Careers @ Banks

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  • CAD Designer

    Gale Banks Engineering is an established, market-leading manufacturer of aftermarket performance and race products for cars, trucks, SUVs and motor homes. We are currently seeking a full time CAD Designer to research, plan and design mechanical and electromechanical products and systems related to automotive and marine applications of diesel and gasoline high-performance engines. 

    Successful candidate will:

    • Create 3D models and drawings to design performance automotive components, engines, and systems,ensuring the components interact together in order to achieve optimum appearance and performance.
    • Develop prototype hardware and create production drawings from prototypes.
    • Coordinate prototype fabrication and installation activities to ensure products and systems conform to engineering's design and specification.
    • Write technical specifications and engineering documents.
    • Develop Bills of Material andproduct installation manuals and owner's manuals.
    • Determinebest materials for the application by researching various external component and materials suppliers.
    • Review specifications to ensure component compliance and compatibility with our products.
    • Interact with purchasing, manufacturing, customer service, installation and outside vendors throughout all phases of product development.
    • Work closely with engineering personnel in the fabrication of test apparatus and equipment, and the development of methods and procedures for testing products and systems.
    • Produce rapid prototype parts using 3D printers.
    • Perform CFD analysis, and structural and vibrational analysis.

    Personal Attributes

    • Highly responsible, self-motivated and able to thrive in an energetic, fast-paced, creative environment.
    • Strong work ethic and the ability to work effectively independently and in a team environment.
    • Hands-on; completes tasks and dependable; proactive in nature.
    • Knows what needs to be done and operates with a sense of urgency, focus and discipline.
    • Have excellent communication skills (written, verbal, presentation and interpersonal).
    • Team player, with a strong sense of ownership and a 'get things done' attitude.

    Requirements

    Successful candidate will have relevant technical degree (i.e.: CAD, drafting) and 2-5 years of experience using CAD software (at least 1 year Solid Works) to create 3D models and drawings, OR EQUIVALENT COMBINATION of education and experience within the automotive industry. Experience with foundry processes and plastic molding processes (injection and rotational) desired.

    About Us:

    Gale Banks Engineering offers a pleasant, professional, and dynamic entrepreneurial work environment where creativity is encouraged, along with a competitive salary and generous benefit package.  For immediate consideration, please email your resume with salary history and current salary requirements to: jobs@bankspower.com

  • Senior Embedded Software Engineer/Developer

    Banks Power, established in 1958, is a market-leading manufacturer of aftermarket performance products, race products, turbo charging systems, complete engines, engine control electronics, and electronic peripheral systems for cars, trucks, SUV's, motor homes, and military vehicles. We are currently seeking a senior full time Embedded Software Engineer/Developer to research, design, develop, and test automotive real-time embedded software. Here is your chance to join our innovative team!

    Successful candidate will: 

    • Design and Implement automotive control electronics
    • Research, plan and design real-time embedded software systems using C and/or Assembly language
    • Analyze and document existing vehicle operating characteristics using oscilloscopes, logic analyzers and data acquisition equipment.
    • Assist in the development of technical product installation manuals, owner's manuals, and write technical reports.
    • Integrate user-interface with software subsystems, document changes, and provide timely support to other development groups
    • Work on real world customer-facing application problems
    • Troubleshoot, isolate, and resolve issues in a complex system
    • Communicate effectively *(written and verbally) with management and other software developers on ideas and solutions to software development problems
    • Successfully complete multiple simultaneous tasks in an environment with rapidly changing priorities
    • Solve problems and create solutions for embedded systems and multi-threaded applications

    Educational Background:

    • BS/BA degree in computer science, information technology or in a related field.

    Personal Attributes

    • Highly responsible, self-motivated and able to thrive in an energetic, fast-paced, creative environment.
    • Strong work ethic and the ability to work effectively independently and in a team environment.
    • Able to meet or exceed set deadlines.
    • Hands-on; completes tasks and dependable; proactive in nature.
    • Knows what needs to be done and operates with a sense of urgency, focus and discipline.
    • Have excellent communication skills (written, verbal, presentation and interpersonal).
    • Team player, with a strong sense of ownership and a 'get things done' attitude.

    Requirements:

    • BSCS or BSEE degree with a strong background designing and developing embedded software applications
    • Must be able to read and interpret schematics and wiring diagrams.
    • Must be fluent in C language.
    • Prior experience developing embedded systems for automotive powertrain controls is desired.
    • J1939, USB, J1850, RS232, RS485, ISO9141, and CAN communications experience is beneficial but not required.
    • Experience with Freescale, NXP, or Atmel microprocessors preferred.
    • Experience in the design and implementation of automotive control electronics.

    About Us:

    Banks Power offers a pleasant, professional, and dynamic entrepreneurial work environment where creativity is encouraged, along with a competitive salary and generous benefit package.  For immediate consideration, please email your resume with salary history and current salary requirements to jobs@bankspower.com

  • Ford Diesel Mechanic / Technician

     Successful candidate will: 

    • Install exhaust, electronic, and braking systems for gas and diesel trucks and motorhomes.
    • Size, cut, dismantle and install automotive exhaust systems on customer vehicles in accordance with work orders and installation schedules.
    • Complete installations ensuring quality standards and safety policies are being followed.
    • Perform QA testing and inspection, conduct test drives and record results after installation is complete.
    • Record serial numbers of newly installed systems or components.
    • Perform various inspections on each vehicle before beginning installation: Inspect the interior, exterior, tires, wheels and undercarriage for visible damage prior to installation and document findings.
    • Interact with customers in a professional and courteous manner at all times.
    • Maintain a clean and safe work environment.
    • Provide technical assistance and cross training to other installers.
    • Make recommendation and obtain authorization to make repairs or perform maintenance if required.
    • Participate in PM and repair of GBE fleet vehicles.

     Requirements :

    Successful candidate will have 3+ years experience as an automotive and light truck mechanic, light line and service.  ASE, automotive technology degree, or comparable certification is preferred.  Valid CA drivers license with good driving history is required.  Must have own tools.  Day shift positions, Monday-Friday with occasional Saturdays.  No flag rate.

     About Us:

    Gale Banks Engineering offers a pleasant, professional, and dynamic entrepreneurial work environment where creativity is encouraged, along with a competitive salary and generous benefit package.  For immediate consideration, please email your resume with salary history and current salary requirements to: jobs@bankspower.com


    Gale Banks Engineering provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Gale Banks Engineering complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

    Gale Banks Engineering expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Gale Banks Engineering's employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.