This is a very exciting opportunity to work with one of the world's most exciting aerospace companies!
The contracts are regularly extended and direct opportunities are often available.
Prepare and conduct tests of composites for mechanical properties
E.g.: flexural, tensile, compressive strength, modulus, elongation cantilever testing, etc. Fabricate test article instrumentation, electro-mechanical assemblies and test equipment wire harnesses Assist engineers and technicians on R&D and other projects as needed Set up, calibrate, and fabricate test components and carry out laboratory, assembly and vehicle testing Bonding and machining of test coupons. Collect test data and report results to designated managers and engineers. Assist in the design and fabrication of special test fixtures and test setups Operation of test equipment (LabVIEW, United and Instron mechanical test machines, environmental chambers, vibration tables, and altitude chambers) Knowledge of shop floor manufacturing techniques and inspection technology preferred
What you bring
2+ years of experience in a testing, aerospace, manufacturing, or a similar highly controlled environment preferred. Experience with the following:
Schematics, engineering drawings, circuit layouts and parts lists Cable harnesses: Wire diagrams, layout drawings, and parts lists Mechanical assemblies: Mechanical drawings and parts lists Instrumentation: strain gages, extensometers, load cells, and pressure transducers. Experience performing electronic testing and inspection using portable measuring devices. Computer software proficiency, preferably including laboratory or industrial applications, and technical writing skills Must possess excellent interpersonal and verbal communication skills, and be able to maintain good will in a potentially adversarial role Requires basic understanding of electronics, test equipment, mechanical test methods and electro-mechanical testing Capable of running tension/compression test machine and related software. Applicants must be U.S. persons as defined by the ITAR (22 CFR 120.15)
Preferred Skills and Experience
Structural or Systems test experience
Physical and/or Additional Requirements
Must be able to work all shifts and available for overtime as well as weekends when needed. Must be able to stand for extended periods 6 hours min. Must be able to stoop, bend, crawl, and being able to maneuver in tight spaces. Medium work: Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
The Structures Company is a national staffing firm specializing in contract, contract to hire and direct hire placement opportunities. Our clients rely on us to support their engineering, IT, Production, Maintenance & Repair and support staff. Our niche recruiting team is one of our biggest strengths and is the main reason we are a top provider of talented professionals to the majority of our clients. They will help you identify the opportunity that best fits your interests, while also providing industry leading customer service.
We support the majority of Aerospace OEM's and Tier 1 Suppliers across the United States.
We have a national medical, dental and vision plan with United Healthcare and we also have a 401K offering. In some states and on some openings there is bonus potential, sick pay and holiday pay for those who qualify.
The Structures Company LLC is an Affirmative Action/ Equal Opportunity Employer (or AA/ EOE)