180964 - Structural Test Technician 4
CA-S.Cali-Los Angeles/Orange Counties
$35 to $37.00 DOE
1 year

Chipton-Ross is seeking a Structural Test Technician 4 for an opportunity in Palmdale, CA.

The Specialty Test Team is looking for a senior level, Structural Test Technician with good communication skills and a team centric approach. The selected candidate shall possess the skills and experience that will enable him to assist Engineers in the development, modification, assembly and check-out of Test Stands used in the Structures Laboratory. Individual must have direct Structural Test experience and a deep understanding of hardware and methodology used in closed loop hydraulic load controls, test set-ups in addition to familiarity with data acquisition hardware as well as related sensors, i.e., LVDT, Strain Gages, string Posts Load cells Torque Transducers, etc.
The selected individual is expected to work with minimal engineering direction and oversight. As a senior level technician the candidate is expected to provide mentorship to less experienced technicians, and be able to read and interpret technical documents, i.e., drawings, schematics, sketches, Procedures, Technical Orders etc.
Duties as follows:
Assist in the development, fabrication and assembly of mechanical and electromechanical components, sub-assemblies, systems and full scale test stands.
Devise, fabricate, and assemble new or modified mechanical components or assemblies.
Participate in the development and documentation of sub-system and system test methodology.
Under engineering direction, execute to test plans
Maintain compliance with Operational as well as Environmental Health and Safety directives.
Recommend modifications to components or test set-up or procedure to meet desired Test Objectives.
Prioritize, plan and organize at task level and lead less experienced Technicians thru execution.
Participate in talent transfer efforts, Mentorship assignments.
Individual must be able to meet and maintain the specific process certifications to support daily task assignments.

High School plus 6 years related experience with 2 years Structural Test experience or AA Degree/2 year technical degree plus 4 years related experience with 2 years Structural Test experience.
Experience in structural and or flight test environment.
Familiarity with Mechanical Engineering, Assembly and Test Operations department (standard) operating procedures/policies.
Must be able to work from EWPs at elevated heights and for extended period of time.
Must be able to lift 30 lb.
Preferred Qualifications:
AS Degree/2 year technical degree or Airframe and Power plant (A&P) license with 6 yrs. Structural Test experience, set-up thru test execution.
Hydraulic system, set up and checkout.
Verifiable Technical lead experience.

High School or AA Degree/2 year technical degree is required.
School must be accredited.

4/10 workweek.
This position requires multiple shift operations and overtime work.

Applicants responding to this position will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements by currently possessing the ability to view classified government information.

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

Juan Saldarriaga
420 Culver Boulevard
Playa Del Rey, CA 90293

Phone: (310) 414-7800 x258 or (800) 927-9318 x258

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.