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Sr. Staff Engineer & SME Test Assets - 2892

Arnold AFB, TN · Government/Military
Title: Sr Staff Engineer & SME Test Assets - 2892
Function: Engineering
Position Type: Casual
Pay Type: Exempt
Grade: 38
US Citizenship Required: Yes

This opportunity is being offered by National Aerospace Solutions, the team selected by the U.S. Air Force to conduct Test and Operations Sustainment at the Arnold Engineering Development Complex (AEDC), Arnold Air Force Base, Tennessee.  National Aerospace Solutions is a limited liability company comprised of Bechtel National Inc. (as lead company) and Sierra Lobo Inc. with teaming Subcontractors nLogic Inc. and Chugach Federal Solutions Inc. AEDC operates more than 55 aerodynamic and propulsion wind tunnels, rocket and turbine engine test cells, space environmental chambers, arc heaters, ballistic ranges and other specialized units located in six states. Many of the complex's test units have capabilities unmatched elsewhere in the United States; some are unique in the world. AEDC is one of three installations which are part of the Air Force Test Center (AFTC), one of six subordinate commands of the Air Force Materiel Command organization and an important national resource.

AEDC’s mission is to conduct developmental test and evaluation for the Nation through modeling, simulation, ground, and flight test.  Execution of the mission requires a large team of highly qualified and dedicated professionals from multiple technical disciplines to effectively accomplish the objectives of our test customers.

Job Duties:
  • Act as subject matter expert to engineers in arc heater wind tunnel group by provide technical support, sharing knowledge and lessons learned
  • Update arc heater correlations
  • Support hypersonic investment programs
  • Support development of new arc heater facility
  • It is a condition of employment to wear company issued PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) in accordance with supervisory direction and company policy.
  • Perform other related duties as required.
Basic Qualifications:
  • BS degree in Engineering from an accredited university and 14 years of progressive and relevant work experience in AEDC arc heater facilities; or an MS degree in Engineering from an accredited university and 12 – 14 years of experience per the description above.
  • Current U. S. citizenship required.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience in testing and test techniques in high pressure segmented arc heater facilities
  • Experience in operations of AEDC facilities; test and system development activities
  • Active Department of Defense Secret Security Clearance.
Due to Air Force Security requirements, U.S. Citizenship is required for employment at AEDC.

NAS is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minority/Women/Veterans/Disabled (AA/EOE). All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, genetic information, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.
Applicants with a physical or mental disability, who require a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process, may e-mail their request to careers@nas-llc.us. PLEASE DO NOT SUBMIT RESUMES to this address as they will not be considered for employment opportunities.
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