Test Technician-Instrumentation - Redmond, WA

Employer: Aerojet Rocketdyne

Job Description:
Aerojet Rocketdyne is seeking an Instrumentation Technician to join our team in Redmond, Washington. In this role, you will be part of our Test Lab where you will work in a team environment to ensure the successful set-up and operation of data acquisition, instrumentation, and test equipment in a neat and orderly work area.

Note: Relocation assistance is not available for this position.

This current opening may be filled at this level as posted or at one level higher.

Essential Functions:
Working under general supervision:

50% - Devise, select, set-up and operate electronic instrumentation, transducers, signal conditioners, and data acquisition equipment and related electromechanical or electrohydraulic apparatus used for operational and environmental testing of liquid rocket engines and solid propellant devices.
20% - Configures software menus for calibration factors, sampling rates, etc.
10% - Performs electronic component installation and soldering.
10% - Uses knowledge of measurement sensors such as pressure, flow, temperature, etc. to troubleshoot complex data measurement systems from source to recording device.
10% - Other duties as assigned. May set up and operate vibration table and/or assist other test technicians as directed.

Requires an Associate’s degree in an appropriate discipline (such as instrumentation, electronics, control and data acquisition) and 1 year of related experience OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.

US Citizenship required. Must also be able to satisfy federal government requirements for access to government information, and having dual citizenship may preclude you from being able to meet this requirement.

Additional Requirements and Preferred Qualifications:

Requires the ability to read electrical schematics and be highly competent working with computers, controllers and running software programs (Labview is desirable).
Experience working around hazardous materials or environments needed.
Must be willing to work other shifts and overtime to meet test schedules.
Experience with installing and integrating PLC systems is desirable.

Work Environment and Physical Requirements:
Workplace includes areas where chemical materials are encountered. The work environment may require a combination of indoor and outdoor activity (hot, cold, wet, humid conditions) with a varied amount of walking, standing, sitting, climbing (i.e. ladders, stair, scaffolding, ramps), balance (maintaining body equilibrium to prevent falling when walking, standing, or crouching on narrow, slippery, or erratically moving surfaces), bending, reaching, handling/fingering (seizing, holding, grasping, turning picking, pinching), stooping, kneeling, crouching and ability to lift/carry/push/pull up to 50 pounds. While performing the duties of this job, employees may work around variable noise levels. May require the use of personal protective equipment such as safety glasses, safety shoes, and shop coat. May also be required to work in a standard office setting and to use standard office equipment, including a computer. Ability to distinguish colors may also be necessary. Some employees may be required to drive between various locations within the Company facility or between locations. May require the ability to travel by air or auto. These positions may be expected to work varying shifts and hours to ensure successful operation of activities in the organization. Depending on the location of the position, visual acuity requirement may apply.

Contact Person: Matt Elam
Phone: 360-683-2411
Email: matt.elam@rocket.com
Location: Redmond, WA
Application Method: Resume
Base Pay: DOQ

Posted on November 04, 2019
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