Flight Test Tech 3

The Specialty Test Team is looking for a Mid-Level, Electro/Mechanical Technician with Structural Test experience, good communication skills and a team centric approach. The selected candidate shall possess the skills and experience required to assist Engineers in the development, modification, assembly and check-out of Test Stands used in the Structures Laboratory. Individual must have experience or at minimum familiarity with the hardware and methodology used in closed loop hydraulic load controls, test set-ups and data acquisition hardware as well as related sensors, i.e., LVDT, Strain Gages, string Posts, Load cells,Torque Transducers, Optical and Audio sensors.
The selected individual must be capable of working as an individual contributor as well as part of a team. Individual will follow the instructions of Senior Technicians or Engineers, and must be able to read and interpret technical documents such as Drawings, Schematics, sketches, Procedures, Technical Orders etc.

Duties as follows:
Assist in the development, fabrication and assembly of mechanical and electromechanical components, subassemblies, systems and full scale test stands.
Devise, fabricate, and assemble new or modified mechanical components or assemblies.
Participate in the development and documentation of sub-system and system test methodology.
Under Senior Technician or Engineering direction, execute to test plans
Maintain compliance with Operational as well as Environmental Health and Safety directives.
Recommend modifications to components or test set-up or procedure to meet desired Test Objective.
Plan, organize and execute at task level.
Participate in training efforts

This position requires multiple shift operations and overtime work. Individual must be able to meet and maintain the specific process certifications to support daily task assignments.
Basic Qualifications:

High School diplomaplus 6 yrs. experience or AA Degree/2 year technical degree plus 4 years related experience
Experience in structural and or flight test environment.
Familiarity with Mechanical Engineering, Assembly and Test Operations department (standard) operating procedures/policies
DoD Secret clearance in scope within the last 5 yrs. and able to obtain and maintaining special program access prior to start.
Must be able to work from EWPs at elevated heights and for extended period of time.
Must be able to lift 30 lb.

Preferred Qualifications:

AS Degree/2 year technical degree or Airframe and Power plant (A&P) license with 4 yrs. Structural Testing experience, set-up thru test execution.
Hydraulic system, set up and checkout.
DoD Top Secret clearance in scope with program access.

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