Test Engineer/Technician

Fullerton, CA 92835

Posted: 09/05/2018 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Engineering Job Number: 79932
Position summary: This job involves development of test documents (plans, procedures and reports), test fixtures and equipment including data acquisition systems, coordinating and conducting tests for product qualification and or verification.  Testing includes life cycle testing, environmental, electrical, shock and vibration all in accordance with customer specifications, engineering specifications, FAA and D0160 requirements.  Test results must be analyzed, corrective action taken on failures, and final test reports written.  Effort requires interfacing with engineering teams, product management, quality assurance, and outside test labs.  If outside test labs are used, this position will negotiate and obtain quotes, place purchase orders, schedule and conduct or oversee tests to ensure accuracy and integrity.   Essential Functions:
  • Author test plans procedures and test reports.
  • Design and fabricate necessary test fixtures.
  • Schedule, conduct and monitor tests.
  • Coordinate necessary activities to perform tests at an outside lab.
  • Troubleshoot test equipment malfunctions and make necessary corrections in order to complete tests.
  • Assist engineering to perform failure analysis and report findings to product line team and the customer.
  • Procure necessary supplies and support equipment to perform tests and maintain equipment in state of readiness to support future testing.
  • Manage multiple assignments simultaneously and in a timely manner.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
Role Qualifications:
Skills, Abilities, and Other Requirements:
The ability to accurately interpret customer and engineering specifications in order to develop appropriate test requirements and methods.  The ability to properly analyze test results and issue final report.  Excellent verbal and written communication skills.  Effectively interface with support functions and outside lab personnel.  Willingness to monitor and perform hands-on tests. Knowledge of FAA and D0160 requirements for product qualification. Proficiency with National Instruments Data Acquisition Systems and SolidWorks.
Education and Experience:
BS degree in Engineering or related discipline, required.  Graduate work in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering, desirable.  8+ years of Test Engineering experience preferably in the aviation industry.  Strong background with testing electro-mechanical products which includes environmental testing (temperature, humidity, altitude, etc.), electrical (EMI, ESD, magnetic effects, voltage spike, etc.) and shock and vibration.

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