The Test Engineer is responsible for developing formal production tests for components, subassemblies, assemblies and systems. This includes writing formal Desktop Instructions (DI-), In-Process Test procedures (IPT), and Acceptance Test Procedures (ATP). The Test Engineer is responsible for the development and the design of any special test equipment (STE) and fixtures in support of development and production testing. The Test Engineer also provides technical testing support to the Test Technicians.
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:
Designs and develops special test equipment (STE), test fixtures and prescribes test set-ups in support of development and production testing requirements
Support the Test Manager in identifying capital and contract STE and test fixtures in support of test equipment near-term demands and forecast
Maintain a high level of competence by staying abreast of state-of-the-art testing methods and technologies
Interface directly with the Program Managers, Systems Engineers and Project Engineers to assist in the development of Test procedures, including First Article, Reliability, Environmental, Production and Acceptance Testing
Attend and participate in Engineering design reviews to contribute to the understanding of test requirements
Work directly with the Test Technicians providing technical guidance and support as necessary in test methods, equipment and test set-ups
Prepare IPT's and ATP's assuring that the procedures support the program test requirements
Provide technical support for off-site environmental, integration and acceptance testing requirements
Perform the testing requirements professionally while being observed by the customer or Government representatives
ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:
Punctuality to work each day and prepared to work scheduled work hours
Other duties as assigned
Responsible for thoughtful adherence to all SNC Policies, Procedures, and Compliance regulations (internal and external)
Responsible for timely execution of all personnel-related activities such as Time Sheet completion, Performance Evaluations, Salary Reviews, Succession Planning, etc.
Responsible for leadership oversight and for ensuring Department/Team training and adherence to all SNC Policies, Procedures, and Compliance Regulations (internal and external)
EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:
Requires a BS in Related Field.
0-2+ years of relevant experience
Thorough technical understanding of testing methodologies and state-of-the-art automated and semi-automated test equipment.
Experienced with environmental testing including qualification, reliability and first-article testing
Ability to prepare complex test procedures with a test equipment design background
Training on specific hardware and technologies will be performed on the job by the Test Manager; however the Test Engineer must have demonstrated basic knowledge of electronic circuits and troubleshooting and knowledge of electronic test equipment
Sierra Nevada Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer
pursuant to applicable local, state or federal law, ordinance or regulation.
Sierra Nevada Corporation