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Test Engineer II - Systems/Structures

Test Engineer II - Systems/Structures
• Design tests plans and equipment for validation of complex mechanical or structural components and systems.
• Conceives simple/elegant solutions to task challenges.
• Author or assists with authoring of technical documents.
• Write test plans and procedures to define and support execution of tests.
• Works independently while receiving minimal guidance and under general supervision.
• Independently determines and develops approach to solutions.
• Leads small projects with manageable risks and resource requirements.
• Acts as a resource for colleagues with less experience.
• Interface with internal customers on integrated program teams to establish and verify specific test requirements.
• Coordinates, prepares, and organizes materials for team meetings and reviews.
• Work with support teams and vendors to procure, manufacture and assemble test articles and test stand hardware and equipment.
• Collaborates with the supply chain team to identify and bid outside contracts for suppliers/equipment providers.
• Participate in the test engineering review, approval, and release process.
• Participate in the continuous improvement of testing practices, including test processes, lab procedures and lab technology implementation.
• Ensures durability, reliability, and safety of assigned scope.
• Reviews major decisions or scope changes with Technical/Project Lead.
• Identifies and resolves conflicting design requirements.
• Limited analysis and document peer review authority.
• Coordinate with other disciplines.
• Performs required employee responsibilities (training, timesheets, performance sheets, etc.)
• Execute other duties as required by Virgin Galactic senior leadership to support company and program objectives.
• A minimum of 5 years of relevant experience in systems or structures testing or design.
• Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering discipline from an ABET, or equivalent, accredited institution.
• Strong knowledge of college classes related to aircraft or spaceship design and analysis.
• Familiarity with composites and metallic primary structures.
• Results oriented approach to completing test activities successfully.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
• Excellent organization and problem-solving skills.
• Excellent computer skills, including Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
• Applicants must be U.S. Persons as defined by the ITAR (22 CFR §120.15)
Preferred Skills and Experience:
• Master’s or Doctorate from an ABET, or equivalent, accredited institution with a concentration in a relevant Engineering discipline.
• CAD Modelling Experience – 3DX or CATIA v5 Preferred.
• Structural or Systems testing background.
• Fixture Design and Analysis.
• Vibration fixture modal analysis.
• Experience with DO-160 environmental test standards for mechanical systems.
• Experience with the design of flight vehicles or vehicle systems to a set of requirements or standards such as CFR 14, Part 400, Part 23 and 25, military or NASA are highly desired.
• Certified LabVIEW associate developer or higher certification.
• Computer programming experience.
• Experience using PXI, cDAQ NI Hardware.
Job Number: 8888
Job Location: Tustin, CA
Rate: $70-$90hr
Per Diem: YES
Overtime: YES
Duration: 1 year rolling contract
Start Date: ASAP
Input Date: 04/05/2024
Attention: Neal
Address: 11315 CORPORATE BLVD #115
City, State: ORLANDO, FL 32817
Phone: 407/270-4878
Alt Phone: 407/970-1401

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