182281 - Aeronautical Engineer
Industry
ENG
Region
CA-S.Cali-Los Angeles/Orange Counties
City
Palmdale
State
CA
Rate
$DOE
Duration
12 MONTHS
Description
Chipton-Ross is seeking an Aeronautical Engineer for an opportunity in Palmdale, CA

RESPONSIBILITIES:
This position is deployed to the Revolutionary Technology Programs (RTP) team to provide technical support for optical, thermal, and plasma experiments. Expected to support team’s performance on projects related to the analysis, design, and testing of optical systems, thermal and plasma physics experiments. The position more generally requires working in a small, fast moving team on concept level analysis, implementation of diagnostics and data acquisition systems, and detailed design and construction of laboratory experiments. Requires use of MATLAB and MS Office software tools to compile data, reduce data, and generate reports. Strong verbal and written communication skills are highly desirable. Occasional overtime and odd hours required. Candidate must be able to work in a manufacturing and laboratory environment, including work with Class IIIb and Class IV lasers. Applicant selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE:
-- Must have education or experience in designing, developing, testing, or analysis of laboratory experiments.
-- Hands-on laboratory experience, especially in the areas of plasma physics, vacuum hardware, spectroscopy, thermal/heater testing, and photovoltaics.
-- Experience in optical system design and testing, including diagnostics (spectroscopy, laser-based techniques).
-- Experience in plasma modeling and simulation.
-- Experience with thermal and structural analysis from first principles.
-- Experience with solid state physics.
-- Coursework in plasma chemistry/non-equilibrium effects.
-- Proficient with analysis tools such as MATLAB, LabVIEW, Zemax, COMSOL, and ANSYS Mechanical.
-- Proficient with CAD software such as CATIA V5.

EDUCATION:
Accredited BS+4-8 YRS or MS+2-6 YRS

MISCELLANEOUS:
Applicants responding to this position will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements by currently possessing the ability to view classified government information.

WORK HOURS:
Full-Time, 9/80-A

Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.

Contact
Robert Davis
rdavis@chiptonross.com
CHIPTON-ROSS, INC.
420 Culver Boulevard
Playa Del Rey, CA 90293

Phone: (310) 414-7800 x305 or (800) 927-9318 x305

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Employment will be contingent on candidate clearing pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.