This Corporation’s Fuel and Utility Systems
(headquartered in Vergennes,
Vermont) is a leader in the
design development and production of aircraft fuel gauging equipment, fuel
management systems, Motion Control and utilities
subsystems. The products are used in commercial and military aircraft, missile
and space products.
The Corporation is a $4.4 billion worldwide corporation
employing 23,000. The company is one of the world’s leading suppliers of
components, systems and services to the aerospace industry.
This position is located in Vergennes, Vermont.
POSITION DESCRIPTION SUMMARY
Reporting to the Test Equipment Team Leader, the Test
Engineer will be responsible for any and all aspects of the selection, design,
development & maintenance of electronic testing equipment (mostly automated
testing equipment) used in support of R&D, engineering, manufacturing &
production in the Vergennes, VT facility as well as other remote locations as
required. More specific responsibilities
include but will not be limited to the following:
with the engineering development team to understand the specific system
level requirements for each individual program.
plan for test equipment development to meet these requirements through
both design & off the shelf component selection.
with purchasing to ensure timely and accurate procurement & delivery
of necessary equipment.
& integrate software into the testing unit using Labview.
<![endif]>Perform validation testing on new equipment to
be sure equipment meets all requirements.
<![endif]>Provide continual operational support on all
existing test equipment, some of which may be 10-20 years old.
<![endif]>Prepare complex technical manuals to include the
acceptance test procedures and calibration test procedures.
<![endif]>Lead or assist in the oversight and management
of third-party outsourced vendor relationships.
<![endif]>Support all Vergennes, VT
manufacturing and production test activities as well as other remote location R
& D test functions.
<![endif]>Interface and work with team members across all
disciplines and levels within the organization – purchasing, engineering, test
<![endif]>Perform special tasks or projects as assigned
the Test Equipment Team Leader.
The Test Engineer will be posses a
Bachelors degree in Mechanical, Electrical or Software Engineering and will
have a minimum of three years related test equipment design and development
experience. Knowledge and experience in
the ongoing support of both current and older systems is highly desirable. A
working knowledge and understanding of CAD programs is required. More specific skill and experience will
include but not be limited to the following:
and experience with off the shelf component selection based upon the
requirements for a particular project.
to modify off the shelf equipment to perform unique proprietary tasks.
with Labview is a must.
of PXI Systems is highly desired.
knowledge of electromechanical actuation systems is highly desired.
successful experience creating complex written manuals and test procedure
supporting test equipment in a manufacturing environment.
to come up to speed quickly on older test equipment in order to
effectively support or upgrade older systems to newer standards.
leading a group of other engineers on a development task is highly
in managing relationships with outsourced third-party vendors is a must..
knowledge of mechanical design engineering to be utilized in test
equipment rack setups.
to travel when necessary.
Citizenship, attainment of permanent resident status, or designated asylum
status is a must (Will consider Canadian citizenship with TN Visa)
In general individuals should be characterized by a
desire to be a contributing member of an accomplished engineering group but
will be talented individual contributors. Individuals should be further
characterized by a true engineering curiosity, a bias for action and possessive
of a strong sense of ownership and accountability. Additional characteristics
should include but not be limited to the following:
of excellent written and verbal communication skills.
be capable of functioning comfortably and effectively within a team.
be possessive of an aggressive (in a positive manner) attitude.
to function at a high level with multiple tasks and projects and or to
effectively change direction based upon client requirements
be professional in appearance and demeanor.
Depending upon experience. Full
benefits and reasonable relocation expenses.