National Aerospace Solutions, LLC


Instrumentation Engineers - NFAC

Location: Moffett Field, CA
Date Posted: 10-31-2017
Job Title:  Instrumentation Engineers - NFAC

Grade Level: 32/34

Job Duties:
  • Work will be performed at the National Full-Scale Aerodynamics Complex (NFAC) located at Moffett Field, California. NFAC provides the United States with the capability of performing ground-based aerodynamic and acoustic experiments at speeds from static to nearly 350 mph on large-scale and full-scale aerospace vehicles and components.  The complex includes a 40- by 80-foot Wind Tunnel and an 80- by 120-foot Wind Tunnel. 
  • Help define, design, and setup instrumentation systems in the NFAC test facility.
  • Evaluates, selects, and applies standard instrumentation engineering methods, techniques, and criteria to support wind tunnel tests.
  • Interfaces with test customers to establish test requirements to allow for instrumentation/data-acquisition configuration design, setup and documentation.
  • Provides installation and checkout support during testing.
  • Troubleshoots, repairs, and maintains customer test article instrumentation systems.
  • Performs system maintenance, calibrations, upgrades, and documentation of facility instrumentation systems.
  • Helps create scope, requirements, schedules, and design drawing packages for test instrumentation (AutoCAD experience desirable).
  • Works closely with customers and test team to establish design requirements to meet test objectives and implement modifications for a successful entry in the wind tunnel.
  • Helps coordinate work activities of NFAC technicians and outside contractors.
  • 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:
  • B.S. degree in electrical engineering from an accredited college or university, some experience in aerospace test facilities or with instrumentation/data acquisition systems is desired.
  • Excellent communication, documentation, and interpersonal skills are essential.
  • Participates in and fosters a work environment that is based upon openness, trust, communication, teamwork, empowerment, innovation, and satisfaction. The working environment is highly dynamic and will require managing several different projects simultaneously.
  • Position will be surrounded with a staff of technicians and engineers of varying disciplines, so the ability to work well and effectively communicate with others is critical.

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