180810 - Structural Test Design Engineer 5
CA-S.Cali-Los Angeles/Orange Counties
$80 to $83.00 DOE
1 year

Chipton-Ross is seeking a Structural Test Design Engineer 5 for an opportunity in Palmdale, CA

The selected candidate should thrive in a fast-paced work environment with high expectations, be results oriented and be capable of managing significantly diverse assignments. The selected candidate will support structural testing of a full-scale airframe. The candidate will be directly responsible for design, manufacturing and or procurement of all test stand hardware, include Reaction frame/Fixtures and associated tools and equipment. Candidate will also be responsible for Test Setup integration, including Flight hardware, Load Control System and the Data Acquisition System. The candidate will also develop/ write Test Procedures, oversee and or conduct structural tests and be willing to mentor less experienced engineers.
Essential Functions:
Responsible for coordinating with internal and external program customers for requirements derivation and flow down.
o Test planning & scheduling.
o Cost reduction analysis.
o Optimizing cycle time.
o Test anomaly investigation.
o Creating test procedures & final test reports.
o Customer briefings.
o Responsible for lab safety procedures and developing a test article overload protection plan.
o Act as the primary interface between Airframe Product Team and the Test Lab.

Bachelors in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math) plus 14 Years engineering experience; or Master's in STEM plus 12 Years engineering experience; or PhD plus 9 Year's engineering experience.
7 years of large scale structural platforms.
Able and willing to travel short term as required by the statement of work.
Preferred Qualifications:
Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills as well as oral/written communication skills evidenced by experience coordinating and communicating issues and status with production managers, maintenance personnel, and responsible engineers.
15 years systems testing experience on large scale structural platforms

Bachelors in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math), Master's, or PhD is required.
School must be accredited.

9/80 workweek

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

Terry Jones
420 Culver Boulevard
Playa Del Rey, CA 90293

Phone: (310) 414-7800 x282 or (800) 927-9318 x282

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.