PDS Tech Inc Lead Advanced Engineering Technician in Tempe, Arizona

PDS Tech, Inc. is seeking a Lead Advance Engineering Technician in Tempe, 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.

•Works with Engineering and sub groups to achieve setups where critical data acquisition and or equipment is used in an effective and accurate manner.

•Reviews and participates in process improvement activities including; test equipment selection, test procedure generation, facility requirements, safety & code compliance and testing process evaluations

•Understands and practices all ETS lab procedures that are pertinent to a particular function, as outlined in the latest company policy.


Basic Qualifications:

•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)

Additional Qualifications:

•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.

•Willing to work evening (Second) shift and other non-standard and/or additional hours on short notice to support near term customer milestones and schedules (Overtime, Off-shifts)

•Basic word processing and computer skills including; Microsoft excel, word, Office, and internet. SAP knowledge is a plus.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.