"PDS Tech is seeking a Materials and Process Engineer for an open position in Stratford, CT
Ground Test Engineers are responsible for final conclusions and recommendations on the performance, safety, qualification, and adequacy of tested components and systems. This process may involve test and evaluation of components, assemblies and systems including main and tail rotor dynamic components, rotor drive systems, flight control systems, fuel systems, hydraulic systems, pneumatic systems, mission equipment, and airframe structure. Test programs typically involve main and tail rotor whirl tests, dynamic stability, component testing, and the evaluation of aircraft system level performance prior to flight. Tasks also include the development and implementation of test procedures used to validate the performance of installed aircraft systems and components during final assembly, supporting and establishing operating limitations for both flight test programs and fielded aircraft. A large portion of the job is oversight of supplier performed component qualification efforts. Responsible for specific discrete tasks covering all aspects of Ground Testing helicopter components and systems.
Skills Required: - Requires application of all Mechanical/Aerospace Engineering disciplines to a wide variety of technical problems. - Ideal candidate will have a minimum of a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering and 12+ years of relevant experience.