209407 - Test & Evaluation Lab Tech 3
CA-S.Cali-Los Angeles/Orange Counties
Edwards AFB
Up to $42.71 DOE
12 months

Chipton-Ross is seeking a Instrumentation Operations Technician 3 for a contract opportunity in Edwards AFB, CA.

*This position is 100% ONSITE.

T-7A Instrumentation Operations Technician
The T-7A Flight Test team is seeking an experienced aircraft instrumentation technician at Edwards AFB. This position will provide support in an aircraft developmental test and evaluation environment while working alongside test and aircraft maintenance personnel. Main responsibilities include installing and maintaining a high volume of sensors and associated wiring onto aircraft parts and assemblies per engineering requirements. Sensor types primarily include strain gages, accelerometers, thermocouples, RTDs, and pressure transducers. Experience with TTC data systems is desired. Other responsibilities may include:

Supports activities to plan, conduct, and document tests on products, systems, components, materials, and manufacturing processes and technologies.
Designs systems, materials, components, software, and methodologies to meet customer requirements.
Participates in test design and performs routine procurement, fabrication, and assembly of components, test fixtures and test systems.
Supports the coordination of test requirements and assists in reviewing test methods and capabilities.
Facilitates systems integration, fabrication, and modification; supports system pre-test setup, integration, checkout, and posttest tear-down.
Conducts routine tests, analyzes data, and documents results.
Troubleshoots and recommends resolution of basic laboratory and test-related problems.

o Describe the project they will be working on: Candidate will be supporting the T-7A development test program by maintaining, modifying, and troubleshooting the installed airborne instrumentation system as required.
o Size of the Team: 80
o Does the statement of work have any limitations on physical attributes? (Heavy lifting, long hours on feet, confined spaces, harnesses that have certain weight limits, etc.) Yes to all. This will be physical touch labor on the aircraft and in a lab
o Basic hand tools and electronics (fluke meters, oscilloscope, soldering iron, etc.)

Advanced degree (associates) in electronics desired. Experience working with airborne instrumentation systems, precision measurement devices (accelerometers, strain gages, thermocouples, flow meters, etc.) required.
Physical demands (if any): Yes - requires physical touch labor on aircraft. Need to lift up to 35lbs, climb up and down ladders/stands to access aircraft, wear a harness, etc.

Education/experience typically acquired through advanced education (e.g. Associate) and typically 3 or more years' related work experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience (e.g. Bachelor+1 years' related work experience, 5 years' related work experience, etc.).

WORK HOURS: 6:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Start/End Time: 1st shift: 6:30 - 15:00, 2nd shift: 15:00 - 23:30
First and 2nd shift. (Contractor must be open to working a variable shift)

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.

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

Kevin Suk
420 Culver Boulevard
Playa Del Rey, CA 90293

Phone: (310) 414-7800 x230 or (800) 927-9318 x230

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.