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Power Systems Test Engineer - Aquila UAV

PDS Tech is seeking a candidate for Power Systems Test Engineer - Aquila UAV position located in Menlo Park, CA.   
Please forward resume to Erica Trudeau call 512-410-6791

  • Test Power Systems equipment including energy storage (batteries), motors, solar panels, and power control systems.
  • Write test procedures; set up and execute tests; process data; and write reports. These tasks will be conducted both independently and in collaboration with design engineers.
  • Stand up Power Systems Lab including electrical equipment, lab furniture, and safety equipment. Document working procedures as needed.
  • Maintain Power Systems Lab, including maintaining supplies and inventory, ensuring safety procedures are properly followed, and working with Facilities team
  • Solve equipment issues (software, mechanical, electrical).
  • Write and maintain test script
  • Collaborate with internal teams and external suppliers in the development, integration and testing of power system components and systems for internet-providing UAV.

  • 7+ years testing power components, subsystems, and systems (especially batteries, motors, solar panels, and/or power control systems).
  • Experience with the safe testing and use of electrical equipment, and with purchasing of lab equipment
  • Detail-oriented and effective approach to problem solving technical issues Experience with statistical tools preferred
  • Lab software including automation and data processing tools (LabVIEW, MATLAB, Python, etc.)
  • Experience with setting up a lab (both equipment and procedures), ideally in a fast-paced or startup environment
  • Clear communication style, both verbal and written
  • Master's degree in engineering field 

Job Number: 1710063807
Job Location: Menlo Park, CA
Duration: 12 months
Input Date: 02/13/2017
Attention: Erica Trudeau
Address: 12708 RIATA VISTA CIR STE A-108
City, State: AUSTIN, TX 78727
Phone: 512/343-0303
800 Phone: 800/917-2841

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