Flight Test Instrumentation Engineer

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Flight Test Instrumentation Engineer

Moses Lake, Washington Contract Job ID: 1910108505
Estimated Duration: 12 months


PDS Tech, Inc is seeking a Flight Test Instrumentation Engineer for a direct position in Moses Lake, WA.
As part of a multicultural team, you will be responsible for the definition and design of the instrumentation system. Working from engineering requirements, develop procedures and drawings with limited guidance, and lead fabrication, installation, and trouble-shooting of instrumentation data acquisition systems and sensors.

  • Negotiate system requirements with customers and select appropriate sensors and devices.
  • Design mechanical parts and wiring to accommodate sensors and devices
  • Present design in reviews and discussion
  • Create work instruction documents to support part fabrication and installation
  • Set up and operate data acquisition system.
  • Create calibration and functional check procedures.
  • Perform calibrations  and maintain records.
  • Troubleshoot system issues and disposition discrepancies.
  • Work effectively with instrumentation technician and maintenance teams
  • Support test flight briefings.
  • Support live monitoring of aircraft flights via telemetry.
  • Domestic and international travel
  • Work safely in aircraft environment
  • Bachelor degree along with a minimum of 1 year of flight test operations experience
    • -Or-
    • A minimum of 5 years of experience in flight test operations in lieu of the degree
  • Excellent demonstrated verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to defuse and resolve conflict among other team members
  • Ability to quickly learn new software and systems
  • Must be capable and comfortable working within a diverse team environment
  • Strong oral, written, and presentation communication skills
  • Knowledge in the use of 3D CAD tools (CATIA V5), and ability to create mechanical drawings and electrical diagrams.
  • Experience in design of instrumentation installation of sensors, wiring and equipment
  • Familiarity with tube fabrication (bend, flare, fittings, etc.)
  • Ability to perform strain gage installations
  • Familiarity with electronic test tools such as multi-meters, oscilloscopes, logic analyzers, etc.
  • Knowledge of flight test operations and certification requirements.
  • Working knowledge instrumentation data systems, sensors, and aviation related data busses and communications protocols

More Details

PDS Tech, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.

Founded in 1977, PDS Tech, Inc. is one of the nation's premier specialty staffing firms with 31 offices nationwide. We offer a full range of benefits including:

  • Health insurance
  • Paid holidays
  • Weekly payroll
  • Immediate 401(k) eligibility
  • Completion Bonuses
  • Training
  • Please note availability of benefits may vary by position

PDS specializes in Engineering and IT arenas including Aerospace, Defense, Electronics, Telecommunications, Automotive, and Energy just to name a few. Our reputation, track record, and years of continuous growth reflect the commitment to quality that our employees and clients experience first-hand. To find out more about PDS, please visit www.pdstech.com

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