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Aerospace Test Stand Technician


Join our dynamic Testing Team! We are seeking motivated Test Technicians responsible for assembling, operating, troubleshooting, and decommissioning test stands and equipment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assemble and operate test stands using engineering drawings and models.

  • Install instrumentation, including gauging and wiring, and operate data acquisition equipment.

  • Set up mechanical/structural components of test stands.

  • Work closely with engineers to resolve issues.

  • Ensure clean, safe work areas and maintain equipment.

  • Communicate test status and needs effectively.

What You'll Do:

  • Develop and build unique test fixtures.

  • Read drawings and CAD models to assemble systems.

  • Select and procure necessary hardware and tools.

  • Create assembly instructions and bill of materials.

  • Follow test procedures and troubleshoot issues.

  • Maintain lab space and inventory.

  • Adhere to safety practices.

Required Skills:

  • Experience with data acquisition devices and sensors (accelerometers, thermocouples, strain gauges).

  • Proficiency with basic electronics tools (oscilloscope, multimeter).

  • Ability to work from procedures and drawings with minimal guidance.

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.

  • Comfortable in a fast-paced, startup environment.

  • High School Diploma or GED.

  • 3+ years experience as a technician with emphasis on instrumentation or servo hydraulic system maintenance.

Desired Skills:

  • Proficiency with hand tools and machine shop tools (mill, drill, chop saw).

  • Experience operating a forklift and rigging equipment.

  • Ability to read drawings for mechanical setup and torque bolted equipment.

  • Understanding of aerospace safety standards and tool control.

Who We Are Looking For:

  • Motivated, self-starting individuals with a broad set of skills.

  • Solution-oriented with a strong analytical mindset.

  • Effective communicators adaptable to various audiences.

  • Quick to adapt and propose necessary changes for timely results.

  • Positive team players who embrace challenges and deliver results.

Join us and support the mechanical design and assembly of test rigs, as well as assist in test execution. Be a part of a team that values innovation and excellence in a rapidly evolving environment.

Pay Details: $30.00 to $45.00 per hour

Benefit offerings available for our associates include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term disability, additional voluntary benefits, EAP program, commuter benefits and a 401K plan. Our benefit offerings provide employees the flexibility to choose the type of coverage that meets their individual needs. In addition, our associates may be eligible for paid leave including Paid Sick Leave or any other paid leave required by Federal, State, or local law, as well as Holiday pay where applicable.

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The Company will consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records subject to federal contractor requirements and/or security clearance requirements.

Job Number: US_EN_33_022202_2283677
Job Location: Santa Cruz, CA
Rate: 30-45
Per Diem: --
Overtime: --
Duration: indef
Start Date: ASAP
Input Date: 07/10/2024
Last Updated: 07/21/2024
Address: P O BOX 619820
City, State: DALLAS, TX 75261-9820
Phone: 214/647-9600
800 Phone: 800/270-4737
Website: Go To PDS Tech Commercial Website

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