Test Engineer

Merritt Island, FL 32953

Posted: 04/16/2024 Employment Type: Contract Division: Government/DOD Job Number: JN -042024-18745 State: Florida

Job Description

Aerospace Test Engineer

Location: Merritt Island, FL

Salary: $40-48/hr

Industry: Aerospace/Manufacturing

Employment Type: Contract Until End-of-Year


  • High School Diploma or GED required.
  • Minimum 2 years relevant engineering experience
  • Experience with Hydraulics and/or Pneumatic Systems
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • High level of organization. Attention to detail and able to accurately and safely execute repetitive tasks.
  • Ability to read and understand work orders and schematics to determine component type and connection needs for adapting to temp hardware.
  • Ability to obtain fall protection certification and work/test at height.
  • Nominal/Normal shift will be first shift, but must be able to work long hours and multiple shifts (including weekends) as required to support test operations.
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or national U.S. permanent resident (current Green Card holder), or lawfully admitted into the U.S. as a refugee or granted asylum.


  • Participate in gated test reviews.
  • Work with design engineers to work testing and operability features in during the design phase of new systems/equipment.
  • Develop test processes for integrated testing.
  • Develop test methods to efficiently complete integrated system testing.
  • Support development testing to reduce program risk.
  • Develop procedures and software automation that will be used in launch operations.
  • Write test procedures and manage procedural redlines and updates during test campaigns.
  • Act as test engineer with overall responsibility for the test, the crew and the procedure.
  • Enforce safety policies during test planning and operations.
  • Troubleshoot issues that come up during testing.
  • Reduce, analyze and archive test data to support verification tasks.
  • Create verification plans.
  • Mentor other test engineers.
  • Strong focus on test safety.
  • Transition of the planning documents and procedures into an operational environment for test execution.
  • Support on-vehicle and subassembly off-vehicle test execution.
  • Author common-use procedures for operation of Ground Support Equipment test panels and consoles.
  • Execute Integrated Vehicle Systems Testing on vehicle.
  • Execute subassembly and manifold testing off-vehicle.
  • Commission, maintain, and track Ground Support Equipment and Temporary Test Hardware
  • Author work orders for part cleaning, transport, assembly, and off-vehicle testing
  • Operate Ground Support Equipment for commodity conditioning and sampling.
  • Additional duties as assigned.



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