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Flight Test Instrumentation Technician

PDS Tech, Inc is seeking a Flight Test Instrumentation Technician for a direct position in Moses Lake, WA.
As part of a multicultural team, you will be responsible for manufacturing, assembling, and supporting testing of hardware for flight testing of aircraft. Working from engineering instructions, procedures and drawings with limited guidance, fabricate, install, check-out, calibrate, diagnose, and troubleshoot instrumentation data acquisition systems and sensors. This position will require planning, building and terminating various cable harnesses required in the instrumentation system and significant attention to detail to support safe testing.

  • Assembly of components to aerospace standards working from blueprints, engineering orders, schematics, repair manuals and other technical documents
  • Termination and installation of wire harnesses and tubing
  • Work with engineers to review design concepts and provide feedback for ease of assembly
  • Review, edit and follow work instructions for installation tasks
  • Plan, communicate and execute installation steps for complex mechanical installations
  • Work safely in aircraft environment

  • Associates or 2 year technical degree along with a minimum of 1 year of flight test operations experience


  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in flight test operations in lieu of the degree
  • Excellent demonstrated verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to defuse and resolve conflict among other team members
  • Ability to use standard mechanical tools and fabrication shop equipment
  • Must be capable and comfortable working within a diverse team environment


  • A&P license or equivalent experience
  • Experience operating heavy lifting equipment such as cranes and forklifts
  • Experience with measurement tools
  • Familiarity with tube fabrication (bend, flare, fittings, etc.)
  • Ability to perform strain gage installations
  • Knowledge in the use of 3D CAD tools, and the ability to read mechanical drawings and electrical diagrams.

Job Number: 1910108506
Job Location: Moses Lake, WA
Duration: 12 months
Input Date: 11/04/2019
Last Updated: 04/09/2020
Attention: Chad Dunavant
City, State: IRVING, TX 75062
Phone: 214/647-9600
800 Phone: 800/270-4737
Fax Phone: 214/647-9630

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