This position is within the Hazardous Test Engineering Branch of the WSTF Materials & Components Laboratories Office in the Oxygen Hazards & Testing Group. Engineering responsibilities include: DDT&E of hazardous test systems; assess compatibility & performance of customer test articles; interpret and analyze test data to assess component and/or system level design. Must have excellent communication skills, customer & safety focus, and work well in a team environment. Domestic or international travel may be required.
Preference will be given to candidates with experience in the following areas: Experience in testing & analysis of components or test articles especially in liquid and gaseous oxygen, pressure system design & buildup (ASME B31.3), and demonstrated strength in leadership and management of their work. Candidates should have a strong interest in Oxygen testing and hazards evaluation.
BS degree in Aerospace or Mechanical Engineering from an ABET accredited engineering program and 5 to 8 years of related engineering experience, or MS degree from an ABET accredited engineering program and 4 to 6 years of related engineering experience or Ph.D. from an ABET accredited engineering program and 0 to 3 years of related engineering experience. Degrees in engineering technology are not considered to be qualifying for this position.
Experience in design, development, test, & evaluation of oxygen systems is required. Experience with high pressure and/or high flow oxygen systems, equipment or components is required. Knowledge of oxygen hazards and use in aerospace applications is required. Experience in project planning, estimating, requirements development, and design verification/validation is highly desirable. Experience developing the following types of documents Project Plan, Test Plan, Requirements Definition, Hazards Analysis, Failure Modes and Effects Analysis, Compatibility Assessments, Safety Review, System Readiness Review, Preliminary and Critical Design Review, Test Readiness Review, and Technical Data Report are all highly desirable.