PDS Tech, Inc. is seeking a candidate for the Lead Advanced Engineering Technician position located in Phoenix, AZ.
•Responsible for the day to day testing associated with the Research, Development and Qualification of Pneumatic Systems Components. Examples of responsibilities include:
•Works with, receives training and takes direction from, Engineering Test Services (ETS) Laboratory personnel to accomplish testing and test related tasks through various work instructions (verbal, draft, published and electronic).
•Performs, functional testing on pneumatic components at various steps in the development maturity lifecycle. This includes research, development, qualification and in service component investigation activities.
•Provides test support including setup, fabrication, operation, and maintenance of test operations during test.
•Identifies test unit or systems discrepancies, through analyzing and performing necessary tasks. Interprets and annotates test data from test instrumentation per lab policies and instructions.
•High School diploma or GED equivalent
•Minimum of 2 years of Aerospace hardware performance testing or related experience
•Due to Export compliance program requirements, (US Citizenship is required)
Looking for candidates that have mechanical hands-on experience as a military helicopter mechanic.
•Read and understand assembly and work instructions, test work instructions, hydraulic schematics, blueprints and all other related paperwork
•Ability to utilize precision measuring and gauging equipment used on high complexity & close tolerance / precision components
•Ability to receive and work to verbal and written instructions from others with some level of supervision.
•Independent judgment to analyze test data and communicate findings with various Engineering Disciplines.
•Working knowledge and experience of Pneumatic (Air), Hydraulic (Fluid), and Electrical power components, systems and capabilities.
•Basic knowledge in mechanical assembly, disassembly, tooling fabrication and ability to use basic power tools.
•Ability to lift 35 lbs and be able to work from a sitting or standing position with good range of motion & dexterity.