Department: National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Agency: Dryden Flight Research Center
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NASA, the world's leader in space and aeronautics is always seeking outstanding scientists, engineers, and other talented professionals to carry forward the great discovery process that its mission demands. Creativity. Ambition. Teamwork. A sense of daring. And a probing mind. That's what it takes to join NASA, one of the best places to work in the Federal Government.
The Flight Loads Laboratory is NASA Dryden's facility for conducting thermal and structural ground tests on aircraft, components, and payloads. These tests include mechanical loading, aerodynamic heating simulations, and modal surveys. Incumbent serves as the Lead Engineering Technician in the Flight Loads Laboratory leading a team of electronics and mechanical technicians, responsible for performing modifications, fabrication, repairs, maintenance, installation, troubleshooting, and system calibration on complex and advanced electronic and mechanical systems and equipment. The incumbent is responsible for direction, work load distribution and other administrative assignments required within the scope of the leadership position. Works on the design, fabrication, layout, modification, diagnosis and repair, maintenance, installation operations, and troubleshooting of test systems and test setups in the Flight Loads Laboratory.
Travel and relocation expenses will not be authorized.
- Position subject to a pre-employment drug test
- Position subject to pre-employment background investigation
- Position subject to random drug testing
- Selectee must pass a pre-employment physical examination
- A valid state Driver's License is required