Aerojet Rocketdyne Coleman Aerospace based in Orlando, Florida, is seeking a Systems Test Technician. At this location, AR Coleman produces high fidelity one, two and three stage target rockets. Using technical procedures, process plans and complex mechanical and electrical drawings, technicians perform rigging and final assembly of the launch vehicle and test support equipment, participate in system level testing, test and install explosive devices, and assist Test Engineers in launching these target rockets to support interceptor testing. Launches are executed from U.S. military aircraft and are typically performed outside of the continental U.S. (OCONUS). Aircrew positions on the airborne launch team are voluntary. Mission planning, training, engineering development, and administrative duties will be performed at our main office in Orlando, Florida with system level testing, launch vehicle assembly, and integration with the launch aircraft being performed at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida. Some travel between the two locations will be required. Applicant will assist Test Engineers in developing testing strategies, setup test configurations, provide labor and schedule inputs and work with a multi-disciplined functional team of technicians, engineers, and test personnel to ensure a high quality integration and test process.
List of Responsibilities
15% - Training in both company processes, launch vehicle systems and related test engineering tasks.
20% - Authoring and/or assisting test engineers in the development of test plans and procedures.
45% - Participating in pre-launch parachute packing/rigging, system level integration, testing, data review, troubleshooting and corrective action.
15% - Assisting in aircraft integration and launch operations.
5% - Launch support equipment maintenance and upkeep
(Note: Estimated travel time per year is approximately 12%)
US Citizenship required. Must be able to obtain and maintain a U.S. Security Clearance at the appropriate level (U.S. Citizenship required). Must also be able to satisfy federal government requirements for access to government information, and having dual citizenship may preclude you from being able to meet this requirement.