Job Listing Description

Senior Mechanical Engineering- Test

PDS Tech, Inc. is seeking a Mechanical Eng Sr - Sys, in San Jose, CA.
The broad variety of responsibilities and skills include: test requirements analysis, decomposition and test plan development; test environment design and set-up (including control systems and instrumentation); test execution; and test reporting. Vehicle (system) level testing includes software/hardware verification testing in a lab environment and field testing for vehicle performance, durability, navigation, targeting and weapon system testing. Component level testing includes engineering, development and qualification tests for thermal, shock, vibration, hydraulic, airflow, electrical, loading and cyclic tests. Advanced skills to be developed include custom instrumentation setup, lab and on vehicle operational testing, data analysis and reporting. Designs, develops, and implements testing methods and equipment. Plans and arranges the labor, schedules, and equipment required for testing and evaluating standard and special devices. Provides test area with parameters for sample testing and specifies tests to be performed. Compiles data and defines changes required in testing equipment, testing procedures, manufacturing processes, or new testing requirements.
Experience Required     
6 years of relevant experience. 
*  Core engineering background in Mechanical, Electrical, Mechatronics, or Aerospace.
*  Initiative and leadership.
*  Mechanical aptitude with hands-on abilities and strong troubleshooting skills.
*  Must work well independently and as part of a team.
*  Excellent written and verbal communication skills, and the ability to provide clear direction and guidance and/or execute on given direction from others.
*  Ability to travel for a month at a time.  

Experience Preferred                   
Education Required: B.S. in applicable Engineering Degree (or requisite experience in lieu of degree) 
Typically a bachelor's degree in engineering and 6+ years relevant experience. We may consider additional experience in lieu of a degree.

Skills Preferred 
  • System or component level integration and testing experience including instrumentation and data acquisition setup, and data analysis.
  • Experience with CAN Bus and/or MIL-STD-1553 Bus, and familiarity with monitoring and analysis tools.
  • Test fixture design using CREO/Pro Engineer and/or other physical based modeling skills.
  • Advanced data processing, analysis, and presentation (MATLAB, VBA, etc).
  • Experience with Vibration, Shock, ESS and HALT testing skills.
  • Training in spectral analysis relative to vibration testing, mechatronics skills, automotive design, or related test experience are preferred.
  • Ability to obtain a security clearance.
  • Veterans with applicable training/experience are highly encouraged to apply

Job Number: 2010119308
Job Location: San Jose, CA
Duration: 6 months
Input Date: 12/07/2020
Last Updated: 01/19/2021
Attention: Marjorie Santiago-Marquez
Address: 11828 W CENTRAL STE 100
City, State: WICHITA, KS 67212-5129
Phone: 316/729-1800
800 Phone: 800/333-8644
Fax Phone: 316/729-1857

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