work groups, such as committees of the Engine Manufactures Association, to form industry-wide policies
  • Create training material, checklists, and other tools to ensure compliance with PACCAR’s policies


  • Minimum five years relevant work experience in a technical environment
  • Knowledge of truck and diesel engine technology
  • Knowledge of OBD, emissions testing, and culture of California's Air Resources Board
  • Experience creating technical documentation including preparation of simplified drawings, diagrams and routings
  • Ability to work with designers, developers, technicians and other PACCAR personnel in fast-paced system development environment
  • Preference for abstract, policy work
  • Excellent writing and speaking skills
  • Demonstrated ability to self-teach
  • Demonstrated curiosity
  • Demonstrated ability to search for improvement
  • Demonstrated flexibility under changing and unclear conditions
  • Knowledge of requirements engineering preferred
  • Infrequent travel, up to 5 weeks a year


BS in relevant technical field required. Engineering degree preferred. Master's degree or 5+ years preferred.

Additional Job Board Information

PACCAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veteran/Disability.

About Paccar

PACCAR Inc, operates through two segments: design, manufacture and distribution of light-, medium- and heavy-duty trucks and related aftermarket distribution of parts, and finance and leasing services provided to customers and dealers. The Company's finance and leasing activities are principally related to Company products and associated equipment. Other manufactured products include industrial winches. The Company and its subsidiaries design and manufacture heavy-duty diesel trucks, which are marketed under the Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF nameplates. The Truck and Other businesses include a division of the Company, which manufactures industrial winches in two United States plants and markets them under the Braden, Carco, and Gearmatic nameplates. In North America, Australia and 16 European countries, the Company provides financing and leasing arrangements, principally for its manufactured trucks, through wholly owned finance companies operating under the PACCAR Financial trade name. (Source: 10-K)

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