Ground Test Engineer
DOE Stratford, CT 06615
Aerospace and Defense Technical is hiring a Ground Test Engineer
The Ground Test Engineer supports, performs, and manages a specific function within a larger mechanical system, often including hardware and mechanical parts.
Responsible for projects with significant scope and complexity covering all aspects of Ground Testing helicopter components and systems. Requires application of all Mechanical/Aerospace Engineering disciplines to a wide variety of technical problems.
Will perform detailed test planning, coordination with internal and external customers, test conduct, use of computer data analysis tools, and generation of test plans and reports.
Will be responsible for final conclusions and recommendations on the performance, safety, qualification, and adequacy of tested components and systems.
This process may involve test and evaluation of components, assemblies and systems including main and tail rotor dynamic components, rotor drive systems, flight control systems, fuel systems, hydraulic systems, pneumatic systems, mission equipment, and airframe structure.
Test programs typically involve full scale fatigue and static evaluations of dynamic components, main and tail rotor whirl tests, airframe static tests, airframe shake tests, dynamic stability, component testing, and the evaluation of aircraft system level performance prior to flight.
Tasks also include the development and implementation of test procedures used to validate the performance of installed aircraft systems and components during final assembly, supporting and establishing operating limitations for both flight test programs and fielded aircraft, and oversight of supplier performed component qualification efforts.
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