Northrop Grumman Mechanical Test Engineer 3 in El Segundo, California
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Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems is seeking a Mechanical Test Engineer 3 to work in Redondo Beach, California. This Mechanical Test Engineer 3 will be supporting the James Webb Space Telescope team. 2nd shift and weekend support is expected.
The ideal candidate will be required to apply engineering principles to contribute to the timely planning and execution of mechanical integration and test of the James Webb Space Telescope, including reading and understanding engineering drawings, specifications, plans, and requirements documents. This individual will author test products/ detailed work procedures to implement and comply with these documents, as well as interact across engineering disciplines to clarify requirements and understand limitations, constraints, and potential conflicts. He/She must interact across organizations to coordinate readiness for task execution including facilities, personnel, non-flight hardware/ equipment, flight hardware, configuration. The Mechanical Test Engineer 3 will support problem resolution, paperwork closeout, and requirements verification. Previous technical working experience with CAPE, Solumina and Enovia is strongly preferred.
Update work procedures to incorporate lessons learned and any changes to governing documents
Provide mechanical test engineeringsupport to the factory floor for clarification, troubleshooting, workprocedure modification, post-test critique, break-of-configurationreview, and review and evaluation of test data
Provide feedback regarding impacts of possible cost and/ or schedule changes
Work and execute independently with some technical oversight
Mentor junior engineers and provide guidance on best practices
Bachelors of Science degree in a STEM(Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math) field from an accreditedinstitution and5 years of engineering experience in an aerospaceenvironment OR
Masters of Science degree in a STEM(Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math) field from an accreditedinstitution and3 years of engineering experience in an aerospaceenvironment
Practical working experience with test products, implement work procedures, and comply with work regulations
Active In-Scope DoD Secret Security Clearance
Prior experience working on and executing actionables on the James Webb Space Telescope
Experience with CAPE or Solumina
Technical experience with CPATS and experience on ERTs
Possesses strong leadership qualities, as well as strong verbal and written communication skills
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