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Structural Test Engineer

at Piper Enterprise Solutions

Posted: 9/21/2019
Job Status: Full-Time/Regular
Job Reference #: 681

Job Description

Tracking Code
00037
Job Description

Per job description

Plan and execute ground-based structural testing in accordance with engineering test plans on aircraft structures and aircraft components. Research equipment purchasing and interface with vendors. Maintain test equipment and test area in a ready-to-use condition. Job Responsibilities includes but are not limited to:

  • Design and create CAD models and drawings for test fixtures.
  • Actively supervise and/or participate in the fabrication and setup of test fixtures.
  • Work with Quality/Inspection employees to determine test setup compliance with related engineering documentation.
  • Program and operate test control system to conduct tests in compliance with related engineering documents.
  • Work with cognizant engineering to provide needed data and documentation of test conditions and test results.
  • Maintain structural test area in a safe, orderly, functional condition.

Required Experience

Additional requirements specific to this position:

A Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering and seven years’ engineering experience, preferably in aircraft testing, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Desirable computer skills include MTS Aeropro and MTS Station Manager, Unigraphics/NX, Teamcenter, Microsoft Office suite. Experience using MTS FlexTest hardware, load cells, hydraulic actuators with servo valves, strain gauges and string potentiometers is desired. Shop skills and a willingness to perform hands-on fabrication tasks including cutting, drilling, and welding is desirable.

Job Location
Vero Beach, Florida, United States
Position Type
Full-Time/Regular