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Gilbert Van Beek

Gil Van Beek's headshot.Wind Tunnel Operator & Customer Support Technician 


As the Wind Tunnel Operator and Customer Support Technician, Gil prepares vehicles for the Climatic Wind Tunnel and other climatic room testing. Gil installs thermocouples, flow pressure transducers, speed sensors, Ipetronics, and STI interfaces on test vehicles. He can diagnose root cause issues on production vehicles and complete and track all vehicle data. Gil is also familiar with competitor diagnostics procedures. 

Before joining ACE, Gil worked at General Motors, where he hand-built electrical harnesses from engineered drawings to fit prototype vehicles. He also assisted in the build of compressed natural gas, hybrid (gas/electric), and hydrogen fuel cell vehicles. Gil worked one on one with engineers globally to diagnose and rectify power train and electrical issues.