Aerojet Rocketdyne Careers

  • Test Technician 2

    Location US-AR-Camden
    Job ID
    Technicians - Other
  • Overview

    Aerojet Rocketdyne is a world-recognized aerospace and defense leader providing propulsion and energetics to its space, missile defense, strategic, tactical missile and armaments customers throughout the world. We offer a complete line of propulsion products for launch vehicles, missile defense, and advanced hypersonic propulsion.


    We are seeking a Test Technician 2 to join our growing facility in Camden, Arkansas.


    This current opening may be filled at this level as posted or at one level higher.

    Essential Job Functions (Including % of Time for Each)

    Working under general supervision:


    50% - Troubleshoot and check out instrumentation problems such as a shorted or open circuit due to instrument cable problems. Troubleshoot and be able to set the Conditioning box controls.


    10% - Support Process Engineers by setting up, operating experimental or prototype equipment to meet processing requirements.


    10% - Perform basic analysis, calculations, statistics, and assist in preparing reports on above activities.


    15% - Set up and support EXTEF functional tests such as Slow Cook Off, Fast Cook Off, Bullet Impact and other Insensitive Munitions Testing.


    15% - Perform other duties as required.


    Requires an Associate's Degree in an approriate discipline and one (1) year of related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.. 


    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.

    Desirable Qualifications:

    • Ability to perform engineering mathematical calculations.
    • Ability to create simple drawings and sketches for communication purposes.
    • Experience with the set up and activation of test equipment such as Micristar, Hydrologger, Vishay Amplifier, Micro-welder, or Multimeter (VOM) a plus.
    • Complex instrumentation and equipment would include but not limited to Load cells, Pressure transducers, strain gages, thermocouples, accelerometers, video cameras and High Speed Video camera system. Specifically, a background with Ethernet, fiber optic, and coaxial cables is preferred. Experience with the Phantom high speed video camera system would be a plus.
    • Be able to read and understand blueprints. Previous experience with CAD or CMM would be a plus. Experience with test summaries and test documentation is preferred.
    • Prior experience with MIL-STD-2105 would be preferred.


    Work Environment and Physical Requirements:

    The work environment may require a combination of indoor and outdoor activity (hot, cold, wet, humid conditions) with a varied amount of walking, standing, sitting, climbing (i.e. ladders, stair, scaffolding, ramps), balance (maintaining body equilibrium to prevent falling when walking, standing, or crouching on narrow, slippery, or erratically moving surfaces), bending, reaching, handling/fingering (seizing, holding, grasping, turning picking, pinching), stooping, kneeling, crouching and ability to lift/carry/push/pull up to 50 pounds. While performing the duties of this job, employees may work around variable noise levels. May require the use of personal protective equipment such as safety glasses, safety shoes, and shop coat.   May also be required to work in a standard office setting and to use standard office equipment, including a computer. Ability to distinguish colors may also be necessary. Some employees may be required to drive between various locations within the Company facility or between locations. May require the ability to travel by air or auto. These positions may be expected to work varying shifts and hours to ensure successful operation of activities in the organization.


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