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Test Engineer - CA

Chipton-Ross is seeking a Test Engineer for an opening in Hawthorne, CA.

• Conduct tests to evaluate hardware performance
• Work with fluid, structural, thermal, and electrical systems- system design, pitfalls, potential hazards, expected operation, etc.
• Develop test procedures based on test requirements
• Operate test console and direct a team of technicians to execute test processes
• Develop, continually review, maintain, and execute test plans
• Work with data acquisition systems and control systems to continually improve in-test data recording
• Analyze and review data to ensure that hardware is operating as expected utilizing numerical data analysis tools to interpret test results
• Create software tools to further enhance post-test data analysis
• Provide reports and document test results
• Support integration of components into test assemblies
• Develop, maintain, and execute integration and testing process, and collaborate with design engineers to improve hardware
• Work to resolve anomalies found during the integration and testing process, and collaborate with design engineers to improve hardware
• Act as a conduit for completing the resource management process, including: planning, parts, coordination, skilled labor coordination, process verification, etc.
• Develop improvements in production and test methods, standards, tooling, equipment layout, procedures, and product designs. Identify continuous improvement opportunities for performance, reliability, and cost.
• Ensure all operations are performed on time, safely, and in a professional manner
Performs other related duties, as assigned, for the purpose of ensuring an efficient and effective work environment

• B.S. degree in mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, aerospace engineering, or manufacturing engineering
• General physical fitness is required for some work areas, flight hardware is typically built in tight quarters and physical dexterity is required
• Physical effort including standing, lifting, and carrying weight such as materials or equipment
• Occasionally exposed to work in extreme outdoor environments- heat, cold, rain
• Work performed in an environment required exposure to fumes, odors, and noise
• Typically 50 hour work weeks, schedule varies depending on site operational needs, flexibility required
• Ability to work rotating shifts
• Overtime is frequently required for particular tasks or test series

• Master’s degree in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering or equivalent experience
• 3 to 5 years of applicable experience
• Experience in production and test systems
o Hands on test and production facility, factory, or laboratory experience
o Mechanical aptitude and experience
• Demonstrated experience where quick-thinking and problem solving plays a critical role
• Knowledge and/or experience in aerospace structural or mechanical or propulsion systems assembly and testing
• Ability to utilize test instrumentation and control components: pressure transducers, thermocouples, RTDs, strain gauges, accelerometers, flow meters, load cells, relays, solenoid valves
• Ability to solve problems calling for technical analysis
• Ability to read and understand technical manuals and reports
• Ability to read and understand mechanical and electrical schematics
• Knowledge of hazardous systems- cryogenic, flammable, hypergolic, pyrophoric
• Knowledge of high pressure system design and handling
• Experience using test instrumentation and control components
• Intermediate skill level using Windows Operating Systems
• Intermediate skill level using Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook, OneNote)
• Novice skill level using CAD modeling (Unigraphics NX preferred) and Teamcenter
• Novice to intermediate skill level using NI Labview
• Novice to intermediate skill level using Matlab

• B.S. degree in mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, aerospace engineering, or manufacturing engineering

-5/50, 2nd Shift: 3:00PM - 1:00AM
Job Number: 162661
Job Location: Hawthorne, CA
Rate: $DOE
Duration: 3 Months
Input Date: 03/31/2017
Attention: Terry Jones
Address: 343 MAIN ST
City, State: EL SEGUNDO, CA 90245
Phone: 310/414-7800 X286
800 Phone: 800/927-9318
Fax Phone: 310/414-7808

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