206184 - Static Load Test Technician
CA-Southern California - San Diego
San Diego
Up to $26.42 DOE
6 months

Chipton-Ross is seeking multiple Static Load Test Technician 1's for a contract opportunity in San Diego CA.

The successful candidate will work with our experienced static load test team and learn to perform precision mechanical test set ups with hydraulics and instrumentation, followed by the execution of static load testing of space flight hardware.

Primary Responsibilities:
Mechanical assembly of load application and restraint mechanisms and structures
Hydraulic actuators setup
Installation of test instrumentation for force, strain, and deflection
Execution of test per exacting procedures and requirements
Documentation and report out
Assist in maintaining overall shop organization, appearance, and cleanliness

? 0 - 3 years’ experience in mechanical testing or aerospace composite manufacturing
? Minimum high school diploma, or equivalent
? High mechanical and electrical aptitude to learn the build-up of test setups with instrumentation
? Practical mechanical experience, including use of mechanical tools, torque wrenches, drilling, tapping, and metal cutting and finishing
? Ability or experience with crane and forklift rigging and safety for heavy lift and placement
? Experience in composite manufacturing, assembly, and handling of flight hardware
In Addition:
? Demonstrated mechanical ability
? Initiative, self-starter, adaptable
? Able to read, write and work to written instructions, blueprints, or shop drawings in English
? Proficient use of basic shop arithmetic
? Standard computer literacy skills in Microsoft Office: Word and Excel
? Good documentation, organization, and communication skills
? Strong attention to detail
? Ability to multitask, prioritize
? Excels in a team environment
? Ability to work under limited supervision
? Ability to lift/push/pull up to 50 pounds
? Must be able to work at heights exceeding 20 feet and/or in confined spaces performing mechanical assembly / disassembly
? Ability to be on feet for up to 8+ hours each day
? Ability to work flexible hours, overtime, and weekends as needed based on demanding manufacturing schedules

Prior experience with mechanical testing and/or instrumentation
Prior mechanical or vocational experience
Prior experience with heavy equipment operation
Prior experience with hydraulics

High School Diploma/GED is required.
School must be accredited.

9/80 schedule. 1st shift position (5:00 am to 2:30 pm)

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

Patrick Costello
6926 Rivers Ave
North Charleston, SC 29406

Phone: (843) 554-5800 x181 or (800) 927-9318 x181

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.