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Engineering Research Technician

Req ID :
399068BR
Job Code/Title :
RP5093:Eng Research Tech
Job Description :
PERFORMS SUCH TYPICAL DISTINGUISHING DUTIES AS:

Plans the development of complex engineering test hardware, systems (except electrical and electronic), and related equipment under engineering research laboratory conditions, where only general preliminary design data in oral or written form are provided, tooling is not available, and it is required to exercise ingenuity in converting an original engineering concept into physical hardware of various materials and different configurations, for use in diverse engineering tests, applying a working knowledge of cryogenics, hydraulics, high vacuum acoustics, optics, metallurgy, and high pressure and explosive separation systems; fabricates details from various materials, and builds complete, such product test specimens as wings, fuselage and empennage sections; mocks-up entire functional test systems such as hydraulic, pneumatic, mechanical, and servo-mechanisms; constructs tooling for engineering test hardware such as holding fixtures, jigs, special fittings, templates, form blocks, patterns, and molds; sets up test specimens and systems, tools, laboratory apparatus, research instrumentation and devices; operates, modifies to engineering test requirements, checks out, and troubleshoots such test hardware and systems, correcting malfunctions as detected; records test data and makes sketches as required; maintains and services complete laboratory test setup as required for engineering research purposes.

PERFORMS SUCH RELATED DUTIES AS:

Operates fabrication machines as required; uses precision measuring instruments, and any equipment essential to the completion of engineering research laboratory tests.

Works closely with Research Engineers in various fields, and with other authorized personnel in the resolution of engineering research test problems.

Engineering Research Technician (RP5093)
Standing: Requires full time standing with limited resting periods and to walk distances. Sit for extended periods if required.
Heights: Able to work at heights. Able to climb stairs or ladders as required. Able to work off of step stools, scissor lifts, lift platforms and aircraft structure without handrails.
Overhead work: Able to work overhead as required.
Weight restriction: Able to Lift/push/pull/carry a minimum of 50 lbs.
Body positioning: Able to twist/bend (neck or waist) and stoop. Able to work in awkward positions as required. Able to squat/kneel/crawl/reach as required.
Work content: Able to use/hold/manipulate small tools and parts with hands. Simple grasping, power grasping and fine manipulation is required. Able to use vibrating tools and perform torqueing operations. Able to use power equipment. Repetitive tasks will be performed. Able to use computer keyboard, mouse and monitor for extended periods of time.
Vision/Hearing: High level Hand/Eye coordination required. Corrective lenses may be used. Eye protection required in many instances. Color differentiation may be required. Must be able to hear at level required for positions.
Environmental: Able to work around noise, chemicals, fumes and dust. Capable of using respirators and other personal protective equipment including hearing protection if required. Able to work outside if needed.
Attendance: Regular attendance required based on set work schedule. Able to work any shift.
Vehicles/Power moving equipment: Able to operate as required. Able to work around heavy equipment or machinery.

The physical demands described above do not contain a comprehensive listing of all physical requirements for all positions. The physical demands of each position will vary based on business needs so the physical demands described above are subject to change and employees therefore will also be expected to perform all physical requirements necessary for their positions. This job description may be changed to include new or different physical demands or change existing ones as management deems necessary.”

Basic Qualifications
This position requires the ability to obtain a Secret Security Clearance
Previous experience with structures, functional testing, and flight operations.

Desired skills
A&P License is a plus.
This position requires a Secret Security Clearance

Essential Job Functions
Physical Demands
Engineering Research Technician (RP5093)

Standing: Requires full time standing with limited resting periods and to walk distances. Sit for extended periods if required.

Heights: Able to work at heights. Able to climb stairs or ladders as required. Able to work off of step stools, scissor lifts, lift platforms and aircraft structure without handrails.

Overhead work: Able to work overhead as required.

Weight restriction: Able to Lift/push/pull/carry a minimum of 50 lbs.

Body positioning: Able to twist/bend (neck or waist) and stoop. Able to work in awkward positions as required. Able to squat/kneel/crawl/reach as required.

Work content: Able to use/hold/manipulate small tools and parts with hands. Simple grasping, power grasping and fine manipulation is required. Able to use vibrating tools and perform torqueing operations. Able to use power equipment. Repetitive tasks will be performed. Able to use computer keyboard, mouse and monitor for extended periods of time.

Vision/Hearing: High level Hand/Eye coordination required. Corrective lenses may be used. Eye protection required in many instances. Color differentiation may be required. Must be able to hear at level required for positions.

Environmental: Able to work around noise, chemicals, fumes and dust. Capable of using respirators and other personal protective equipment including hearing protection if required. Able to work outside if needed.

Attendance: Regular attendance required based on set work schedule. Able to work any shift.

Vehicles/Power moving equipment: Able to operate as required. Able to work around heavy equipment or machinery.

The physical demands described above do not contain a comprehensive listing of all physical requirements for all positions. The physical demands of each position will vary based on business needs so the physical demands described above are subject to change and employees therefore will also be expected to perform all physical requirements necessary for their positions. This job description may be changed to include new or different physical demands or change existing ones as management deems necessary.

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Job Location(s): Palmdale California
Security Clearance :
Secret
Business Unit :
ESS0343 AERONAUTICS COMPANY
Job Class :
Manufacturing
Job Category :
Hourly/Non-Exempt
City :
Palmdale
State :
CA
Virtual :
No
Relocation Available :
Possible
Work Schedule :
9x80A-9,9,9,9,8 hrs/d in wk1, /9,9,9,9,off in wk2
Req Type :
Full-Time
Shift :
First
Additional Posting Locations :
Palmdale