Project Engineer - Electric Thrusters

Cleveland, OH 44101

Posted: 02/02/2021 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Engineering Job Number: 82790

Job Description

Top aerospace client is seeking an Electric Thruster Engineer for their Cleveland, Ohio office.

The selected candidate will help assure the success of space missions through development and qualification, of Hall thrusters and ion engines. The candidate will also be a key resource in the development and testing of new electric propulsion products.
The selected candidate will demonstrate attention to detail and the highest standards of quality assurance for the testing of mission critical hardware.  
The candidate will follow established procedures and the guidance of senior staff.  The position also requires the ability to work independently and apply engineering principles, theories and concepts.
Typical duties will include performing technical analyses, planning and conducting test and verification activities, analyzing test data, and generating customer presentations.

Job Requirements

Skills: 1 year of test experience with electric propulsion or plasma devices is required.
Priority will be given to candidates with experience testing cathodes, Hall thrusters, and ion engines.
Candidates should have strong technical writing and presentation skills, and should have experience working in teams.
The candidate must be proficient with Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).
The position requires some independent professional judgment and application of engineering principles, theories and concepts.
35% - Researches, develops and supports rocket engine components using engineering and scientific principles.
35% - Coordinates product development from ideas through product life cycle.
20% - Supports investigation and resolution of hardware and process anomalies and issues identified by preventative action/corrective action boards or safety initiative activities.
10% - Interfaces with other members of project or program teams, management, and technical staff to define and implement engineering solutions to meet group, organization, and company objectives.
Education: Bachelors Degree required
A Master of Science degree in Aerospace Engineering or related discipline and coursework in plasma physics are preferred.

** Candidates must be U.S. Citizens without Dual Citizenship **
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