Product Development Test Engineer

Location: Wilder, VT
Company: Advent Global Solutions, Inc.
Industry: IT
Job Type: Full Time
Posted: 6 days ago
Product Development Test Engineer (VT)

Our client is seeking a Product Development Test Engineer to lead our developmental turbomachinery testing activities.

The ideal candidate should have:
  • At least 5 years of experience with instrumentation and/or controls (temperature, pressure, rotating speed measurement, data acquisition systems, servo motor controls, etc.).
  • Ability to plan hardware assembly and testing, utilizing the latest technologies.
  • Hands-on practical experience with turbomachinery related products is a plus.
  • Career path to Lab Manager.
As a Product Development Test Engineer, you will:
  • Work on several clean-sheet turbomachinery hardware projects at a time. Example prototype projects include fuel pumps for the next-generation rockets, air dynamometers, advanced diffuser technology, reverse Brayton refrigeration systems and more.
  • Work with a team of world-class experts in turbomachinery and highly capable support staff in other business units.
  • Apply engineering principles in statics, dynamics, fluid flow, heat transfer, and mechanical design to develop, build, and test experimental hardware, and specialized products.
  • Experience the benefits of working in a New England town, such as exceptional opportunities for the outdoor enthusiast, excellence in medical centers and schools, and cultural amenities offered by Dartmouth College.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities
  • Collaborate with other engineering staff to design prototype hardware and test facilities.
  • Schedule and coordinate activities of mechanical technicians.
  • Plan assembly activities and prototype testing.
  • Assemble and test development and production rigs and equipment.
  • Calibrate and install instrumentation.
  • Conduct testing and perform test data analysis.
Desired Qualifications and Skills
  • BS in mechanical engineering or equivalent, MS preferred.
  • Demonstrated skills leading technical projects in a R&D prototyping environment. Fundamental understanding of turbomachinery principles is a plus.
  • Hands-on experience with building/testing/troubleshooting turbomachinery, including instrumentation and controls. Experience with LabView DAQ software development is highly desired.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and problem-solving skills.
  • Must be US citizen or US permanent resident.

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