Puyallup, US

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Test Engineer / Project Manager

In this role, you will plan, design, support, perform and document integrated system and component test and support validation and verification of Fluid System. 
This is a hands-on engineering and project management position for testing components and systems 

Support system and design responsible engineers in devising and documenting validation and verification plan and activities
Design, plan, fabricate, install and operate mechanical, propellant, pneumatic, or cryogenic tests
Develop and execute test plans and procedures; perform subsequent data reduction, reviews and documentation
Lead daily test operations, operate test consoles, direct technician work and coordinate with internal customers
Understand and troubleshoot fluid and instrumentation systems
Perform root cause analysis and failure investigations
Perform system hazard analyses
Identify opportunities for safety improvements and cost savings
Design, define, procure and install system components and materials; manage vendors and subcontractors during installation
Proactively prepare status updates and communicates both within the organization and with direct customers
Demonstrate high standards in test operations and work cooperatively with a diverse team of Integration Engineers, Responsible Engineers and customers to ensure requirements are met


BS degree in engineering and direct experience with testing or similar technical hands-on experience
7+ years in the design, development, or operation of system or component testing
Working knowledge of a variety of fluids, experience with cryogenic and monopropellants preferred
Strong ability and desire to understand complex systems, investigate and solve challenging problems, and work in a dynamic environment
Analytical orientation and safety mindset
Work well under pressure and takes initiative to improve existing systems, processes, and documentation
Strong Project Management and team leadership skills
Must be a U.S. citizen or national, U.S. permanent resident 

Demonstrated technical expertise in test stand design, operations, and maintenance
Pressurized Gas Systems
Fluid Systems
Mechanical Systems

Instrumentation and controls
ASME codes and local building standards

Strong Project Management and team leadership skills
Understands/experience with hazardous operations and design for system safety
Experience in the design, development, and operation of test facilities or similar experimental research facilities
Experience with component qualification and certification in aerospace industry
Experience with 3D CAD tools and data management (Windchill / Creo)
Experience with test facility instrumentation and Data Acquisition and Control Systems
Knowledge of the state of the art in data acquisition and control hardware and software
Knowledge of systems engineering practices, fabrication and integration processes, and quality control
Proficiency in LabView, Python, MATLAB
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