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  • Associate Engineer, Test (Associate Systems Test Engineer)

    Location US-FL-Orlando
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  • Overview

    Aerojet Rocketdyne Coleman Aerospace is seeking an entry level Systems Test Engineer in the Orlando, FL area. We are seeking candidates that are wanting to take advantage of an opportunity to develop their skills and grow in their profession.




    This current opening may be filled at this  level as posted or at one level higher.

    Essential Job Functions (Including % of Time for Each)

    The successful candidate will perform integrating, testing, and assembling of multi-stage missile systems or comparable aerospace or aircraft hardware and be capable of obtaining an FAA Class III (or higher) medical certificate. Must be able to meet USAF Aerospace Physiological standards, satisfactorily complete the associated training, and willing to perform launch duties aboard USAF aircraft.  Must be willing and able to travel for extended periods both inside and outside of the continental U.S.  Must be willing to work with Class 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, and 1.4 ordnance devices and complete the requisite training and certification courses.  Participate in and support system level functional hardware testing. Must be able to operate basic electronic test equipment (i.e., oscilloscopes, digital multi-meters, signal generators, etc.) and capable of learning the operation of specialized support equipment for system level testing and troubleshooting. Must satisfactorily complete ESD training. Strong written and oral communication and presentation skills. Solid computer skills and experience using the Microsoft Office suite of programs (Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook). Must have the ability to work independently and within a team environment. Position requires working occasional overtime and weekends, as necessary, to meet critical schedule dates. Position includes working with experienced teams during test, assembly, and launch operations of flight hardware and assisting in the performance of their duties. May be required to develop schedules for test and field operations and contribute to the technical aspects of proposal efforts.

    Requires conceptual knowledge of technical principles, theories, and concepts within a discipline. Develops competence by performing structured work assignments.

    Will work under direct supervision and follow specific, detailed instructions or established procedures. Work will be frequently reviewed for soundness of judgment, overall adequacy and accuracy.


    EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE: BS in Engineering or the equivalent combination of education and experience in aerospace or similar technical fields. Experience with Minuteman SR 19 or other solid propellant rocket motors preferred. This is an entry level position.



    SKILLS and ABILITIES: Excellent mechanical skills and the ability to read complex technical drawings is a must. Previous military experience or civilian experience as an FAA Airframe and Power Plant mechanic is highly desirable. Must be able to obtain and maintain a DoD 'Secret' Security Clearance with COMSEC. Must satisfactorily complete safety training courses for working in the vicinity of, handling, testing, and installation of explosive devices. Environmental testing experience and/or instrumentation experience is a plus. Familiar with, or willing to learn USAF policies and procedures for high altitude airdrop missions (HAAMS) and willing to participate in the same.  Previous experience as an aircrew member and/or a background in aircraft maintenance and flight line operations is desired. Working knowledge of EVMS as related to government contracts and reporting requirements.  Working knowledge of Universal Documentation System and other Range Commander's Council documents for flight safety and range tracking is a plus as is a working knowledge of telemetry systems and both line-of-sight and satellite communication systems.




    This current opening may be filled at this  level as posted or at one level higher.


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