Job Listing Description

Experimental Aeromechanics technicians

PDS Tech, Inc. is seeking a Experimental Aeromechanics Technician for an open position in Stratford, CT.
Job Responsibilities: 

  • Experimental Aeromechanics technicians support the fabrication, assembly, calibration, and test of rotorcraft scale models, and the fabrication, static testing and environmental conditioning of composite test articles.

Specific responsibilities will include:

  • Support of all composite material machining requirements in the Aeromechanics/Engineering Development Center.
  • Assisting senior technicians with static test operations and environmental conditioning requirements.
  • Support manual and CNC machining of composites and metals.
  • Support of mechanical, hydraulic, electrical and instrumentation assembly, check-out, and calibration, during model test operations at the Stratford Plant and other offsite test facilities, as the test needs require. EH&S and metrology tasks will be required. 

  • Technical training. Associate's degree in engineering related field is desirable. 


  • Candidate should have 3 to 5 years relevant experience in fabrication and/or test operations.
  • Knowledge of composite materials and processes required to perform surface grinding and milling operations with various materials including Kevlar, fiberglass, graphite, aluminum and steel.
  • Experience using manual and CNC machines including operating surface grinders, bandsaws, drill presses, and VMC CNC millers is required.
  • Familiarization with Mastercam CNC software is desirable.
  • Technical aptitude is desirable for close tolerance mechanical assembly and electrical wiring, test stand operation and monitoring, blue print reading, job estimating, status and cost reporting. 

Additional Comments: 

  • The ideal candidate will be familiar with helicopter basic operation, demonstrate a willingness to learn and work under the leadership of senior technicians and engineers.
  • Daily work activities will take place in multiple areas of Experimental Aeromechanics as work load dictates. 
  • Work closely with the engineering department on integration of detail design and assembly concepts with available manufacturing capabilities to meet form fit and function requirements in a timely manner.  


Job Number: 1710074599
Job Location: Stratford, CT
Duration: 4 months
Input Date: 12/11/2017
Attention: Ryan Bushey
Address: 50 FOUNDERS PLAZA STE 304
City, State: EAST HARTFORD, CT 06108
Phone: 860/289-2643
800 Phone: 866/636-4723
Fax Phone: 800/556-5284

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