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Instrumentation Specialist Lead

West Palm Beach, Florida Contract Job ID: 1810083439
Estimated Duration: 2 months


PDS Tech, Inc. is seeking a Instrumentation Specialist Lead for an open position in West Palm Beach, FL.
Strain Gage application Technician: 
  • Manages building and maintenance of instrumentation systems for Flight Test programs to provide measurement data required by the Engineering Department.
  • Apply instructions prepared by aircraft technicians in the form of travelers, Assist in the preparation, installation, check-out and operation of instrumentation systems, follow planned maintenance / calibration, and standard operating procedures for all instrumentation and control equipment in order to maintain accuracy of data and ensure its validity, and operate DAS (data acquisition system) and other recording equipment. 
The successful candidate shall meet the following requirements:
  • High School diploma, or equivalent experience/combined education, with additional specialized technical training equivalent to a technical Associate degree and/or demonstrated ability to perform assigned technical/para-engineering tasks and 15 Years or more of experience.
  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience in the field of strain gage application to support test instrumentation
  • Experience and ability to accomplish required surface preparation, strain gage measurement, layout, alignment and bonding.
  • Experience with measurement systems, instrumentation wiring, documentation, and Wheatstone Bridge wiring of strain gages to measure Torque, Axial Load, Bending and Shear strain.
  • Experience troubleshooting and repairing strain gage measurements.
  • Familiarity with electronic tools such as multi-meters, oscilloscopes, logic analyzers, etc.
  • Solder/de-solder experience required.
  • Experience reading wiring diagrams and interpreting schematics and engineering drawings 
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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

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