Engineer III in Greenbelt, MD

$80K - $100K(Ladders Estimates)

Northrop Grumman Corporation   •  

Greenbelt, MD 20770

Industry: Aerospace & Defense

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5 - 7 years

Posted 32 days ago

Directs or performs engineering duties in areas such as environmental testing and facilities, integration of flight hardware, optics, contamination control, or recertification of lifting device equipment and pressure vessel systems. Depending on area of assignment, tasks may include but are not limited to: directs or performs structural tests: static load, mass properties, steady state acceleration, and model survey of spacecraft components; directs test setups, determines instrumentation methods, provides calculations for test loading and generates test reports; analyzes and evaluates structural performance. Directs or performs modal survey, vibration, and acoustic tests on flight hardware; designs fixtures and systems for thermal vacuum testing of spacecraft and support hardware; generates and tracks test estimates, leads and supports facility improvements for either thermal vacuum or cryogenic upgrades; assesses cleanliness requirements and develops estimates for contamination support, performs material evaluations, monitors cleanrooms for molecular contamination, and evaluates cleanroom certification results; directs engineering tasks for maintenance, repair, or upgrade of mechanical and electrical systems; performs optical engineering tasks involving analysis of optical component performance, precision optical alignments, and development of test plans, directs test setups, troubleshoots, maintains and repairs optical test equipment, designs mounts and fixtures; develops and implements inspection and test procedures for ground-based PV/S and flight hardware; develops specifications for modification of overhead cranes, including installations, retrofits and maintenance; or directs the assembly, integration and handling of ground support equipment and flight hardware.

Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications:

Requires a Bachelors Degree in related field with 6 years of experience. Additional experience may be considered in lieu of education.

Valid Through: 2019-11-12