- 201824 - Test Technician
- 12 months
Chipton-Ross is seeking a Test Technician for a contract opportunity in Redmond, WA.
In this role, the "Mech Tech" selects, sets up and operates mechanical, electro-mechanical, electro-hydraulic and electro-pneumatic systems and related equipment for purpose of testing liquid propellant rocket engines and devices. Includes setting up and operating liquid feed systems and high pressure nitrogen gas systems. : Working under general supervision:
- 50% - Operates and repairs vacuum and high-pressure liquid and gas systems requiring a high level of mechanical knowledge and expertise to include: high-pressure fittings, seals and shop tool operation.
- 30% - Sets up and operates bipropellant rocket engine tests and measures against quality standards.
- 10% - Bends and flares stainless steel tubing for some testing operations.
- 10% - Sets up and operates orbital welding equipment for stainless steel and titanium tubing. Repairs valves, regulators, pumps, etc.
Additional skills such as welding, machining, and hazardous material handling are desired. Requires participation in our Emergency Response Team and respirator certification. Requires U.S. Citizenship, U.S. Permanent Residency or other status as a U.S. Person. Must be able to satisfy federal government requirements for access to government information and having dual citizenship may preclude you from being able to meet this requirement. Being fully vaccinated for COVID-19 may be a condition of employment at Aerojet Rocketdyne. Proof of vaccination or an accommodation request approved by Aerojet Rocketdyne will be required prior to starting employment with the Company. Work Environment and Physical Requirements: The work environment may require a combination of indoor and outdoor activity (hot, cold, wet, humid conditions) with a varied amount of walking, standing, sitting, climbing (i.e. ladders, stair, scaffolding, ramps), balance (maintaining body equilibrium to prevent falling when walking, standing, or crouching on narrow, slippery, or erratically moving surfaces), bending, reaching, handling/fingering (seizing, holding, grasping, turning picking, pinching), stooping, kneeling, crouching and ability to lift/carry/push/pull up to 50 pounds. Work may require the ability to operate material handling equipment (forklift, crane, hoist, man lift, etc.) in a safe manner. While performing the duties of this job, employees may work around variable noise levels or with fume or airborne particles, hazardous chemicals, etc. requiring the use of personal protective equipment such as face protection (safety glasses, goggles, face shield), foot protection (i.e. steel toed shoes, rubber boots, etc.), gloves, hard hat, shop coat and hearing protection. Some positions may require Respirator clearance up to and including the Self Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA) Level A clearance. Work requires the ability to change into or out of personal protective equipment when entering or exiting manufacturing, laboratory, or other areas. Work duties may also be required to work in a standard office setting and to use standard office equipment, including a computer and/or the ability to travel by air or auto. Ability to distinguish colors may also be necessary. This position is expected to work a weekend shift to ensure successful operation of activities in the organization.
Requires an accredited Associate's Degree in a related discipline and one (1) year of experience in a highly technical and mechanical environment or High School Diploma with five (5) years equivalent combination of experience and education. Prefer an individual who has the qualifications as a licensed Airframe & Power Plant mechanic or the necessary experience.
Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.
420 Culver Boulevard
Playa Del Rey, CA 90293
Phone: (310) 414-7800 x258 or (800) 927-9318 x258
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.