178682 - Test Engineer
CA-S.Cali-Los Angeles/Orange Counties
6 Months
Chipton-Ross is seeking a Test Engineer for an opening in Mojave, CA.

Experienced test engineer specialist to support testing of mechanical systems and avionics components, assemblies, and integrated systems. The main tasks of this role are to define test requirements with internal customers, write test plans, design test stands and execute tests under the direction of the Engineering lead and/or Manager. Engineers in this position are expected to have knowledge of industry standard test practices and methods as well as engineering skills in design and analysis to required to develop custom tests.
" Design tests plans and equipment for validation of complex mechanical or structural components and systems.
" Write test plans and procedures to define and support execution of tests.
" Interface with internal customers on integrated program teams to establish and verify specific test requirements.
" Work with support teams and vendors to procure, manufacture and assemble test articles and test stand hardware and equipment.
" Analyze test data to verify test requirements and write test reports to document test results.
" Interface with external test laboratories to facilitate testing for Client design and analysis teams.
" Participate in the test engineering review, approval and release process.
" Participate in the continuous improvement of testing practices, including test processes, lab procedures and lab technology implementation.

" 4-8 years' or more experience in aerospace with an emphasis on testing or equivalent laboratory test engineering experience
" CAD modelling experience - Experience with Catia V5 preferred
" Experience with simulation and finite element analysis preferred - NASTRAN, Femap
" Experience with DO-160 environmental test standards for mechanical systems
" Experience with the design of flight vehicles or vehicle systems to a set of requirements or standards such as CFR 14, Part 400, Part 23 and 25, military or NASA are highly desired
" Focus on safety and reliability in testing.
" Results oriented approach to completing test activities successfully.
" Excellent verbal and written communication skills
" Excellent Organizational Skills and problem-solving skills
" Strong team player.
" Excellent computer skills, including Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint

Accredited Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution, with a concentration in a relevant Engineering discipline.


Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.

Brenda Ordaz
420 Culver Boulevard
Playa Del Rey, CA 90293

Phone: (310) 414-7800 x284 or (800) 927-9318 x284

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Employment will be contingent on candidate clearing pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.