Test Engineer

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Building the next generation of plasma propulsion.

Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Ownership of design for novel test fixtures, test setups, and test stands to be used for research and development, and/or for production requirements
  • Design and analyze structures, fluid systems, mechanisms, and integration of test stands
  • Develop test procedures based on test asset capabilities and requirements
  • Independently analyze, summarize, and distribute test data and preliminary test results with engineering team
  • Lead anomaly investigations and work toward resolution
  • Assist in the tracking and servicing of critical calibrated instrumentation

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree related to the fields of Mechanical, Aerospace, or Electrical Engineering
  • At least 2 years of experience related to designing and building mechanical structures, or testing and development of mechanical/electro-mechanical components or systems on a project team
  • Demonstrated ability to fabricate or build test setups including considerations of: instrumentation, data acquisition, electrical and wire harnesses, pressure gas systems, gas sublimation, high voltage electrical systems, strain gauges, deflection gauges, accelerometers.
  • Advanced communication skills for reading and collaboration on technical diagrams, drawings
  • Experienced in designing and managing machine shop tool & workbench organization, proper use of PPE, Illness and Injury Prevention practices, and Hazardous materials handling.

Desired Experience:

  • Master’s degree or higher related to the fields of Mechanical, Aerospace, or Electrical Engineering
  • Basic programming skills (Python, Javascript, and HTML/CSS preferred)
  • Steel and/or aluminum weldment design and analysis
  • Data acquisition and controls experience
  • Experience with satellite communications systems or integration

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