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Propulsion Test Engineer


PDS Tech is currently seeking an AIRCRAFT Propulsion Test Engineer for our client in San Carlos, CA


MUST HAVE 5+ years experience in aircraft environmental and reliability testing of powertrain & electronics system comprising of electric motor, inverter and related systems and/or components

Seeking a passionate, motivated, and experienced Sr. Test Engineer to aid in characterization, performance, environmental and reliability testing of powertrain & electronics system comprising of electric motor, inverter and related systems and/or components . This role interacts heavily with the Integrated Product Team (IPT) and leads the testing efforts on verification and validation testing activities for the propulsion system components .  


Responsible for leading overall test activities for the assigned system/ sub-system/ components by following client processes and/or procedures Lead discussions with cross functional team as a subject matter expert and facilitate the development team in planning and executing testing required to refine propulsion systems and/or components including but not limited to electric motor(s), inverter(s), pump, fan, radiator etc.

Work closely with Integrated Product Team (IPT) to understand testing needs, milestones & deliverables and manage associated activities using clients test processes to execute them. Work with operations team to understand test capacity, manage priorities and communicate schedule to key stakeholders.

Author and release test procedures for development testing, acceptance testing, qualification testing & certification testing for powertrain and electronics systems and/or components

Co-ordinate with reliability test engineer to define appropriate test profiles for demonstrating reliability of systems and/or components. Develop new and novel testing methodologies in support of product development

Develop test stand requirements to support product testing and work with equipment design team to ensure appropriate test capabilities are adequate to support product development process

Define and procure (as needed) test enabling support hardware/ software as needed to execute product testing

Develop LabView/Python scripts for test automation and in-situ data collection.

Assist technician in test setups, execution of tests as needed on test equipment (test platforms, chambers, shakers, test benches etc).

Mentor engineer in best practices on test management Participate in failure and Root Cause Analysis of sub-systems and components used in powertrain and electronics system (from validation, reliability, and/or field testing)

Pay Details: $112,600.00 to $189,800.00 per year

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

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Job Number: US_EN_33_022202_2134301
Job Location: San Carlos, CA
Rate: 112600-189800
Per Diem: --
Overtime: --
Duration: indef
Start Date: ASAP
Input Date: 10/09/2023
Last Updated: 12/02/2023
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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