Strain Gage application Technician
DOE West Palm Beach, FL 33401
The Strain Gage application Technician manages building and maintenance of instrumentation systems for Flight Test programs to provide measurement data required by the Engineering Department.
Apply instructions prepared by aircraft technicians in the form of travelers,
Assist in the preparation, installation, check-out and operation of instrumentation systems,
Follow planned maintenance / calibration, and standard operating procedures for all instrumentation and control equipment in order to maintain accuracy of data and ensure its validity, and operate DAS (data acquisition system) and other recording equipment.
High School diploma, or equivalent experience/combined education, with additional specialized technical training equivalent to a technical Associate degree and/or demonstrated ability to perform assigned technical/para-engineering tasks and 15 Years or more of experience.
Minimum of 10 years’ experience in the field of strain gage application to support test instrumentation
Experience and ability to accomplish required surface preparation, strain gage measurement, layout, alignment and bonding.
Experience with measurement systems, instrumentation wiring, documentation, and Wheatstone Bridge wiring of strain gages to measure Torque, Axial Load, Bending and Shear strain.
Experience troubleshooting and repairing strain gage measurements. - Familiarity with electronic tools such as multi-meters, oscilloscopes, logic analyzers, etc.
Solder/de-solder experience required.
Experience reading wiring diagrams and interpreting schematics and engineering drawings
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