Project/Test Engineer

Location: Houston, TX
Date Posted: 12-31-2018
All qualified resumes will receive feedback within 24 hours
The selected candidate for this role will:
  • Perform project and test engineering functions for EVA spacesuit design, development, procurement, manufacture, test, and certification.
  • Develop essential documentation for the assigned subsystem including assembly procedures, test plans, test procedures, and any additional operations-related products.
  • Design tests and test rigs, identifying instrumentation and data acquisition systems.
  • Coordinate test activities and requirements with NASA test facilities.
  • Setup and execute tests and prepare summary reports documenting test results.
  • Provide direction to support organizations during all phases of hardware requirements development, design, manufacturing, testing, and certification.
  • Plan and execute hardware troubleshooting to investigate mechanical and electrical failures within flight hardware, development test articles, or test support hardware.
  • Select and apply engineering techniques and procedures to analyze and evaluate specific problems, data, or other features of the work which are broad in scope and complexity.
Required Education/Experience/Skills:
This position has been posted at multiple levels. Depending on the candidate's experience, requirements and business needs, we reserve the right to consider candidates at any level for which this position has been advertised.
  • BS degree in engineering from an accredited engineering school.
  • Experience as a project engineer or test engineer.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to coordinate support from a wide range of technical disciplines.
  • Knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures in the field, such as mechanical and electrical system design, engineering drawings and sketches, material selection, and component level and system level testing.
  • Familiarity with electro-mechanical hardware elements (pumps, relief valves, control valves, heating elements, water quality instrumentation, temperature/pressure sensors, etc), NI data acquisition systems, and LabView.  LabView programming is a plus.
  • Experience with spacesuits or life support systems test and development.
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