Precision High Performance Engine Developer-Assembler

Gale Banks Engineering is an established, market-leading manufacturer of aftermarket performance products for trucks, SUVs and motor homes. We are currently seeking a full time Precision High Performance Engine Developer/Assembler.

Successful candidate will:

  • Assist the engineering R&D group in developing racing and street performance engines and customizations.
  • Tear down, design, build, rebuild, fine tune and test diesel and gasoline engines to improve engine power and efficiency; measure, inspect, blueprint and prototype new components.
  • Operate manual/NC lathe and mill, boring and honing equipment, cylinder head build equipment and non destructive test inspection equipment to build engine components to a specification.
  • Conduct experiments and tests on existing designs and equipment to obtain data on function of and performance of equipment.
  • Analyze data to develop new designs for engines and other related mechanical, hydraulic, and electromechanical components and systems in automotive equipment.
  • Work with the instrumentation and test group to perform test activities on engines under designated conditions; analyze test data; identify and resolve engine performance problems; alter or modify design to obtain specified functional and operational performance.
  • Disassemble engines and adjust or replaces parts; reassemble engines and listen to engine in action to detect operational difficulties.

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.


Successful candidate will have 3-5 years of experience in developing and assembling high performance engines.  Experience should include cylinder head development/porting, engine balancing, and technical assembly along with assembly process development.  Dynamometer rigging/testing, engine machining, and dynamometer instrumentation/test a plus.  Technical writing/computer experience is helpful.  The flexibility to occasionally travel for race support and offsite technical support/tuning and assistance with racing projects is helpful.

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: or fax to (626) 691-2125.