Test Engineer (Army Watercraft)

3+ months agoWarren, MI


Kforce has a client, a company seeking candidates for an Army Watercraft Test Engineer to provide testing support to the LCU and MCS SLEP programs in Warren, MI.Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the development of program's Test & Evaluation (T&E) strategy, approach, process, schedule, and resource requirements
  • Manage the implementation of an evaluation methodology and framework for product/system under test
  • Develop detailed test plans and procedures
  • Identify and coordinate with Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) to obtain specific or unique test procedures and processes to develop detailed test plans
  • Responsible for the day-to-day test activities at major test site(s) (e.g. Aberdeen Test Center, Joint Base Langley Eustis), including resolution of test execution issues, chairing of recurring test update meetings, contractor lead to on-site test representatives, tracking of test progress, coordination of test personnel support, coordinating test equipment requirements, and provide daily reports/Situational Reports (SITREPS) to leadership
  • Obtain test costs from both Government and commercial test facilities, and negotiate costs and scope
  • Manage test cost, schedule, scope and risk throughout the program lifecycle
  • Generate technical documentation in support of Milestone Decisions and Material Release
  • Review of contractor SOVT (System Operational Verification Test) and SIL (System Integration Laboratory) Test Plans. Provide comments and recommendation for approval/rejection to the project's Assistant Program Manager


  • Experience with Army Watercraft, particularly LCU watercraft
  • Test Plan development, execution, and reviews
  • Experience with Spectrum testing, SIL testing, EMI/EMC, HERO/HERF/HERP, Grounds and Bonds preferred
  • Provide technical advice and knowledge of program, system engineering and value management technologies
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