207998 - Component Engineer
CA-S.Cali-Los Angeles/Orange Counties
Canoga Park
Up to $73.68 DOE
6 months

Chipton-Ross is seeking a Component Engineer for a contract opportunity in Canoga Park, CA

Under limited general direction, the Associate Engineer determines approaches to objectives demonstrating a complete understanding and application of engineering principles, concepts, and practices.

25% - Development and fabrication support of rocket engine valve and actuator components. Translates engineering and scientific concepts from preliminary ideas through product life cycle.
25% - Supplier integration with external suppliers ensuing requirements are achieved on-time and within budget.
20% - Interfaces with other members of project or program teams, management, and technical staff to provide coordination of technical, schedule and cost solutions to team objectives.
20% - Analyzes and verifies valve and actuator design and performance for adequacy and reliability. Supports investigation and resolution of hardware and process anomalies and issues identified by preventative action/corrective action boards or safety initiative activities.
10% - Develops trade studies, design concepts, systems integration and component-level test plans.

Ability to read and interpret technical drawings and specifications, develop planning and procedures for assembly and test; Ability to communicate clearly and concisely; effective presentation and report writing skills will be required.
Experience with rocket propulsion systems desired. Understanding and use of analytical, design or process procedures pertinent to liquid rocket engine systems hardware.
Ability to operate effectively in a team environment expected.
Demonstrated leadership skills are highly desirable.
Project skills in developing MS Project scheduling and Earned Value Measurement Systems is a plus.

Accredited Bachelor's or Masters degree in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering


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

Rochelle Anderson
420 Culver Boulevard
Playa Del Rey, CA 90293

Phone: (310) 414-7800 x280 or (800) 927-9318 x280

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.