Lockheed Martin Sr. Test Engineer in Grand Prairie, Texas
Lockheed Martin is seeking to hire an Quality Engineering professional to support the Environmental Test Lab in Grand prairie, TX. Our operations utilize state of the art processes to develop and validate hardware for sophisticated missile systems. This exciting role will offer the opportunity to work with multiple hardware and launcher programs that support our military personnel.
The Engineer will work on complex technical problems and provide solutions that are highly innovative and ingenious. The Engineer will act independently to uncover and resolve issues associated with the development and implementation of quality inspections and supporting assembly processes. The experienced Quality Engineer should exhibit an exceptional degree of ingenuity, creativity, and resourcefulness and be viewed as a leader within the field. The Engineer will develop information which extends knowledge in the field; develops new concepts and will participate in teams assembled to accomplish long-range objectives.
The Engineer will have an opportunity to lead Quality Inspection and mentor less experienced engineers on our team. The engineer will collaborate with other disciplines and multiple customer. The engineer will attend industry conferences and will keep up-to-date on related industry best practices.
We offer a continuous learning environment with strong career growth and advancement opportunities. Support the preparation, planning, setup, and execution of vibration and temperature tests on electronic components.
Operate test equipment to generate the following environmental conditions: vibration, shock, temperature cycling, thermal shock, humidity, altitude, and static acceleration.
Operate digital vibration controllers to produce broad band random, swept sine, classical shock and shock synthesis tests using electrical-mechanical vibration expiators.
Maintain and perform minor repair of vibration test equipment.
Conduct dynamic and climatic tests in accordance with approved procedures, safety standards, and organizational policy and ensure proper equipment calibration.
Instrument test items with thermocouples and conduct tests by operating temperature/humidity chambers to specified conditions.
Instrument test items with accelerometers and conduct tests by operating vibration equipment to specified levels.
Interact with Engineering, Manufacturing, and Customers through effective communication and writing skills.
Recommend and implement changes to lab equipment and standard lab procedures to improve laboratory operability, reliability, and safety.
Respond to off-shift laboratory tasks and be able to complete occasional short-term test assignments at off-site locations.
Basic Qualifications Interim Secret security clearance.
Knowledge of basic electronics theory and high degree of mechanical aptitude.
An understanding of the fundamental concepts of structural dynamics, random vibration theory, and digital signal analysis.
Familiarity with accelerometer, thermocouple, and strain gage instrumentation.
Ability to setup and run vibration test equipment and temperature/humidity chambers.
Familiarity with oscilloscopes, voltmeters and basic lab equipment/tools.
Ability to support preparation, planning, setup, and execution of environmental development, qualification, and production tests on electronic components.
A thorough understanding of the operation of electrical-mechanical shakers and the concepts of digital vibration controllers.
Familiarity with computer operating software which includes proficiency with Microsoft Office.
Ability to climb stairs, and operate mechanical/pneumatic hand tools.
The candidate must have advanced knowledge of AS9100D Quality systems and pertinent Quality practices. Mechanical and GD&T skills.
Ability to develop, apply, and analyze effectiveness of quality methods, proactively review and develop documentation/drawing for compliance with requirements, use tools for documentation and corrective action.
Exhibit business professionalism and values. Excellent communication and presentation skills. Advanced interpersonal skills.
Effective time management and good organizational skills.
Effective technical writing skills for development of test reports and procedures.
Able to work with minimum supervision.
Mechanical Engineering Degree or related field.
Applicants selected will be subject to government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.
Desired skills Technical Degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering with experience in Environmental Test Lab during vibration testing
Ability to design vibration test fixtures with consideration for the effects of structural resonance
Understanding of fundamental concepts of random vibration and signal processing
Knowledge of vibration system components with the ability to troubleshoot and repair vibration systems
Knowledge of refrigeration systems with the ability to troubleshoot and repair refrigeration equipment
Microsoft Access Database Experience
As a leading technology innovation company, Lockheed Martin’s vast team works with partners around the world to bring proven performance to our customers’ toughest challenges. Lockheed Martin has employees based in many states throughout the U.S., and Internationally, with business locations in many nations and territories.
Join us at Lockheed Martin, where we’re engineering a better tomorrow.
Lockheed Martin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.
Job Location(s): Grand Prairie Texas