National Aerospace Solutions, LLC


ID&C Engineering Technical Specialist - 823

Location: Arnold AFB, TN
Date Posted: 04-05-2018
Job Title:  Engineering Technical Specialist

Grade Level: 32/33
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.  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.

NAS currently has an exciting opportunity available for an ID&C Engineering Technical Specialist to join our team in Tullahoma, TN.

Job Duties:
  • Select and apply standard engineering methods, techniques, procedures and criteria, using independent judgment in making adaptations and modifications. 
  • Under the direction of the principle engineer, perform test support project assignments associated with the configuration, setup and validation of data, control, and instrumentation systems per test customer requirements; company standards, procedures, and work instructions.
  • Participate in one or more of the following:
    • Basic understanding and application of MS Windows-based computer networking
    • Interface with scientific instrument vendors for operation, maintenance and calibration
    • Work with craft personnel supporting the configuration, setup and validation of dynamic and/or steady-state data and instrumentation systems required to meet test customer requirements.
    • Analyze and/or evaluate data and system operation during test operations based upon techniques prescribed by, senior engineers or supervisors to ensure that systems are functioning to specifications during test operations.
    • Respond to and resolve complex measurement problems as they arise during test operations.
    • Coordinate/Report problems to senior engineering staff and management.
    • Assist in the development of cost estimates for test data and control requirements.
    • Ensure systems are calibrated and traceable to calibration and data quality standards.
    • Monitor and report progress for own assigned work tasks to the project engineer and/or CAM
  • 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 a relevant technical field and one (1) to two (2) years of relevant experience; or equivalent combination of vocational training, other progressive and relevant education and experience for a total of five (5) to six (6) years.
  • Ability to work independently to accomplish complex tasks required to configure and validate instrumentation, controls, measurement, and recording equipment during test operations.

To apply go directly to our website at www.

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.
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