The Specialty Test Team in Palmdale Ca. is looking for an experienced, hard-working, and Senior Principal Electromechanical/Instrumentation Engineer to join our diverse team. The STT performs all structural testing, both static and fatigue. Ranging from component level to full scale article on both R&D and flight hardware.
Selected Candidate will apply their electrical, mechanical, and computer skills while utilizing complex, state of the art, load control and data acquisition systems to execute testing containing hundreds of load/position/pressure control channels while acquiring feedback /data from thousands of sensors. Qualified individuals will collaborate with various disciplines and different levels of personnel throughout all phases of Structural Testing towards a collective objective and must exhibit excellent communication skills and exceptional abilities to work well within a diverse team. Functional performance includes test planning, hardware and instrumentation design, set-up, and operation, as well as test set-up, execution, troubleshooting, data reduction and test report preparation/presentation. This is a very unique role that requires the candidate to demonstrate proficiency in both electrical and mechanical facets involved with all testing functions interchangeably. Candidate must have familiarity with operating and the basic concepts pertaining to data acquisition and load control hardware as well as related instrumentation such as: LVDTs, Strain Gages, String Pots, Load Cells, etc.
Selected candidate must be a motivated, driven individual with excellent communication skills, capable of successfully completing statement of work with somewhat minimal oversight/supervision. Candidate must have strong analytical/troubleshooting skills. Candidate will potentially serve as a leader and mentor to entry-level engineers and technicians.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
Salary Range: $125,800 USD - $188,600 USD
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